Taking another strike at the volumes target, Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India has now launched the entry-level, commuter based on the Honda Unicorn, the all new Honda Livo. The 110 cc powered bike had rumored for its launch on the internet and spy pictures of the same were doing its rounds almost on a daily basis. It's certainly time to put all the rumors to rest. As mentioned in the earlier reports, the Honda Livo will be the replacement for the already existing Honda CB Twister, the outgoing model.
Sources at Honda confirmed the phasing out and stoppage of production at their assembly line, during the launch ceremony of the Livo. The Livo figures as the ninth launch along the lines of the proposal laid out by Honda to launch fifteen new products this year.
The Livo will be available in two variants, but will be powered by a 109cc, single-cylinder, 2-valve, 4-stroke engine that produces 8.25 bhp of power @ 7500RPM and 8.63 Nm of Torque at 5500RPM. Following the success of the HET technology on the modern Honda bikes, the Livo also gets the same technology that improves power delivery and fuel efficiency as well. The other variant of the Livo is equipped with a disc brake. Fuel efficiency is rated at 74km/l and claimed top speed stands at 86km/h. The bike gets a 4-speed gearbox and tubeless tires as well.
Supporting the entire bike is a diamond frame structure held up by telescopic forks on the front and gas charged shocks at the rear. The Livo will be available in four different color schemes that include brown, blue, white and black, without any livery. Honda claims that the owner would never have to change the battery of the bike and also mentioned that the design of the bike was completely thought of 'outside the box'.
The drum brake variant of the Livo is priced at Rs 52,989/- and the disc brake variant at Rs 55,489/- (ex-showroom Delhi)
The price of the Livo 110 starts from Rs. 52900
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