2016 Honda Dream Neo
2016 Honda Dream NeoPR handout

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has updated its commuter motorcycle Dream Neo, priced at Rs. 49,070 ex-showroom, Delhi. The Dream Neo's price has not changed because it is an update without powertrain tweaks or design change.

Unveiled at Auto Expo 2016 in February, the refreshed version of the Dream Neo gets new graphics and three new colours — Black with Blue stripes, Geny Grey Metallic and Imperial Red Metallic. In addition to these colours the motorcycle will be sold in existing black with red stripes shade. a chrome-plated muffler protector and a 3D emblem on the fuel tank are the other changes.

The motorcycle is powered by same 109.19cc single-cylinder, air cooled engine as earlier, and develops 8.25bhp at 7,500rpm and 8.63Nm torque at 5,500rpm, mated to four-speed transmission. The Dream Neo comes with a top speed of 86 kmph and claimed fuel efficiency of 74kmpl.

"In line with our aggressive product strategy for 2016, Honda is bringing freshness to its award winning motorcycle portfolio. We are beginning the new financial year with yet another refreshing value added upgrade of Dream Neo. We are confident that refreshed mass motorcycle of Honda will bring new excitement and provide tailwinds to the sentiments, [sic]" said Yadvinder Singh Guleria, senior vice-president of Sales & Marketing at HMSI, in a statement.