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About Honda Wave
The Honda Wave series was one fashionably innovative vehicle which the maker added to its tally of the modernistic arsenal. Bearing style elements and design oriented towards adding more value to customers, this series did bring a new wave of fuel economy and comfort riding to both Indians and overseas commuters.
Honda Wave Continues to Enthral Indian Commuters by its Unique Moscout Concept
Falling into Honda's special genre of fuel - efficient bikes, all wave series came with a moscouts look - a look mixes elements of a bike and scooter. Specs such as a centrifugal clutch, 4-speed transmission, and kick start functionality, all Honda Wave series sold exceptionally overall Asian regions.
Inception and Emergence
Honda's Wave Series first made its grand entrance in the European and Asian markets in 1995. It was available in 3 vivid displacement configurations namely the 100cc, 110cc, and 125cc. As these models gained popularity across vivid markets, the company also introduced models with fuel injection feature. They called it the Wave 125i.
This series was sold off with different code names across numerous automobile ventures. In Europe, it was known as the Honda Innova, Supra X in Indonesia, and NF Series in other regions. This Wave series made use of a distinct cosmetic plastic body panel upon its steel tubular chassis.
Some sources also bring to light that the Honda Wave was an apt replacement for the Super Cub series which made use of pressed steel frame for both its chassis and body cosmetics.
The Wave series underwent a facelift in 2006 and their 125cc variant; the makers incorporated a key slot cover for mugging protection. Plus a year later, all Wave series in Europe (selling as Innova) got an upgrade to its fuel injection system.
Popularity in Various Regions
Presenting middle-class commuters a unique design, the Wave series was fully tailored for the Asian eyes. Its unique appearance where the frontal part appears as a scooter and the rear end like a bike - did appeal to many in this region.
The most lucrative regions for the Honda Wave series proved to be Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Maldives, Thailand, and Malaysia. Some insights into the popularity of the Wave series reveal that amid its high volume sales, many other collaborations, distribution, and importation took place concerning Wave clone models.
One journal released during that time stated that the popularity of this model was mainly due to its simplistic design and easily customizable parts and powertrain updates. Apart from the Asian regions, this model also did well in Egypt, Germany, Uruguay, and Iceland.
Best Seller and Reasons for That
Their best seller was their Wave 125. Under - boning an upgraded fuel injection system, this bike did deliver some good amount power without compromising on its fuel-efficient characteristics.
Some of the stellar specs include -
- SOHC 2 - Valve air cooled 4-stroke power plant
- Wet multi-plate centrifugal clutch
- Adequate frontal telescopic and swingarm rear end suspension
- Friction preventive roller bearing rocker arms
- Ceramic coated piston
Presently the new Honda Wave Alpha 100cc (which got a facelift in 2016) is available for procurement. To know for accurate pricing and nearby dealerships visit Honda's official website for details!