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Honda Unicorn BS6 Launched: Replaces The Existing Unicorns

Honda two-wheeler India has launched the BS6 upgraded version of the Unicorn. It will be replacing the CB Unicorn and CB Unicorn 160. The Unicorn was the first bike from Honda. Let’s have a look at what has changed.

Honda Unicorn BS6 | Price and Rivals

The new version will be expensive from both the existing models from Honda. The ex-showroom price for the BS6 Unicorn is ₹93,593. The CB Unicorn was priced at ₹80,741 and the Unicorn 160 used to cost ₹75,884. The bike will have to race against the likes of Bajaj Pulsar, Hero Glamour, TVS Apache RTR 160 2v and Bajaj V15.

Honda Unicorn BS6 Engine Specifications

Engine 162.71cc air-cooled single cylinder
Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection
Power 12.74hp
Torque 14Nm
Transmission 5-speed
  • The engine of BS6 Honda Unicorn is the BS6-compliant engine which has got a higher torque as compared to the previous BS4 engine.
  • The engine has not got the ACG starter, which the company has introduced in its BS6 line-up which includes Activa 125 BS6, Activa 6G and Shine BS6.

For the design terms, the BS6 Honda Unicorn looks the same as that of the previous versions. It is important to note that many modern features such as an LED headlamp, LED DRLs and LED tail lamp, are not given in the BS6 rollout. The instrument cluster on the bike is still the analogue one. For lighting purpose, it does get a DC-powered halogen headlamp which has a brighter beam spread.

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It may be noted that the BS6 Honda Unicorn is 6kg lighter than the CB Unicorn 150, with which it shares its underpinnings. It is 10mm shorter than the old CB Unicorn 150 variant too. As compared to the Unicorn 160, BS6 Unicorn is 4kg heavier.

Suggested read: New BS6 Honda Activa 125 RECALLED over Cooling Issues

Ritvik Gupta
Ritvik Gupta
Ex-Technical Content Developer at GoMechanic | Automobile enthusiast with a knack to decode it for everyone | Automobile Engineer by passion


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