Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) launched the new 110cc LIVO executive commuter motorcycle today. Aimed at aspirational first time bikers, the LIVO is priced INR 52,989 for Self-Drum-Alloy; and Rs.55,489 for Self-Disc-Alloy(Ex-showroom, Delhi).
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Keita Muramatsu – President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd, said, “India is not only the World’s fastest growing economy but one of the youngest country in the world. These youth are aspirational & want to achieve their dreams with speed and self-esteem. This segment represents a sweet spot for us and Honda’s new motorcycle ‘LIVO’ will redefine their ‘Time to Live’. LIVO is the curtain raiser of Honda’s aggressive pace of new & exciting motorcycle models line up for India. Honda will deliver on the promise of 15 new products to our customers in India in 2015 and continue to surprise customers across all segments”
The LIVO is powered by a 110cc 4-stroke Honda engine which employs Honda Eco Technology (HET). The engine features an improved combustion efficiency, which increases compression ratio allowing the new LIVO to deliver a mileage of 74 kmpl* (*Mileage on Honda Mode). The Honda Intelligent Ignition Control System (HIICS) technology enables the engine to deliver power output as per load conditions.
Throwing light on LIVO being an attractive proposition, Mr. Y. S. Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “LIVO is developed keeping in mind the very start of motorcycling – that is the 100-110cc displacement segment which is most often the first bike of majority of India. Honda’s LIVO is a perfect fit to fulfill the dreams of aspirational first time biker. It features one of the longest wheelbase in the segment and a higher ground clearance for practical and comfortable usage on all types of Indian roads. It’s sharp aerodynamic styling and 110cc Honda HET engine not only guarantees admiration but also ensures performance with economy.“
The LIVO is armed with contemporary, youthful styling which includes a sharp headlight and detailed air duct shape, along with a distinctive tank shroud, a curved fuel tank, and black-alloy wheels. The rear is starred by a 2-piece designed muffler, followed by a new tail light & refreshed grab rail.
The upright handlebar positioning ensures comfortable long distance rides, while a wider turning angle allows the new LIVO to easily maneuver in tight traffic conditions as well as narrow roads and lanes. The LIVO also features a 5-step adjustable rear suspension and an increased ground clearance.
Furthermore, the LIVO offers tubeless tires, a full gear lever, a long lasting battery and an air filter that does not need to be cleaned regularly and requires only to be replaced after 16000 kms. The LIVO is available in 4 colors – Athletic Blue Metallic, Pearl Amazing White, Sunset Brown Metallic & Black.