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Launched in India in 1999. CBZ is not in production now. Discontinued in 2005.

Launched in 1999, it was the first performance motorcycle of India. The CBZ was one of the models developed by Hero Honda. Until the launch of CBZ, there was nothing called a powerful motorcycle. For most of the Indians, motorcycles were something meant to travel from one place to another in an economic and most convenient way. The revolution of sports bike in India was started by Hero Honda CBZ, later take on by Bajaj Pulsar. Moreover, Hero Honda CBZ has launched way ahead of the time in India. It had to compete with the popular, 100cc, commuter motorcycles with high fuel efficiency. However, after ceasing the alliance with the Honda, the model was discontinued in 2005 followed by CBZ Xtreme. Later, Hero MotoCorp renamed the moniker to 'Xtreme', which doesn't have that extra flavour of CBZ.

The Hero Honda CBZ was powered by the original Honda 156.8cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, SOHC engine which is a scaled down version of the famous CB series. It was an oversquare engine meeting the Euro1 standards with accelerator pump for superior pickup. Unlike other carburettors we have seen, the Keihin slide type carburettor used in the CBZ features larger spring operated nozzle to deliver richer air-fuel mixture into the combustion chamber to escalate the power delivery. The engine was mated to 5-speed constant mesh gearbox and delivered a maximum power of 12.5 bhp @ 8000 rpm and peak torque of 12.4 Nm @ 6500 rpm. It was the first 4-stroke bike India to get 5-speed gearbox. This motorbike had a top speed of 115kmph making it as one of the fastest bikes of those days. Moreover, it can go from 0 to 60kmph in 5seconds.

The CBZ features 12.5-litre fuel tank offering a minimum of 600 km range. The braking duties of the bike were managed by 240 mm Nissin disc brakes at the front and 130 mm drum brake at the rear. The suspension system consists of a hydraulic telescopic fork at the front and swing arm with hydraulic damper- 5-step adjustment system at the rear. Interestingly, it had a unique air injection system in the exhaust port, which introduces fresh air into the system to meet emission standards.

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Price Rs. 56,000 [Onroad, Ernakulam]

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State, City Ex Showroom Price On Road Price
Kerala, Ernakulam -- Rs. 56,000
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Technical Specifications
TypeMotorcycle
Engine Displacement156.80 cc
Engine TypeAir cooled, 4 - stroke single cylinder OHC
Engine StartingKick Start
Fuel SystemKeihin Carburettor
Cooling SystemAir Cooled
Maximum Power12.8 PS @ 8000 rpm
Maximum Torque12.45 kgm @6500 rpm
Transmission5- speed manual
Gear Shift PatternOne Down and Four Up. Pattern: 1 - N - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5
Top Speed113 kmph
Electricals
Battery
Brakes
Front Brake240 mm Nissin Disc Brake
Rear Brake130 mm Drum Brake
Chassis and Suspension
Frame
Front SuspensionTelescopic hydraulic fork
Rear SuspensionSwing arm with hydraulic damper- 5-step adjustment
Tyres
Wheel TypeSpoke
Dimensions
Length x Width x Height2100 x 755 x 1130 mm
Wheelbase1335 mm
Weight138 kg
Ground Clearance160 mm
Petrol Tank Capacity12.5 litres
User Reviews of CBZ. Write Your Review
The first version of Hero Honda CBZ is one of the best 150cc bikes ever launched in India. The only problem was low mileage. But a real biker wont worry about low mileage.
By on 09-08-2013
i love cbz bike because its handling is very good and pick up is very fast totaly injoy the ride of cbz .
By on 17-09-2014
I am a proud owner of 2000 model Cbz. It's styling, power, features are way shead of its time. I still feel that cbz is a legedenry motorcycle. Motorcyling Unplugged.
By on 23-01-2015
I owned a CBZ from last 15 tears .i think im the most big fan of CBZ in india .bcoz there are only one CBZ in my area and thats mine .when i parked it in anywhere people knows gautam is here .CBZ is my identity .i love this bike as my son .i really love it .
By on 23-04-2015
May I know the mileage of cbz bike. old one. cbz classic which was launched for the first time. plz tell me.
By on 18-05-2015
Did anybody have 2000 model CBZ with Coimbatore Reg.
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By on 27-05-2015
my cbz is 2003 made. im getting an approximate mileage of 45kmpl on city roads. i live in hyderabad where the traffic is terrific. i maintained my bike neatly with regular service to get this mileage, on highways i get a mileage of 48 maximum when driven at 50-60kmph.
By on 24-02-2016
I own a 2002 Model CBZ. 14 Years and 85000 KM down the line, I am still in love with it. Excellent, troublefree machine.
By on 04-05-2016
I love cbz.
Cbz unique body,pick power and style. I remember I was class 3rd than cbz launch I decided my whole life I purchase bike one and only cbz I am fix!! And I brought two cbz one cbz star blue colour and second silver cbz classic. Cbz is legendary bike of India.cbz is a first 150 cc bike of India.
I am so proud for cbz.
By on 03-07-2016
I have a model 2002 CBZ but still in good running condition and until no any doubt in giving its performances.
By on 25-09-2016
Can anyone tell me the gear shift pattern for the 1st launched CBZ? Is it 1 down 4 up or all 5 down?
By on 21-10-2016
I think Honda will again relaunch the same model with some new feature n definitely I'll sure buy this time
By on 27-01-2017
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By on 13-02-2017
CBZ its great Combination of Style And Powwer.Very Powwerful bike Of All time.Todays date is no any bike compare cbz.I cant think to drive to any bike without cbz.Bcoz Cbz suitable for everyone man.
By on 01-04-2017
such a great bike ever forever
By on 09-04-2017
I have never find any bike in the market which has the qualities that the first model cbz has, i still own the first model cbz many people have asked me whether i am selling my bike, and my answer is no, very comfortable to ride , well maintained ,its stats in 1 kick my bike is 16 years old still its the perfect, millage in TPFC mode is near to 35-40 depended on load and i normal mode 45-48, you get a perfect feel of drive when you drive at the speed of 30 and you get a thrilling speed of ride when u drive at a speed above 60, i love this bike very much, as some said above honda should launch this bike back in market and should make its parts available because there are lots many CBZ fans like me.
By on 08-05-2017
First model CBZ is my first and last choice. When I saw the add on national TV (DD). I was just crazy about this bike and still that craziness is there. I love CBZ only. Its just simply perfect bikes in all the way. I have a Karizma R but I only love CBZ.. If it come again on the market with the same looks I ll definitely buy it.. Still I used to ask when I visits Hero Showrooms..
By on 19-09-2017
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By on 29-09-2017
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