"With India having the world's youngest population, it is imperative for Honda to connect with youth. NAVI will take forward Honda's fun DNA in India," HMSI Senior Vice-President Sales and Marketing YS Guleria said.

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The company plans to introduce six new models in the country, of which it launched NAVI today. "2016 will be a historic year for Honda. Led by increased capacity with fourth plant we will cross the threshold of 5 million two-wheeler sales in India for the first time," HMSI President & CEO Keita Muramatsu told reporters.

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"We are confident that Honda's 6 new models led by NAVI will reinvent two-wheeler mobility in India," Muramatsu  said. Bookings for the NAVI, which is priced at Rs 39,500 (ex-showroom Delhi) starts from today while the deliveries would begin from April onwards.