BSIV grievance of Activa 125 released

NEW DELHI: Honda Bike & Scooter India (HMSI) on Tuesday introduced an upgraded variation of its scooter Activa 125, priced at Rs 61,362 (ex-showroom Delhi).

The design now includes functions like Head Light On (AHO) and is certified with Bharat Stage-IV emission standards.

” Revitalizing the sector once again, Honda’s Activa 125 is now the very first automated scooter in India to satisfy both the AHO and BS-IV standards,” HMSI Elder Vice President – Sales and Marketing Yadvinder Singh Guleria stated in a declaration.

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Honda’s flagship automatic scooter, Activa 3G continued to dominate the two-wheeler sales market for seven consecutive months, contributing as much as 38 per cent of the incremental sales of 1,62,703 units in the industry in July, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India said.

Honda said that the Activa becomes the first automatic scooter to overtake motorcycle sales in 17 years.

“Honda Activa 3G has broken the 17-year monopoly of motorcycles in India to become top selling two-wheeler of India in 2016. In the last one year, Activa sales have increased by 2.27 lakh units compared to 19,910 units cumulative increase of the nearest competitor in the January to July period.

The gap between the top selling two-wheeler and the second bestselling two-wheeler is at all-time high of 58,413 units in July 2016, which is indicative of higher preference for Activa, a Honda official said.

The Activa has notched up sales to an all-time high in July 2016 since 2001 to stand at 256,173 units in the domestic market, Honda officials said.

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The business is positive the all brand-new Honda Activa 4g will enhance its management much more in 2017-18, he included.

The 3 variations of the scooter are priced at Rs 56,954, Rs 58,900 and Rs 61,362, respectively.

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2017 Honda Activa-i presented in 3 brand-new colours

Yadvinder Singh Guleria, senior vice president – Sales & Marketing, HMSI stated, “In line with our method to shock our consumers by including freshness to our items routinely, the 2017 Activa-i is Honda’s seventh brand-new design of 2017. With this, we are confident of owning fast scooterization of two-wheeler market.”

With the exception of the just recently introduced Navi, the Honda Activa-i is the tiniest two-wheeler you can choose from the Japanese producer and is targeted at young riders, rather opposite to bulkier full-sized Activa 3G. The Activa-i deals with competitors from the TVS Scooty Enthusiasm and Suzuki Let’s.

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The brand-new Honda Activa-i will include 3 brand-new colours – Pearl Hypnotic trance Yellow, Sweet Jazzy Blue and Imperial Red. The very first 2 colours will be provided on the basic variation, while the latter will be used just in the Deluxe version. There are brand-new decals too, while the scooter does not get a rate walking.

Besides the brand-new colours, the basic version of brand-new Honda Activa 4g will likewise be readily available in Pearl Remarkable White, Orchid Purple Metallic and Black.

The 2016 Activa-i, which is the same as 2015 design, is powered by the 110cc HET engine (Honda Eco Innovation) for fuel performance and creates 5.84 kW of power (8 BHP @ 7,500 rpm) and optimum torque of 8.74 Nm at 5,500 rpm. The motor is combined to a V-Matic transmission.

2017 Honda Activa 4g initially images dripped, Release impending

With the due date for the BS-IV emission standards heading better, car producers are hectic upgrading their two-wheelers to the strict emission requirements. After Honda Activa 4G and the 2017 Activa 125, Honda Bike and Scooter India (HMSI) now has strategies to upgrade its Dio moto-scooter. The very first pictures of the 2017 Honda Dio BS-IV have actually dripped from a dealership backyard and the business is most likely to release it quickly in the Indian two-wheeler market.

Concerning the most essential modifications, the 2017 Honda Dio BS-IV will include Automatic Headlamp ON (AHO) center that is getting compulsory for all two-wheelers in India beginning April 2017. The front apron on the brand-new 2017 Honda Dio BS-IV is seen with extra lights simply over the turning winkers. Likewise, at the cowl, there is a curved LED strip that appears to act as Daytime running light (DRL). The front apron is now provided a double tone treatment due to which the scooter looks a lot more attractive.

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Another modification in the 2017 Honda Dio is, naturally, the addition of a BS-IV engine. The existing design has actually been fitted with a 109cc engine that comes mated to an automatic transmission. The carbureted mill does an optimal power output of 8 bhp together with a peak torque of 8.77 Nm. The brand-new BS-IV engine may lead to a minor modification in the power and torque figures in addition to a simple increase in the fuel economy of the scooter, all thanks to lower emissions. Likewise Check out: 2017 Honda Activa 4G price went for INR 50,730

Stay tuned for more updates on the current car news and happenings from the two-wheeler area!

Hero 125cc competitor of Honda Activa 4g spied screening

The brand-new 125cc scooter will get telescopic front forks. This is an essential function for the Indian market as the roadways here are not effectively laid. Due to this, pits and other barriers make the roadways hard for cars with smaller sized wheels. Scooters have wheels of 10 and 12 inch sizes. So pits and speedbreakers huge issues. Having telescopic suspension at the front makes the automated scooters deal with potholed roadways much better. Due to the telescopic suspension, the handling of the scooter is likewise enhanced. This is why most brand-new automated scooters included this kind of suspension.

The brand-new 125cc automated scooter from Hero has actually begun checking on Indian roadways. It is unknowned when the scooter will be released in India. Considering that Honda is releasing a variety of budget plan bikes in India, Hero Motocorp is coming under pressure. The business’s primary sales stars are its 100cc commuter bikes and not its scooters. However in Honda’s case, it is the opposite. Automatic scooters from Honda offer much better than the business’s bikes. Hero is aiming to follow Honda’s steps by introducing brand-new automated scooters. If these scooters prosper, Hero will have the ability to eradicate Honda in India.

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Hero Motocorp is preparing a brand-new 125cc scooter. The 125cc automated scooter from Hero will be a rival of the Honda Activa 4g. This scooter will not resemble the other 2 automated scooters that Hero offers in India, the Enjoyment and the Genius. Both the Enjoyment and Genius are Honda scooters that have Hero branding. The brand-new 125cc scooter from Hero will not just be an appropriate Hero item, it will likewise have an engine that the business has actually established without Honda’s support. The 125cc Hero automated scooter is not styled like the Dare. It has a various styling that is more sober.

Honda Activa 4G is the brand-new economy scooter in India

The Honda Activa line was introduced in 2017 in the Indian market with the status of super-economical scooter, guaranteeing a typical usage of extraordinary 60 kilometers per liter of fuel.

The scooter comes geared up with a 110cc engine with Honda Eco Innovation (HET) system that establishes a power of 8 horses at 7,500 rpm and torque of 0.9 kgfm.

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The exchange is of the automated type CVT of relations of variable equipments. The rear and front brakes run with combined system.

Continuing its strong financial appeal, Honda’s Indian subsidiary reveals the upgrade of the design with the launch of the brand-new Activa 4G.

The recommended rate of the Honda Activa 4G price for the Indian market is 50,730 rupees (about R $ 2,350).

125cc, Honda Activa 4g market to see growth in India

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125cc, 150cc scooter market to see growth in India

by Amit Panday Jan 04, 2017

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India’s blossoming scooter sector, which has actually been specifying the development trajectory for the domestic two-wheeler market in the current past, is now all set to grow, resulting in growth of brand-new sub-segments.

The section, presently an umbrella to 100cc, 110cc, 125cc and 150cc scooter classes however controlled by 110cc designs, is approximated to tape development in the 125cc and 150cc scooter classifications in the future. An analysis by Autocar Expert of the growing scooter section (throughout its sub-categories) approximates that the 125cc scooter classification had a domestic market size of less than 500,000 systems per year in FY2016 on the conservative front. This section (125cc scooter classification), for that reason, represented a share of less than 10 percent of the general domestic scooter market in the last .

Our research study projections that the 125cc scooter section will grow by One Hundred Percent, if not more, in FY2018-19.

How the 125cc scooter market accumulates

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The 125cc scooter classification is presently controlled by 2 strong gamers– Suzuki Motorbike India (SMIL) and Honda Motorbike & Scooter India (HMSI). While Suzuki’s 125cc scooter Gain access to 125 has not just developed the marketplace for this class by itself over the last years, it has actually likewise been a traditionally essential competitor to the successful 110cc Honda Activa.

Suzuki likewise had on sale another 125cc scooter design called Swish 125, production which has actually now come to a standstill as the business is prioritising the production of its brand new Gain access to 125 (very first revealed at 2016 Car Exposition and introduced in March). The brand new Gain access to 125, especially, has actually restored the decreasing sales for SMIL in India this year.

” Suzuki is prioritising the production of its New Gain access to 125 to satisfy the high need and to attempt and decrease the waiting duration and backorders. Likewise, Suzuki has adequate trade supply of the Swish (125) in the pertinent markets where there is need for this design,” the business had actually clarified to a question from Autocar Expert just recently.

Honda, on the other hand, had actually forayed into this (125cc scooter) sector in 2014 by presenting its Activa 125. A quick study amongst HMSI dealerships exposes that the 125cc Activa is yet to make its mark amongst purchasers, who mainly choose Honda’s 110cc bestseller.

Nevertheless, while the Suzuki Gain access to 125 continues to be the most popular and segment-bestselling design, Piaggio’s Vespa variety, in the 125cc class, sits atop this classification with its premium prices.

It is to be kept in mind here that up until now significant gamers such as Hero MotoCorp, TVS Motor Business and India Yamaha Motor continue to stay missing in this classification.

TVS Motor to get in 125cc scooter market

Previously this year, Autocar Specialist had actually broken news about TVS Motor Business preparing to go into the 125cc scooter section quickly. The business, likewise the 3rd biggest two-wheeler producer in India, is comprehended to be establishing a brand new 125cc scooter design( s), which might see rollout in the very first couple of months of CY2017.

The Hosur-based business is likewise learnt how to be thinking about drifting a brand-new scooter brand name to release its upcoming line-up of more effective city scooters. 4 various sources, all opting to remain confidential, have actually verified that TVS is establishing 125cc scooter designs– and for this reason a more powerful scooter portfolio– to take its game-plan a notch greater.

” TVS Motor is readying a 125cc scooter design which is approximated to be presented early next year. The business is treading its own constant course in establishing and releasing brand-new items. The business is likewise examining the possibility of debuting in this sector (125cc) under a brand-new trademark name. Nevertheless, it was anticipated that a 125cc scooter might get branding under the effective Jupiter name,” exposed the source.

” The Jupiter has actually developed itself effectively, and this plainly implies that it will continue with its existing momentum in the market. Nevertheless, that is the only large-selling scooter brand name from the TVS steady, which indicates that the business will need to take a look at developing another scooter brand name that might cost them,” divulged another source.

TVS Motor Business has actually not reacted to an emailed question from Autocar Expert on its upcoming 125cc scooter design

Hero MotoCorp likewise dealing with a 125cc design.

It is likewise discovered that Hero MotoCorp is dealing with 125cc scooter design( s) and prepares to reinforce its scooter portfolio in the progressing classes.

The upcoming design– a firmly held personal job for the business– is being prepared for launch in the domestic market within the very first 2 quarters of FY2017-18, divulged a minimum of 3 reliable sources who know the advancements.

Current scooter designs from Hero MotoCorp– Master Edge and the Duet– have actually provided excellent volumes to the business, consequently combining its grip in the Honda-dominated market.

The two significant gamers– Hero MotoCorp and TVS Motor Business– have actually been contending increasingly with each other in the past. Market information of FY2016 highlights that while Hero MotoCorp taped overall scooter sales of 818,777 systems, TVS Motor offered 773,597 systems, behind by just 45,180 systems for the 12-month duration.

In September 2016, Hero MotoCorp outsold TVS Motor by just 5,456 scooters. (Hero: 83,990 systems vs TVS: 78,534 systems). In October 2016, Hero MotoCorp handled to outsell TVS Motor by just 980 systems (Hero: 88,780 systems vs TVS: 87,810 systems).

This pattern altered in November when TVS Motor outsold Hero MotoCorp by 16,349 systems (Hero: 53,410 systems vs TVS: 69,759 systems). Nevertheless, on a cumulative basis, Hero continues to lead TVS Motor in the April– November duration.

Surprisingly, it can be observed that TVS Motor, likewise the 3rd biggest scooter gamer in the domestic market presently, is progressively closing the space with the second-largest scooter gamer– Hero MotoCorp.

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While it is comprehended that the business intend to be present in all significant (growing) item classifications, senior market authorities have actually constantly repeated that early to market provides an advantage over competitors (who get in late) and, likewise in regards to the recall worth.

This suggests that it would not be wrong to presume that both TVS and Hero MotoCorp would be seeking to present their 125cc scooter designs as early in the market as they can. Entering this brand-new, somewhat more effective scooter class, both two-wheeler majors will planning to progressively own gains in this market section.

State of the 150cc scooter market

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The 150cc scooter class makes up the leading end with brand names from Piaggio Automobiles India– Vespa and Aprilia. Market information has it that in FY2016 the 150cc scooter market size stood at less than 5,000 systems, all thanks to the two premium Vespa designs (Vespa SXL 150 and VXL 150), which had a list price tag of over Rs 85,000 (ex-showroom).

This, nevertheless, greatly altered when Piaggio Cars India presented the SR 150 under the Aprilia brand name at a competitive price-tag of Rs 65,000 (ex-showroom) in August 2016. In the joyful month of October, the business offered 820 systems under the Vespa brand name and 3,403 systems under Aprilia alone.

Even more, Piaggio has actually currently verified more variations of the trendy Aprilia SR 150 (in the pipeline), which plainly shows great times for this end of the general scooter market too.

Cumulatively in between April-November 2016, the Honda Activa 4g market has actually offered more than 14,000 systems, which marks a dive of more than 7 times over the matching worth from the previous financial. Our analysis approximates that regardless of the preliminary effect of demonetisation, the marketplace size of this classification will cumulatively cross the 20,000 unit-mark by the end of FY2017. The general scooter market has actually been a buffer to slowing bike sales. With 125cc and 150cc power, it might start to speed up.

Honda Activa 2 Wheelers Crosses 28 Million Sales Mark

As far as market share is worried, Honda now owns 26 percent of the Indian Two-Wheeler market at the end of the very first half of FY 2016-17. It was likewise the greatest volume gainer in the market with over 5, 02,726 systems offered, which is a huge 43 percent of brand-new two-wheelers offered. The business grew at a remarkable 24 percent as compared with the market development of 13 percent.

Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India is commemorating Diwali as it crosses the 28 million sales mark. In the current months, Honda 2 Wheelers associates its success to the Livo, CB Shine SP and the Hornet 160R. Another design which has actually done actually well for Honda is the Navi. Given that it was released, the sales of the Navi have actually crossed the 50,000 mark in hardly 6 months. Discussing trust, Honda 2 Wheeler states that the very first 1 million sales can be found in 44 months of operation while the last 4 million sales have actually can be found in simply 9 months.

Among the significant factors is that Honda is running at complete capability at all of its 4 factory in India. The combined output of all the 4 plants is a massive 5.8 million systems per year. The business has near to 4,800 sales outlets throughout the nation and it is preparing to include another 500 outlets prior to March 2017. There will be unique focus on semi-urban and backwoods also.

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Discussing the landmark accomplishment, Mr. Keita Muramatsu, President & CEO, Honda Bike & Scooter India stated, “India is the fastest growing economy worldwide and among the most crucial markets for Honda. With this vision of development, today we have actually accomplished a brand-new turning point for our company in India. The journey to the 28 million turning point has actually been remarkable. We are deeply humbled by the faith and trust that our consumers have actually reposed in brand name Honda. We thank our valued consumers, organisation partners, partners, and all our coworkers at Honda for this exceptional accomplishment.”.

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2017 Suzuki Gain access to 4g gone for Rs 54,302; upgraded functions, colours and more

The brand-new Gain access to 4g gets BS-IV certified engine at the heart. It is powered by a 124 cc four-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine, which can drain a power of 8.58 bhp at 7,000 rpm and a peak torque of 9.8 Nm at 5,000 rpm. In its brand-new avatar, the 4gcc scooter likewise includes the Automatic Headlamp On (AHO).

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Suzuki has actually likewise included a brand-new colour shade– Metal Sonic Silver– to the 2017 Gain access to 4g. It will continue to be used in 5 existing colour alternatives– Pearl Suzuki Deep Blue, Sweet Sonoma Red, Metallic Fibroin Grey, Glass Shimmer Black and Pearl Mirage White.

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” Considering that their launch, the Gixxers and the New Gain access to 4g have actually acquired tremendous appeal in their sections. In order to offer our clients with environment friendly innovation in line with the most recent guidelines, these cars now abide by BS-IV as well as include AHO,” stated Satoshi Uchida, SMIPL Handling Director.

” We are likewise revitalizing this variety with brand-new colour & graphic versions. For the New Gain access to, the Metallic Sonic Silver is targeted at the style mindful clients who are trying to find more choices in regards to modern-day styling,” he included.

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The Metal Sonic Silver variation is priced at Rs 54,302 for the drum brake variation, while the disc brake variation comes at Rs 57,615 (Ex Display room, Delhi). Gain access to 4g procedures 1,780 mm in length, 650mm in width, and 1,4g mm in height. The Gain access to 4g gets a wheelbase of 1,250 m.

Gain access to 4g takes on Honda Activa 4g price, Honda Pilot and Mahindra Rodeo RZ in the Indian two-wheeler market.

2017 Suzuki Gain access to vs Mahindra Gusto 125 vs Honda Activa 4g

The 2017 Suzuki Gain access to is based upon a brand-new chassis that has actually made it larger than the very first generation design. The Gain access to is the longest and narrowest scooter in this contrast and has a typical height, wheelbase, ground clearance, seat height and fuel tank size. Its measurements are 1,870 mm in length, 655 mm in width, 1,160 mm in height, 1,265 mm in wheelbase, 160 mm in ground clearance, 780 mm in seat height and 5.6 litres of fuel tank capability. At 102 kg, the Gain access to is most likely the lightest car in its class.

The Mahindra Gusto 125 is the largest and highest 4g scooter and it has the longest wheelbase. It has the greatest ground clearance and it includes very first of its kind height-adjustable seat. It likewise has the biggest fuel tank that can save 6 litres. The Gusto 125 is the only scooter that includes a 12-inch rear wheel.

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New Suzuki Gain access to 125 headlamp at Vehicle Exposition 2017

The brand-new Gain access to is the lightest scooter in the section offered its kerb weight of 102 kg.

All the scooters here have engine displacements of around 124 cc which produce basically the very same power and torque. The Gain access to 125 is the most effective, though by a margin, with 8.7 PS at 7,000 rpm and 10.2 Nm at 5,000 rpm.

Likewise Check out: Will introduce Suzuki Gixxer 250 when time is right, states SMIL

The brand-new Suzuki Gain access to is priced in between the Mahindra Gusto 125 and the Honda Activa 4g price at INR 57,947 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

BS IV Certified TVS Jupiter Launched: Costs Start At 49,666

TVS Jupiter, the popular 110 cc scooter from the home-grown two-wheeler producer has actually been introduced in India with an upgraded BS-IV certified engine. The costs stay the same with the base alternative gone for 49,666 and the high-grade ZX variation with disc brake priced at 53,666 (All ex-showroom, Delhi). The Jupiter is the 2nd scooter from TVS Motor Business to obtain a BS-IV engine this year after the TVS Wego. Like its other 110 cc brother or sister, the upgraded TVS Jupiter now likewise features Automatic Headlamp On (AHO) function in line with the brand-new security standards. The Jupiter will now likewise be readily available in 2 brand-new colour alternatives – Jade Green and Mystic Gold, in addition to the existing colours.

Discussing the upgraded TVS Jupiter, Aniruddha Haldar, Vice President Marketing- Scooters, TVS Motor Business, stated, “TVS Jupiter has actually gotten such interest from the customers, in action to its credo of ‘Zyada ka Fayda’. Living real to this credo not just is the whole Jupiter variety now BSIV certified, it now provides the special Sync Braking System (SBS) throughout the whole variety (earlier just readily available on the ZX variety). Even more, for our clients, we are including 2 colours Jade Green and Mystic Gold, providing 10 colour alternatives to pick from.”.

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The TVS Jupiter is among the most popular 110 cc scooters in India and the business has actually offered over 1.5 million systems of the scooter till now. The Jupiter matches the similarity the freshly released Honda Activa 4G, Mahindra Gusto and the Hero Genius Edge. The brand-new Jupiter has actually currently reached car dealerships and can now been scheduled at TVS display rooms throughout India.

Apart from being BS-IV certified, the powertrain stays the same as the Jupiter continues to utilize the very same all-aluminium, low-friction 109.7 cc single-cylinder engine tuned to produce 8 bhp of power at 7500 rpm and 8 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. The motor comes paired to an automatic transmission. The metal bodied, TVS Jupiter is styled to have a considerable on-road existence, which provides high-performance trip quality with remarkable trip convenience. The scooter likewise features TVS patented Econometer, which guides riders in both ‘Eco Mode’ and ‘Power Mode’ and the engine provides best-in-class fuel economy in ‘Eco’ mode. The BS-IV compliance is signified by the sticker label seen on the front panel.