Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India will launch the BS-VI ready Activa 125 scooter on September 11 with a lot of technology update
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India who recently unveiled India’s first BS-VI scooter in the form of the Activa 125 has now confirmed to launch it on September 11, 2019. BS-6 version of India’s largest selling two-wheeler was unveiled by Akshay Kumar and Taapsee Pannu early this month, both of whom are HMSI’s brand ambassadors.
Now the launch will take place in presence of Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India, which shows the importance on the product put by Honda.
The reason is simple, not only is the Honda Activa is the most selling scooter in India, but it is also the largest selling two-wheeler and being the first BS-VI scooter puts is into the spot. That’s why HMSI has put a lot of R&D into the new product. The BS-VI Activa will feature 26 new patent applications.
The scooter will pack technology like PGM-FI Honda Eco Technology (HET), Honda Enhanced Smart Power (eSP), Idling Stop System for better fuel economy and a new silent start system. The new BS-VI Activa 125 will have a 124 cc, single-cylinder engine producing 6.10 kW (8.29 PS) of peak power at 6,500 revs. When compared to the current BS-IV version, it makes a bit higher 6.35 kW (8.63 PS) output. The new scooter will have fuel injection technology.
In terms of design, the Activa 125 BS-VI will have a redesigned LED position lamp and new signature accents. The front apron will now come with chrome chest and will be available in six colour options – Black, Heavy Gray Metallic, Rebel Red Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic Majestic Brown Metallic and Pearl Precious White.
The BS-VI Honda Activa 125 will be 36 mm longer, 3 mm wider and 19 mm taller than the BS-IV version. There will be a semi-digital instrument console that will display real-time economy, average fuel consumption, distance to empty and ECO indicator.
More information like odometer, service due indicator, malfunction light and the clock will be available too.