Honda CB Shine SP 125 launched in 5 different colours and in three variants; gets 5 Speed gearbox and digital instrument cluster; delivers claimed 65 km/l
Honda CB Shine SP 125 is all set to be the replacement for the aging yet extremely popular motorcycle from the Honda stable, “Shine 125”. Honda has been purely banking on Shine motorcycle when it comes to sales of motorcycles in the country as it enjoy’s the 46% of market share in India today in 125cc segment.
Apart from India, Honda CB Shine is the largest selling 125cc motorcycle in the world too. You first read about the CB Shine SP with some exclusive spy pics on GaadiWaadi.com back in May 2015. Finally, Honda two-wheelers today launched the CB Shine SP with a starting price tag of Rs.59,900.
Speaking about the Honda’s latest addition to ‘Shine’ Family, Mr.Y.S.Guleria, Seniour Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda 2W Said,
With over 43 lakhs happy customers, the legacy of Shine is undisputed. though CB Shine enjoy 46% market share, our plan is to further strengthen Honda’s leadership position in 125cc segment. We are extending the family with this pride and what we are showcasing today is the next step of this legacy – loaded with additional features making it very special
Honda CB Shine SP 125 is quite an attractive looking motorcycle with urban sharp look and modern styling, Shine SP has conceptualisation to make rider’s feel “Special”. It does look to have a lot of premium touches all around. Golden side panels, dual paint scheme along with eye catching graphics will make it very attractive for buyers.
Headlight cowl is much more prominent on this bike, headlight and exhaust take their inspirations from the recently launched Livo. It got the combination of 5-split alloy wheels with disc added to it and 2 piece designed muffler also available.
- Honda CB Shine SP Self-Drum – Rs.59,900
- Honda CB Shine SP Self-Disc-alloy: Rs.62,400
- Honda CB Shine SP CBS – Rs.64,400
Honda has given it multi-spoke alloy wheel, which also makes it look upmarket-ish. Clear lens turn indicator is a welcome move and the reflector on the bike suggests that this motorcycle is export ready as Euro 4 standards are all set to come soon.
Instrument cluster is part digital and part analogue and does look impressive. Solitary turn indicators are missing though but the fit-finish and quality is top notch like most other Honda vehicles.
Honda CB Shine SP 125 is powered by the same 124.7cc Air cooled 4 Stroke SI engine that generates 10.57 PS of power and 10.3 NM of torque but it is mated to a 5 Speed gearbox. HET technology is also available to make more efficient use of fuel and provides utmost refinement and reliability.
Dimension wise there are changes to the chassis that we told once the first set of spy shots came in. The length is 2007 mm, ground clearance is up from 157 to 160 mm. Wheelbase remains identical at 1266 mm. Weight reduced by 1 kilogram for the CBS version.
Chassis wise the single down tube frame continues to be part of the package. Wheel size are also same as the normal CB Shine at 18-inch.
Honda is offering 240 mm disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear. CBS combi braking system has been introduced on the CB Shine SP, Ceat tyres make it to this model for more grip and long life.
|CB Shine SP Technical Specification|
|Power||10.57 BHP @ 7500 RPM|
|Torque||10.3 NM @ 5500 RPM|
|CB Shine SP Dimensions|
|Ground Clearence||160 mm|
|Fuel Tank||10.5 L|
|Frame & Suspension|
|Frame Type||Steel Diamond|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Fork|
|Rear Suspension||Spring Loaded Hyro. Swring Arm|
Honda CB Shine SP will come in 5 attractive colour options: athletic blue metallic, geny grey metallic, pearl amazing white, rebel red metallic and black. Black, grey and red colour comes with gold colour painted side cowl where as grey and white comes with silver painted side cowl.
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