Sunday, February 23, 2020
Honda PH to Assemble P 66k BeAT Scooter Locally (w/ Specs)
Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI), introduces The new 2020 BeAT, the automatic scooter model that will be made in the Philippines.
The number one motorcycle brand in the country announced that the new BeAT will be manufactured in the country starting in March. The move signifies HPI’s commitment to give products that are relevant to the needs and lifestyle of its consumers.
“We are excited to announce that HPI will manufacture The new BeAT to immediately address to the fast-paced demand of the Filipino customers. Young Riders are becoming more demanding in terms of their riding needs – from style to technology, which is why we want to prioritize this model as one of the high-selling AT model that suits the Philippine road traffic condition,” said Susumu Mitsuishi, HPI President.
The new BeAT is designed with a slim, sharp look and overall compact design. It comes in three striped variants, namely, the Premium (ISS/CBS), the Street (STD), and the Fashion Sport (STD).
The Premium (ISS/CBS) variant is equipped with a fuel-efficient engine that delivers up to 63 km/L thanks to its Idling Stop System (ISS). For a safer ride, it comes with a Combi-Brake System (CBS), ACG Starter System, secured Key Shutter as well as Enhanced Smart Power (eSP), tubeless tires, Park Lock Brake, and Side Stand switch.
The new BeAT also features a convenient 11-liter utility box, and Informative Semi-Digital Meter Panel with Eco-Indicator. In addition, its bigger headlight design is equipped with Automatic Headlight-On (AHO) with multi-reflector for wider illumination, and an over-all modern and stylish look.
It comes available in nine (9) specially design Filipino-inspired graphics with fashionable cool colors to suit the likeness of the Filipinos making city driving more exciting and colorful, In Premium (ISS/CBS) are Matte Fiery Red, Matte Axis Gray Metallic; in Street (STD) are Euro Gray Metallic, Matte Axis Gray Metallic, Ross White; and in Fashion Sport (STD) are Sahara Blue Metallic, Black, Fighting Red, Vibrant Orange.
The BeAT’s price starts at P 66,900 for the Fashion Sport (STD), and the Street (STD), while P 70,400 for the Premium (ISS/CBS).
Asked for an outlook on annual production volume of The New BeAT, Mitsuishi said they are looking at producing 130,000 units.
Interested customers can visit Honda Dealers nationwide.