Honda Motor Company are a multinational automobile company reputed for their highly efficient performance two wheelers in India. Their motorbikes are made for those customers who need a much comfortable means of transportation in the city, hence their scooters (motorcycles without the usual gear transmission) are extremely famous and cherished in India.
The Honda NAVI is their latest addition to their scooter segment, although Honda have categorized it separately as “NAVI”. This is a completely new motorcycle with unique looks, features and specifications. NAVI is the first Honda two wheeler that has been designed and developed entirely by Honda R&D India. Have a look at its features and decide if investing in this vehicle will be in your interest or not.
Is it a scooter? Is it a bike? Wait, it’s the all new Honda NAVI. In appearance, it is a sportyand dynamic vehicle to own. The raised fuel tank and large head lamp give it the appearance of a motorbike. The 12 inch tubeless tyres measure 90/100-12 at the front and similarly 90/100-12 at the rear with a wheel made of sheet metal. Overall, the scooter offers a bold and unique look.
The Honda NAVI comes with a 109.2 cc, single cylinder, twin valve, air cooled engine that can generate a maximum torque of 8.94 Nm @ 5500 rpm and has a maximum power output of 8 bhp @ 7000 rpm. Installed with a carburetor fuel delivery system, this scooter doesn’t have a gear box as it is equipped with a CVT mechanism (V-matic), making it an automatic transmission vehicle. It weighs a mere 99 kg and has a ground clearance of 156 mm.
The Honda NAVI has some interesting feature. Here are some of them that make it appealing:
- 12V 35/35 W bulb headlight
- Crystal LED tail lamp
- Honda Eco Technology (HET)
- Incredible fuel efficiency of 60 kmpl
- Fuel Capacity: 3.5 liters
- 130 mm drum brakes at both front and rear
- Maximum Speed: 81 kmph
The telescopic suspension at the front and spring loaded hydraulic suspension at the rear gives it the ability to handle any road condition and keep the rider comfortable.
The Honda NAVI is currently available in six different colors- black, patriot red, ranger green, Shasta white, Ladakh brown and sparky orange.
The Honda NAVI price starts at around Rs. 46,400/- on an ex-showroom basis rounding off at an on-road price of about Rs. 50,200/- after including the insurance purchase and RTO registration charges.
Honda NAVI is virtually starting a new category for scooters in India and has already caught the imagination of the people.
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