Thursday, June 18, 2009

Honda CBF Stunner Sports bike is coming your way

(This entry was originally uploaded on May 2009.)

On May 26, 2009, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) unveiled the new Honda CBF Stunner sports bike. HMSI is the Indian “two-wheeler-subsidiary” of the Japan based Honda Motor Co. and it launched the new Honda Stunner CBF to boost its sales in the market. The motor cycle is made for the young generation who likes to ride stylish, high power bikes. At the launching ceremony, Shinji Aoyama, CEO, HMSI, said that his company sold 1.7 million two wheelers in FY 2008-09 and this year, the company aims to increase 12% sales to 1.25 million two-wheelers. The Indian two-wheeler market is dominated by motorcycles and HMSI is aligning its products according to the market. The company further expects to strengthen its market position through new launches.


The Honda CBF Stunner sports bike is the first of its kind in the Indian market. Honda added many features that has never been tried before in this category of bikes in India. Definitely “THE STUNNER IS A HEAD TURNER.” The overall design makes the motor-bike look very stylish. The front body cowl and large fuel tank not only adds up to the style quotient but makes the motor cycle more aero dynamic and provides smooth ride. The Honda CBF Stunner is the first motor bike in the Indian market that comes with a stylish and comfortable elevated split back seat. The rear cowl adds up to the overall style quotient. The 17” black alloy wheels gives the bike a sporty look. The foot step gives the rider a sporty riding posture.

Honda CBF Stunner basic facts:

  • Length:2012 mm.
  • Width: 734 mm.
  • Height: 1113 mm.
  • Wheelbase: 1271 mm.
  • Kerb weight: 129 kg.
  • Ground clearance: 173 mm.
  • Fuel tank capacity: 10 liter + 2 liter reserve.
  • Reseve tank capacity: 2 liter.
  • Tank Cap: Aero type fuel tank cap.
  • Color: The Honda CBF Stunner sports bike is available in two version of sports red, two version of black, pearl sports yellow, and space silver metallic.
  • Acceleration: The Honda CBF Stunner can go from 0-60 kmph in 5.2 seconds.

Engine specifications:

  • Engine type: Four stroke, air-cooled OHC single cylinder.
  • Displacement: 124.7 cc.
  • Net power: 11BHP@8000 rpm.
  • Torque: 11 NM @ 6500 rpm.
  • Air filter: Paper type.
  • Carburetor: CV type.
  • Starting system: Kick/Self.
  • Transmission: Constant Mesh, 5 speed Gear.
  • Gear shift pattern: 1 down 4 up.

Electricals and meter:

  • Ignition: Digital CDI (Multi Mapping)
  • Battery: 12 V- 5 AH
  • Headlamp: Halogen 12V/35W
  • Trip meter: Available.


  • Chassis: Advanced design diamond frame.
  • Front suspension: Telescopic hydraulic fork.
  • Rear suspension: 3-step spring loaded hydraulic shock absorber with rectangular box type swing arm.
  • Tyre type (Front & Rear): Tubeless.
  • Front tyre:80/100-17 46P.
  • Rear tyre: 100/90-17 55P.
  • Front brake type: Drum 130 mm dia/ Disc 240 mm dia
  • Rear brake type: Drum 130 mm dia
  • Seat type: Split seat-separate for the rider and pillion.


The new Honda CBF stunner sports bike would cost Rs. 64,630. The Stunner will become available in the market in June 2009. Honda has also plans to enter into the 100cc bike segment in 2010. Mr. Shinji Aoyama said that the entry level 100 cc bike would be priced between Rs.40,000 and Rs.45,000.

Related articles:

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. official website

The Hindu

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