Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) recently introduced their entry level motorcycle in India christened as CD 110 Dream. This is definitely a commuter motorcycle equipped with the latest HET Technology from Honda. The HET technology helps in extracting maximum power from the engine while also returning an impressive fuel efficiency figures. Honda claims that their new motorcycle will return 74 km to a liter of Petrol which is impressive.

On the styling front this motorcycle looks pretty basic but definitely fulfills the minimum criteria that the consumers look for in this segment. Powered by an Air cooled 4 stroke, SI engine with a displacement of 109 cc this motorcycle produces enough power and torque amount to be a perfect city commuter. It also provides couple of interesting features which are hardly expected in an entry level motorcycle.

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2014 Honda CD 110 Dream
  • Year: 2014
  • Make: Honda
  • Transmission: 4 speed
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 8 @ 7500
  • Torque @ RPM: 8 @ 5500
  • Displacement: 109 cc
  • Top Speed: 56 mph (Est.)
  • Price: INR 41100

STYLING

2014 Honda CD 110 Dream
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Those who are looking for a stylish commuter motorcycle within a budget might like the new Honda CD 110 Dream because it packs a simple but impressive styling.

Take a look at the new CD 110 Dream and it will remind you of another commuter from Honda’s stable called the Dream Neo, although the CD 110 Dream is cheaper than the Dream Neo by almost 7000 rupees but it will obviously attract the attention of the consumers because of its simple styling and eye catching body graphics.

The CD 110 Dream has a long wheelbase of about 1258 mm which will keep the motorcycle stable during high speeds while the high ground clearance of about 179 mm reduces the chances of causing damage to the underbody of the motorcycle while travelling over bad and uneven roads. It even has long seat for the comfort of the rider and the pillion. Honda has also provided the new motorcycle with silver colored alloy wheels and has fitted tubeless tyres which are definitely interesting for an entry level product.

Now this entry level commuter is available with 3 color options which include Black with Red stripe, Black with Grey stripe and Black with Blue stripe.

The overall dimension of the motorcycle has been provided below:

Dimension
Kerb weight 105kg
Length 2009 mm
Width 737 mm
Height 1074 mm
Wheel Base 1258 mm
Ground Clearance 179 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 8 Liters

ENGINE AND HANDLING

As already mentioned earlier the new motorcycle is powered by a 109 cc, Air cooled 4 stroke, SI engine which produces about 8.25 bhp of peak power at 7500 rpm while producing 8.63 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. The engine has been mated to a 4 speed constant mesh gearbox which keeps the motorcycle in right power band. Honda has also incorporated this motorcycle with their latest HET (Honda Eco technology) which you will also find in their other products. This HET technology helps to improve the fuel efficiency figures of the motorcycle while also makes sure to extract maximum power out of the engine.

The CD 110 Dream is built around on a Diamond type frame and has been fitted with a Telescopic Suspension at its front while the rear gets a Spring loaded Suspension setup. It has Kerb weight of just 105 kilograms which will definitely improve the overall handling of the motorcycle and maneuvering the motorcycle when not in motion. As already mentioned earlier that the Honda CD 110 Dream has been fitted with tubeless tyres on both its front and rear wheels which is definitely a boon for the rider but there is no option of disc brakes and the entry level commuter and thus has been fitted with conventional 130 mm dia drum brakes at both its front and rear wheels.

PRICING

The Honda CD 110 Dream has been priced at INR. 41, 100 ( Ex-showroom, Delhi).

COMPETITION

The new CD 100 Dream faces some amount of competition from the recently launched TVS Star City Plus.

TVS Star City Plus

2014 TVS Star City Plus
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The TVS Star City Plus is powered by a 110cc Advanced Ecothrust Engine which produces around 8.4Ps at the rate of 7000rpm and a maximum torque of 8.7Nm at the rate of 5000rpm. This motorcycle has been priced a tad higher than the CD 110 Dream INR. 44, 000 to be exact.

CONCLUSION

The Honda CD 110 Dream is definitely a worthy competitor in this segment and also has been priced quite aggressively. Offcourse! It’s a Honda product thus comes with premium build quality, for those who wants a stylish entry level commuter which comes with sufficient power on tap and also returns an impressive fuel efficiency figures there is no doubt that the Honda CD 110 Dream definitely is the motorcycle for you.

SPECIFICATION TABLE

Engine
Type Air cooled 4 stroke, SI engine
Displacement 109cc
Bore x Stroke 50.0mm X 55.6 mm
compression Ratio 9.9:1
Net Power 6.15 kw (8.25 bhp) @ 7500rpm
Torque 8.63 Nm @5500 rpm
Fuel System Carburetor
Starting System kick
Air Filter Viscous paper filter
Drive Train
Transmission 4 Speed constant mesh
Gear Shift Pattern All back (N-1-2-3-4)
Clutch Type Multiplate Wet Clutch
Dimension
Kerb weight 105kg
Length 2009mm
Width 737mm
Height 1074mm
Wheel Base 1258mm
Ground Clearance 179mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 8 Liters
Chassis
Frame type Diamond type
Suspension, Front Telescopic Suspension
Rear Spring loaded Suspension
Tyre- Front Tubeless 80/100 - 18
Rear Tubeless 80/100 - 18
Front Brake Drum Brake – 130 mm Dia
Rear Brake Drum Brake – 130 mm Dia
Electrical & other
Battery MF 12V 3 Ah
Head Lamp 12V 35/35W
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  • * No option for Disc brakes
  • * Styling

Source: Honda

Riju Ganguly

Press Release

Delhi, July 4, 2014: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) today announced its next wave of strategic expansion as it enters a new era of independent and empowered operations in India.
’Honda is Honda’ corporate Campaign
Starting July, 2014, the Wings have become the ’Only Honda in India’. It is in this context, that Honda is bolstering its differentiated brand imagery with ’Honda is Honda’.
In Phase I, the ’Honda is Honda’ campaign will be teased digitally. Within the next fortnight, this will be followed by a 3600 blitzkrieg across all mediums – TV, print, digital, radio and outdoor. The campaign will echo the trust customers repose in Honda across India.
This campaign is a one-off. It is the first time where Honda’s brand ambassador Akshay Kumar is singing in a TV commercial himself. The novelty factor is evident as professional sky divers come together to form the Wings (Honda’s logo) high up in the sky!
Elaborating more on Honda is Honda, Mr Keita Muramatsu, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, "Honda is Honda is more than just a campaign, it is the start of new Era in India. Honda aims to be an integral part of every 2wheeler customer’s emotional landscape as it fulfills the mobility dreams of India. With ’Honda is Honda’ we want to reinforce that ’Wings’ are the true enablers for every Indian who can trust on Honda’s technology, legacy of excellence, quality, reliability and innovation to chase their dreams."
* Price- ex showroom, Delhi

Honda Launches Entry Level Motorcycle CD 110 Dream In India
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CD 110 Dream – Honda’s most affordable mass motorcycle

Honda’s Wave 2.0 of strategic expansion starts from entering into the basic sub-segment of 100-110cc motorcycle (Basic sub-segment contributes 23% to overall 70 lac units sold annually in 100-110cc industry) with the new CD 110 Dream – Honda’s most affordable motorcycle in India.
The nomenclature "CD" is a mnemonic for Honda’s mass motorcycles in many countries since 1966 while Dream evokes the legendary success of Honda’s first mass motorcycle "Dream D" launched in 1949 in Japan.
Detailing on the CD 110 Dream, Mr. Yadvinder S Guleria, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, "As Only Honda, we are now fulfilling the utilitarian needs of ’rurban’ customers with CD 110 Dream. We are confident that at its most affordable price of Rs. 41,100 (Ex-showroom, Delhi), the new CD 110 Dream will ride Honda into the hinterlands and multiply the success of existing Dream series motorcycles."
To satisfy the primary need of this category which is mileage, CD 110 Dream comes with Honda Eco Technology or HET for an unmatched mileage of 74 km/liter (mileage based on internal Honda test ride mode that is close to actual city riding conditions / ICAT mileage 83.32 kmpl) As power is required for multiple riding and load carrying, CD Dream beats competition with its class leading power output of 8.25 BHP @ 7500 RPM and torque of 8.63Nm @ 5500rpm.
On the style front, CD 110 Dream comes with stylish graphics, impressive exhaust, signature silver engine sleeve, tempting silver tone alloy wheels, realistic meter console and tail light.
This motorcycle is specially developed for Indian customers, keeping in mind their practical commuting needs. Making CD 110 Dream the best choice of daily commuting is its superior ground clearance of 179mm (for dream ride over potholed road every time), extended wheelbase of 1258mm (for better stability during high speed and uphill), long seat (for comfortable rides over long distances). The tubeless tyres, viscous air filter and maintenance free battery in CD 110 Dream significantly increase the durability of this mass motorcycle.
CD 110 Dream makes a truly compelling buying proposition for customers in this segment with its extremely attractive starting price of Rs. 41,100 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi).
Post the dispatches starting from mid-July’14, the motorcycle will available for sale across the regions by August, 2014. The CD 110 Dream comes in 3 exciting colors (Black with Red stripe, Black with Blue Stripe and Black with Grey stripe.) and Kick/Drum/Alloy variant.

Quick glance of Q1, FY’2014-15 sales

The first quarter saw Honda make impressive strides and sustain its positive momentum. Gaining an impressive 5%, Honda’s market share reached 25% and it became the highest gainer in the industry. One in every four two-wheelers sold today is a Honda.
Backed by customer demand, Honda grew 2.5 times that of industry with its 34% growth. Honda continues its undisputed leadership with a clear 52% market share in Automatic scooter segment.
In motorcycle segment, Honda dethroned competition to become No.1 in 125cc segment For the first time ever with CB Shine leading the segment sales.

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