Country’s supreme manufacturer of bikes, Honda Bikes & Scooter India, launched the 150cc CB Trigger for the North-East India. Aimed at capturing 20 - 25 per cent of the market in this segment for the future years. Honda CB Trigger price may come with a starting tag of Rs 67,400 – Rs. 76,900/- (Ex-showroom, Guwahati) as told by the Divisional Head (RO East). It is expected to rival Bajaj Autos Pulsar(150 cc), TVS Apache RTR and Yamaha FZ series of motorcycles. The bike has premium specifications and naked appearance, but a bit identical to Yamaha FZ. Boosting its brand image, the Japanese makers are organising a gathering from Guwahati in Assam to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh in which they are looking forward to invite customers using bikes above 250cc.
Now, talking about some of the features and the technology used in it, Honda CB Trigger features a bold design, with a 150cc engine, which pumps out 13.8 bhp at 8500 rpm of maximum power and 12.5 Nm of sparking torque, a fully digital front panel, LED tail lamps etc. It falls in the commuter category of bikes with CBS braking system, maintenance-free battery, alloy wheels, tubeless tyres and much more. This bike, with the new technology promises a perfect mix of best in class features like “Style” and fuel-efficiency for daily commuting. The powerful machine may make people bow down their heads, instead of just turning them up towards it.
It has a five speed gear box with a shift pattern of 1 down and 4 gears up pushes which had been a common one. 60 kilometer of mileage is claimed from company’s end which is more than sufficient to say no to fuel stations in the city. The total kerb weight of 137 Kgs, has been handled by 80/100 and 110/80 inches of tyres. This is the first bike in the country to have the combi brake system as an option. The CBS applies both the brakes simultaneously which aids stability under hard braking and reduces braking by as much as 32 per cent. Honda CB Trigger Pictures show us the launching was done by the bollywood actor Akshay Kumar in Gurgaon, Haryana.
The North East area has been a little behind in terms of development as compared with the rest of the country. However, the growth has now picked up and Honda is aiming to capitalise the opportunity by gaining early-bird advantage. Honda CB Trigger has been launched in 3 variants in India including different new features & specifications at an affordable price in the interest of a common man namely Standard (disc brake at the front and drum at the rear), Deluxe (disc brakes front and rear) and CBS (disc brakes front and rear with CBS). The company will be adding few more dealers to their list in roder to the pace of retailing in the market and will reach to the count of 21 dealers in the region. Recently Honda are launched 2013 Honda Dream Yuga is Rs.45,101.