Honda Motorbike Scooter India (HMSI) as we speak unveiled its first Bharat Stage VI (BS6) compliant two-wheeler for the Indian market, and it’s none aside from the Honda Activa 125. The brand new BS6 compliant Honda Activa 125 scooter is slated to formally go on sale in India later this 12 months, in the direction of the tip of Q2 2019-20, so, someplace round September 2019, forward of the official deadline of April 1, 2020. Curiously, simply a few days earlier, rival Hero MotoCorp introduced that its Splendor was the primary two-wheeler in India to get BS6 certification.
The brand new BS6 compliant Honda Activa 125 additionally include gasoline injection, making it solely the second 125 cc scooter in India, after the Hero Maestro Edge 125 FI, to get gasoline injection. Whereas the engine particulars are but to be shared with us, the brand new BS6 compliant Honda Activa 125 will include the identical 125 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine up to date with the corporate’s PGM-FI fuel-injection expertise to fulfill the stringent emission rules. At the moment, the BS4 Activa 125 churns out eight.Four bhp at 6500 rpm and 10.54 Nm of peak torque at 5000 rpm. The brand new Activa 125 can even provide 10 per cent extra gasoline effectivity.
Among the many BS6 Honda Activa 125’s key highlights, the scooter now comes with a brand new starter motor which is claimed to be noiseless and an idle cease system that goals to enhance gasoline economic system on the scooter. The BS6 Activa 125 can even be the primary in its phase to come back with a aspect stand indicator with engine inhibitor, which prevents the engine from beginning when the aspect stand is engaged. The scooter additionally comes with a brand new semi-digital console that reveals extra info together with the vary and common gasoline effectivity. The BS6 Honda Activa 125 now will get an exterior gasoline lid together with the Four-in-1 ignition change.
Visually, the scooters look just about similar to the present fashions, with some styling updates. The visible updates embody new LED headlamp with reflectors, chrome inserts on aspect panels, and a brand new taillamp amongst others. The BS6 Activa 125 additionally comes with a number of up to date color choices together with Insurgent Crimson Metallic, Black, Heavy Gray Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic, Pearl Valuable White, Majestic Brown Metallic.