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Honda Shine BS4 Highlights
Honda has launched the Shine BS6. Prices for the new motorcycle start at Rs 67,857 (ex-showroom, Delhi). That is a premium of Rs 7,867 over the base BS4 CB Shine. The new Shine BS6 is available in two variants: Drum and Disc. Updates include a new fuel-injected motor and 5-speed gearbox with cosmetic and feature upgrades. Know more details here.
Currently the BS4 CB Shine is available in two variants - disc and drum - priced at Rs 59,083 and Rs 63,743, respectively. That's a minor price hike of Rs 300 over the standard variants. The limited edition Honda CB Shine features new graphics on the side panels and fuel tank paired with a colour coded grab rail. It's available in two shades - Black with Imperial Red Metallic and Black with Spear Silver Metallic. Besides this, the bike remains mechanically unchanged.
It's powered by 124.73cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that churns out 10.3PS at 7500rpm and 10.3Nm at 5500rpm. The motor comes mated to a 4-speed gearbox.
Suspension duties are handled by conventional telescopic forks and a twin shock setup at the rear. Its braking setup comprises of 130mm drum brakes at both ends for the base variant and a 240mm disc, 130mm rear drum unit for the top-spec variant. Combined Braking System is offered as standard on both limited edition models and as options on the standard variant.
The standard Honda CB Shine is offered in two variants - drum and disc without CBS - priced at Rs 58,097 and Rs 60,410, respectively. As for the CBS-equipped models, the drum version retails at Rs 58,783 while the disc variant costs Rs 63,443. The Honda CB Shine Limited Edition goes up against the Bajaj Discover 125, TVS Victor, Yamaha Saluto 125 and Hero Glamour.
Honda Shine BS4 Pros and Cons
Things We Like in Shine BS4
- Value for money
- Contemporary styling
- Smooth and torquey engine
- Plush ride
Things We Don't Like in Shine BS4
- Basic instrument cluster
- Skinny tyres
Shine BS4 Price List (Variants)
|Shine BS4 Spoke65 Kmpl, 124.7 ccDISCONTINUED||Rs.47,514|
|Shine BS4 Drum Brake65 kmpl, 124.73 ccDISCONTINUED||Rs.58,097|
|Shine BS4 Drum CBS65 kmpl, 124.73 ccDISCONTINUED||Rs.59,990|
|Shine BS4 Limited Edition Drum CBS65 kmpl, 124.73 ccDISCONTINUED||Rs.60,290|
|Shine BS4 Disc Brake65 kmpl, 124.73 ccDISCONTINUED||Rs.60,410|
|Shine BS4 Disc CBS65 kmpl, 124.73 ccDISCONTINUED||Rs.64,650|
|Shine BS4 Limited Edition Disc CBS65 kmpl, 124.73 ccDISCONTINUED||Rs.64,960|
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Honda Shine BS4 Mileage and Performance
|ARAI Mileage||65 kmpl|
|Max Speed||93 kmph|
|Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)||7s|
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The Honda CB Shine has been India's highest selling 125cc motorcycle in the Indian two-wheeler market. 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.
Engine and Performance
Honda is always praised for the refinement it injects down the heart of its every offering and Honda CB Shine is no exception. The commuter is powered by a 124.73 cc air-cooled, 4-stroke single cylinder Spark Ignited engine that generates a peak power output of 10.16 bhp @ 7500 rpm peak torque value of 10.30 Nm @ 5500 rpm. This engine scores high on refinement and features a decent mileage of 65 kmpl (claimed as per ARAI figures). This engine mates to a 5-speed transmission that enables seamless gear shifts in high traffic conditions and allows the bike to sprint with a top speed of 93 kmph. The HET low rolling resistance tyres of the bike further adds to the decent mileage figure of Honda Shine.
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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