Honda Activa 6G BS6 recently launched in India (Photo Credit: honda2wheelersindia.com)
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI), the second-largest automaker, on Saturday said that the company has sold over one lakh units of its BS6 two-wheeler range in the country. The milestone of dispatching over one lakh milestone comes in a little over four months. It is to be noted that Honda Motors has so far introduced BS6 models in the Activa 125, SP 125, and Activa 6G.
On the looks front, Honda Activa 6G BS6 comes with a full metal body. It gets a redesigned front apron, revised LED headlamp, and tweaks to the rear. It boasts of features including digital-analogue meter, engine start-stop switch, 18-litre under-seat storage, double lid external fuel fill, multi-function switch, and CBS with equalizer. The scooter further gets telescopic front forks, a 3-step adjustable rear suspension, and a 12-inch wheel. There are drums at both ends and is available in two variants i.e. Standard and Deluxe.
Under the hood, Honda Activa 6G comes equipped with a BS6-compliant, HET, 109.51 cc, PGM-Fi (Programmed Fuel Injection) engine that churns out 7.68 bhp at 8,000 rpm, and 8.79 Nm of peak torque at 5,250 rpm. Importantly, Honda Activa 6G BS6 also has a silent start technology.
Honda Activa 6G Standard: Rs 63,912
Honda Activa 6G Deluxe: Rs 65,412
Honda Activa 6G BS6 comes with Glitter Blue Metallic, Pearl Spartan Red, Matte Axis Grey Metallic, Black, Dazzle Yellow Metallic, and Pearl Precious White colour options.
The BS-6 compliant Honda SP 125 comes with a new design. It gets a fully digital meter, which displays details pertaining to fuel efficiency, gear position, service, and trip, among others. Other features the motorcycle include LED DC headlamp, engine start/stop switch, integrated headlamp beam and passing switch, and chrome muffler cover.
It comes in two variants (Drum & Disc) and 4 colours - Striking Green, Mat Axis Grey Metallic, Imperial Red Metallic, and Pearl Siren Blue.
Honda SP125 gets a BS6-compliant, PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection), 125 cc engine with eSP (enhanced smart power) technology. The engine belts 10.7 bhp at 7500 rpm and develops 10.9 Nm of peak torque at 6000 rpm. It is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
Honda SP125 BS6 sits on a diamond type frame. It gets a telescopic suspension up front and 5-step adjustable hydraulic suspension at the rear. There are 18-inch tubeless tyres. The alloy wheels have a 240 mm disc or 130 mm drum at the front and 130 mm drum at the rear. The motorcycle makes use of CBS (combi-brake system) with equalizer.
Below are the variant-wise price (ex-showroom, Delhi) details of the new SP125:
Honda SP125 Drum - Rs 72,900
Honda SP125 Disc - Rs 77,100
Honda Activa 125 BS6 is available in four colour options i.e. Pearl Precious White, Rebel Red Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic and Heavy Gray Metallic. It is offered in three variants i.e. Standard, Alloy and Deluxe.
Below are the variants wise pricing details of Bharat Stage VI (BS6) compliant Honda Activa 125:
Activa 125 BS6 Standard - Rs 67,490 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Activa 125 BS6 Alloy - Rs 70,990 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Activa 125 BS6 Deluxe - Rs 74,490 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Below are all the details related to the technical specifications of the new scooter:
The new Honda Activa 125 comes equipped with a BS6-compliant, 124 cc, PGM-FI (Programmed-Fuel Injection), fan-cooled, four-stroke engine that churns out 8.29 hp and 10.3 Nm of torque. Bharat Stage VI (BS6) compliant Honda Activa 125 is 1,850 mm long. The width is 707 mm, while the height is 1,170 mm. It has a 1260 mm wheelbase.
The new Honda Activa 125 comes with telescopic suspension at the front and 3-step adjustable spring-loaded hydraulic unit at the rear. The new Activa 125 BS6 gets a 12-inch tyre at the front and a 10-inch tyre at the rear.
The new BS6 compliant Honda Activa 125 also gets several new and updates creature comforts including the multi-function ignition switch now has a remote release for the fuel lid, and a remote seat hatch opening operation. The instrument console gets a handy side-stand indicator on the tell-tale lights, which also acts as an engine inhibitor, and will not allow the engine to start if the side stand is down.
There is a 190 mm disc at the front in Activa 125 BS6 and 130 mm drum at the rear. In the Indian market, Honda Activa 125 BS6 will compete against the likes of Hero Maestro Edge 125 and Suzuki Access 125.