Honda has decided to launch a new sports bike in India with an engine capacity of more than 800cc before March 2009. The bike will be imported from Japan or Europe. This was hinted by the Honda officials when they launched Honda CBF Stunner in Pune.
The decision comes in wake of HMSI deciding to focus prominently on the motorbike segment. “In India, we will continue to bring exciting products and be a full line company by 2010 starting with a 100 cc motorbike and fun bikes,” said HMSI head sales and marketing N K Rattan.
Honda already has a great product line in India including the successful Activa scooter and Unicorn Motorbike. There is a good chance that Honda will become the preferred bike manufacturer in India in the near future.