Honda files patent for 2021 Grom in India

    Published On Jan 19, 2021 11:59:00 AM

    21543 Views

    img

    The Honda Grom is positioned as an easy city runabout and has garnered popularity for its small size and fun quotient.

    Honda has filed a design patent for the 2021 Grom in India.

    The MSX 125 or, as it’s more popularly known as, the Grom has garnered popularity globally for its small size and fun quotient. Back in 2017, the minibike was spotted testing on our roads, but never made it to the market.

    Now, the Japanese company has gone ahead and patented the design in India for its latest version of the Grom. While this does suggest that the company might finally think it’s time to bring the minibike to India, it could also be patented for a purpose we aren’t aware of.

    If Honda does bring the Grom to India, one can expect it to be significantly more expensive than the company’s last minibike – the Navi. While the Navi shared its hardware with the made-in-India Activa, the Grom is a completely unique motorcycle, that is if we get it in the same spec as international markets.

    The features and equipment on offer are comparable to what you'd get on regular motorcycles these days. Some of these include LED lights, a digital instrument cluster and alloys wheels.

    The rest of the specs are quite interesting as well. The wheelbase is about 1,200mm while the seat height is 761mm only. The Grom also probably has one of the smallest diameter USD forks on a production motorcycle, measuring 31mm.

    Powering this little bike is a 124.9cc, single-cylinder engine that develops 9.7hp and 10.5Nm – it comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

    Also see:

    New bike and scooter launches in 2021

    2021 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports launched, prices start at Rs 15.96 lakh

    What do you think about this News
    Ask Autocar Anything about Car and Bike Buying and Maintenance Advices
    Need an expert opinion on your car and bike related queries?
    Ask Now
    Poll of the month

    What do you think of Ford's new CBU only India plan?

    CBU imports will be too expensive for most

     

    75%

    Finally! Some 'proper' all-American Fords

     

    25%

    Total Votes : 838
    Sign up for our newsletter

    Get all the latest updates from the automobile universe