Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI), the 100% owned 2-wheeler subsidiary of the Honda Motor Company, Japan launched its first mass segment bike, "CB Twister" in Bengaluru today.
Living up to the style aspirations of Indian two-wheeler customers, the 110cc CB Twister offers style, unmatched performance, good mileage and convenience at an affordable cost. The new age styling of the bike is inspired from world trend CB1000R. The screenless layered front cowl, eye-catching headlight, floating side cowl, muscular fuel tank, and sharp rear with short tail, multi-reflector tail lamp, short muffler and half chain case makes the bike style icon in the segment.
CB Twister will be the best in class in terms of initial acceleration & pick up. The CB Twister is equipped with all new 110 cc engine, delivering 9BHP of power. The rigid twin pipe frame & V-shaped alloy wheels provides stability and enhances the maneuverability. Tubeless tyres are the unique feature of CB Twister, for the first time in the segment.
The introduction of this bike will create a new segment and expand the 2-wheeler market in India. CB Twister delivers a mileage of 70 kms per litre*. The bike is equipped with maintenance free battery & viscous air filter for more convenience. CB Twister, depicts world's latest trend with unmatched performance. The prefix "CB" has been derived from Honda's stylish world-trend series symbolizing naked sports and the word "Twister" depicts swirling winds with great strength.
The CB Twister will hit the Indian roads by end of this month. The bike will be available in three variants; Kick Drum Alloy, Self Drum Alloy and Self Disc Alloy (with 240 mm front disc brake). All variants will be available in five exciting colors i.e. Pearl Amber Yellow, Candy Sonic Green, Pearl Nightstar Black, Pearl Siena Red and Pearl Fuji Blue.
New CBF Stunner: Honda also upgraded the youngsters sports bike, CBF Stunner to make it more stylish with several additional features, while maintaining its affordability. The New graphics in the New CBF Stunner have rejuvenated the CBF Stunner's sporting instincts together with newly added Tachometer & attractive Under Cowl. New handle bar weights for smooth & comfortable ride. It will have low maintenance & added convenience with Viscous air filter & Maintenance free battery. The new CBF Stunner is introduced in various sporty colors - Sports Red, Heavy Grey Metallic, Space Silver Metallic, and Pearl Sports Yellow.
New Dio: The new Dio scooter comes with refreshing look having eye-catching graphics, clear winkers, handle bar weight & two toned comfortable seat. With maintenance free battery and viscous air filter, it provides increased convenience and low maintenance cost.
Now Dio will be available in five exotic colors - Sports red, Black, Vibrant Blue Metallic, Candy Palm Green (New) and Leblon Violet Metallic (New).
Excerpts from Company officials says "Honda has constantly focused on developing products that meet the expectations and aspirations of a large number of customers. We are planning to achieve 12.5 lakh sales this fiscal year and cross the 15 lakh mark in 2010-11. The CB Twister bike that we have launched today is a stylish bike providing fine balance between performance and fuel efficiency."
"The CB Twister will be available to customers by end of February 2010. With never seen before in the segment new age style, unmatched performance, economy of 70 Kms / Ltr*, we expect to sell 2.20 lac units in the year 2010-11"
Honda - Karnataka Progress:
The state remains one of the bestsellers for Honda in India. In Karnataka, Honda is enjoying more than 18% market share. This year Honda plans to sell 97,000 units in Karnataka through a total network of 23 dealers and 22 branches/Sub Dealers. With new product launches Honda shall strengthen its position further in Karnataka market.
Honda CB Twister Price in Bangalore, Mysore, Hubli (Variants)
Kick-Drum-Alloy: Bangalore 43430 Rs, Mysore 43421 Rs, Hubli 43055 Rs
Self-Drum-Alloy: Bangalore 46430 Rs, Mysore 46420 Rs, Hubli 46055 Rs
Self-Disc-Alloy: Bangalore 49430Rs, Mysore 49420 Rs, Hubli 49055 Rs
Source: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.