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BS6 compliant Honda 2Wheelers cross 5.5 lakh unit sales mark

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Honda 2Wheelers India has announced that the brand has successfully transitioned to BS6 emission compliant and has crossed a sales mark of more than 5.5 lakh units in India. The brand now comprises of six two-wheelers in its BS6 compliant line-up which includes the Activa 6G, Activa 125, Dio BS6, Shine, SP125 and Unicorn. 

The new BS6 line-up now comes with Enhanced Smart Power (eSP) technology which integrates a new AC Generator (ACG) starter motor and new technologies that reduce frictional losses in the moving parts of the engine making the motor more efficient and smooth. The new line-up is laced with the brand’s Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-Fi) which was first introduced to the world in 1982. 

Honda’s most popular motor scooter the Activa BS6 features the new PGM-Fi technology with HET (Honda Eco Technology), ACG starter motor for silent starter operation and world’s first enhanced Smart Tumble Technology (eSTT). The BS6 Honda Activa 6G also comes with LED headlamp, telescopic front fork suspension, engine start/stop switch, integrated dual function switch, external fuel filler, passing switch and 3-step adjustable rear suspension. 

Powering the Activa 6G is a 110cc single-cylinder 4-stroke air/fan-cooled single spark engine that produces 7.79 PS of power and 8.79 Nm of torque mated to an automatic CVT gearbox. The Activa 6G measures 1833mm in length, 697mm in width and 1156mm in height with a wheelbase of 1260mm. 

Honda also launched the popular Honda Unicorn in its BS6 avatar with a new 160cc BS6 compliant engine. The Honda Unicorn has been in the Indian market for more than 15 years now and the new upgrade brings the brand’s trusted Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-Fi) technology with Honda Eco Technology that claims to have increased the performance as well as the efficiency of the motorcycle. The new Unicorn is powered by a 162.7cc single-cylinder air-cooled 4-stroke SI engine that produces 12.92 PS of power and 14 Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed constant mesh gearbox with a wet multi-plate clutch.

The brand has also upgraded its Big Bikes portfolio with the launch of the new BS6 compliant Honda Africa Twin adventure sports which now comes with larger engine displacement and an automatic as well as a new manual transmission.