Honda’s new 110 cc naked-bike Twister was unveiled late last week, but not here. The bike is expected to be a huge seller in India, where its $900 U.S. price tag and 1.4 L/100 km fuel rating should endear it to customers.
The Twister is powered by a 109 cc overhead cam, two valve, carbureted, air-cooled single that will pump a maximum of 10 hp through a four-speed transmission.
A double-cradle steel frame keeps it all together, with 17 inch alloy wheels and conventional forks, double rear shocks, front disc brake and a rear drum. Total weight is 108 kg.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India wants to sell 220,000 of them annually. You won’t likely see any of them in Canada — unless Buell starts giving them away as incentives.
This Twister is very similar to the Brazilian spec 150cc Honda Titan, several of which we use on our Canada Safety Council Motorcycle Training Program here in St. John’s … great little Bikes!