India’s leading scooter manufacturer, Honda Motorcycles and Scooters starts export of its first 100% Honda R&D India model Navi to Nepal. The scooter was showcased at the Nepal Auto Show 2016. According to the company, NAVI received an overwhelming response from the exhibitors. Honda NAVI is the quickest to achieve 500 units dispatch in just 3 weeks of its launch in Nepal.
Commenting on the commencement of NAVI exports Yadvinder Singh Guleria- Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “After witnessing huge success of NAVI in the Indian market, we wish to extend this revolution to other parts of the world. Being one of our largest export market and a young vibrant country, we are commencing NAVI exports to Nepal. The overwhelming response received at the Nepal Auto Show and first 500 unit export dispatch in a matter of just 3 weeks is an evidence in itself of its surging demand, NAVI-lution is on its way to hit Nepal roads!!”
NAVI is powered by the trusted 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 will be available in 5 colour options: Patriot Red, Hopper Green, Shasta White, Sparky Orange & Black.
Being the market leader, Honda enjoys a market share of 29% in Nepal. Honda’s exports to Nepal includes other models namely – Dio, Aviator, Activa 125, CD Dream, CB Shine, CB Shine SP, CB Unicorn 160, CB Hornet 160R and CBR 250R