After the success of all the newly launched motorbikes, Honda wanted to make an entry with the stylish bike. So, with CB Twister, Honda made an entry in the year 2010. With sporty looks, this bike is here to appeal the younger crowd. So, if you want something more than the mileage, then this bike surely has a check out fator. Let us have a look.
Looks - The look of the bike is quite stunning. The first thing that you notice in this vehicle is the big fuel tank with great graphics. The instrument console and the Headlamps are all stylish that complement the looks perfectly. The screenless front cowl and the floating side cowl looks great. Honda has not compromised on any features in order to complete the Sporty look.
Dimensions - Being a sporty beast, this heavy bike measures 1972x742x1075mm in length, width and height. The wheelbase is 1262 mm and it gives a ground clearance of 180mm. The Kerb weight of this bike is 107 Kg. Even though the tank looks bigger, the total fuel tank capacity is only 8 litres.
Engine & Gearbox - The Honda CB Twister is powered by 109cc single cylinder, air-cooled engine. the maximum power generated by this engine is 9 bHP @ 8000 rpm and the maximum torque generated is 9Nm @ 6000 rpm. The engine supports both the Kick start and as well as the electric start. The 4 speed gearbox harnesses the power perfectly and it operates in one up and three down pattern.
Suspension & Brakes - The Honda CB Twister is transmitted with the telescopic suspension in the front and spring loaded hydraulic shock absorber at the rear. This enables great suspension with smooth drive on the road. This bike is available in 3 variants depending on the brakes used in the Combined Braking System. the variants are drum brakes with Kick Start, drum brakes with electric start and front disc brake with electric start.
Overview - CB Twister is available in 4 colours - Heavy Grey Metallic, Pearl Nightstar Black, Pearl Siena Red and Yellow Metallic. Apart from the above mentioned features, you also get maintenance free battery, viscous filter that gives a maximum engine life. The tubeless tyres ensures great stability and smooth drive. This bike is priced at Rs. 45,000(approx. - varies from city to city) for the base version, and Rs. 52,000 for the top version. And the surprising element is the mileage that you get along with this sporty look. The mileage is 60 - 68 kmpl in the city area and 70 - 75 kmpl on highway. So, you can have a complete package of looks, price and performance.