The Honda Dio limited edition inspired by Repsol Honda racing team gets orange coloured graphics and designs with orange wheel rims
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. has launched two special editions with which it seeks to attract a younger and more race oriented segment of buyers in the country. The company has unveiled Repsol Honda editions of Hornet 2.0 motorcycle and Dio scooter for racing aficionados in India. Both are limited edition models and priced at a premium over their regular counterparts.
Honda Dio Repsol Edition
With the tag line ‘Keep Dioing It” the Honda Dio gets a sporty and aggressive design with race inspired graphics from the Honda Repsol team’s MotoGP bike RC 213V across its front and rear body while it sits on Repsol Honda orange coloured alloy wheels. The Repsol badging can be seen on its front apron, side panels and on its tail gate.
Apart from these stickers and Repsol Tri-Colour Theme of Red/White/Orange, the Dio Repsol edition is identical to the Standard and Deluxe variants of the scooter BS6 model which was launched earlier this year. It sports a stylish muffler protector and split grab handles while key highlights include LED headlamp, all digital console, combi braking system, tubeless tyres and a wide seat.
The Honda Dio measures 1,808mm in length, 723mm in width and 1,150mm in height with a wheelbase of 1,260, ground clearance at 160mm and kerb weight of 103 kgs. Seat length is at 640mm and fuel tank is of 5.3 liter capacity. Take a look at the official TVC of Honda DIO Repsol edition, featuring Marc Marquez.
The BS6 compliant Honda Dio scooter is powered by a 109.9cc, fuel injected, PGM-FI HET (Honda Eco Technology) engine that makes 7.65 hp power at 8,000 rpm and 9 Nm torque at 4,750 rpm. It gets telescopic forks in the front and 10 inch monoshock at the rear. The scooter gets a 3 step Eco Indicator on its instrument cluster that relates to better fuel efficiency.
The Honda Dio Repsol Edition is priced at Rs.69,757, which is a premium of Rs.2,500 over the Deluxe variant. Bookings have opened for this limited edition scooter while deliveries are set to commence soon.
Honda Dio Sales
Honda Dio has been consistent in terms of sales and has regularly found a spot on the list of 10 best selling scooters in the country month after month. The BS6 variant was introduced earlier this year and received several feature and technology updates.
In October 2020, Honda Dio sales grew by 19.24 percent to 44,046 units, up from 36,939 units sold in the same month of the previous year with volume gain of 7,107 units. Dio is not only one of the highest selling scooters in the country but also the No.1 exported scooter from India.