There are some among us who do not appreciate the modern scooter, and this is morally unfair. Scooters have an ease of use that can hardly be matched by other means of transport. Their small size means you can go places and sneak through traffic in a way you dare not try in a four wheeler or even a full-size motorcycle. Best of all, you can light up those puny wheels all day long using a fraction of the fuel that a four wheeler consumes.
For us Indians, what defines a scooter better than the Activa: Honda’s proven automatic model which has been eclipsing all its rivals for the best part of the past decade. Now, in a move that can only be described as a logical step up for its 110cc model, Honda has forayed into the now-burgeoning 125cc scooter segment with the new Activa 125.
After my experience with the scooter, I can certainly conclude one thing: the Activa 125 is an impressive machine. And while that may not be the greatest story lead ever written, ‘impressive’ sums up this 125cc scooter very well. Read full review