Like the BMW G 310 GS and the KTM 250 Adventure, the CB200X will also have alloy wheels – the ‘soft adventure tourer’ title clearly delineating why the wheels wouldn’t need to be spoked.
And honestly, with the single-cylinder engine (the same from the Hornet 2.0) putting out 17 hp at 8,500 rpm and 16 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm, we’re looking at an entry-level adventure touring placement that nestles itself nicely between Honda’s 100cc and 200cc segments with a 184cc heart that promises to beat steady.
A further look at the specs sheet, and it’s obvious Honda tricked the CB200x with all the comfort needed for a soft adventure touring bike.
The CB200X includes a split seat, as well as split grab rails, an engine cowl for protection on the road, a tinted visor, dual-purpose tread patterned tyres, upside-down forks at the front, full LED lighting with 5 levels of adjustability, knuckle guards with integrated turn indicators, and petal disc brakes with a single-channel ABS.
Colors include Pearl Nightstar Black, Matte Selene Silver Metallic, and Sports Red.
Interested in having this beauty for yourself? A heads up from Honda – the bike will be sold through the regular RedWing outlets – not be retailed through the company’s BigWing premium dealerships.
Here’s the spec breakdown:
810 mm seat height
147 kg in weight
167 mm of ground clearance
12 L tank
184.4cc, single-cylinder engine
17 hp @ 8,500 rpm
16 Nm @ 6,000 rpm
110/70-17 inch front tyre
140/70-17 inch rear tyre
276mm front disc
220mm rear disc
USD front forks
3 color options: Pearl Nightstar Black, Matte Selene Silver Metallic, and Sports Red
Knuckle guard with embedded indicators
Our hats off to Honda for the release of a solid entry-level soft adventure touring bike.
Looking forward to seeing what the Japanese manufacturer has next in store for India’s moto community – maybe we’re still going to get that NX200 and Honda will fill in the spot for the dearly missed CBR150R…you never know!