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Key Specs of Honda Shine
|Maximum Speed||93 Kmph|
|Power||10.30 PS @ 7500 rpm|
|Cooling System||Air Cooled|
Honda Shine Highlights
Honda had great success in the 150cc market in the form of the Unicorn. It then went on to exploit the lucrative 125cc space with the launch of the CB Shine. The Shine’s conservative design language was preferred by many Indian customers and what sealed the deal was its reliable, smooth and fuel-efficient engine.
At present, the CB Shine is Honda’s highest-selling bike in the country, and it also commands the majority of the market share in the overall 125cc segment. The Honda CB Shine competes with the Bajaj Discover 125, Yamaha Saluto and Hero Glamour in the Indian two-wheeler market.
Honda Shine Pros and Cons
Things We Like in CB Shine
- Value for money
- Contemporary styling
- Smooth and torquey engine
- Plush ride
Things We Don't Like in CB Shine
- Basic instrument cluster
- Skinny tyres
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Honda Shine Price List (Variants)
|CB Shine Drum Brake65 Kmpl ARAI Mileage, 124.73 cc||Rs.57,779|
|CB Shine Drum CBS65 Kmpl ARAI Mileage, 124.73 cc||Rs.58,656|
|CB Shine Disc Brake65 Kmpl ARAI Mileage, 124.73 cc||Rs.60,092|
|CB Shine Disc CBS65 Kmpl ARAI Mileage, 124.73 cc||Rs.63,316|
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Honda Shine Mileage
Honda Shine gives a mileage of 65 Kmpl as claimed by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).
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Honda Bike Showrooms in Delhi
- Smooth Honda
6-A Netaji Subhash Marg, Darya Ganj, Delhi., Delhi 110002
- V. D. Honda
RZ-1A, Gali No. 2, Sitapuri, Pankha Road, New Delhi., Delhi 110006
- Globus Honda
A-22, Gujranwala Town Part I, Main G.T. Road, New Delhi., Delhi 110009
- Bhasin Honda
28, Raja Garden, New Delhi., Delhi 110015
- Uday Honda
81, Adhchini, Sri Aurbindo Marg, New Delhi., Delhi 110017
CB Shine price in India
|Delhi||Rs. 57,779 - 63,316|
|Pune||Rs. 59,067 - 64,286|
|Kolkata||Rs. 59,378 - 64,597|
|Chennai||Rs. 60,564 - 65,910|
|Bangalore||Rs. 60,230 - 65,576|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 59,551 - 64,770|
|Mumbai||Rs. 59,558 - 64,777|
Honda Shine Expert Review
Clocking over 1 lakh sales in the month of August, Honda's CB Shine has been India's highest selling 125cc motorcycle so far. Competing in the hotly contested commuter segment, the Shine has been Honda's flag bearer when it comes to motorcycle sales. Honda CB Shine comes appointed with a no-nonsense design and a premium body finish. The bike is presented as a reliable premium commuter from Honda and features a trapezoidal headlamp unit that now comes integrated with the mandatory AHO (Auto Headlamp ON) feature. The rear look of the bike is made a little sporty with the stylish tail lamp unit and uplifted rear fender.
The new graphics that envelop the aerodynamic flowing sidelines yield the bike a precisely appealing look. Honda Shine sports new digital-analog instrument console that enables a quick and comprehensive look at the various indicators. Powering the commuter is a 124.73 cc 4-stroke single cylinder, air-cooled Spark Ignited engine that is capable of churning 10.16 PS @ 7500 rpm worth of maximum power and a decent torque figure of 10.30 Nm @ 5500 rpm. Enabling a seamless power transmission to the rear wheel of the commuter is a 5-speed gearbox that also allows the rider to attain the top speed of 93 kmph. Honda CB Shine comes employed with HET low rolling resistance tyres that amount for efficient fuel saving and allows the bike to deliver 65 kmpl worth of mileage (Claimed as per ARAI Data).
The reliable handling of the CB Shine is a conduct of its prompt suspension assembly that consists of spring loaded hydraulic rear suspension unit and front telescopic forks. With this, the bike comes assisted with front and rear 130 mm disc brake unit as a standard, while you can go for the front 240 mm disc brake option. This braking assembly was made more efficient with the use of Honda’s Combined Braking System (CBS). Honda Shine comes in 6 different colour options, including – Imperial Red Metallic, Red Metallic, Pearl Amazing White, Athletic Blue Metallic, Black, and Geny Grey Metallic. Honda has priced the commuter at Rs 57,683 for the drum brakes version, Rs 59997 for the front disc rear drum brake variant and Rs 62,903 for the CBS version; all prices ex-showroom Delhi. The bike has earned a reputable stand in its segment where its competitors are – Hero Super Splendor, and Bajaj V12.
Design and Features
The leading Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer Honda has tried to craft a sophisticated design for the CB Shine that could appeal men who crave a reliable commuter, as well as the youngsters craving a stylish companion. The automaker follows a no-nonsense design theme for the commuter that comes encased with trapezoidal headlamp unit and aerodynamic flowing sidelines. The stylish rear lamps, uplifted tail fender, and the new expressive graphics together craft an impressive stance for the bike. Honda CB Shine has a sleek and reliable built typical to a commuter and now comes with the mandatory feature of AHO (Auto Headlamp ON). The bike sports a new digital-analog instrument console that is purely comprehensive in nature. Honda Shine comes with 6 premium paint job options, including - Pearl Amazing White, Red Metallic, Imperial Red Metallic, Black, and Geny Grey Metallic, Athletic Blue Metallic.
Braking and Handling
Honda CB Shine is a family bike that is built precisely to meet the challenges of Indian road conditions. The 125 cc commuter comes appointed with HET low rolling resistance tyres and a well-calibrated suspension assembly comprising of prompt telescopic forks at the front end and stiffer spring loaded hydraulic suspension unit at the rear end. The braking assembly of Honda Shine is also made purely reliable owing to the standard front and rear 130 mm drum brake units. With this, if you wish to leverage a more prompt braking performance you can go for front 240 mm disc brake unit as an option. The braking assembly comes coordinated with Combined Braking System (CBS) that makes up for efficient braking in the case of close encounters.
Safety and Features
Honda CB Shine comes enveloped with a set of reliable safety features that ensures higher road safety. The trapezoidal headlamp unit of the bike comes integrated with Automatic Headlamp ON (AHO) feature, which makes sure that the vehicle’s light remains in an ON mode even in the daylight. This feature gives the rider a better view of the road and decreases the chances of road accidents up to a significant percentage. With this, the Honda’s Combined Braking System (CBS) accentuates the braking performance of the bike by triggering the front brake in coordination with the rear brake unit when the rear brake lever is pressed.
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