Shine 100, Activa and More Help HMSI Record 45% YoY Sales Growth in May

In the first year of the Honda Shine 100's arrival on the Indian market, the manufacturer reported selling over three lakh units.

By Reetika Bhatt | on June 5, 2024 Follow us on Autox Google News

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) announced a noteworthy domestic wholesale sales figure of more than 4.50 lakh units in May 2024, representing a 45 per cent YoY gain from over 3.11 lakh units in the corresponding month of the previous year. With exports soaring by a remarkable 127 per cent, last month's overall sales of about 4.92 lakh units indicated a significant YoY rise of 49 per cent. In the first year of the Shine 100's arrival on the Indian market, the manufacturer reported selling over three lakh units. With over 6,000 touchpoints operating throughout urban and rural India to serve its customers, the company has seen considerable development in the 100-110cc sector in FY'24.

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Honda Shine 100: The Sales Driver

A large portion of this growth has been fuelled by the Shine 100, which has an air-cooled, single-cylinder, 100 cc engine with fuel injection and enhanced smart power (eSP) technology for better fuel economy. With 7.5bhp of maximum power at 7,500rpm and 8.05Nm of peak torque at 6,000rpm, the engine meets the latest BS6 RDE standards. Furthermore, the fuel pump is located outside the fuel tank and includes an auto choke system.

Honda Shine 100 Side View

The Honda Shine 100 has minimal bodywork and simple lines, which are typical of commuter vehicles. A single-piece seat, a black headlamp cowl, and black five-spoke alloy wheels are included. The Honda motorcycle comes in five different paint jobs. There are black surfaces with red, blue, gold, and even black highlights and black surfaces with grey graphics. The list of features comprises a twin-pod instrument console with a speedometer, odometer, and fuel level readout. 

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For the Shine 100, HMSI is offering a special six-year warranty package that consists of a three-year standard warranty and an optional three-year warranty. The motorcycle has a ground clearance of 168mm, a seat height of 786mm, and a turning radius of 1.9 metres, which leads the class. The wheelbase stands at 1,245mm. To provide better braking control, the Honda Shine 100 has an equaliser built into its Combi-Brake System (CBS). It also has a side-stand engine cut-off feature for enhanced safety.

As far as its rivals are concerned, the Honda Shine takes on the likes of the Hero HF Dawn, Bajaj Platina 100, Hero Splendor, and the TVS Radeon. The bike carries an ex-showroom starting price tag of Rs 64,900. 

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