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HMSI to launch MotoGP edition of motorcycle next month

business Updated: Apr 27, 2007 15:41 IST

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Honda Motor Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd (HMSI), will launch its MotoGP edition of motorcycle in the country next month, a top company official has said.

The MotoGP motorcycle would be a limited edition vehicle and bookings would begin in the first week of May, HMSI Head (All India Sales) Yadvinder S Guleria said after launching its new-look sporty 150 cc Honda 'Unicorn' and a 125 cc Honda 'Shine' in Chennai on Friday.

HMSI would be launching a scooter during the second half of this financial year, he added.

The new Unicorn is priced at Rs 58,571 and the Honda Shine at Rs 40,598 (ex-showroom Chennai), he said.

Guleria said HMSI was looking at a 27 per cent growth this year with sales of nine lakh units. The company sold 7.2 lakh units last year.

The company was looking at exporting to the Middle East, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, he added.

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