– Launched in India in 2006
– Passed 50 lakh sales milestone in 2018
– Prices start at Rs 74,442
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has announced that their 125cc commuter motorcycle, the Shine, has reached the milestone of one million units sold in our market since its launch in 2006. Honda said in its press release that the Shine has more than 50 percent market share in the 125cc segment of the Indian market. The company also added that Shine is now the first 125cc motorcycle brand to reach the one crore customer mark.
The 125cc motorcycle passed the 10 lakh sales milestone in 2010. Then it achieved 50 lakh and 70 lakh sales in 2017 and 2018 respectively.
The company is offering the BS6 compliant Honda Shine in the Indian market for Rs 74,442 for the drum variant and Rs 78,842 for the disc brake version (both ex-showroom, Delhi). The motorcycle uses a 124cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine. Coupled to a five-speed gearbox, the engine delivers 10.59 hp at 7,500 rpm and maximum torque of 11 Nm at 6,000 rpm.