Based on the Navi Scoot concept showcased at Auto Expo 2016, the new scooter could be christened as Honda Navi 2 in India.
Honda Two Wheelers is planning to launch 4 new products in the Indian market this year. The company will soon launch the Africa Twin, followed by the Honda XRE 300 adventure motorcycle towards the end of this year. Interestingly, Honda will also introduce two new scooters in the Indian market in the next 6 months. If media reports are to be believed, the company might launch the Honda Navi Scoot. As a reminder, Honda had showcased the Navi Scoot and Trail concepts at the Auto Expo 2016. Both the scooters look unique, featuring funky styling.
According to the Zigwheels, the new scooter might be called the Honda Navi 2 and it will be based on the Honda Navi Scoot concept. Compared to the pint-sized sibling, the new Navi 2 will carry a conventional scooter-like dimension. With this funky scooter, the company aims to target mature buyers who found Navi unattractive. Read More – Honda Activa 4G All You Need To Know
The new Honda Navi 2 or Navi Scoot is expected to share engine setup from the Activa 4G. The engine in question is a 110cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder unit that churns out a maximum power output of 8PS and a peak torque of 9Nm. Power will be transmitted to the rear wheels via a CVT gearbox. Read – Honda PCX 150 Might Come To India
Like the standard Navi, the Scoot version is likely get edgier and sharp styling to make it visually appealing. The new Honda Navi 2 will get the conventional under seat fuel tank and storage space for the helmet, which is one of the biggest shortages in the Navi. This new step-through scooter will get a storage box in the centre of the floorboard and two cubbyholes below the handle bar. The scooter is expected to be based on the Honda Activa platform and trailing link suspension at the front and smaller 10-inch wheels.