Honda Vietnam launches new bikes

Honda Vietnam, the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the country, has marketed two new models targeting young customers.

Promoters pose next to Honda Vietnam's brand-new Air Blade scooter
Promoters pose next to Honda Vietnam's brand-new Air Blade scooter

The Air Blade, a totally new brand of the company’s fashion scooter family in the country, is powered by a fuel-efficient, liquid-cooled 108cc four-cycle engine and equipped with a Combi-brake system, which allows the braking of both front and rear wheels together.

The fashion scooter intended for customers in their 20s and 30s costs VND28 million, with VAT included, and comes with three colors – white, red and black.

The other motorcycle model, the Future Neo FI, is fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly, and quoted at VND27 million for the cast and disc brake category and VND26 million per the spoke and disc brake category, (VAT included. The Future Neo FI is available in three colors – white, black and red.

Koji Onishi, new general director of Honda Vietnam, said these two models showed Honda Vietnam’s effort to diversify its products to meet the demand of customers.

He said the Air Blade was the second scooter model of Honda Vietnam after the Click. “We have realized that the scooter market is expanding in major cities in line with the growth of the economy. This is the reason why Honda Vietnam has launched the new scooter model.”

He said that thanks to good sales of the Click scooter, the company’s accumulated sales in January-March this amounted to 252,000 units, a year-on-year increase of more than 58,000 units.

Honda Vietnam expects to achieve the sale of 1.15 million units by the end of this year, he added.

The company has so far sold more than 3.5 million motorcycles, including the New Super Dream, the Super Dream Deluxe, the Future, the Future Neo, the Future Neo GT, the Wave Alpha, the Wave RS, the Wave RSV, and the Click.

issued: Tuesday, April 24, 2007
updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2007

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