Key Features Contributing to Honda Unicorn's Immense Success

Monday 14 July 2014, 08:23 AM by

Honda Unicorn is the iconic motorcycle of the Japanese 2-wheeler manufacturer that is being sold in the domestic market since past a decade. Over the years, the company has attempted to bring in few radical changes in the body and specifications of this bike and has been successful majority of the times. The recent version of this bike, Honda CB Unicorn, has yet again created new milestones for the company due to its exemplary performance. The bike is present in the market with a price tag of Rs. 66000 and directly competes with the likes of TVS Apache RTR 160, Bajaj Pulsar and Yamaha FZ Series. Despite such a fearsome rivalry, Honda Unicorn comes out to be an impressive performer of its segment. Such a huge prominence of this bike among prospective buyers is owing to several reasons, which mainly are:

Incorporating this bike is a robust 149 cc 1-cylinder 4-stroke air-cooled engine with Si technology. This mill is able to generate a power output of around 12.4 bhp with maximum torque of over 12.5 Nm. The engine is mated to a standard 5-speed manual gearbox, which feeds all the energy to the rear wheels through a chain drive.

Although compact, the engine provides a power-packed performance to the bike, allowing it to reach 0-60 kmph mark in under 5 seconds. With this level of acceleration, Honda Unicorn is considered among the speedy bikes of its segment. This motorcycle does not only focus on speed but is equally potent in terms of fuel efficiency and delivers a mileage of approximately 60 kmpl.

Key Features Contributing to Honda Unicorn
Key Features Contributing to Honda Unicorn's Immense Success

The chassis of this bike is the newly-developed Advance Design Diamond structure, which provides it agility and nimbleness. The suspension system of the bike is equally contributed by telescopic fork at front and advanced technology mono type at the back; thus, ensuring a comfortable driving experience on any turf. The front disc brakes strengthen the safety department of the bike and allow the rider to decelerate instantly under various circumstances.

Moreover, the bike easily secures full marks on its aesthetics, which have been inspired by the legendary Honda CB1000R. The edgy headlight style along with the flamboyant design at the side provide an exclusive look to Honda Unicorn. Features of self-start, digital instrument cluster and oil/fuel warning light are given in the bike for the convenience of passengers. Honda Unicorn bears a sporty yet trendy outlook to suit the taste of both youngsters as well as adults.

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