New Delhi: In a thrilling prelude to the much-awaited Bharat MotoGP 2023, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has ignited the racing spirit with the launch of the 2023 Repsol Editions of their power-packed Hornet 2.0 and nimble Dio 125. These magnificent machines are poised to redefine the Indian two-wheeler scene, and here's everything you need to know about them, from their exhilarating features to their competitive price points.
Honda Hornet 2.0: Unleash the Beast
Bearing the iconic Repsol colors, the Honda Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition is setting hearts racing at an ex-showroom price of Rs 1,40,000. But that's not all – Honda is offering a remarkable 10-year warranty package, comprising the standard 3 years and an optional 7-year extension, ensuring your peace of mind for the long haul.
Under the hood, the Hornet 2.0 boasts a mighty 184.40cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder BSVI OBD2 compliant PGM-FI engine, churning out a whopping 12.70 kW, 15.9 Nm of torque, and 17.03bhp. The inclusion of a slipper clutch enhances safety, providing riders with superior control.
In terms of lighting, the Hornet 2.0 dazzles with its all-LED ensemble, featuring an LED headlamp, LED winkers, and a striking X-Shaped LED tail lamp. To cater to varying visibility conditions, the bike comes equipped with a Fully Digital liquid crystal instrument panel, offering five levels of customisable brightness, ensuring optimal clarity whether you're riding in the blazing sun or under the stars.
Safety takes center stage with the Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition, featuring Dual Petal Disc Brakes supplemented by a single-channel ABS system, ensuring uncompromising stopping power.
Honda Dio 125: The Agile Companion
For those seeking the perfect blend of style and agility, the Honda Dio 125 Repsol Edition arrives on the scene with an ex-showroom price of Rs 92,300 (Delhi). Powering this agile scooty is a robust 123.92cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder BSVI OBD2 compliant PGM-FI engine, delivering 6.09 kW, 10.4 Nm of torque, and 8.16 bhp of peak power. Safety is paramount, thanks to the Combi-Brake System (CBS) with equaliser, ensuring confident braking on every ride.
The Dio 125 boasts a 12-inch front wheel and a 3-step adjustable rear suspension, promising a comfortable and stable ride. Adding to its allure are the striking features, including a distinctive tail lamp with a split grab rail, a wave disk brake for enhanced stopping performance, and eye-catching orange alloy wheels. The graphics imprint on the Dio 125 further accentuates its racing pedigree, making it a sight to behold on the streets.
As Bharat gears up for the much-anticipated MotoGP extravaganza, Honda's Repsol Editions of the Hornet 2.0 and Dio 125 are here to steal the spotlight, offering enthusiasts a taste of racing glory right on the streets of India. Get ready to embark on an adrenaline-pumping journey with these masterpieces of engineering and style, and embrace the spirit of racing like never before.