In preparation for the inaugural Grand Prix of Bharat and the translation of Honda‘s racing heritage into the exhilaration of street riding, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has officially unveiled the 2023 Repsol Editions of Hornet 2.0 and Dio 125. These limited-edition Repsol models are attractively priced at Rs. 1,40,000 and Rs. 92,300, respectively, and will be accessible at all Honda Red Wing dealerships nationwide.
Mr. Tsutsumu Otani, Managing Director, President & CEO of Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, introduced these new offerings, emphasizing Honda’s deep-rooted connection with racing. He highlighted the significance of MotoGP, the pinnacle of motorcycle racing, coming to India for the first time and the enthusiasm among Indian fans. He expressed Honda’s desire for the upcoming BharatGP to be a resounding success.
Mr. Yogesh Mathur, Director, Sales and Marketing at Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, shared his excitement about the launch of the 2023 Repsol Limited Edition models. He underscored how these models have already delighted customers in their respective segments and how these limited-edition versions bring Honda’s racing legacy to Indian roads, catering to MotoGP enthusiasts. He also extended best wishes to the Repsol Honda Team for the debut BharatGP.
Dio 125 Repsol Edition
The brand-new Dio 125 Repsol Edition showcases an eye-catching dual-tone color scheme of Ross White & Vibrant Orange. Its sporty front design with a sharp LED headlamp and a sleek position lamp elevates its style quotient. The blacked-out dual-tip muffler adds to its sporty appeal and delivers an exhilarating exhaust note.
A modern tail lamp with a split grab rail, wave disk brake, orange alloy wheels, and a bold logo further enhance the moto-scooter’s sporty character, making it irresistible for young riders. The Dio 125 features fresh graphics that symbolize Honda’s rich racing heritage and boasts an intelligent fully digital instrument console along with Honda’s Smart Key technology.
Powering the smart and stylish Dio 125 is a 123.92cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder BSVI OBD2 compliant PGM-FI engine, generating 6.09 kW and 10.4 Nm of torque. It ensures a comfortable, safe, and convenient ride with features like Combi-Brake System (CBS) with Equalizer, a 12-inch front wheel with telescopic suspension, and a 3-step adjustable rear suspension.
Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition
The all-new Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition showcases an aggressive design with cutting-edge graphics. It boasts an appealing dual-tone color scheme of Ross White & Vibrant Orange with distinctive Repsol racing stripes on the body panels and alloy wheels. The forward-leaning, aerodynamic styling and robust fuel tank project dominance and a muscular road presence.
Styling is further enhanced by an all-LED lighting system (LED headlamp, LED winkers, and X-shaped LED tail lamp), while the sporty split seat and tank-mounted key add to its street fighter character. The advanced fully digital liquid crystal instrument panel offers a wealth of information to the rider and allows for customization with 5 levels of brightness for improved visibility day or night.
The Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition is powered by a robust 184.40cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder BSVI OBD2 compliant PGM-FI engine, delivering 12.70 kW and 15.9 Nm of torque. It offers thrilling performance and incorporates a new assist slipper clutch, making upshifts smoother and managing rear wheel lock-up during hard downshifts for enhanced rider safety.
To ensure maximum control on the streets, the Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition features Dual Petal Disc Brakes with single-channel ABS. The mono-shock rear suspension aids in maintaining the center of gravity, ensuring exceptional stability while cornering and an outstanding riding experience.
The 2023 Dio 125 Repsol Edition is priced at Rs. 92,300, while the Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition is available for Rs. 1,40,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Additionally, HMSI offers a special 10-year warranty package, comprising a 3-year standard warranty with an optional 7-year extension, on these products.