This past week, Honda launched the BS6 iteration of the X-Blade, with prices starting at Rs 1.06 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The manufacturer has updated the new X-Blade with more than just a BS6-compliant engine, and so, we’ve listed five things that you must know about Honda’s latest two-wheeler offering.
It makes the most torque in its class
The updated X-Blade is powered by the same 162.7cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine that was introduced on the Unicorn. On the X-Blade, it produces peak output figures of 13.86hp at 8,000rpm and 14.7Nm of torque at 5,500rpm. In comparison to the BS4 model, peak power remains the same, but peak torque has increased. In fact, the 14.7Nm that the X-Blade produces is the highest torque figure in the 160cc segment. For reference the engine on the BS4 X-Blade was capable of 13.9hp at 8,500rpm and 13.9Nm of torque at 6,000rpm.