Honda bikes have proven its caliber world over and also this Japanese two wheeler manufacturer holds a special place in Indian two wheeler market. Honda earlier partnered with Hero MotoCorp Company. Honda with its technological support aided Hero Company to manufacture most fuel efficient and reliable bikes in Indian market. But these two giants have dissolved their partnership few months back and now both these companies have started producing two wheeler bikes and scooters on their own brand name. Both these companies have some of the best variants in their arsenal. Hero Moto Corp is doing well in 100 cc and 125 cc bike segment and so is Honda with its bike and scooter segment. Honda is better known for its scooter segment than their bike segment. Though this segment is also doing good business but the gearless scooter is slightly better than bike segment.
Honda Activa is a gearless variant which is leading the way at the moment in gearless two wheeler market. if we look at Honda Activa pictures, this new variant is very well designed, which suits to all the segments of the society. This vehicle is more preferred by women and aged people because of its driving comfort level. The vehicle is also very popular among college going students and also young professionals. If we go through Honda Activa reviews, this vehicle is fitted with 110 cc 4 stroke single cylinder engine and is air cooled and OHC type. The 110 cc engine has the potential of delivering 8 BHP at 7500 RPM and exert max torque of 0.9 Kg-m at 5500 RPM. The engine is matted to V Matic transmission system, and Honda Activa is available with self and kick start options. For providing comfort, the vehicle is fitted with long and wide saddle, and if we look at the suspension system of Honda Activa, the vehicle is fitted with bottom link with spring loaded hydraulic damper and on the rear end with unit swing with spring loaded hydraulic damper.
Honda Activa is best the vehicle for indian ladies as compared to others. Honda Activa is fitted with viscous paper air filter, which is virtually maintenance free. It needs to be cleaned after every 15,000 kilometers. Honda has given special preference to the safety features, and this is the reason it has included 130 mm drum brake on both front and rear wheels. This drum Dia comes with CBS feature, and the safety level has been enhanced with wide tubeless tyres fitted on front and back of the vehicle. The Honda Activa is fitted with 5.3 liter capacity fuel tank, and also there is a lot of storage space available for the customer under the saddle. If we look at Honda Activa price, this vehicle comes with a price tag of Rs. 46,099 [Ex-Showroom, New Delhi. I shared that India's Maiden Lifestyle Scooter, Piaggio Vespa LX 125 launched.