At its unveiling at the 2016 Auto Expo, the Honda NAVI was surely a crowd puller. People were curious and there were questions if this vehicle was aimed for the kids. Now, in just two months of its availability, the Honda NAVI sales have crossed the 10,ooo units milestone.
Commenting on the customer response on Navi, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria- Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are delighted with the overwhelming response for NAVI from customers, especially from urban trendsetting youth. Unconventional design, looks and endless possibilities of customization, make owning NAVI a FUNtastic experience. The unique appeal has made it a rage in the 2Wheeler industry. While we celebrate 10,000 units of NAVI and expand the NAVI phenomenon to new cities, the number of bookings are increasing. NAVI is a 3 in one package with the ride feel of a motorcycle, comfort of a scooter and fun of a customized creation – if that is not NAVI-lution then what?”
Powering the Honda NAVI is a 109cc engine which makes 8PS at 7,000rpm and delivers a peak torque of 8.96Nm at 5,500rpm. The Navi runs on 12″ front and 10″ rear wheels, each equipped with a 130mm drum-type braking unit, and gets tubeless tyres. It gets upside-down telescopic forks at the front and a hydraulic monoshock at the rear.
The standard NAVI, starting at Rs. 39,648 (ex-showroom price, Delhi), is available in 5 colour options: Patriot Red, Hopper Green, Shasta White, Sparky Orange & Black.