Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) Pvt Ltd. launched its scooter-motorcycle hybrid at the Auto Expo 2016 and was limited to certain cities. The Navi is now sold in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai and Pune, Indian Autos Blog reported.
The report also says the company has sold over 5,000 units of Navi so far, as the deliveries commenced at the beginning of April. Priced at Rs. 39,500 (ex-showroom Delhi), Navi is the first product to be conceived, designed, developed and validated in India by Honda's R&D. The hybrid two-wheeler is built on a new chassis and 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. It is offered in three variants — Street, Adventure and Off-road — and comes in five colour options — red, green, white, orange and black.
In terms of dimensions, the Navi measures 1805mm in length, 748mm in width, 1039mmin height and has a wheelbase of 1286mm. 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.