Honda Motorcycle and Scooters India (HMSI) will reportedly start the deliveries of the Navi, the new kind of two-wheeler in the country from April. Honda Navi, the first product to be conceived, designed, developed and validated in India by Honda's R&D, was launched at the Auto Expo 2016 in Delhi in February.
A report of Auto Car Professional says that the new Navi will start arriving at the dealerships of the company in the first week of April. With Honda Navi, which is built on a new chassis, the company attempts to create a new segment in the two-wheeler market. It is styled to look like a bike with the convenience of a scooter. Powering the Navi is a 109cc 4-stroke, SI engine that does duty in Activa. The motor can churn out 7.83bhp of power at 7,000rpm and 8.96Nm of peak torque at 5,500Nm.
In terms of dimensions, the Navi measures 1,805mm in length, 748mm in width, 1,039mm in height and has a wheelbase of 1,286mm. It has a kerb weight of 101kg and gets a fuel tank of 3.8 litres. The Navi gets telescopic suspension in the front and hydraulic at the rear.
Offered in three variants (Street, Adventure and Off-road), Honda Navi comes in five colour options: Red, green, white, orange and black. The bookings for the Navi are already open in the country and the two-wheeler received more than 500 bookings via the Navi app and dealers.
The publication also reports that the dealerships of the company will be renovated for the promotion of the new brand Navi. Honda is also said to have been working on Navi II, to offer a new range of products on the Navi platform.