A Japanese native Soichiro Honda founded the Honda Company in 1946 with an aim to gift the rising population after the Second World War with a cheap method of transportation. Honda cub was the first bike engineered by Honda and after this the company witnessed rapid growth. Honda grabbed the position of the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer in 1964. Honda has served with the best quality bikes to people of all ages. Honda bikes with advanced technology meet all the needs of the hardcore bikers and also the people using it for practical purpose.
Performance of Honda bikes
Honda sells one bike in every thirty-second. This is mainly because bikes from Honda offer greater performance than any other bikes of other contemporary manufacturers. The key features of Honda bikes are amazing mileage, fuel efficiency and effective mechanism. Besides the social market of bikes Honda has also secured a praiseworthy place in the manufacturing of Super bikes. The durability of the bikes, their powerful engine and the nimble design makes them one of its kind. Honda has the top position in the global market of motorbikes and their flawless marketing strategy is also unmatched compared to other leading bike manufacturers.
Top Five Honda Bikes
Planning to buy your first motorcycle? Consider Honda undoubtedly. However, for the beginners, it is advisable to get admitted to a bike training institution as less knowledge can cause more accidents. Moreover, a detailed knowledge about the top bikes from Honda as well as knowing their specifications is the first and foremost job to be done by the buyer. As studies reveal top five Honda bikes in the market are
- Honda Shine
- Honda CB Dazzler
- Honda Dream Yuga
- Honda Unicorn
- Honda CB Trigger DLX
Specifications of Top Honda Bikes
The phenomenal launch by Honda is the Honda Shine with a 124.77cc SI engine. This is an extremely fuel efficient bike and is a drum alloy loaded bike. The average mileage is 65 kmpl. It comes with 10.5 liters fuel tank capacity with 60kmpl fuel efficiency. The Shine has a 4 stroke engine and the maximum power is 10.3 @ 7500 BHP @ RPM and gives a maximum torque of 10.9 @ 5500 Nm @ RPM. The bike weighs 121 kg and measures 2015 mm in length, 1070 mm in height and 762 mm in length. It also offers a ground clearance of 175 mm. It has a front telescopic fork suspension and a 3 step spring loaded hydraulic shock absorber. Buyers can also demand for a test drive before taking the bike home. The available colors for Honda Shine are Geny Grey Metallic, Monsoon Grey Metallic, Black, Force Silver Metallic and Rebel Red Metallic. The average price of Honda Shine is INR 53,600.
Honda CB Dazzler
This 150cc bike has managed to be in the second position with its advanced designed diamond frame chassis and a mileage of 50-55 kmpl. Its fuel tank capacity is 12 liters. CB Dazzler has a maximum power of 14 bhp @ 8500 RPM and a maximum torque of 12.74 Nm @ 6500 RPM. This bike allows a 57.8 mm stroke and 57.3 mm bore. It has a wet multiple clutches and a constant mesh 5 speed gear box. The front suspension system is telescopic and the rear suspension is 3 stepped mono-suspensions. A digital CDI ignition system is also there. The bike weighs 138 kgs and the width is 754 mm. The length and height of the bike are 2073mm and 1085 mm respectively. The CB Dazzler comes in various colors like Pearl Night star Black, Pearl Sunbeam White, Armor Gold Metallic and Pearl Siena Red. The price starts from INR 67,759.
Honda Dream Yuga
The 110cc Dream Yuga by Honda made a great impact in the market. This bike has been designed by Honda keeping in mind the needs of the middle class people and it comes at an affordable price with high mileage of 70 kmpl with the fuel capacity being 8 liters. It has a 4stroke engine which produces a peak power of 8.5bhp @ 7500 RPM and a maximum torque of 8.91 Nm @ 5500 RPM with an intelligent ignition. A smooth shifting 4 speed gear box helps to transfer the power from the engine to the rear wheels and its top speed is 80km/hr. The Dream Yuga looks somewhat like the CB Shine but is slightly smaller in size, weighing 108kgs and the overall length, width and height are 2022mm, 733mm and 1095mm respectively. It comes in various cool colors like Alpha Red Metallic, Maple Brown Metallic, Monsoon Grey Metallic, Black and Force Silver Metallic. The minimum price of the Honda Dream Yuga is INR 51,919.
Honda Unicorn has been the hot favorite of people since 2005. With a self start and tubular chassis, this bike gives a mileage of 60kmpl and comes with a 13 liter fuel tank. The OHC single cylinder engine has a peak power of 13.3bhp @ 8000 RPM and a maximum torque of 12.8Nm @ 5500 RPM. The dry weight of the bike is 126 kg and the kerb weight is 139 kg. The overall length, width and height are 2090mm, 750mm and 1095mm respectively. It’s available in eight different colors and the price is INR 68,371 (approx).
Honda CB Trigger DLX
This is the most successful model of Honda. This 150cc bike gives a mileage of 60kmpl with a fuel tank capacity of 13 liters. It has a maximum power of 14.00 PS and a maximum torque of 12.50Nm. With a diamond frame chassis, it has a carburetor fuel system and spark ignition. It comes with a telescopic front suspension and a mono rear suspension. The dimensions of CB Trigger DLX are 2045mm * 757mm * 1060 (length, width, height) respectively. The kerb weight of the bike is 137 kg. It comes in 3 different colors and the starting price is INR 68,524 (Ex-showroom price, Delhi).