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  • Honda Wing World - Exclusive showroom of Honda's Superbikes!

    The 'Honda Wing World', located in the Naraina Industrial Area, in New Delhi is one of the two exclusive showrooms that Honda has opened in INDIA for the sales & service of their premium motorcycles, namely:

    1. Honda CBR 1000RR
    2. Honda CB 1000R

    Two members from xBhp, namely me and Kamal (xBhp ID: Koolscorptheking) were lucky enough to visit the showroom yesterday to cover it through photographs. We also managed to have a brief conversation with the staff present there, who were really cordial and very co-operative during this whole one hour (or so) shoot of the showroom.

    Apart from the hospitality of the staff, and the people present there, what struck me the most was the fact that Honda is actually providing 'Rider Training Program' to all it's customers who have, till date, bought their superbikes. During this training program, not only the riders are provided practical biking exercises, on no less than Honda CB400, they are also equipped with theoretical classes on how to ride specifically on Indian conditions.

    After a rider completes this training, he/ she is awarded with a certificate, from Honda too! Kudos to Honda for doing so much to promote safety. We also had a detailed look on both the machines and the safety standards provided on the machines were phenomenal too!

    The bikes come equipped with Honda's security system - H.I.S.S. It was also interesting to know that the 1000RR has a electronic steering damper. I am not sure how it actually works, or how functional a electronic damper is, but from what I was told, it sounded pretty confidence inspiring nonetheless. Needless to say, the 1000RR also comes fully equipped with a Combined ABS (C-ABS) system, whereby it really helps during panic breaking situations. The front and rear shocks of the 1000RR are adjustable for preload, compression and rebound

    As far as the CB goes, it comes with it's own sweet list of features too. It comes fitted with a two piston caliper REAR brake (which is really not seen too often in these big bikes), and a 4-piston caliper brake upfront. The beauty of the CB1000R cannot be defined in words. One has to see it to believe how gorgeous the machine looks. Right from the headlight to the instrumentation console, the beautifully sculpted gas tank to the single sided swingarm(!!), the gorgeous 4-spoke cast aluminum wheels to the LED tail lights - everything exudes pure passion and beauty of the machine.

    Here are a few excerpts off the CB1000R's brochure, which I found interesting:

    "The aggressive, edgy, yet perfectly composed CB1000R's predatory profile surfs the cut and thrust of city streets with unbelievable cool, and tears up the twisty terrain for the seer thrill of it."

    "Smooth power delivery as well as on tap thrills when you feel like caling upon them."

    "Alluring. Intimidating. IrresistibleAddress:

    1. HONDA Wing World,
    C-126, Naraina Industrial Area, Phase-I
    New Delhi - 110028

    2. HONDA Wing World,
    H-Kantilal & Co. Compound,
    Sakinaka, Andheri,
    East Mumbai - 400072

    Price:
    Honda CBR 1000RR - Rs.12,50,000/- ex-showroom (Rs.13,25,781/- on-road)
    Honda CB 1000R - Rs.9,50,000/- ex-showroom (Rs.10,07,874/- on-road)

    Colors Available:
    Honda CBR 1000RR - Achilles Black Metallic & Pearl Siren Blue.
    Honda CB 1000R - Dragon Green Metalic & Pearl Nightstar Black.


    Special thanks to Kamal for accompanying me for the shoot as well as the small chat session that we had with the staff and technicians at the HONDA showroom.
    Last edited by Aryan; 06-10-2009, 01:05 PM.
    :)

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    That's great! Some sweet rides and a nice place for it. Now, Honda riders will feel special (umm?!... some of them actually)..

    Would have been nicer if they had a bigger range of vehicles to sell, like that VFR, Smaller CBR's, etc, but not bad anyways ...
    Last edited by Samarth 619; 06-10-2009, 12:58 PM.
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    • #3
      honda is doing its best for INDIA !!!!!

      +1 to Honda.

      But if there were CBR 600 too for INDIA it would be great for the emerging SBK riders
      Last edited by akshaye11; 06-10-2009, 12:56 PM.
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      • #4
        Wow great info aryan da. And really appreciate Honda's efforts to promote safe biking with training program and all. In fact one of our fellow xBhpian (Id:Fireblah) owns a fireblade who had taken this training at manesar ( Info from his thread titled My Little Wonder).He has even providede some pictures of the CB400 and the training area.. According to him this training can be taken by anyone who wishes to. Is it like that?

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        • #5
          Very very nice. Honda seems to be going in a different direction from Yamaha in terms of their CBU program. Going by the pics and what Aryan says, can't fault them much except for not rolling out fast enough. They're losing on sales big time by being so slow.

          But all said and done, that looks like a beautiful setup. Owners of these bikes must feel pampered, and the bikes taken care of well. Looks like Honda has it covered for now.

          I'd love to get my hands dirty with a bike in that workshop. Plus they have a very important must-have in a service centre meant for high performance machines: A dyno!

          Now, all that's left is the personnel to be properly trained. Honda, am sure is doing something to this effect, after having put in so much effort and money in facilities like these.
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          • #6
            Naice ! Love the training program concept .I think even Suzuki ,Yamaha and even Ducati should start such a program.

            @Aryan bhaiya : Is the 'Blade available only in black?
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            • #7
              @Rossi: Their technicans are already trained from places like Japan and Singapore!
              :)

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Aryan View Post
                @Rossi: Their technicans are already trained from places like Japan and Singapore!
                Great. I was hoping that wouldn't be the case.
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                • #9
                  @Augusta: I forgot to mention the colors available. I have updated it just under where I have mentioned the prices of the respective machines.
                  :)

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                  • #10
                    This is great news! Honda are actually doing here what they are famous all over the world - provide a quality biking experience. This will tempt even more people to choose Honda over other competing SBK makers. Hope our homegrown companies too gets inspired by this.
                    Your biking tells a lot about the person you are!

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                    • #11
                      Aaaah, finally its here! time to head to Mumbai.. But last i heard of the Mumbai showroom it had some BMC issue and said might take some time to open up though the bikes and stuff are already IN the showroom. Any updates on it??

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Aryan View Post
                        @Augusta: I forgot to mention the colors available. I have updated it just under where I have mentioned the prices of the respective machines.
                        Any idea of HONDA bringing their REPSOL edition fire blade in India Aryan???
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                        • #13
                          Now, they should advertise it. Should encourage people going for cars, to try them out. right?

                          Hardly any people know about it.
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by dual disc 200 View Post
                            Any idea of HONDA bringing their REPSOL edition fire blade in India Aryan???
                            No, as of now there is NO plan of bringing the Repsol Replica in India. Not in the near future anyways.
                            :)

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                            • #15
                              cool stuff

                              Nice log their Aryan Da...informative, detailed and with pcs justifying things for HOnda..... good time spent gathering some useful and amazing information of India going in for more official SBKs.... I hope Yamaha, Suzuki learns from them..... and introduce more SBKs in here....

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