Honda Bikes and Scooters India Personal Restricted (HMSI) is an entirely owned subsidiary of the Japanese Honda Motors Restricted. The Honda group had been making two-wheelers in India since 1984 as a three way partnership with the Hero group. They’ve established their very own agency the Honda Bikes and Scooters India Personal Restricted in 1999. The Honda model is the second hottest model in India. They’ve bikes with capacities 110 cc to 1300 cc of their Indian portfolio. The Honda Unicorn is a 150 cc commuter bike with gross sales over 10,000 items per thirty days.
The Honda CB Unicorn launched in 2005 is priced Rupees 65,012 ex-showrooms. The unique model had been with spoke wheels and having kick begin facility solely. To make the Unicorn extra aggressive sure modifications have been performed in 2010.
The bike has a single commonplace variant with an electrical starter and alloy wheels.
The Unicorn is available in colors of pearl igneous black, pearl sienna purple and house silver metallic with graphics on the physique. The console of the Unicorn is a mixture console. The speedometer, the tacho meter and the only journey meter are analogue sort and the gasoline gauge is digital. There are low gasoline and low oil indicators additionally on the console. The bike has a 7 Ah battery with multi reflector 35/35 watt head lamps, LED rear lights and brake lamps, flip indicators and cross mild.
The CB Unicorn is powered by a 149 cc, 13 bhp and 12 NM torque engine with carburetor sort gasoline system and digital CDI ignition. The 5 gear guide transmission has a moist multi plate clutch and chain drive for the ultimate take off. The Unicorn provides mileages of 60 kmpl. The bike takes 6 seconds for 0 to 60 kmph acceleration and the highest velocity is 108 kmph.
The bodily dimensions of the Unicorn are 2095 mm size, 756 mm width, 1100 mm peak, 1340 mm wheel base and 179 mm floor clearance. The bike weighing 146 kg has a gasoline tank of 13 (1.3 reserve) litres capability. The Unicorn has superior diamond body sort chassis with telescopic suspension on the entrance and mono shock suspension on the rear.
The Unicorn has 18″ alloy wheels with 2.75×18-42P tyres on the entrance and 100/90×18-56P tyres on the rear. The brakes are 240 mm disc sort on the entrance and 130 mm drum sort on the rear.
A easy engine, the mono shock rear suspension and a cushty using place are advantageous for the bike. Absence of a digital console and outdated design are the weak factors of the Unicorn. The competitors comes from the likes of Bajaj Pulsar, the TVS Apache and the Honda CB Shine.