Japanese motorcycle major Honda, plans to expand its portfolio with the launch of 500cc, 1000cc and even higher capacity motorcycles for India. But Honda India has not yet disclosed which motorcycle they plan to launch, nor have they disclosed the time frame for these launches. From our point of view, we feel that the Honda CBR600F would be a great bet for India, which has seen two big launches in the 600cc middleweight sportsbike space in the form of the Hyosung GT650R and the Kawasaki Ninja 650R. Perhaps, even the perfect upgrade for Honda CBR250R owners?
Makato Yoshii, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Private Limited (HMSI) operating head (south and west), during the launch of the CBR250R in Andhra Pradesh said “We have vehicles from 50 cc to 1,800 cc. However, 50 cc is not preferred here. We will look to launch 500 cc, 1,000 cc and above engine displacement two wheelers in the Indian markets”.
In another statement, HMSI CEO and President Yukihiro Aoshima said “We are studying the higher displacement segment and here there are two possibilities open to us. The first is to go for 500 cc and above models where we may look at importing completely built units. But for models less than 500 cc engine displacement, we must study options to assemble them here.”
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Source – MyDigitalFC