Recently, Honda Motorcycles and Scooter India re-entered the 100 cc commuter market with the Shine 100. The manufacturer recently started shipping the Shine 100. Motorcycles will enter a very competitive market where customers can choose from many motorcycles. One of the competitors of the Honda Shine 100 is the TVS Radeon. Here is a comparison between the Honda Shine 100 and the TVS Radeon.
Honda Shine 100 vs TVS Radeon: Looks
The Honda Shine 100 is a proper 100 cc commuter bike with no frills and a compact design. It does have some elements of the Shine 125, but they’ve been toned down so that the Shine 100 looks very basic. The TVS Radeon, on the other hand, looks larger and has quite a few chrome elements, such as the bezel around the headlights, the gold casing of the engine, and the chrome exhaust shrouds.
Honda Shine 100 vs TVS Radeon: Hardware
Both bikes use telescoping forks and dual shocks in the rear. TVS offers 5 levels of adjustability via the Radeon’s rear shock. Both motorcycles are braked by drum brakes. Having said that, the Radeon does have the option of disc brakes up front. The Radeon uses 18-inch wheels with tubeless tires, while the Shine 100 uses 17-inch wheels with tube tires.
Honda Shine 100 vs TVS Radeon: Engines
Powering the Honda Shine 100 is a 98.9 cc single cylinder engine producing a maximum power of 7.28 bhp and a peak torque of 8.05 Nm. It is linked to a four-speed gearbox. TVS uses a 109.7 cc single cylinder engine for the Radeon. It produces a maximum power of 8.08 bhp and a peak torque output of 8.07 Nm. It also comes with a 4-speed gearbox.
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Honda Shine 100 vs TVS Radeon: Prices
The Honda Shine 100 is priced at ¥64,900.Radeon, on the other hand, is priced between ¥60,925 and ¥78,834. All prices are ex-showroom prices. The price of the Radeon goes up because it sports a two-tone paint scheme, and the higher-end trims come with disc brakes up front.
First published date: May 13, 2023 at 16:53 PM CST