Expected Launch time: May, 2014
Estimated cost: INR 50, 000 ~ 60, 000
The bottom line: Honda motor is planning to launch new generation electric bike in Indian Market. Honda has already got technology hub at its base site Japan. Honda is looking forward to grow fast in Indian market with innovative technology like electric bike.
What is attractive (Pro): This bike is has got exterior designing almost like Stunner bike. Although stunner bike has been more stylish. Still this bike has got amazing styling from exterior point of view.This bike will make very low noise and will be light weighted which might be one of leading attractive point for this bike.Bike is equipped with engine which gives power backup when bike’s battery becomes ischarged.Bike will be launched with promise of higher efficiency.
Cons: As it will completely new segment in bikes category, so there is hardly something that can be commented as drawback.Its lower torque output at wheels might prove as drawback at hilly regions.
Verdict:This bike will be made considering future needs of Indian market and rising cost of petrol. Bike will deliver high mileage and estimated cost is also at lower side.Hence, this bike may change trend in Indian market.Let us see how Indian market will respond to such bike.