Ahead of the inaugural MotoGP race in India, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India have launched the 2023 Repsol Editions of the Hornet 2.0 and Dio 125. Priced at Rs 1.40 lakh and Rs 92,300 respectively (ex-showroom, Delhi), the Repsol Editions pay homage to the Repsol Honda MotoGP race bikes featuring a Ross White and Vibrant Orange scheme similar to the race bike's livery.
“Racing is the heart of Honda. The pinnacle of motorcycle racing, MotoGP, is happening in India for the first time, and there is a lot of enthusiasm among Indian fans to watch history in the making. To further amplify their enthusiasm we have launched the 2023 Repsol Editions of Hornet 2.0 and Dio 125,” said Tsutsumu Otani, MD, President and CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India. More importantly, We wish the upcoming BharatGP to be a great success.
In terms of performance, both the Repsol Dio Edition and Hornet 2.0 are identical to the top variants of the standard model. Both Repsol Editions cost around Rs 1,000 more than the standard top version.
The Dio Respol Edition gets bits such as orange-finished alloy wheels, LED headlights, a digital instrument console, Honda’s Smart Key and a three-step adjustable rear suspension.
On the powertrain front, it uses the same 123.92cc engine as the standard Dio 125 and produces 8.2 PS and 10.4 Nm.
The Hornet 2.0 Repsol Edition also mirrors the standard motorcycle in terms of performance and specifications. It has full LED lighting, a digital instrument cluster with 5 brightness levels, an assist, and a slipper clutch. Power comes from a 184.4cc single-cylinder engine developing 17 bhp and 15.9 Nm