The 2018 Honda CB Shine SP, Livo And Dream Yuga get subtle cosmetic updates as well as mechanical revisions for improved efficiency
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India has introduced the 2018MY updates for its three entry-level commuters in the domestic market. Having been unveiled at the 2018 Auto Expo in Greater Noida last month, the new CB Shine SP, Livo and Dream have go on sale now officially with some significant improvements.
Apart from the exterior revisions, the Japanese manufacturer has included mechanical modifications for better efficiency. The HET Tyre is made up of new compound that claims to have reduced rolling resistance by 15 to 20 percent. It does not hamper the handling as it provides optimum grip on different surface conditions. Moreover, it helps in reducing the carbon footprint and improving fuel economy as well.
Some of the important mechanical changes include a new low maintenance seal chain with O-ring seals to maintain chain drive lubrication for a longer period of time. Additionally, the seal chain has improved durability and lower maintenance cost in comparison to the regular chain. The 2018 CB Shine SP, Livo and Dream feature chain covers as well.
As we reported earlier, the 2018 Honda CB Shine SP starts at Rs. 62,032 (ex-showroom, New Delhi) for the base Drum variant. The other two specifications it is sold are Disc and CBS. It is retailed in five shades namely Pearl Siren Blue, Geny Grey Metallic, Black, Athletic Blue Metallic, and Imperial Red Metallic and sports new body graphics and tank shroud.
The regular instrument cluster gains clock and service due indicator. The 2018MY Livo has its prices starting from Rs. 56,230 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Claimed to be the company’s best-selling 110 cc bike with over 5.9 lakh customers, it also adorns a new graphics and an analogue/digital instrument cluster with indication for service.
Sold in five paint schemes such as Black, Athletic Blue Metallic, Sunset Brown Metallic, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, and Imperial Red Metallic, it also gets the option of Disc brakes. With a price tag of Rs. 52,741 (ex-showroom, New Delhi), the 2018 Honda Dream Yuga features body-coloured mirrors, revised instrument and graphics.
In addition to colours like Black with Red, Black with Lemon Ice Yellow, Black with Radiant Red Metallic, Sports Red with Black, Black with Heavy Grey Metallic, Honda has added Sunset Brown Metallic to the Dream Yuga’s lineup.