Adding to the safety and performance of the Grazia, Honda will be
offering the scooter with a disc (190mm) brake variant. The new scooter has a
wheelbase of 1260mm and rides on 90/90 R12 tubeless tyres in the front and
90/100 R10 tubeless tyres in the rear. The bike was unveiled in the presence of
Minoru Kato, President and CEO, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd., Atsushi
Ogata, GM, Motorcycle Operations / Business Planning Division, Honda Motor Co.,
YS Guleria, Sr VP, Sales & Marketing, HMSI, Toshinari Mohara, President
& CEO, Honda R&D India, V
Sridhar, Group VP & Director-Corporate Office Production, HMSI and others.
Honda has been leading the charge when it comes to scooterisation in
India and the Honda Activa is one of the most popular scooters in the country
today. The Japanese company's latest offering - the Grazia will join a model
lineup of 6 automatic scooters in India which cumulatively sell over a lakh
units per month.
Guleria informed the media that the new Grazia scooter has been
built on the concept of Advanced urban scooter and will set a new benchmark in
automatic scooter segment with its futuristic LED headlamps, fully digital
meter with unique 3 step eco speed indicator and convenient seat opener switch
“It is the first automatic scooter to have led headlamps. There are
8 LEDs in the headlamp. How is this 3 step eco indicator helpful to the rider?
It indicates fuel economy in three stages according to the speed of the scooter
as compared to single step available in the market,” he said.
“Another feature is the 4 in 1 lock with seat opening switch. You do
not need to take out the key to open the seat since the seat opening switch is
combined with the ignition switch socket. The scooter also comes with an in
built front glove box and an optional mobile charging socket,” he noted.
On the style front, the scooter sits one five-spoke black alloys and
has split grab rail and sharp tail lamp. It has telescopic front suspension
while the top end variant is equipped with front disc brakes. The scooter is
being offered in six different colours.