Honda is not going to be launching CB150X in India anytime quickly – Extra highly effective CB200X is already on sale within the nation
Honda launched its entry-level journey tourer final month in Indonesia and have become the model’s smallest bike within the CBX vary beating CB200X. A detailed comparison between the 2 bikes has already been lined to offer an concept between the 2 bikes.
Making its maiden look on the 2021 Gaikindo Indonesia Worldwide Auto Present (GIIAS), the brand new CB150X borrows its underpinnings from its road bare counterpart- CB150R Streetfire. A brand new TV industrial for CB150X has been launched on social media by Honda in Indonesia which highlights key attributes of the ADV tourer.
2022 Honda CB150X TVC ADV Styling
Just like the India-spec CB200X, CB150X is a road-biased tourer with the clothes of an journey bike. Therefore, it tends to flaunt the styling of a correct journey bike regardless that its credentials may not assist the tag. It will get a signature ADV-style entrance beak together with a sculpted gas tank with lengthy shrouds. Actually, the tank shrouds in CB150X are useful which protects the bike’s radiator from any exterior particles.
So as to add to its muscular attraction, Honda has additionally provided a bash plate which additionally protects the engine underbelly. Enhancing its touring capabilities is a baggage mounting rack as an adjunct and cozy using ergonomics because of a straight single-piece handlebar turned inwards and centre-set footpegs. It additionally advantages from an accessible seat peak of 805mm.
Different notable styling highlights embrace a tall windscreen, a raked-up tail part, a single-piece saddle, an upswept side-on exhaust and a beefy gas tank. The golden-coloured entrance forks additionally add to the bike’s visible attraction. One other essential side highlighted within the industrial video is its spectacular floor clearance of 181mm which is useful whereas treading alongside undulated paths.
Powering CB150X is a 149cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine that’s paired with a 6-speed gearbox. This powertrain is nice sufficient to generate 16.5 bhp at 9000rpm and 13.8Nm of peak torque at 7000rpm. CB150X is underpinned by a diamond-type body that sits on 37mm Showa USD forks at entrance with 150mm of journey and a mono-shock at rear.
Braking is carried out by wavy disc brakes at each ends although there isn’t a point out of ABS. CB150X rolls on 17-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels that are shd with road-biased tyres. Different options on provide embrace full LED illumination and a fully-digital LCD instrument console. Nevertheless, it doesn’t provide any type of connectivity choices.
Provided at a beginning worth of RP 32 million (approx. INR 1.67 lakh) in Indonesia, the newborn journey tourer isn’t prone to be launched in India anytime quickly. That is probably as a result of it’s about Rs 21,000 dearer than the CB200X, which is already on sale within the nation.