Honda Motorbikes and Scooters India has introduced the Honda Shine 100 in the country. It is positioned below the CB Shine and competes with the Hero Splendor, and here is what it has to offer.
What design features does the Honda Shine 100 have?
The Shine 100 is styled after the CB Shine 125. It has a curved headlight and fuel tank, as well as a single-piece seat with a grab rail for the convenience of the pillion. Like most commuter motorcycles in India, the overall design is simple and slim.
How powerful is the Honda Shine 100 engine?
Honda’s Shine 100 is powered by a 100cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine with an output of 7.61bhp and 8.05Nm. It’s mated to a four-speed transmission and housed in a tubular frame. Not to mention that the motor in the Shine 100 is OBD-2 compliant (onboard diagnostics), allowing it to monitor real-time emissions.
Is the Shine 100’s feature set comprehensive?
The Shine 100 now has a halogen headlight with bulb turn indicators. It comes with a twin-pod instrument console with a speedometer, odometer, and fuel level readout. Honda has also included a side-stand sensor and CBS (Combined Braking System).
What does the Shine 100 get in terms of hardware?
Telescopic front forks and dual rear shocks are standard on the Honda Shine 100. Meanwhile, the braking system consists of a front and rear drum unit mounted on alloy wheels with road-biased tyres.
What is the price of the Shine 100, and who are its competitors?
The Honda Shine 100 is priced at Rs. 64,900 (ex-showroom, Maharashtra) and will compete with the Hero Splendor, TVS Radeon, and Bajaj Platina. Bookings for the new Shine began today, with deliveries beginning in May 2023. The Shine 100 is available in five different colour schemes: black with red stripes, black with blue stripes, black with green stripes, black with gold stripes, and black with grey stripes.