Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India could launch an all-new 125cc motorcycle in the country. The new model could be introduced targeting the rural market in India. Currently, Hero MotoCorp. dominates this
segment and Honda would like to take a bite out of it.
Recently, Honda imported a couple units of their TMX 125 motorcycle to India for R&D purpose. The TMX 125 model is available in a selected few markets and could be introduced in India as a bare minimum motorcycle for the masses.
Once introduced in the Indian market the TMX 125 will be Honda's most affordable 125cc motorcycle in the country. We expect Honda to price its TMX 125 between Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 35,000 if launched in the
Powering the Honda TMX 125 is a 124cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox, which is uncommon in the entry-level commuter segment. In terms of power, Honda will make sure that the engine output will be on par with competitors.
At this moment, Honda already offers the CB Shine in the 125cc segment. The main rival for Honda's TMX 125 would be Bajaj's all-new CT100 model, which sells high volumes in the rural market. Stay tuned for updates and information by Honda on its upcoming models.