HMSI launches BS-VI compliant Honda Shine motorcycle

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) on Thursday launched the BS-VI compliant version of its Shine motorcycle, at a starting price of Rs 67,857 (ex-showroom Delhi).

The Honda Shine is powered by a BS-VI compliant 125 cc engine, which is claimed to be 14 per cent more fuel efficient than the previous version.

It comes with enhanced smart power technology, as the company claims. Also, the motorcycle uses a 5-speed manual gearbox for transmission duty.

Commenting on the launch of the motorcycle, HMSI President, CEO and Managing Director, Minoru Kato said, "The next generation Shine BS-VI will unleash another quiet revolution in 125cc motorcycle segment and further strengthen our business expansion in India".

The two-wheeler manufacturer has already sold 2.5 lakh units of BS-VI compliant two-wheelers, he added.

HMSI Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Yadvinder Singh Guleria said the Shine model has sold more than 8 million units.

"With Honda's superior technology, 5-speed transmission and new features, Shine BS-VI offers 14 per cent more fuel efficiency. The Shine BS-VI shall start arriving at our network towards the end of February 2020," he added.

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