2010 Honda CB Twister Review —

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Honda CB 1300

A diminutive little roadster waves in India

When we the announcement that Honda was a new small-displacement streetbike to the Indian the CB Twister, we were surprised by how traffic it generated. After there isn’t much for a 109cc streetbike in the North market.

However, Motorcycle.com a worldwide audience, so we called up our at Autocar India and arranged the of the test below. The question about whether a low-powered like this is of interest to in our size-matters market. Read the Twister then let us know you think in our Reader Feedback at the bottom of the article. –Ed.

the 109cc CB Twister, a commuter that looks like no Indian commuter bike to and has launched with Honda it has perfected every aspect of its new Read on and allow us to bring you our on Honda’s new CB Twister.

Your eyes won’t they’re upon a commuter while viewing Honda’s CB Sharply styled with from the designed-in-Europe CB1000R, new commuter motorcycle is cleanly without the clutter of many

Much of its mass concentrates and close to its center of gravity. Six ‘V’ spokes frame the CB’s black alloy wheels, this same shade much of the bike, including its forks, handlebar, side and cowls, engine and stubby Honda is offering five paint shades with its new

A bright headlight nestles the Twister¹s angular front below the crest of which smartly laid out instruments in an and legible format. The Twister a bold speedometer, and fuel indicator. It enjoys a pair of functional mirrors, and switchgear is smooth to operate but sadly a pass light flasher.

Soft palm grips and shaped control levers add to the good factor when this bike.

The Twister’s tank is muscular and attractive, adequate thigh support, lacking a hinged filler-lid. sits just behind a set of front cowls, which can interfere with a tall knees. The CB Twister’s side and seat merge seamlessly the rear, with a design … evident in the brilliant in which the rear grab bar into the fairing.

The tail is with a smartly tapered and red damper springs.

Easily the looking model in its segment, the CB leads the way with excellent quality, perfect fit-and-finish, as as enviable attention to detail.

claims the CB Twister’s four-… single-cylinder engine produces 9 bhp at rpm. Its twin-valves operate via a camshaft with a twin-pocket part of this efficient system.

A highlight to Honda’s new is its long intake funnel from the carburettor to the combustion The crankshaft sits offset in the of good utilization of combustion and friction minimizing methods rocker arms equipped roller bearings are standard. The CB deploys a viscous type unit for good breathing, its silencer mounted catalytic launders emissions.

This new Honda enjoys clutch feel, and a well-weighted and gearshift quality. Shifting is in the one-down, three-up pattern via the lever. The Twister enjoys spaced gear ratios and a yet healthy exhaust note makes for enjoyable listening.

response is instant, and this (238-lb) motorcycle benefits a enthusiastic feel that its small-capacity engine. The powerband is vibe-free and silky smooth when pushing high the Twister willingly chugs in top-gear (4th) from as low as 15 mph. Performance is class with the 0-36-mph dash in a creditable 7.13 seconds.

Top speed is adequate, a true 60 mph on a surface.

Honda CB 1300
Honda CB 1300

The Twister comes a different frame as seen to on bikes by Honda for India. As a single-downtube frame, the CB also its engine as a stressed member but a pair of arms down its steering head to hold the Suspension is by a telescopic fork up and a pair of hydraulic shock at the rear, along with a swingarm.

Honda has got this ergonomics spot on, with the posture comfortably upright and perfectly padded. The CB Twister with 17-inch wheels at ends, and our test bike shod with a pair of MRF tyres that offered traction. Ride quality on bike is set a touch towards with handling taut and at all times.

Perfect for quick through crowded traffic, the CB steers with a neutral and feel. Cornering manners and stability are commendable.

Our test bike came an optional 240mm disc which proved capable of from 36 mph in 17.33 meters feet). Brake feel both levers was always and reassuring.

Honda isn’t as a world leader in motorcycle without reason. The CB Twister to run 57.2 kilometres on one liter of (135 mpg!) in city despite its admirable performance. It this figure to 61.3/kpl mpg!) on its highway run.

is clearly stamping its authority on our market. The CB Twister lends a new to commuter bikes in India. handsome style has been of in this class till being good enough to even its 150cc neighbours a deep shade of green.

quality is also top notch on the

Honda’s smooth new engine and feels surprisingly better its rivals. The latest Honda is too, enjoying a well chassis that provides and light handling. The sum of which the Autocar India crystal predicts this competitively motorcycle is one big winner on all fronts.

Our big grouse is Honda already to feed waiting lists up at its two-wheeler dealerships. This urgent addressing, as the CB Twister is to further lengthen these lists, while on its way to becoming a blockbuster for its maker.

Honda CB 1300
Honda CB 1300


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