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2022 Honda H’ness CB 350 First Look – Price, Specs & More

2022 Honda H'ness CB 350

Honda H’ness CB 350 is a very popular retro motorcycle in the Indian market. Honda 2Wheelers India introduced this 350cc motorcycle in September 2020 and it became an instant hit. Moreover, it is one of those very few motorcycles that has managed to outperform the Royal Enfield motorcycles in the 350cc retro category. In this article, we have shared the first look of the new 2022 Honda H’ness CB 350. Check out its price, specs, features, and more.

Honda H'ness CB 350

Honda H’ness CB 350: Design and Colours

Being a retro motorcycle, the Honda H’ness CB 350 gets a round-shaped all-LED headlamp with chrome surrounds, LED turn indicators, and a dual-tone fuel tank. The motorcycle looks elegant with its neat design. The company is offering it in six colours. They are – Deluxe (Precious Red Metallic, Matte Marshal Green Metallic, Pearl Night Star Black), and Deluxe Pro (Matte Steel Black Metallic with Matte Massive Grey Metallic, Pearl Night Star Black with Spear Silver & Metallic Athletic Blue Metallic with Virtuous White).

Honda H’ness CB 350: Engine and Gearbox

The new Honda H’Ness CB 350 gets a BS6 compliant 348.3cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 21.07 PS of maximum power at 5,500 RPM and 30 Nm of peak torque at 3000 RPM. The engine is coupled with a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Honda H'ness CB 350

Honda H’ness CB 350: Tyres, Brakes and Features

The new H’ness CB 350 gets telescopic forks at the front and dual spring-loaded hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. For braking duties, it sports disc brakes at either end with dual-channel ABS. The motorcycle runs on a 19-inch front and 18-inch rear tyre. In terms of features, it gets a semi-digital instrument cluster with voice control, an assist & slipper clutch, HSTC, etc.

Honda H’ness CB 350: Price and Competition

The Honda H’ness CB 350 is currently priced in India between Rs 1.96 lakh – Rs 2.03 lakh, ex-showroom. This retro motorcycle rivals against the likes of the Royal Enfield Classic 350, Jawa Classic & Forty-Two and the Benelli Imperiale 400.

Also Read: Best Bikes under Rs 80,000 in India 

What are your thoughts on the 2022 Honda H’ness CB 350 First Look and will you pick it over its rivals? Do let us know in the comments section below. Also, you can connect with us on our social media platforms, The Unbiased Blog, The Automotive Blog, and Nikhil Chawla, for all things tech and auto!

2022 Honda SP 125 BS6 First Look

2022 Honda SP 125 BS6 First Look

The Honda SP 125 BS6 is a very popular 125cc premium commuter bike in India. This motorcycle was first introduced in the year 2019 just before the BS6 emission norms kicked in early 2020. The new Honda SP 125 is a premium 125cc commuter motorcycle that sits above the Shine in the company’s Indian portfolio. So, in this article, we have shared our First Look impressions of the new 2022 Honda SP 125 BS6.

Design and Colours 

While the design is a subjective topic, there’s no denying the fact that the new Honda SP 125 is a good looking commuter motorcycle. It gets an all-LED headlamp. However, the taillamp and turn indicators are non-LED units. This motorcycle is offered in four different colours, namely Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Pearl Siren Blue, Imperial Red Metallic, and Striking Green.

Engine and Gearbox

The new Honda SP 125 is powered by a BS6 compliant 124cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. It churns out 11.03 PS of maximum power at 7,500 RPM and 10.9 Nm of peak torque at 6,000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Also, Honda’s new SP 125 gets an Enhanced Smart Power (eSP) technology that maximizes the performance of the bike and fuel efficiency.

Tyres, Brakes and Features

The Honda SP 125 gets telescopic forks at the front and hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. For braking duties, it gets a drum brake at the rear and a disc/drum brake option at the front with a combined braking system. This 125cc motorcycle runs on 18-inch tubeless tyres and in terms of features, it gets an all-digital instrument cluster, LED lighting system, etc.

Price and Competition

The new 2022 Honda SP 125 BS6 is currently priced between Rs 80,587 – Rs 84,588, ex-showroom Delhi. It rivals the likes of Hero Glamour 125, Hero Super Splendor, Honda Shine, TVS Radeon, and others.

Also Read: Best Bikes under Rs 80,000 in India 

What are your thoughts on the 2022 Honda SP 125 BS6 First Look and will you pick it over its rivals? Do let us know in the comments section below. Also, you can connect with us on our social media platforms, The Unbiased Blog, The Automotive Blog, and Nikhil Chawla, for all things tech and auto!

2022 Renault Kwid: Here’s what’s new in this hatchback

2022 Renault Kwid

Renault Kwid is a very popular small family hatchback in the Indian market. The Renault Kwid was introduced for the first time in India in the year 2015. Over the years, the Kwid has got a host of updates, including a major facelift in 2019. Recently, the French carmaker has launched the updated new 2022 Renault Kwid in India. Here we have mentioned what’s new in this hatchback. 

New Cosmetic Updates: 

The new 2022 Renault Kwid gets a host of cosmetic updates for its top-spec Climber version. For instance, it gets two new dual-tone colours, namely Metal Mustard and Ice Cool White, both with a glossy black roof. They get Moonlight Silver and Zanskar Blue monotone colours as well. The Climber Edition of the Kwid also gets new dual-tone flex wheels.

New Variant in the line-up:

Renault has introduced a new RXL (O) variant in Kwid’s line-up. It has been positioned between the base RXL and mid-spec RXT variants of the car. Moreover, when compared to the base RXL variant, the new RXL (O) variant gets new door decals, new wheel covers, grey-coloured fabric upholstery, front power windows, a single-din stereo audio system, and LED tail-lights.

Engine Options:

The new Renault Kwid is available with two engine options. It gets an 800cc engine that develops 54 hp and 72 Nm. The company also offers a 1.0-litre petrol engine that churns out 68 hp of power and 91 Nm of peak torque. Both the engines are paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox only while the 1.0-litre variant also gets an optional 5-speed AMT on some variants.

Updated Prices: 

The variant-wise prices of the new Renault Kwid are mentioned below:

Variant Name Price (ex-showroom)
KWID RXE 0.8L  4,06,500 
KWID RXL 0.8L  4,36,500 
KWID RXT 0.8L  4,66,500 
KWID RXL 1.0L MT 4,53,600 
KWID RXL 1.0L EASY-R  4,93,600 
KWID RXT 1.0L MT OPTION  4,90,300 
KWID CLIMBER 1.0L MT OPTION  5,11,500 
KWID RXT 1.0L EASY- R OPTION 5,30,300 
KWID CLIMBER 1.0L EASY-R OPTION  5,51,500 

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Oben Rorr EV – This Indian Electric Bike can run 200 km per charge!

Oben Rorr EV

Oben EV recently launched its first electric bike in India. The company’s maiden product is called the Oben Rorr, and the prices for the same start at Rs 99,999, ex-showroom Maharashtra (after FAME II and state government subsidies). The new Oben Rorr EV is a good looking e-bike and this Indian electric bike is claimed to run up to 200 km on a full charge. Here are all the details about it.

Price and Availability 

The price of the new Oben Rorr electric bike starts at Rs 99,999, ex-showroom Maharashtra (after FAME II and state government subsidies). However, in general, it has been priced at Rs 1.25 lakh, ex-showroom pan-India. Bookings for this electric bike are already open while the company says that deliveries will begin in July this year.

Battery, Range and Charging Time

The new Oben Rorr EV gets a 4.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that is housed in an aluminium case. The company claims that it can go up to 200 km on a full charge in ideal conditions and 150 km in real-world scenarios. Talking about charging time, the EV maker says that this new electric bike can be fully charged in just 2 hours.

Electric Motor and Performance

In terms of performance, the Oben Rorr electric bike gets an electric motor that has a peak power rating of 10 kW. It churns out 62 Nm of peak torque. Also, the company claims that it will do 0-40 kmph in just 3 seconds. The Oben Rorr EV has three riding modes, Eco, Normal, and Sport. Moreover, this electric bike has a top speed of 100 kmph.

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New Toyota Glanza Facelift – Top Five Highlights

New Toyota Glanza Facelift - Top Five Highlights

Toyota has recently launched the new 2022 Toyota Glanza Facelift in the Indian market. The Toyota Glanza is a badge-engineered Maruti Baleno and just like the new age Baleno, it gets a ton of updates, both inside and out. The facelifted Glanza turns out to be a much better package than the outgoing model. In this article, we have shared the top five highlights of the new Toyota Glanza Facelift.

New Toyota Glanza: Exterior

The new Toyota Glanza Facelift gets a bunch of updates and this time, it distinguishes itself from the Baleno, thanks to a new chrome-embellished grille. The new Glanza features a wider grille with a sharp bumper, new LED headlamps with LED DRLs, new alloy wheels on the top-spec models. The rear profile features new LED taillamps as well. 

New Toyota Glanza: Interior

On the inside, the new Glanza remains the same as the Baleno. It features a 9.0-inch Smartplay Pro+ touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, connected car tech and Amazon Alexa support. The premium hatch also gets a heads-up display (HUD), 360-degree camera, automatic climate control and an Arkamys surround sound system. 

New Toyota Glanza: Engine

The new 2022 Toyota Glanza Facelift is powered by a 1.2-litre, four-cylinder Dual Jet, Dual VVT, K12N petrol engine. This motor churns out 89 bhp of power and 113 Nm of torque. The engine can be had with either a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 5-speed AMT.

New Toyota Glanza: Safety

While the new Glanza is made by Maruti Suzuki, the facelifted Glanza is considered to be much safer than its predecessor. This premium hatchback gets up to six airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors, a 360-degree camera, ESP, and much more.

Glanza

New Toyota Glanza: Price 

The price of the new 2022 Toyota Glanza Facelift ranges from Rs 6.39 lakh for the base model to Rs 9.69 lakh for the top-spec variant, ex-showroom and introductory offer. It will lock horns against the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz, Hyundai i20, Tata Altroz, etc.

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What are your thoughts on the new 2022 Toyota Glanza Facelift and will you pick it over its other rivals? Do let us know in the comments section below. Also, you can connect with us on our social media platforms, The Unbiased Blog, The Automotive Blog, and Nikhil Chawla, for all things tech and auto!

2022 MG ZS EV Facelift – Top Five Highlights

2022 MG ZS EV Facelift

MG Motor India has recently launched the new 2022 MG ZS EV in the country. The new 2022 MG ZS EV gets a host of updates, which include new cosmetic enhancements, new features, along with an updated powertrain that boasts of more performance and a better range. So, in this article, we have shared the top five highlights of the new 2022 MG ZS EV Facelift.

2022 MG ZS EV – Looks and Colours

The new 2022 MG ZS EV gets a new face that houses the redesigned grille along with an updated charging port. It looks more futuristic than before. Talking about colour shades, the company is offering the new MG ZS EV in five colours. They are – Arctic White, Black Pearl, Battersea Blue, Monument Silver and Dynamic Red 

2022 MG ZS EV – Electric Powertrain

MG Motor India has updated the powertrain of the ZS EV once again. It was previously updated in 2021. This electric SUV now gets a larger 50.3kWh battery pack as compared to the older 44.5kWh battery pack. Moreover, it now develops 176 PS of power and 353 Nm of peak torque, i.e. around 33 PS more than before.  

2022 MG ZS EV – Range & Charging Time 

The new 2022 MG ZS EV is claimed to offer a driving range of 461 km per charge which is 42 km more than the previous version, which was rated at 419 km per full charge. In addition, the ZS EV gets a 7.4 kW wall-mounted AC charger which can charge it in around nine hours. Also, a 50 kW DC fast charger can charge the ZS EV’s battery to up to 80 per cent in 60 minutes.

2022 MG ZS EV – Features

In terms of features, the MG ZS EV gets a new and larger 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and connected car tech. There is also a brand new 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster, a 360-degree parking camera, wireless charging, digital Bluetooth key, six airbags, hill descent control, TPMS, ESC, and many other features.

2022 MG ZS EV – Price 

The new 2022 MG ZS EV Facelift is available in two variants only and it is priced between Rs 21.99 lakh – Rs 25.88 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. It rivals the likes of the Hyundai Kona Electric, Tata Nexon EV, and the likes. 

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What are your thoughts on the new 2022 MG ZS EV and will you pick it over its rivals? Do let us know in the comments section below. Also, you can connect with us on our social media platforms, The Unbiased Blog, The Automotive Blog, and Nikhil Chawla, for all things tech and auto!

Top Five 110cc Bikes on sale in India – Price and Specs!

Top Five 110cc Bikes on sale in India - Price and Specs!

The 110cc commuter motorcycle segment is the best-selling motorcycle segment in India and this category is growing gradually even today. While a few years ago, the 110cc bikes were very boring and lacked premium bits, over the years, they have become better in every aspect. So, in this article, we have shared with you a list of the Top Five 110cc Bikes On Sale in India along with their price and specification details.

Top Five 110cc Bikes On Sale in India

Hero Passion Pro

Hero Passion Pro is currently the best 110cc bike on sale in India. It looks striking and offers decent performance. The Passion Pro is powered by a 113.2cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with XSens fuel-injection technology. This motor churns out 9.02 PS of power at 7,500 RPM and 9.89 Nm of torque at 5,500 RPM, mated to a 4-speed gearbox. The price of the Hero Passion Pro starts at Rs 70,820, Ex-showroom Delhi.

Honda CD 110 Dream 

Honda CD 110 Dream is an affordable 110cc bike from Honda aimed at family buyers. The Honda CD 110 Dream is powered by a 109.51cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This mill churns out 8.80 PS of power at 7,500 RPM and 9.30 Nm of peak torque at 5,500 RPM, paired with a 4-speed manual gearbox. The price of the new Honda CD 110 Dream BS6 starts at Rs 66,033, Ex-showroom Delhi.

TVS Radeon

TVS Radeon was launched in India just a few years ago and it has become very popular for its rugged styling. It is powered by a 109.7cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 8.20 PS of power at 7,350 RPM and 8.70 Nm of peak torque at 4500 RPM, mated to a 4-speed manual gearbox. The price of the new TVS Radeon BS6 currently starts at Rs 59,925, Ex-showroom Delhi.

Hero Splendor i-Smart 

Hero Splendor i-Smart is one of the most fuel-efficient 110cc bikes on sale in India. This motorcycle is powered by a 113.2cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with XSens fuel-injection technology. The motor churns out 9.02 PS of power at 7,500 RPM and 9.89 Nm of peak torque at 5,500 RPM, mated to a 4-speed gearbox. The price of the new Hero Splendor i-Smart 110 currently starts at Rs 70,390, Ex-showroom Delhi.

TVS Star City Plus

Finally, the last motorcycle on the list is the best-selling 110cc bike from TVS, Star City Plus. The new TVS Star City Plus is powered by a 109.7cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 8.20 PS of power at 7,350 RPM and 8.70 Nm of peak torque at 4500 RPM, mated to a 4-speed gearbox. The price of the new TVS Star City Plus 110 currently starts at Rs 70,005, Ex-showroom Delhi.

Also Read: Now You Can Book Your Favourite Skoda Car on Flipkart

What are your thoughts on these Top Five 110cc Bikes On Sale in India and which one will be your pick? Do let us know in the comments section below. Also, you can connect with us on our social media platforms, The Unbiased Blog, The Automotive Blog, and Nikhil Chawla, for all things tech and auto!

Now You Can Book Your Favourite Skoda Car on Flipkart

Now You Can Book Your Favourite Skoda Car on Flipkart

Skoda Auto India Private Limited is going all guns blazing in its new India 2.0 plan. Under the Volkswagen Group’s new India 2.0 plan, this Czech car manufacturer first launched the Skoda Kushaq mid-size SUV followed by the Skoda Slavia mid-size sedan. Now, to give its customers a first of its kind and unique car buying experience, the company has announced that now you can book your favourite Skoda car on Flipkart as well.  

Flipkart India and Skoda Auto India have partnered with each other to bring this industry-first and unique car buying experience to their prospective customers. The official microsite to book Skoda cars on Flipkart is already live on Flipkart India’s official website. One can visit the Skoda brand store on Flipkart by clicking, HERE. However, it’s worth mentioning that while the cars will be booked on Flipkart, the delivery process will be done as usual at their preferred dealership. 

Skoda India’s current product portfolio includes the likes of the Kushaq mid-size SUV, recently launched Slavia mid-size sedan, Octavia executive sedan, Superb premium sedan, and the Kodiaq full-size SUV (which is already sold out for 2022). The company’s latest products under the India 2.0 plan, namely the Kushaq and Slavia, have a lot of things in common. They share the same platform, same engines, and a host of features as well.

Both the cars get a 1.0-litre TSI motor that develops 115 PS and 178 Nm. This engine is paired with a 6-speed MT and a 6-speed torque-converter AT. They also get a 1.5-litre TSI motor that develops 150 PS of power and 250 Nm of peak torque. This engine is offered with a 6-speed MT and a 7-speed DSG. The Skoda Slavia is priced between Rs 10.69 lakh and it goes up to Rs 17.79 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. 

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Now that You Can Book Your Favourite Skoda Car on Flipkart, will you prefer booking it on Skoda India’s website, on Flipkart or at your nearest dealership? Do let us know in the comments section below. Also, you can connect with us on our social media platforms, The Unbiased Blog, The Automotive Blog, and Nikhil Chawla, for all things tech and auto!

2022 Hero Xtreme 160R BS6 First Look

2022 Hero Xtreme 160R BS6 First Look

Hero MotoCorp launched the new Hero Xtreme 160R in June 2020. The Xtreme 160R is the company’s first 160cc premium offering in the Indian market. This 160cc naked motorcycle became an instant hit in the country, thanks to its aggressive styling, performance, and features. In this article, we have shared the First Look preview of the new 2022 Hero Xtreme 160R BS6. 

2022 Hero Xtreme 160R BS6 First Look 

Design and Colours 

While the design is a subjective topic, there’s no denying the fact that the new Hero Xtreme 160R is a good looking motorcycle. It gets an all-LED robotic headlamp. LED tail-lamps and even the turn indicators are fully LED. It is offered in five different colours, namely Stealth Edition, Pearl Silver White, Sports Red, Vibrant Blue, 100 Million Limited Edition.

Engine and Gearbox

The new Hero Xtreme 160R is powered by a 163cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine with X-Sens technology. This motor churns out 15.2 PS of power and 14 Nm of torque. The engine comes coupled with a 5-speed manual gearbox and it weighs just 138.5 kilograms.

Tyres, Brakes and Features

The Xtreme 160R gets telescopic forks at the front and a 7-step adjustable mono-shock absorber at the rear. For braking duties, it gets a petal disc at the front and a disc/drum brake option at the rear with single-channel ABS. The bike runs on 17-inch tyres and in terms of features, it gets an inverted all-digital instrument cluster, hazard light, etc.

Price and Competition

The new 2022 Hero Xtreme 160R BS6 is currently priced between Rs 1.11 lakh – Rs 1.16 lakh, ex-showroom. It rivals the likes of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, Honda X-Blade, Yamaha FZ-S V3, and others. 

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What are your thoughts on the 2022 Hero Xtreme 160R BS6 First Look and will you pick it over its rivals? Do let us know in the comments section below. Also, you can connect with us on our social media platforms, The Unbiased Blog, The Automotive Blog, and Nikhil Chawla, for all things tech and auto!

New Volkswagen Virtus – Top 5 Highlights

New Volkswagen Virtus

Volkswagen India has finally taken the wraps off its brand new mid-size sedan, Volkswagen Virus. The 2022 Volkswagen Virtus will replace the Vento in the company’s India line-up. The Virtus emerges as a more premium offering than the Vento and also than its other rivals in the segment. So, in this article, we have shared the top 5 highlights of the new Volkswagen Virtus. 

New Volkswagen Virtus: Exterior 

The new VW Virtus is one good looking sedan. It looks like a typical VW sedan with its sharp design and bold cuts & creases on the body lines that will possibly draw a lot of eyeballs out on the streets. VW will offer the Virtus in a total of six different colours, namely Rising Blue Metallic, Curcuma Yellow, Carbon Steel Grey, Reflex Silver, Candy White and Wild Cherry Red.

New Volkswagen Virtus: Interior 

The new-age Volkswagen cars are loaded with features up to the brim and the new Virtus is no different. It gets a large 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Moreover, the sedan features an electric sunroof, a fully digital instrument cluster, ventilated seats and more.

New Volkswagen Virtus: Engine 

VW is offering the Virtuswith two engine options. It gets a 1.0-litre TSI motor that develops 115 PS and 178 Nm. This engine is paired with a 6-speed MT and a 6-speed torque-converter AT. It also gets a 1.5-litre TSI motor that develops 150 PS of power and 250 Nm of peak torque. This engine is offered with a 6-speed MT and a 7-speed DSG. 

New Volkswagen Virtus: Safety 

Volkswagen cars have always been known for their hi-tech safety and the same can be expected from the Virtus as well. It is offered with six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC, a tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), hill-hold control, a rear parking camera with reverse parking sensors, and more.   

New Volkswagen Virtus: Launch Date and Price

The VW Virtus will be launched in India in May this year. It is expected to be priced between Rs 10 lakh – Rs 18 lakh, ex-showroom, and will rival the Skoda Slavia, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, and Honda City. 

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What are your thoughts on the VW Virtus and will you pick it over its other rivals? Do let us know in the comments section below. Also, you can connect with us on our social media platforms, The Unbiased Blog, The Automotive Blog, and Nikhil Chawla, for all things tech and auto!