Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) will launch an 800cc bike by the end of this financial year. This was disclosed by a a senior executive of the HMSI while unveiling Honda CBF Stunner.
The 800cc bike will be imported from the parent company.Â There would be another launch later this year which could be either a bike or a scooter. “It is too early to disclose if the other product will be a scooter or a bike”, HMSI sales and marketing head N.K. Rattan said.
â€œWhen we introduced motorcycles in India, we started with smaller engine sizes to cater to the masses. We have been exploring launching bigger motorcycles and this year an 800cc bike will be launched for the Indian market,â€ Ayoma said.
The company is also planning to introduce a 100cc motorcycle by 2010. HMSI has sold 907,000 units in the financial year 2007-08, clocking a growth of 27 percent over the 715,000 units sold in 2006-07.