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First Honda BS6 Two-wheeler India unveil highlights: Prices, Features, Images and Specifications

First Honda BS6 two-wheeler India unveil highlights: Honda has unveiled its first BS6 compliant two-wheeler today in India. It is the new Activa 125 cc which comes with a whole array of new technology along with some minor cosmetic and feature updates.

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Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) has unveiled its first BS6 complaint two-wheeler today in India. As expected, it is the new Activa 125 scooter. It gets the same engine however it has been upgraded to meet to upcoming BS6 emission regulations. Honda has also deployed a new system which replaces the conventional starter motor resulting in a silent starting procedure. Furthermore, the engine comes with an idle stop-start system. The new BS6 Honda Activa comes with a number of minor cosmetic updates, along with some feature alterations in well. For instance, it comes with a new instrument cluster, redesigned under-seat storage along with a new cubby hole at the front. Honda is yet to officially announce the prices of the new BS6 Activa 125, but the company says that it is going to cost 10 to 15 per cent more than the current model. Furthermore, the new Activa will go on sale sometime during the second half of 2019.

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Honda first BS6 two-wheeler Activa 125 unveil highlights

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    13:15 (IST)12 Jun 2019
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    That's all from our side from the unveiling of the BS6 Honda Activa 125. Thanks for joining us and stay tuned to Express Drives for all the latest news and reviews from the Indian automobile industry.

    13:11 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    BS6 Honda Activa 125 Prices and Sales

    Honda is yet to officially reveal the prices of the new Activa, However, the management says that it is going to cost 10 to 15 per cent more than the current model. The updated scooter will go on sale during the second half of this year, around the festive season.

    13:09 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    BS6 Honda Activa 125 colours

    The new Honda Activa will be available in a total of six different colours. These include namely the Red, White, Blue, Grey, White and Brown.

    13:03 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    BS6 Honda Activa 125 developed with 26 new patent applications

    Honda says that the new BS6 compliant Activa 125 has been developed with as much as 26 patent applications.

    12:59 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    New BS6 Honda Activa gets revised unseat storage

    For the new Activa, Honda has redesigned the 18-litres of under-seat storage. In addition to this, the scooter now also offers a cubby hole at the front as well for additional storage space.

    12:55 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    BS6 Honda Activa 125 engine specifications

    The all-new BS6 Honda Activa comes with the same air-cooled, single cylinder engine as the current model. However, the same has now been upgraded to meet the BS6 emission configurations. It comes with Honda's PGM- FI system along with the idling stop system. Furthermore, it comes with a new ACG started which replaces the conventional starter motor resulting in a silent starting procedure for the scooter.

    12:45 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    BS6 Honda Activa 125 Features

    The new Honda Activa 125 BS6 is going to get several new features under its belt. These include external fuel lid, dual function switch which operates the external fuel lid as well as the under seat storage. In addition to this, it comes with a full metal body, a combi-braking system with an equalizer, telescopic front suspension along with front disk brakes while at the rear it comes with three-step adjustable shock absorbers.

    12:36 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    BS6 Honda Activa 125 Technology

    The all-new BS6 Honda Activa 125 is going to get several segment first features. These include ACG motor for silent starting. In addition to this, it will also get the fuel-injection system. This makes the new Activa the second scooter in India after the Hero Maestro Edge to get this feature. Furthermore, this scooter will get the side-stand inhibitor which prevents the scooter from starting if the side stand is down. 

    12:28 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    Honda to offer 6 years warranty on the Activa BS6

    The all-new BS6 Honda Activa 125 is going to get a 6-year warranty. This includes a 3-year standard warranty along with a 3-year extended warranty. 

    12:24 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    BS6 Honda Activa 125 confirmed!

    Honda confirms that its first BS6 compliant two-wheeler in India is indeed going to be the all-new Activa 125. The same will be launched in India today. Stay tuned as we bring you its prices, features, specifications and mileage figures. The company says that the new Activa is going to get a number of new features. 

    12:22 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    Honda's first BS6 two-wheeler unveil event commences

    The event has commenced, stay tuned as we bring you all the latest updates from the event.

    12:01 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    First Honda BS6 two-wheeler India launch event to commence soon

    The launch event for the first BS6 two-wheeler from Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) is about to commence. Stay tuned as we bring you all the live updates straight from the event. 

    11:41 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    BS6 Honda Activa 6G engine specifications likely to remain the same

    Engine specifications of the BS6 Honda Activa 6G are likely to remain the same as before. The automatic scooter will continue to be powered by the same 125 cc single. In the current model, this engine is capable of churning out 8 bhp of power along with 10.5 Nm of peak torque. Honda has confirmed that this new offering will get the fuel injection system. We expect the two-wheeler manufacturer to introduce its i3S (idle stop-start) technology in the same as well.

    11:23 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    BS6 Honda Activa 6G price difference

    The BS6 compliant Honda Activa 6G is going to have a substantial price difference in comparison to the current model. Expect the prices to be higher by about a margin of Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000. The difference will be because of the use of new technology in order to make the scooter meet the stricter emission regulations. In addition to this, the difference will also be because of the introduction of new features as well.

    11:12 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    Two-wheeler manufactures shuns complete EV transformation by 2025

    In response to a recent media report, which states that the government is planning to ban the sale of combustion engine three-wheelers by 2023 and two-wheelers under 150 cc by 2025, leading two-wheeler manufacturers termed this proposal as unrealistic. They said that such a decision could lead to disastrous consequences for the automobile manufacturing industry in India and that there is a need for a proper road-map which ensures a sustainable switchover to electric vehicles in the country.

    10:47 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    Switch over to BS6 engines underway

    April 2020 is when strict emission regulations, mandating the use of BS6 engines across vehicle categories in India will come in effect. Automobile manufacturers have been working on upgrading their respective portfolios to meet the same. In the two-wheeler segment, Hero has already announced the the launch of the BS6 Splendor iSmart and today Honda will introduce its first BS6 compliant two-wheeler in India. Expect other manufacturers to follow with their respective offerings soon.

    10:34 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    If not the BS6 Activa then what else could we expect

    Though it is likely that Honda will introduce the BS6 spec Activa 6G in India today, we cannot rule out the possibility that the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer might have other plans as well. If not the BS6 Honda Activa, then what could the company offer? Well, it could be an altogether new scooter in the 125 cc segment. 

    10:22 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    Why we expect Honda to launch the BS6 Activa 6G today in India

    Why is that the today's launch by Honda is likely to be the BS6 compliant Activa 6G? The Honda Activa 5G was introduced in India last year. In the current scenario, the sales of this automatic scooter have observed a slight decline in the wake of rising competition. Hence, launching an update for the same can provide the required boost. Also, since the Activa is Honda one of the largest selling products, introducing the same in BS6 guise before any of its other products makes sense for the company.

    10:08 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    Honda is not launching an electric scooter today

    Contrary to expectations and speculations, Honda is not going to launch an electric-scooter today in India. Though the invites sent out by the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer for today's event did mention the phrases 'quiet revolution' and 'pin-drop silence', it also mentioned that the product to be launched will be BS6 compliant, hence ruling out the possibility of a battery operated vehicle.

    09:58 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    Honda BS6 Activa 6G could get the following changes

    The BS6 compliant Honda Activa, apart from a cleaner engine, is going to get some minor cosmetic as well as feature updates as well. For instance, we expect it to get a new instrument cluster, continue with the LED headlamps, conventional telescopic forks up-front among others. The engine specifications of the new Activa are likely to remain the same as before. However, as confirmed by Honda, it will get the fuel-injection system.

    09:47 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    Hero Motocorp stole the opportunity with the Splendor iSmart

    Today's launch by Honda was effectively going to be India's first BS6 compliant two-wheeler. However, Hero Motocorp stole the opportunity from the Japanese manufacturer by introducing the Splendor iSmart in BS6 configuration this week. 

    09:40 (IST)12 Jun 2019
    Honda's first BS6 two-wheeler in India could be the Activa 6G

    Honda is going to launch its first BS6 compliant two-wheeler today in India. Though not confirmed, we expect the same to be the Activa 6G. The test mule of the same has been spotted on multiple occasions in its production-ready avatar.

    Honda's first BS6 two-wheeler in India is the Activa. The Honda Active BS6 makes the perfect sense as it is currently one of the largest selling products of the two-wheeler manufacturer in India. This product was supposed to be India's first BS6 complaint two-wheeler, however, Hero Motocorp stole the opportunity and recently announced the launch of the BS6 Splendor iSmart.

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