Honda two wheelers unveiled its 15th product of the year in the form of the 125cc CB Shine SP – a 125cc commuter fun bike with the refinement Honda is known for, and youthful styling.
Today, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) launched its 15th two-wheeler this year. Covers were taken off the 125cc CB Shine SP in Delhi a few hours ago by Mr. Keita Muramatsu, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Y. S. Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.
The Honda CB Shine SP has been given features like a five-speed gearbox, digital analog meter and alloy wheels clubbed with a curvy design Honda is known for. The bike looks more stylish and youthful than the competition and has the potential to take the cult image of the CB Shine even further.
Commenting on the new motorcycle, Mr. Keita Muramatsu, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd, said, “While India is the World’s fastest growing economy, it is also home to one of world’s youngest populations. These youngsters recognise their ‘special’ place in society. The new CB Shine SP helps them reflect the same ‘special status’ and puts them a gear ahead of their peers. CB Shine SP is an extension of the ‘new era of motorcycling’ we had ushered in at the Honda RevFest 2015. The model was showcased as a mystery model in August 2015.”
Adding to what Mr. Muramatsu said, Mr. Y. S. Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd, said, “With over 43 Lac Happy customers, the legacy of Shine is undisputed. Though CB Shine enjoys 46% market share, our plan is to further strengthen Honda’s leadership position in 125 cc segment. We are extending the family with this Pride and what we are showcasing today is the next step of this legacy – loaded with additional features making it very very special!!”
The Honda CB Shine SP has been given a 124.73cc engine which delivers 10.57bhp of power at 7,500rpm and 10.3Nm of peak torque at 5,500rpm. The bike weighs just 124kgs and this light weight when supported by Honda’s HET (Honda Eco Technology) helps the CB Shine SP to have a claimed fuel efficiency of 65km/l.
The new CB Shine SP will be made available in 5 colour schemes – Geny Grey Metalic, Athletic Blue Metallic, Pearl Amazing White, Black and Rebel Red Metallic – and three variants. The Honda CB Shine SP has been priced as follows: Rs.59,900 for Self-Drum-Alloy, Rs.62,400 for Self-Disc-Alloy and Rs.64,400 for Combined Brake System (CBS) variant (all prices are ex-showroom, Delhi).