The carandbike awards are again! And so are the Viewers’ Choice Awards. We record down all the nominees for the ‘2021 Viewers’ Choice Motorcycle of the Year’ award. Take a glance.
It’s that point of the yr once more once you, pricey viewer, have the energy in your palms. Yes! The carandbike Awards are again and so are the much-awaited Viewers’ Choice Awards that allow you to select on your favorite automotive or two-wheeler, and in addition stand likelihood to take the winner residence. This time, the Viewers’ Choice Awards are additional divided into a number of classes together with Car of the Year, Motorcycle of the Year, the all-new Tech/Gadget of the Year and Scooter of the Year. In this story, let’s take you thru every of the nominees in the 2021 CNB Viewers’ Awards: Motorcycle of the Year class. Take a glance.
Hero Xtreme 160R
The Hero Xtreme 160R has turned out to be fairly the revelation from the firm. The new Xtreme 160R marks a major step for the model and received us over with its attractiveness, glorious dealing with, rider consolation and fuss-free engine. The bike attracts energy from a 163 cc single-cylinder motor with 15 bhp and 14 Nm of peak torque on provide. The Xtreme 160R manages to make a mark in the hotly contested 160 cc premium bike section and competes head-on with its closest rival – the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V.
Honda H’Ness CB 350
The modern-classic section is a sizzling area globally and till this yr, we did not realise how a lot potential Honda might carry right here. That new Honda H’Ness CB 350 hits all the proper notes with its retro-themed styling, likable design language, glorious construct high quality, and a pleasant 350 cc engine. Barring that identify meant to indicate royalty, the CB 350 is an especially potent providing and is off to an excellent begin as properly in the market. It’s additionally offered through Honda’s premium BigWing Dealerships that makes it an unique purchase. Interestingly, the Honda H’Ness CB 350 has been designed and developed by Honda India with inputs from its Japanese headquarters, which makes this bike all the extra particular.
Honda Hornet 2.0
Honda 2Wheelers India revamped its Hornet premium commuter this yr, aptly referred to as the Hornet 2.0. As the identify goes, that is the second coming for the Honda Hornet that will get a very new body beneath, a bigger engine, and higher on-road manners. The new Hornet 2.Zero will get a sharper design language that appears muscular and racy, however the using ergonomics are relaxed and pleasant. The fats gold-finished entrance forks absolutely seize quite a bit of consideration and so does the X-shaped taillight. Power on the Honda Hornet 2.0 comes from the 184.four cc single-cylinder motor with fuel-injection that develops 17.03 bhp and 16.1 Nm of peak torque. The muscular profile and sporty dealing with make it a likable bike in its class because it takes on heavyweights like the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and the Bajaj Pulsar NS 200.
KTM 390 Adventure
The KTM 390 Adventure was almost half a decade below growth and eventually arrived in showrooms in 2020. The journey tourer shares its underpinnings with the 390 Duke however borrows its design from the bigger KTM journey bikes. The bike gives a extra relaxed using place, softer suspension set-up, and improved pillion consolation. Unlike the international-spec model, the India-spec 390 Adventure comes with alloy wheels that enables for higher touring coupled with gentle off-roading. The journey tourer does include switchable ABS, ride-by-wire, traction management, and extra. Power on the KTM 390 Adventure comes from the 373 cc single-cylinder engine that develops 43 bhp and 37 Nm of peak torque, whereas paired with a 6-speed gearbox.