Honda two-wheelers launched the BSVI compliant Activa 125 Fi in September. This time around, the Japanese giant is all set to introduce its first BSVI compliant motorcycle for the Indian market - Honda Shine SP 125. Currently, The Honda Shine SP is in the BSIV state of tune and the prices for the motorcycle starts at Rs 63,857 ex-showroom Delhi. The BSVI compliant motorcycle is expected to be dearer to its customers by Rs 1,500-2,000 over the current motorcycle's pricing across variants.
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The standard warranty of the motorcycle is three years and can be extended up to six years.
Mass production of the SP 125 has already stayed and the motorcycle is expected to reach dealerships by the final week of November.
The new Honda SP 125 will be available in four different colours.
Honda has developed low resistance tyres, dubbed the HET tyres.
Honda has done away with en engine kill switch and now offers an integrated engine kill switch with the starter switch.
Honda has filed 19 new patents while developing the BSVI SP 125
The all-digital instrument cluster shows average mileage, realtime mileage, distance to empty, gear position indicator, and service due indicator. Which is a first-in-segment feature.
Gone is the semi-digital instrument cluster and the SP 125 now gets an all-digital instrument cluster.
A newly developed piston cooling jet has been added to the engine for better heat management.
The engine has an off-set cylinder, roller rocker arm and needle bearing are the key highlights.
The engine has reworked internals to reduce friction as a part of Honda's marketing theme, the 'quiet revolution'.
The SP 125 will have fuel injection for carburetion.
After the BSVI Honda Activa 125, the Honda SP125 will also be equipped with the ACG starter.
The motorcycle will be called the SP 125 and will lose its 'Shine' suffix.
The Honda Shine SP 125 will be the company's first BSVI motorcycle in India.
The power figures for the BSIV Honda Shine SP 125 are as follows -
10.7PS at 7,500rpm and 10.3Nm at 5,500rpm.
Going with the theme of cleaner fueling, it is most likely that Honda will deploy an electronic fuel injection fo carburetion.