Honda Motorcycle and Scooter has launched its new entry-level bike–the Shine 100–in the Indian market. The new Shine 100 is offered in a single variant at an introductory price of INR 64,900. The commuter bike is powered by a 99.7-cc petrol engine that generates a 7.6 hp of power and a torque of 8.05 Nm. The bike serves as a rival to the Hero Splendor, the Bajaj Platina 100, the TVS Star City Plus.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Atsushi Ogata, Managing Director, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India said: “Shine is the most popular and trusted motorcycle brand in its category. Today we unveil Honda’s all new 100cc motorcycle – Shine 100 which is designed and built to refortify the Shine legacy. Shine 100 is Honda’s next big leap to make mobility more accessible and affordable for people across India. We are proud to present a robust, reliable, and fuel-efficient motorcycle for customers in the basic commuter category. As we launch the Shine 100, we continue to prioritise the needs and aspirations of our customers and strive to exceed their expectations in every step of this journey.”
Design and features
The new Shine 100 takes its design inspiration from its elder sibling–the Shine 125. The commuter bike comes with notable design elements such as a front cowl, unibody flat seat, aluminium grab rail, bold tail lamp, sleek distinguished muffler, and all-black alloy wheels. The bike is offered in five different colours: black with red stripes, black with blue stripes, black with green stripes, black with gold stripes, and black with grey stripes. The Shine 100 is built on a new light-weight durable diamond frame. The bike comes with a long seat measuring 677 mm and its seat height is 786 mm. Furthermore, the bike gets a ground clearance of 168 mm and a wheelbase of 1245 mm.
The bike comes equipped with a dual analog instrument cluster; the first instrument cluster is for speedometer, and for the second instrument cluster is for fuel gauge. Other notable features are its halogen headlight and tail light units, side-stand engine cut off system, and Combined Brake System (CBS) with equaliser.
The new Shine 100 is powered by a 99.7 cc, OBD2 compliant, air-cooled, single-cylinder, BS-6 engine. The engine–which is mated to a four-speed constant mesh gearbox–generates a peak power of 7.6 hp and a peak torque of 8.05 Nm. The bike also comes with PGM-Fi fuel injection technology that increases the fuel efficiency up to 65 kmpl or more, and Honda’s Friction Reduction technology that enhances the engine performance.
The Shine 100 model’s suspension duties are handled by telescopic fork at front and dual shocks at rear. The bike gets both drum brakes on both ends with Combined brake system and equaliser.
|Engine type||Air-cooled, single-cylinder, BS-6, PGM-Fi|
|Peak power||7.6 hp|
|Peak torque||8.05 Nm|
|Transmission||4-speed constant mesh gearbox|
|Turning radius||1.9 m|
|Seat height||786 mm|
|Ground clearance||168 mm|
|Brake||Combine brake system with equaliser|
Honda Shine 100 price in Nepal
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has launched its new entry-level commuter bike–the Shine 100–at INR 64,900. The company has also offered a 6-year special warranty package, of which the first 3-years will be standard, and the next 3-years will be an optional extended warranty. Although there is no official news regarding its launch in Nepal, the fans can expect it to cost around Rs 1.90 lakh here.
|Honda models||Price in India||Expected price in Nepal|
|Shine 100||INR 64,900||Rs 1.90 lakh|
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