MSX125

 

MSX125 / Overview

Compact, easy to ride and practical thanks to full-sized motorcycle parts, a brand new leisure bike designed for young riders featuring an economical low-friction engine, four-speed gearbox plus an attitude and style like no other.

Manufactured in Thailand the MSX125 is small enough to be supremely manageable yet also has a fully-fledged feel thanks to some standard sized motorcycle parts. It is part mini-bike, part motorcycle with involving performance matched to confident handling and styling that combines a sense of fun with a tough, urban edge.

Its well-proven and efficient 125cc fuel-injected engine has been further refined for even greater economy plus smooth torque and power delivery, and also features a motorcycle-style four-speed gearbox and clutch. Complementing the powerplant is a compact chassis that features a sturdy steel frame, inverted front fork, monoshock rear suspension, hydraulic disc brakes front and rear and lightweight 12-inch wheels sporting wide, low profile tyres.

Four patents have been applied for through development of the MSX125, focused around the split structure tank cover and frame, proof of just how seriously this bike is taken by Honda. Small it may be, but it in terms of worldwide sales, brand awareness and owner satisfaction, its impact will be large.

MSX125 / Specification

ENGINE
Type 2-valve air-cooled single cylinder
Displacement 124.9cc
Bore x Stroke 52.4mm x 57.9mm
Compression Ratio 9.3: 1
Max. Power Output 7.2 Kw @ 7000rpm
Max. Torque 10.9 Nm @ 5500rpm
Oil Capacity 1.1 litres
FUEL SYSTEM
Carburation PGM-FI
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.5 litres
Fuel Consumption TBC
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Starter Electric Motor
Battery Capacity 12V 3.5AH
ACG Output 160W/5000 rpm
DRIVETRAIN
Clutch Type Wet multiplate
Transmission Type 4 speed
Final Drive Chain
FRAME
Type Steel mono-backbone frame
CHASSIS
Dimensions (LxWxH) 1760mm x 755mm x 1010mm
Wheelbase 1200mm
Caster Angle 25°
Trail 81mm
Seat Height 765mm
Ground Clearance 160mm
Kerb Weight 101.7kg
Turning Radius 1.9 metres
SUSPENSION
Type Front: USD Front Forks, 31mm
Rear: Mono shock, steel square pipe swingarm
WHEELS
Type Front: Y-Spoke Aluminium Cast, MT 2.5 -12
Rear: Y-Spoke Aluminium Cast, MT 2.5 -12
Tyres Front: 120/70-12
Rear: 130/70-12
BRAKES
Type Front: Single 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston brake caliper
Rear: Single 190mm disc with hydraulic single-piston brake caliper
INSTRUMENTS & ELECTRICS
Instruments LCD digital dash with speedometer, twin trip meters, fuel gauge and clock.
Headlight Combined projector headlight with HS1 35W/35W double filament bulb
All specifications are provisional and subject to change without notice.
# Please note that the figures provided are results obtained by Honda under standardised testing conditions prescribed by WMTC. Tests are conducted on a rolling road using a standard version of the vehicle with only one rider and no additional optional equipment. Actual fuel consumption may vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.

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