So far Maxiscooters are often considered to be a premium two-wheeler. Those were powered by 500+cc engine, comfy rear and rider seats, luggage space, integrated navigation and other technologies which tallies with a modern day small family car. The bigger players in this segment like Yamaha T-Max, Suzuki 650 Burgman and Honda Silverwing 600 are being considered as a premium scooter with whooping price tag. For the past years, all major brands are launching their maxi-scooters in lower the 150-125cc engines to make it more feasible for a wider audience. Latest among those is the new Honda Forza 125.
This Honda Forza 125 is powered by 124.9cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve single cylinder engine with SOHC system. The mill churns out a maximum power of 14.08 bhp @ 8750 rpm and a peak torque of 12 Nm @ 8250 rpm. This automatic engine uses PGM-FI electronic fuel injection for optimum power delivery and fuel efficiency. It uses CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission) along with a V-belt for a final drive.
Like all bigger maxi-scooters, this one too have 15-inch and 14-inch front and rear wheels respectively. Aluminium cast wheels are used in this scooter for better durability and low wear and tear. The braking of Forza 125 consists of 256mm disc at the front and 240mm disc at the rear. Both the ends features a double channel ABS system. Front suspension consists of a telescopic forks and rear part consists of twin telescopic shock absorbers. The headlamp features transverse LED 3-light for superior visibility at night time.
The scooter weighs around 162 kg and the larger fuel tank holds 11.5 litres of fuel. The fuel consumption is around 123 mpg (miles per gallon) allowing you to go further without any hesitation. Forza gives you the confidence to take this to busy city traffic as well as for long distance commuting on the free-way with equal easiness. With class-leading acceleration, swift pick-up from standstill and strong high speed performance it is one good scooter to take out for a ride.