Honda MSX125

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 90,000
* Delhi. May vary.
No Launch Plans

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Overview Honda MSX-125 is a monkey bike that resembles a street bike in terms of design but feels even smaller than the Honda Navi from India. It uses premium components like USD front forks, high mounted motorcycle exhaust and rear disc brake. The tyres are even thicker than an average Indian sport bike. It comes with a 124.9cc, air cooled and fuel injected engine, producing 9.7 BHP at 7000 rpm and 10.9 Nm at 5500 rpm. The best part is its 4-speed manual gearbox, making it sport effective when compared the Indian Honda Navi. It weighs just 101.7 kg with a full fuel tank of 5.5 liters.
Launch Date No Launch Plans
Type Monkey
Shades Red, Yellow, White, Black
Official Tagline It's all about the Fun
Frame/Chassis Steel mono-backbone frame
ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE
Displacement 124.9 cc
Maximum Power 9.7 Bhp @ 7000 rpm
Maximum Torque 10.9 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Engine Description 2-valve air-cooled single cylinder
Cooling Air Cooling
Fuel System PGM-FI
Compression Ratio 9.3:1
Bore 52.4 mm
Stroke 57.9 mm
No. of Cylinders 1
TRANSMISSION
No. of Gears 4
Clutch Wet multiplate
Final Drive Chain
BRAKES
Front Brake Single 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston brake caliper
Rear Brake Single 190mm disc with hydraulic single-piston brake caliper
SUSPENSION
Front Suspension USD Front Forks, 31mm
Rear Suspension Mono shock, steel square pipe swingarm
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 120/70-12
Rear Tyre 130/70-12
Front Wheel MT 2.5 -12
Rear Wheel MT 2.5 -12
Wheel Type Y-Spoke Aluminium Cast
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
BATTERY
Battery Type MF
Capacity 3.5Ah
Voltage 12V
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Overall Length 1760 mm
Overall Width 755 mm
Overall Height 1010 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Seat Height 765 mm
Wheelbase 1200 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 101.7 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.5 litres
Oil tank capacity 1.1 litres
Turning Circle 3.8
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Top Speed 103 kmph
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE
Speedometer LCD digital dash with speedometer
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Twin
Clock
Fuel Gauge
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
ACG Output 160W/5000rpm
Caster Angle 25°
Trail 81mm
LIGHTING
Head Light Combined projector headlight with HS1 35W/35W double filament bulb

Honda MSX125 Review

17 Dec, 2015 10:29 AM

Overview

Honda is the world's leading manufacturer of automobiles. The MSX125 is another craftsmanship from the company in the two wheeler segment. It is expected to be available by the end of 2016 in India. Let's check out this motorcycle in detail.

Design and Style

The attitude and style of MSX125 makes it stand out different from others. It uses the steel mono-backbone frame that imparts a naked look. The HS1 35W/35W double filament bulb, projector headlight provides better illumination and clear view of roads. The 12-inch aluminum cast, low profile wheels enhances the beauty of this 125cc bike. The split structure of fuel tank gives it a perfect macho look. The upright positioned exhaust is fitted with chrome accents that make it an eye catcher. The bike also features LED tail-light, black colored rear view mirrors, comfortable handlebar and a well cushioned seat. Overall, the MSX125 is a part motorcycle and a part mini bike

Dimensions and Fuel tank capacity

The MSX125 comes with a length of 1760 mm, width of 755 mm and a height of 1010 mm as it dimensions along with a weight of 101.7 Kg. It has a fuel tank with a capacity of 5.50-litres.

Instrument Panel

The bike features a LCD digital dash which includes a speedometer, fuel gauge, dual trip-meters, tachometer and a clock. The panel also bears indicators for low fuel, battery and oil. The bright orange color is used in LCD for better illumination and gives it a futuristic look.

Engine and Gearbox

The MSX125 is powered by a 124.9.cc, air-cooled engine that will generate a maximum power of 9.65 bhp at 7000 rpm and a maximum torque of 10.9 Nm at 5500 rpm. This two valve, single cylinder engine would be mated to a four speed transmission and a wet, multi plate clutch system. It uses the PGM-FI technology for fuel injection in order to make the engine more fuel efficient.

Brakes and Suspension

Honda MSX125 is equipped with single 220 mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston brake caliper at the front and single 190 mm disc with hydraulic single-piston brake caliper at the rear end. On the other hand, suspension duties are handled by 31mm USD front forks at the front and mono shock steel square pipe swing-arm at the back.

Ride and Handling

There will be a great fun to ride this naked bike. The extended wheelbase of 1200 mm offers you a safe and stable ride. On the other hand, the high ground clearance of 160 mm protects the under body from damages. The bike is equipped with a tyre size of 120/70-12 mm at the front and 130/70-12 mm at the back. The turning radius of 1.9 meters makes it perfect around edges and in city traffic too.

Shades

The MSX125 is expected to be available in four exciting colors: Red, Black, Yellow and White.

Price

This stunning bike is expected to be priced around Rs. 90,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) may vary. Honda has not made an official announcement about the launch of MSX125 in India, it is a speculation that it will be launched in the Indian market by the end of 2016.

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Honda MSX 125 - It's all about the Fun
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