Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) had recently launched its third 110 cc motorcycle from the Dream family. Called the Honda CD 110 Dream, the latest entrant is the most affordable Honda motorcycle in the country at INR 41,100 (ex-showroom Delhi). A basic sub-segment of 100-110cc motorcycle, which accounts for 23% of overall 70 lakh units sold annually in 100-110cc industry, Honda is now present in the Indian mass motorcycle segment.
The nomenclature “CD” is a mnemonic for Honda’s mass motorcycles in many countries since 1966 while Dream evokes the legendary success of Honda’s first mass motorcycle “Dream D” launched in 1949 in Japan.
To satisfy the primary need of this category which is mileage, CD 110 Dream comes with Honda Eco Technology or HET for an unmatched mileage of 74 kmpl (mileage based on internal Honda test ride mode that is close to actual city riding conditions / ICAT mileage 83.32 kmpl). As power is required for multiple riding and load carrying, CD Dream beats competition with its class leading power output of 8.25 BHP @ 7500 RPM and torque of 8.63Nm @ 5500rpm.
On the style front, CD 110 Dream comes with stylish graphics, impressive exhaust, signature silver engine sleeve, tempting silver tone alloy wheels, realistic meter console and tail light.
This motorcycle is specially developed for Indian customers, keeping in mind their practical commuting needs. Making CD 110 Dream the best choice of daily commuting is its superior ground clearance of 179mm (for dream ride over potholed road every time), extended wheelbase of 1258mm (for better stability during high speed and uphill), long seat (for comfortable rides over long distances). The tubeless tyres, viscous air filter and maintenance free battery in CD 110 Dream significantly increase the durability of this mass motorcycle.
CD 110 Dream makes a truly compelling buying proposition for customers in this segment with its extremely attractive starting price of Rs. 41,100 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi). Post the dispatches starting from mid-July’14, the motorcycle will available for sale across the regions by August-2014. The CD 110 Dream comes in 3 exciting colors (Black with Red stripe, Black with Blue Stripe and Black with Grey stripe.) and Kick/Drum/Spoke variant.
Detailing on the CD 110 Dream, Mr. Yadvinder S Guleria, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said –
“As Only Honda, we are now fulfilling the utilitarian needs of ‘rurban’ customers with CD 110 Dream. We are confident that at its most affordable price of Rs. 41,100 (Ex-showroom, Delhi), the new CD 110 Dream will ride Honda into the hinterlands and multiply the success of existing Dream series motorcycles.”
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