New Honda CB Shine SP image gallery, new features and all you need to know

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has launched Honda CB Shine SP for a starting price of Rs 59,900.


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Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd(HMSI) unveiled their all new Honda CB Shine SP, with an intention to expand the 125cc segment. It is the 15th product launched by HMSI in 2015. The refreshed 125cc commuter was teased as the ‘mystery model’ at the 2015 HondaRevFest.

The new CB Shine SP is powered by 125cc 4-stroke Advanced HET(Honda Eco Technology) engine, and this time it gets an additional gear. The 5-speed gearbox is claimed to provide an efficient combination of acceleration and comfort. The CB Shine SP comes equipped with the Combi-Brake System (CBS), which applies both brakes upon application for better rider-safety.

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The Advanced Honda Eco Technology engine with new 5-speed Gearbox

It also 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. For this bike Honda claims a mileage of 65 kmpl.

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Combi brake system for rider safety

On the visual front the CB Shine SP gets stylish with graphics on the front cowl and fuel tank. A re-sculpted fuel tank with the 3D Honda emblem and redesigned side panels give a sporty feel to the motorcycle.

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Full-chain cover, redesigned sari-guard and 5 split-spoke alloy with tubeless tyres

The bike rides on new 5 split spoke alloy wheels and features a Livo-like redesigned 2-piece designed exhaust muffler with chrome garnish.

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The updated Exhaust muffler with chrome garnish

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The new 5 split-spoke alloys with tubeless tyres

Honda has equipped the new CB Shine SP with tubeless tyres, reducing the chances of immediate deflation in case of puncture. Even after the few redesigned touches the bike still retains the CB Shine silhouette. The bike does look a tad premium but not worlds apart.

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Redesigned fuel tank with fancy graphics

We are impressed but disappointment too. The ‘SP’ suffix to the CB Shine has no explanation. We expected that SP could be the worthy smart-power upgrade introduced in this 125cc commuter. In the wake of Hero MotoCorp’s Splendor iSmart with i3S (idle stop/start system), we anticipated that Honda would gear up to set its foot in the smart-tech battle with their ESP (Enhanced Smart Power) stop-start technology. A tech that shuts off the engine in case of idling and puts it back on when the rider revs up the engine to move ahead, but no luck the CB Shine remains un-smart.

The bike will be available in Geny Grey Metallic, Athletic blue Metallic, Pearl White, Black and Rebel red metallic, and will roll out in three variants, the Self-Drum-Alloy (Rs.59,900), Self-Disc-Alloy (Rs.62,400) and the CBS version (Rs.64,400).

Check out the images of the new motorcycle below detailing the new features and differences over the previous version

The athletic Blue metallic, CB Shine SP

The athletic Blue metallic, CB Shine SP

the new visor give the CB SHine SP a sharper look

The new visor gives the CB Shine SP a sharper look

Graphics on the new head-lamp cowl

Graphics on the new head-lamp cowl and the new clear-lense indicator

Graphics on the new head-lamp cowl

Side view of the new head-lamp cowl

Sharp headlight with carved visor

Sharp headlight with carved visor

Rear view mirror

Rear view mirror

New graphics and 3D emblem on the re-sculpted Fuel tank

New graphics and 3D emblem on the re-sculpted Fuel tank

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All new digital-analogue instrument cluster

The digital-analogue instrument cluster when switched on

The digital-analogue instrument cluster when switched on

The right hand switch gears

The left hand switch gear (front)

The choke lever sits on the switch gears

The choke lever sits on the left hand switch gear

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Right handle bar

Honda's Eco Technology engine

Honda’s Eco Technology engine

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5-speed transmission for better performance

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The brakes are upgraded with a Nissin’s setup

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The newly introduced Combi Brake system

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Fuel petcock valve

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Re-designed dual toned side panels

Chrome-finish muffler cover

Chrome-finish muffler garnish

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Clear-lense indicator(front)

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Clear-lense indicators(rear)

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A sleeker tail-lamp to complement the new look

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CB Shine SP’s sportier body profile

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Keita Muramatsu, President and CEO,HMSI and Y.S.Guleria Sr.Vice President, sales & marketing,HMSI with the new Honda CB Shine SP


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  • saurabh juneja says:

    why the new shine has got the LIVO silencer installed in it Honda was short of silencers????Livo is a 110 CC motor cycle why did they put the Livo Bike silencer into a 125 cc Shine Bike whats happening i am hard to understand

  • prasenjit sarma says:

    why in new Shine SP the economic speed in speedometer is 40-60 instead of 30-50..?

  • prasenjit sarma says:

    In Every bikes economic speed is 30-50.
    But in new Shine SP -Why it is 40-60..???