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Honda Shine Sales Cross 1 Crore Models

First launched in 2006, the Honda Shine is on sale in India for more than 15 years and now has achieved 1 crore sales mark

  • Honda Shine is on sale since 2006 and it’s is the best selling 125cc bike in the Indian market
  • The Honda Shine sales now has crossed the 1 crore mark after 15 years of launch in India

Honda 2 Wheeler India has announced a new sales record for the Shine 125cc bike. The Honda Shine sales has crossed the 1 crore mark. It’s a very big achievement for Honda as the Shine is one of the best selling products from the brand. Honda launched the Shine 125cc bike way back in 2006. Few years later it became the India’s best selling 125cc bike. The Honda Shine is on sale in India for more than 15 years. It continues to stay ahead of its rivals such as the Hero Glamour 125 and TVS Raider 125. Hero Glamour 125 is the biggest rival of the Honda Shine.

Honda Shine 1 Crore Sales

The Shine 125cc bike started it’s journey in 2006. After two years of launch, in 2008 the bike became India’s best selling 125cc bike. Then in 2010, the Honda Shine sales crossed 10 lakh mark. The bike continued to become popular and by 2013 every third 125cc bike sold in India was the Honda Shine. After achieving 10 lakh mark in 2010, the Shine achieved 30 lakh sales in 2014. Honda introduced Combi Brake System (CBS) on the Shine a year later.

The Honda Shine became first 125cc bike to achieve 50 lakh sales mark in 2017. A year later Honda Shine crossed 70 lakh sales mark. Honda’s first BS6 product in India was the Shine 125cc bike. In 2020, Honda achieved a mammoth sales milestone of 90 lakh models for the Honda Shine. Now the bike has crossed the sales milestone of 1 crore models. Honda saw a 26 percent jump in YoY sales for the Shine 125cc bike.

Honda Shine Specs

The Honda Shine gets a very smooth 125cc engine. This engine packs 10.74 BHP & 11 Nm on the bike with 5-speed gearbox. The bike gets 10.5 litres of fuel tank and weighs 114 Kg. Honda offers tubeless tyres and alloy wheels on the Shine 125cc bike. The ground clearance of Honda shine stands at 162 mm. An analogue cluster is available on the bike. For braking, the Honda Shine gets front disc brake and combined braking system (CBS). The price of Honda Shine starts at Rs 74,500 and goes upto Rs 79,000 (ex-showroom).