The Honda SP125 launch recently makes its one of the highest priced 125cc two-wheelers in India. The Duke 125 though is priced much higher. Nonetheless, the S|P125 is an all-new motorcycle, has a BS-VI motor and boasts superior fuel economy. It though looks much like a cousin of the Honda Livo rather than all-new bike. There is LED headlights, silent starter, all-digital instrument cluster with service indicator, Fi malfunction light and more. Honda says that motorcycle is also light in weight when compared to competition and has got fuel injection too.
Currently, one of the highest selling 125cc motorcycles is the Bajaj Pulsar 125. The motorcycle was launched a couple of months ago. It has got a familiar styling, better stability on the highway as well as a sporty feel to it. Bajaj has also priced it much lower than competition. The features include a semi-digital instrument cluster, backlit switches and a more powerful engine.
So, which one should you choose? Take a look at the specs below. If efficiency is prime for you, the SP125, it is. Style as well as stability matters, the Pulsar wins.
Pulsar 125 Neon
|Type||Single cylinder, air cooled||Single cylinder, air cooled|
|Valvetrain||4 valves||4 valves|
|Ground clearance (mm)||160||165|
|Fuel tank capacity||11 litres||11.5 litres|
|Kerb weight (kg)||118||140|
|Rear||Hydraulic Type||Twin Gas Shock|
|Front||240mm disc||240mm disc|
|Rear||130mm drum||130mm drum|