Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) is set to launch its latest model on Monday, 23rd January. According to the news, the company can launch its best-selling Activa 6G scooter with new technology, which can be named Honda Activa H-Smart.
The two-wheeler maker recently released a teaser of the upcoming model, which it calls the ‘New Smart’ scooter. However, the company has yet to share much information about the upcoming model. The company will reportedly offer many new features, including a new anti-theft system as part of its H-Smart technology. When launched, the new Activa H-Smart scooter will take on the likes of TVS Jupiter and Hero Maestro, among others, in the Indian market.
According to reports, the Honda Activa H-Smart will be lighter than the previous generation model. The weight of the new scooter will be about one kilogram less than the DLX variant. Honda is expected to introduce the new Activa H-Smart with new graphics and colour options as part of the update. Honda will also make changes to the powertrain to deliver more power. The 110cc single-cylinder, air-cooled unit is likely to generate more power, which could be 7.80 bhp compared to the current 7.68 bhp.
The H-Smart technology is expected to have the company’s anti-theft system. The Japanese two-wheeler giant already offers features like the Honda Ignition Security System (HISS) in its premium offerings. The H-Smart could be an affordable solution for the brand’s commuter range. This feature is likely to be available first in Activa. After which it is expected that this technology will be further made available in other two-wheelers of Honda.
Honda Activa 6G was introduced in 2020. The current Activa 6G price ranges from Rs 73,360 to Rs 75,860. The new model is expected to be approximately Rs 75,000 and Rs 80,000.