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There are a lot of things about the refreshed Honda CB Shine that just, well, shine. In an effort to make the bike more interesting to the Indian market, Honda decided to give the CB Shine a number of new color choices, including Monsoon Grey Metallic and Force Silver Metallic. On top of that, Honda decided to fit the bike with tubeless tires that complement the six-black crossed wheels.

More than just handling and aesthetics, the CB Shine also comes with a 125 cc engine that produces 10.12 horsepower at 7,500 rpm and 10.54 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm. The engine is then complemented by a four-speed transmission with a multiple clutch, providing the kind of technical efficiency that has made it a popular model in India.

It’s not the kind of powerful bike that will own the road, but it’s lack of menacing stance isn’t considered a hindrance. Rather, the Honda CB Shine’s all-around versatility is the perfect answer for the traffic congested roads of India.

Find out more about the Honda CB Shine after the jump.

The Honda CBF Stunner may be characterized as a commuter bike, but the engineers of the company succeeded in giving it the requisites of being a sporty bike. So that now, the bike looks and performs like what a super cool sports bike should be all about.

For all of its impressive looks, there is some downside to the CBF Stunner PGM Fi. For one, you might be in for a little disappointment because the bike carries an analog dashboard that comprises of just a fuel gauge at the right dial, a trip meter and a speedometer at the left. Moreover, a mono-suspension, a fuel injection engine, aluminum foot pegs, and an LED tail lamp are all missing.

But if you can let all of that go, you can still enjoy a lot of the positive characteristics that should make this bike a hot item on the market. The tubeless tires at the front - 80/100 - and the rear - 90/100 - is the first of its sort to be fitted into a 125cc bike. Plus, there’s the presence of the five spoke black alloy wheels, which is always an aesthetic positive.

The CBF Stunner also comes with prototype of its category feature in the 125cc portion - a desegrated face cowl, sporty separate seats, a wider tubeless ring at the face, and the lateral for every variants and a sporty measure travel holder.

Find out more about the Honda CBF Stunner CBF PGM Fi after the jump.

We don’t know how effective of a name "Unicorn Dazzler" is in juicing up people’s imaginations, but Honda doesn’t seem to have any problems with it. If they so choose to name their bike as such, who are we to disagree?

The Honda Unicorn variant owes its success as a product of its competition with other esteemed brands like Yamaha and KTM . In order to stay ahead of the competition, Honda Motorcycle and Scooters India (HMSI) released the new bike from the Honda Unicorn variants, namely Honda Dazzler.

Since it was introduced at the Delhi Auto Show, this bike has become a hot commodity in the Indian society. It is very fit for the users who want to get more masculine looks.

Fitted with a 149 cc, 4-stroke engine with a cooling system, the Honda Unicorn Dazzler can flex its muscles with the very best of them. It has the power - 14 horsepower at 8,500 rpm - and peak of torque - 12.74 Nm at 6,500 rpm - to make a statement to the competition. When you factor in the bike’s strong and macho looks, complete with 17" tires with 110/80 in the rear and 80/100 in the front, this Honda Dazzler is the picture of machismo.

Find out more about the Honda Unicorn Dazzler after the jump.

The Honda Silver Wing makes no apologies for what it is, and neither should you. The bike means serious business, and it’s all thanks to a long list of luxury/comfort features, including full-coverage bodywork, a generous windscreen, and a large, comfortable seat with room for two.

Plus, it’s all powered by a strong, 582cc two-cylinder engine with liquid cooling and fuel injection, making the Silver Wing one heck of a ride. Enjoy your time riding in luxury along with the kind of comfort only a Honda-manufactured bike can provide.

The Silver Wing enlarges the ideas of what a scooter should be due to the unusual-but-impressive pairing of a stylish liquid-cooled fuel-injected four-stroke 582cc twin-cylinder engine and a fully automatic transmission.

With this Silver Wing, you’ll not only get a good looking ride, but you’ll also get great power and use, something that should never go unnoticed in the overall scooter landscape. In addition, with the large 5.5-liter underseat storage space, you can enjoy your comfort during riding since you can keep your full-face helmet in this storage space.

Find out more about the Honda Silver Wing ABS after the jump.

With a market that’s growing more and more competitive by the day, Honda is bringing the CBR 150R to compete against the likes of the Yamaha R15 V20 and the KTM Duke 200 . Even better, they gave this bike a special edition treatment courtesy of a unique Repsol livery.

Fitted with a 150 cc, DOHC 4-stroke, 1-cylinder engine and mated to a six-speed transmission, the CBR 150R Repsol Edition is a serious contender to the throne of the entry level sports bike. At the heart of this bike, you will find a radiator with a cooling system and the a injection system (PGFM-FI).

The bike is also available in two variants - Standard and Deluxe - with both offering a unique riding experience to the rider. For the Standard version, it will have a cost of around 116,385 Rupee whereas the Deluxe has a cost of around 117,385 Rupee.

With all of these items in tow, the CBR 150R Repsol Edition has a great chance to be the rival for the other bikes, especially for the Yamaha R15 and KTM Duke 200.

Find out more about the Honda CBR 150R Repsol Edition.

The Honda CBR 250R is returning to India with minor changes, something that should be music to the ears of a lot of people.

For the styling, this CBR 250 comes with some new color options, such as the combination of Blue-White-Red. The plastic quality has been increased and the engine is now more powerful and efficient due to the re-mapping of the ECU.

Speaking of the engine, the CBR 250R employs a 250 cc one-cylinder engine that produces 25 horsepower at 8,500 rpm and 22.9 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm. Compared to the KTM Duke , the CBR 250R is heavier, weighing 167 kg compared to only 136 for the Duke. Nevertheless, the difference shouldn’t be all that significant considering the CBR 250R carries some additional features that its rival does not.

Among these features include a Combi Brake System (CBS) and a re-setting of the ECU that riders can have as an added option.

Find out more about the Honda CBR 250R after the jump.

The Honda VRF 1200F has been described as the future of Honda’s fleet of motorcycle. Coming with a complete package of style and advanced technology, the VRF 1200F is proof that a bike can be both powerful and fuel efficient.

Thanks to its 1,237cc engine that’s capable of generating 170 horsepower, there are few bikes in the world that can compete with this Japanese buzz saw. Moreover, the 6 Speed Cruise Drive Transmission that was used in this super bike and the V-4 type of engine have been accommodated to assure enhanced performance. In addition to the engine, this bike was chrome finished and the body has given an aerodynamic shape.

Honda has been known as a company that puts forth an effort in producing completely glorious products to their costumers. Honda also has a high expectation for good sales with the release of this bike in India. So, yeah, a lot is riding on the VRF 1200F to be the bike it’s claimed to be.

Helping in all that hype are a number of new technologies that have been added to the street bike, particularly a Dual-Clutch-Transmission (DCT) which can be used with separate modes for Drive, Cruising, and Sports purposes. This aggressive bike also comes with an electric start and a paddle shift which supports manual changing of gears.

To make sure that the rider and the pillion feel comfortable, this Honda VRF 1200F is fitted with a wealth of comfort and advanced features. The long and wide seat of this bike offers a painless riding experience to the rider as well as the pillion.

Find out more about the Honda VRF 1200F after the jump.

India is a country that has no shortage of scooters. So in market with plenty of choices, the Honda Activa stands out because it provides everything a rider wants in a scooter.

The Activa can be called a ’comfort scooter’ because it has many features that offer us the comfortable riding we all yearn, including a tuff-up tube, storage space, seat arrangement, a CLIC mechanism, and a 109cc 4-stroke, single cylinder, air-cooled OHC engine.

Aesthetically, the Activa offers plenty of interesting color options that riders can go nuts choosing from. There’s Wild Purple Metallic, Black, Candid Lucid Red, Force Silver Metallic, Pearl Sunbeam White, and Geny Grey Metallic.

A combination of dashing good looks, superb handling, and all-around versatility has made the Activa one of the most popular scooters in India. Hardly surprising that for all of the choices, customers always seem to gravitate towards the Activa.

And really, why shouldn’t they?

Find out more about the Honda Activa after the jump.

Few may have heard of the Tarantulas, a motorcycle custom garage based in the Portland, Oregon that specializes in bike restorations and custom builds. But with their skill and talent in building some pretty slick machines, due props have to be given out.

One of their creations that sparked some interest is called the Natural, a restored and modified 1976 Honda CB750F SS that drives home the classic touches mixed in with modern modifications.

According to the Tarantulas, the bike took a couple of years to make and started off as an abandoned bike that was eventually turned into a classic piece of steel and muscle. To give the bike the look of a neo-retro cruiser, the Tarantulas decided to give it a brushed metal treatment complemented by leather-looking vinyl, gum rubber, and Tarozzi rear seats that will be stripped down and powder-coated.

Other design details about the Natural include custom clip-ons, a new rear cowel with an oil tank and battery box, new headlight ears, levers and hard lines, all of which were built by James Crowe and his boys over at Crowe Customs.

Honda’s VT1300 line is fixing to get three new variations that are sure to drum up a significant level of interest from riders everywhere. For this particular page, the focus is on the "muscle bike" of the three, the Honda Stateline.

The Stateline has a unique design and, when mixed with modern technology, offers what Honda has described as “traditional looks meets progressive elements.” The tried-and-tested formula of combining retro looks with modern technology never gets old, and true to form, that’s the Honda Stateline’s calling card.

The deeply valanced fenders arc downward in classic retro style, yet the all-new rolling chassis and overall lines bring a fresh look to the bike. Some design features on the Stateline also pay homage to the bike’s classic styling, particularly the swept-back bars atop raked-out forks and full-size fenders spooning fat front and rear tires. Even the lights set-up was designed to provide elegance to the Stateline’s profile. The front headlamp is the picture of strength while the taillight, combined with a unique rear signlamp, provides stylish looks to the bike’s rear end.

In terms of the bike’s engine set-up, the Stateline is the epitome of cruiser power, thanks to a powerful 1,312 cc liquid-cooled 52 V-twin engine that’s mated to a five-speed transmission, producing insane amounts of power at all ranges. The bike’s PGM-FI system with automatic enrichment circuit makes for an ideal induction set-up. Suffice to say, this cruiser provides perfect acceleration on the street while also boasting of a sturdy chassis and suspension set-up.

At some point, the choice really does become clear. The Honda Stateline is a cruiser that can cater to a wide variety of clients. Whether they’re looking for classic looks, modern technology, or a combination of both, the Stateline has everything you want in a cruiser.

Find out more about the Honda Stateline after the jump.


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