Yesterday we had talked about the launch of new scooter from Suzuki called Swish 125 which is a active contender to Honda Dio and Scooty pep which mostly attracts the young modern womens who prefers gearless bikes. Now, The Japanese two wheeler maker Honda motors India has launched its new 2012 next generation Honda Dio which will be available in the showrooms by the end of February 2012.
Honda Motor Scooters India has revealed their next gen Honda Dio with some extra features, color design schemes and high level of fuel effeciency. It has been retooled in all aspects, be it styling, color schemes, ergonomics, safety, power, engine, fuel effeciency and more.
Now when talking about Honda activa which has a long waiting period and not that so great stylish looks, its sister scooter Honda dio has got all the new features and elegant looks that most of the modern youth who are looking out for. 2012 Honda Dio is powered by a 110cc replaced the previous engine of 102cc. It generates 8.11 PS of power@7,500rpm and 8.66Nm of torque @5,500 rpm. Also the fuel economy has been increased 15% better than before.
The New Honda dio 2012 model is ARAI certified mileage of 66.7 kmpl but it is checked to give a mileage of 55kmpl. The new refreshing front design and tail light arrangement are something that adds extra visually stunning look in new honda dio 2012.
In the motoscooter segement, Honda Dio 2012 is the first one to get tubeless tyres which improves dynamic ability, handling the vehicle much easier and improves overall performance when compared to tube tyres. Another important advantage of tubeless tyres in the safety point of view, you don’t have to care too much over punctures. Overall the new Honda dio 2012 gives better stability.
The Honda dio 2012 sports their honda combi brake technology which is on their Honda activa which improves the braking efficiency. The surprise part of new honda 2012 is it has 3D Emblems. When compared to the old dio, the new one has more spacious under seat storage which gives you large space for carrying luggage below the seat.
The price of Honda Dio 2012 Rs. 42,362 ex-showroom price Delhi and hope there is no 3 to 4 months waiting period when it arrives in showrooms in the end of feb or first week of march 2012. The new honda dio 2012 features new colors such as Sports Red, Matt Axis Grey Metallic, Pearl Sunbeam White, Leblon Violet Metallic and Candy Palm Green.
I am sure it will be a hit among our youth and college goers and the comeback of Dio 2012 shares space among the Honda Activa and Aviator. Let me know your thoughts on this through comments section.