LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- After dominating motorcycle market in Pakistan for decades with successful models in the category of 70cc, 125cc and a fast emerging 100cc bike, Atlas Honda Ltd. has launched 150cc motorcycle to cater to the higher end segment.
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 smooth gear shift. Maintenance Free powerful backup battery, die casted “Z Section Spokes” alloy rims best suited for Pakistani roads.
The bike is packed with a number of safety features that cater to local needs. Price of CB 150F is Rs159,000.
The magnetic ignition protection ensures use of only the original key to operate bike. Front disc brake, car type speedometer visibility, strong tail protection and protective chain guide system ensures a great riding experience with 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 amply supported with localization of complex components like clutch, CDI unit, Regulator Rectifier, Ignition coil and many others,” Afaq highlighted.
“Continuing the tradition we have started project for localization of carburetor assembly as well. Within a year’s time In Shaa Allah we are hopeful to achieve the goal. Our aim is to bring top notch technology to the country with a resolve to pass on its benefit finally to Pakistani customer,” he stated.