Honda keeps customers waiting for Activa, Unicorn and Dazzler
Due to the huge demand and supply straint of CB Unicorn motorbike,Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India has increased its waiting period from one month to six months.It has been confirmed by a senior company official.The official said that they have not stopped production.It is well on course.It should be available in six months.
He also informed that besides the Unicorn, the company’s popular selling scooterette Activa comes with a waiting period of four to five months for specific colours like white, gold and metallic silver. However, basic colours like red and black have a waiting period of one to two months.
HMSI recently inaugurated a new facility at Tapukara in Rajasthan in order to increase the productivity and to address the long waiting periods.The new plant has an annual capacity of 12 lakh units and the company plans to invest around Rs.800 crores on the plant.
The official revealed that the Unicorn bike fitted with mono-shock suspension, a first of-its-kind in India, has become one of the most sought after two-wheelers in India.HMSCI has featured the new “CB Unicorn” with a BS III engine, large logos and electric-start option.Similarly,the CB Unicorn Dazzler is equipped with double disc brakes and mono-shock absorbers and has a waiting period of three to four months.
The Unicorn Dazzler in Red and Black colours are delivered after 30 days but for Metallic Grey and Gold colours,the customers need to wait for three months.