Kochi: Adding style, colour , convenience and BS IV and AHO compliance, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd. (HMSI) today took the wraps off its new 2017 edition of moto-scooter DIO. Launched in 2002, Honda’s Dio moto-scooter is India’s 3rd largest selling scooter and also the top exported scooter from India.
Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd said, “the new 2017 edition of Dio is all about celebrating the spirit of youth who want to live life their way. The 2017 edition of DIO gets a complete style makeover with its new LED position lamp, contrasting dual tone colour body, bolder sportier graphics and 2 new colours. With more convenience of mobile charging socket and compliance with both BS-IV emission norms and AHO; the new 2017 edition of DIO is fresher than ever before and the perfect partner for trend setting youngsters of today.”
The Honda Dio come with a host of features such as a new V-shape edgy front LED position lamp, exciting bigger graphics on the front and side panels, dual tone body in 4 metallic colour options and a mobile charging socket.
The new vehicle has been equipped with Combi Brake System (CBS) with Equalizer technology. As per Government regulations, CBS will be mandatory on all two-wheelers up to 125cc engine capacity from April 1, 2018. The Equalizer in Honda’s advanced Combi Brake System (CBS) distributes braking force proportionately between front and rear wheels simultaneously by pressing just the left lever. This results in reduced braking distance and improved balance, leading to more confident riding compared to conventional braking.
Powered by Honda’s trusted 109cc Honda Eco Technology (HET) engine, the DIO is now both AHO and BS-IV compliant. The 2017 edition of DIO comes in 5 colours, including 2 new attractive hues – Vibrant Orange and Pearl Sports Yellow – in addition to the existing Sports Red, Candy Jazzy Blue and Matte Axis Gray Metallic colours. The new Dio comes for a price of Rs. 49,132 (Ex-showroom, Delhi).