Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India’s CB Shine has set a new milestone by achieving 50 lakh sales milestone in the country. The two-wheeler maker has rolled out the 50th lakh unit of the commuter from its Tapukara plant in Rajasthan. With this achievement, the Honda CB Shine becomes the first 125cc motorcycle to reach 50 lakh sales milestone.
To commemorate the achievement, Honda has also launched the new 2017 CB Shine with a BSIV engine and AHO (Automatic Headlight On). This makes the CB Shine third Honda product that caters BS-IV emission standards. Read – Honda CB Shine SP’s Sales Reach 1 Lakh Mark
Commenting on the milestone, Mr. Keita Muramatsu, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India said, “India is not only the fastest growing economy in the world, but also one of the most important and fastest growing markets for Honda globally. With this vision for growth, today we have achieved a new milestone for our business in India. We thank our valued customers, business partners, and all our colleagues at Honda for this remarkable feat. Continuing our endeavour to serve our customers, we have introduced new BS IV 2017 CB Shine with AHO.”
First launch in April 2006, the Honda CB Shine became India’s single largest selling 125cc motorcycle by financial year 2008-09. The commuter comes with the unique Optimax technology and the brand’s HTE (Honda Eco technology). If we look at its journey, the CB Shine had achieved its first 10 lakh happy customers in October 2010, followed by 20 lakh customers by April 2014 and the next 20 lakhs by January 2017. Read – Honda Two Wheelers Achieves 28 Million Sales Mark in India
As a reminder, Honda Two-wheelers introduced the 2017 CB Unicorn 160 with a BSIV engine and subtle design changes. The 2017 model also receives AHO unit and a new Matte Marvel Blue colour. This updated model has been priced at Rs 73,552 (ex-showroom, Delhi).