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Biking: The 'new' Honda plan

February 20, 2015 16:06 IST

The company has upped the ante by launching updated versions of five of its highly popular bikes recently. Consumers are in for better time, says Sagar Basandani

On February 4, 2015, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India showcased some major updates of its most consumed products, namely Honda Dio, Dream Yuga, Dream Neo, CB Shine and Activa. The manufacturer has sincerely accepted the feedback from its customers to make their products more satisfactory and valuable.

Honda Activa 3G

The highest-selling scooter in India, the Honda Activa is now christened as Honda Activa 3G (pictured, above) -- denoting third generation. Priced at Rs 48,852 (ex-showroom, Delhi), the machine looks fantastic with the new side panels, recomposed tail light unit with side indicators and new 3D metallic monogram displaying 'Activa 3G'.

Trance Blue metallic and Lusty Red metallic are the new paints applied to its skin while Black, White and Geny Grey metallic shades are still there to brighten the mood.

Honda CB Shine

2015 Honda CB Shine (pictured, above), one of the most pleasing 125cc motorcycles, now performs well with HET and appears more attractive with new side panels, visor, tail-light, tank and alloy wheels.

Honda's famous and appreciable Combi-brake system is now bestowed to the Shine for enhanced braking experience.

The bike will reach dealerships by the beginning of March. Colours that are available as an option are Geny Grey Metallic, Maple Brown Metallic, Black and Imperial Red Metallic.

Honda Dream Yuga

2015 Honda Dream Yuga (pictured, above) designed especially for the working men, gets more stylish with the new stickers on front cowl, side panel and fuel tank. The graphics are added on ravishing new colour range that includes Black, Black with Heavy Grey Metallic, Black with Candy Glory Red. The company announces its availability by March 2015.

Honda Dream Neo

2015 Honda Dream Neo (pictured, above) also finds a new suit for its durable body. Besides applying new decals on the tank, side cowl and panel, the paint job is changed with Black with Violet Stripes and Black with Red Stripes. To make it a better utility to the public, it has been fixed with a lockable side cowl. It is going to stand next to 2015 Dream Yuga by March.

Honda Dio

2015 Honda Dio (pictured, above) looks amazing in its new avatar, the company has changed its whole theme with a perfect blend of trendy graphics and vibrant dual tone colours. The colour options placed on the list are Sports Red, Jazzy Blue Metallic, Candy Palm Green and Black. It will be available at the dealerships in the last week of March.

Sagar Basandani