Honda Motorcycle today revealed its roadmap for India in 2015. It disclosed details about 6 of the 15 new models planned for 2015 — including new variants of Activa (already shipping), and new Honda Shine, Unicorn and Yuga (Feb and March).
“Honda will surprise Indian customers across scooter and motorcycle segments in 2015. Starting with the launch of new CB Unicorn 160 in January’15, Honda has re-activated the Indian two-wheeler market with 6 new offerings in just 2 months,” said Yadvinder S Guleria, Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India.
It comes with new generation styling – new side panels, eye-catchy winkers, a new front stance, premium 3D emblem and progressive meter coupled with a very elegant yet modern tail light.
Realistic mileage will be 60 km per liter as Activa 3G is powered by the 110cc proven Honda engine with Honda Eco Technology.
The Activa 3G will also have features like comfortable sitting position, ample foot space, longer and wider seat, patented CLIC mechanism, viscous air filter and maintenance free battery translate to superior comfort and convenience while Combined Braking System (CBS), full metal body, tubeless tyres and key lock shutter.
Activa 3G will be priced at Rs.48852 (Ex-showroom, Delhi). Dispatches of India’s highest selling automatic scooter in the new avatar have commenced to dealerships across India.
World’s largest selling Honda’s motorcycle and India’s largest selling 125cc bike – CB Shine has also been tweaked with all new stylish graphics, graceful side panels, new trendy visor, elegant tail light, sharp and edgy tank and trendy allow wheels.
It also comes with a new refined HET engine and a new Combi-Breaking System (CBS) for higher safety for the rider by reducing breaking distances.
Powered by Honda’s revolutionary Honda Eco Technology (HET), the new CB Shine will be available in 4 colours (Black, Geny Grey Metallic, Maple Brown Metallic and Imperial Red Metallic) starting March 2015.
Dream Yuga 2015
In motorcycles, additional collection of Dream Yuga 2015 will serve the utilitarian needs of Indian customers with more panache. The new refreshed looks are completed by all new attractive stickers and graphics on the front cowl, side panel and fuel tank.
The engine includes a new Honda red colored logo adding more style to the product. The 2015 Dream Yuga will come in 3 colours (Black, Black with Heavy Grey Metallic, Black with Candy Glory Red) with dispatches starting end of February, 2015.
Dream Neo 2015 additional collection too gets a new dose of style. In addition to the new graphics on tank, side cowl and stickers on side panel and the premium red Honda logo, the new lockable side cowl will bring more practical utility for daily commuting. Dream Neo will be available in Black with Violet Stripes, Black with Red Stripes towards end of February’15.
In automatic scooter segment, Honda’s original moto-scooter Dio will be offered with new stickers, side panel graphics and a sporty logo adding to the trendy look. It will be available in new dual tone color options which are Jazzy Blue Metallic, Sports Red, Candy Palm Green and Black by end of March’2015.
“With India contribution reaching 25% of global Honda motorcycle sales this year; India is and will remain Honda’s priority market globally,” said Keita Muramatsu, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.
“However, I consider 50 lac units to be the turning point of Honda in India. In FY’2015-16, Honda is taking the next leap of business expansion. We will be BIGGER with new manufacturing capabilities and aggressively growing network in the hinterlands, BETTER at customer satisfaction and BOLDER with our introduction of ever highest 15 new models in just one year.”
“We are also introducing additional collection of Color & Graphics in Dream Yuga & Dream Neo mass motorcycles. Also getting trendy graphics and sporty logo is the Dio moto-scooter which will surely excite the youngsters and grab their attention,” Honda India said.