Honda MSX125SF launched in Thailand at THB 70,500 – IAB Report
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First of 10 new models to be launched in 24 months.
The Honda MSX125SF has been launched in Thailand at THB 70,500 (INR 1.35 lakhs). Its delivery will commence by the end of this month. This is the first of 10 new motorcycles that Honda Thailand has planned to launch over a period of two years. Five of the said 10 bikes will be all-new while the rest will be new iterations of the existing models.
The differences in the new MSX125SF compared to its predecessor include twin LED headlamps, LED turn indicators, LED taillamps, new digital instrument console, aircraft type fuel tank lid, new exhaust canister and foldable key.
The Honda MSX125SF is powered by a 124.9 cc air-cooled single-cylinder PGM-FI engine with SOHC that produces 9.7 hp at 7,000 rpm and 10.9 Nm at 5,500 rpm, mated to a four-speed gearbox. The motor is compatible with gasoline, E20 and 20 percent alcohol mixed gasoline.
The 102 kg motorcycle measures 1,755 mm in length, 728 mm in width, 988 mm in height, 1,200 mm in wheelbase, 153 mm in ground clearance and 754 in seat height. The bike is equipped with 220 mm dual-piston disc brake upfront, 190 mm rear disc brake, 120/70-12 M/C 51L front tyre and 130/70-12 M/C 56L rear tyre. The MSX125SF is offered in four colours – Hyper Yellow, Booster White, Burning Red and Eclipse Black.