With the launch of the 2015 Activa 3G which is the 3rd generation of the country's best selling scooter, Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India has kicked off what is going to be a 15 new models onslaught in the Indian two wheeler market in 2015. Out of these 15 new models, 7 will be all new and 8 will be the upgrades for present line up.
To go further Honda has presented updated range of its commuter motorcycles by showing updated 2015 Dream Yuga, 2015 Dream Neo and the 2015 CB Shine along with the launch of 3rd Generation Activa named Activa 3G. HMSI also showed an updated Honda Dio too at the press conference. The changes on the bikes are purely cosmetic comprising of new body graphics and colour schemes while the engines and other mechanicals remain untouched.
For 2015, the Honda Dream Yuga and Dream Neo 110 commuter motorcycles get new stickers, graphics on the front cowl, side panel and fuel tank. The engine is now finished with a new red colour Honda logo that adds a bit of flare to the overall appeal of the motorcycles. The 2015 Dream Yuga, will be now available in three colours including black, black with heavy grey metallic and black with candy glory red. The 2015 Dream Neo, gets a new lockable side cowl that offers improved practicality in addition to the new stickers and graphics on the body panels and the red Honda logo on the engine while the available colours will black with violet stripes and black with red stripes. Both the models are powered by the same 110cc engine tuned to produce 8.25 BHP of power and 8.63 Nm of torque, paired to a 4-speed gearbox. Deliveries for the both Dream series models will commence from the end of this month.
For 2015 Honda has not forgotten its global best selling model the CB Shine and has given a cosmetic update. Updates include new graphics, revised side panels; new visor, new tail light, as well as new alloy wheels. The bike uses a 124.7cc engine that belts out 10.3 PS of power and 10.54 Nm of torque, paired to a 4-speed gearbox. The Shine comes equipped with HET for enhanced fuel efficiency and will be available in four colours including maple brown metallic, imperial red metallic, grey metallic and black. The 2015 Honda Shine will be available from this March across the country.