Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has launched their 2nd BS-VI model and 1st BS-VI motorcycle the SP 125 today priced at Rs. 72,900 Ex Delhi. The Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) emission regulations come into effect from April 1, 2020 and slowly man auto manufactures are updating their models to comply with the norms. The new Honda Activa 125 was the first model from Honda to get the BS-VI engine. The Honda SP 125 BS-VI now comes with new fuel-injected 124 cc engine and a host of other features loaded to it and also gets the ‘new and improved’ tagline.
The Honda SP 125 BS-VI now gets larger in dimension and also gets its engine tweaked up. The Honda SP 125 BS-VI is an advanced motorcycle in more ways than one, rather than just an updated fuel-injected engine which meets the upcoming BS-VI emission regulations. Honda has also filed for 19 new patent applications for the SP 125. The Honda SP 125 gets a brand-new design, with segment-first, LED DC headlamps, sharper bodywork, new body graphics, new colours, a new digital instrument panel,longer seat for added comfort. The Honda SP 125 BS6 will be available in two variants (Drum & Disc) and 4 colours – Striking Green, Mat Axis Grey Metallic, Imperial Red Metallic, and Pearl Siren Blue.
On the features list, the new Honda SP 125 BS6 comes with idle start-stop system, engine inhibitor,silent ACG starter motor. It also gets a segment-first engine start-stop switch and comes with 8 on-board sensors to constantly inject optimum fuel and air mixture which aids consistent power output, high fuel efficiency & less emissions. The new LCD instrument cluster has readings for the trip meters, average fuel efficiency and instantaneous fuel efficiency figures, gear position indicator, and service due indicator.
Powering the Honda SP 125 BS-VI is the 124cc, 4-stroke SI engine that makes 10.7 bhp @ 7500 rpm and develops 10.9 Nm of peak torque @ 6000 rpm. The motor comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox, and as per Honda this new setup makes the motorcycle 16% more fuel-efficient. The Honda SP125 comes with telescopic front forks and hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. The motorcycle also get all new design 18-inch black alloy wheels with an optional 240 mm disc brake up front and 130 mm drum unit at the rear with 130 mm drum unit at both ends. The bike also gets Combi-Brake System (CBS) with equalizer.