The new self-start Honda 150cc motorcycle built on latest technology not only provides a steadier ride and best fuel economy in its class but also gives unprecedented safety and security features to fit requirements of Pakistani customers, the company stated in a press release on Wednesday. Salient features include CB150F inherent Turbo Engine Technology, ASV & ACV used for best engine performance, “High-Performance Self Start System” using multiple roller bearings and spark-less brushes, 5-speed constant mesh, noncyclic Transmission for the smooth gear shift. Upkeep Free effective reinforcement battery, bite the dust cast "Z Section Spokes" combination edges most appropriate for Pakistani streets. The bike is packed with a number of safety features that cater to local needs.
The magnetic ignition protection ensures use of only the original key to operate a bike. Front disc brake, car type speedometer permeability, solid tail security and defensive chain manage framework guarantees an awesome riding experience with the peace of mind. Afaq Ahmed GM Plants Atlas Honda said that the annual capacity of Atlas Honda plants after the expansion is 1.35 million units per annum and production figures of last year were 920,640 units. “With increased production and another production increase under consideration we foresee no demand-supply issue in near future,” he added. Talking about their plans for the export of this and other models, he said that they are already exporting some existing models to Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
“We have a dedicated department that keeps on looking for opportunities for exports. We are looking forward towards that aspect as well. We exported 6456 units in 2015-16 and 7321 units in 2016-17,” he added.“Atlas Honda has always pioneered the efforts to bring technology and employment to the country as a part of Atlas Group’s philosophy. Our claim is sufficiently bolstered with restriction of complex parts like a grip, CDI unit, Regulator Rectifier, Ignition loop and numerous others," Afaq highlighted."Continuing the convention we have begun the project for localization of carburettor assembly as well. Within a year’s time In Shaa Allah, we are hopeful to achieve the goal. Our point is to convey first-rate innovation to the nation with making plans to pass on its advantage at long last to Pakistani customer," he stated. Price of CB 150F is Rs159,000.
Atlas Honda Limited (AHL) launched a new motorcycle at a price tag of Rs160,000, targeting the high-end segment of the market with a 150cc engine. The company, which is also looking to extend its product offering, trusts that a developing working class and expanding per-capita salary will empower it to accomplish higher sales."To offer a variety of decisions, Atlas Honda is enhancing its product line with high-end models and, in the coming days, we will introduce more products to meet the customers’ requirements,” said AHL General Manager (Plants) Afaq Ahmed.
Bringing back the Honda Unicorn 150 certainly seems to be a positive move from the manufacturer and the model will co-exist with the new CB Unicorn 160 and CB Hornet 160R. The bicycle holds an indistinguishable mechanicals and styling from the ceased show with control originating from a 149.2cc single-chamber, air-cooled motor tuned to create 12.73bhp at 8000rpm and 12.80Nm of torque at 5500rpm. The rear wheel is propelled with the help of a 5-speed gearbox. The motor is likely to get upgraded with Honda Eco Technology (HET)which is now standard across most two-wheelers from the company while the styling gets no changes retaining the analogue instrument cluster, single-piece headlight, elongate seat, 3D Honda logo and 5-spoke black alloy wheels. Other mechanical bits remain the same inclusive of telescopic forks up front and spring-loaded mono-shock suspension at the rear. Braking execution originates from a 240mm front disc and a 130mm back drum brake setup.