Honda has hit the Indian Auto Expo with a bang, launching their 2012, supersports CBR1000RR and the exotic, V-twin chopper model, the Fury VT1300CX as exclusively reviewed by Autocar India in the January 2012 issue on stands now.
Honda has also unveiled an important new 110cc commuter bike, the Dream Yuga which looks pretty similar to the conservative looking Shine. The Dream Yuga will be powered by the time tested CB Twister 110 engine, making 9bhp at 7500rpm. The Dream Yuga will include a long, comfortable seat and sell in a host of variants including a rural avatar, with suitably altered styling. Dream Yuga is likely to reach Honda showrooms priced at approximately Rs 45,000 and shall be from May 2012.
Sportsbike aficionados will be thrilled to know the baby Fireblade, CBR150R is India bound, to sell alongside bigger brother, the CBR250R. The stylish, fully faired CBR150R’s four-stroke, fuel-injected engine will output a maximum power figure of 18bhp at 10,500rpm, and is to be priced in the region of Rs 1,20,000. The CBR150R shall slip into showrooms around the country as early as March 2012.
The sporty Dio scooter has finally upgraded itself to incorporate Honda’s 110cc automatic transmission engine, along with refreshed styling and increased comfort in the form of better leg space. Dio riders also get tubeless tyres front and rear, as well as Honda’s excellent, combined braking system for enhanced safety.