New ‘high-performance’ scooter revealed by Honda

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Honda has revealed a new ‘high-performance’ scooter in the form of the Forza 125.

The 125cc is learner legal, returning 14hp, which means you can just about ride it on a CBT and with an A1 Light Motorcycle Licence.

It enters the market as a high-end scooter, says the Japanese manufacturer, and it comes with a raft of equipment and features as standard.

As well as 48-litres of storage space and a 12V power socket in the glove box, the Forza 125 also comes fitted with LED head and tail lights, ABS and single disc brakes at the front and back.

Further up the range, the Forza 125 has options for heated grips and colour-matched top boxes.

The new 125 from Honda comes with a slick design but despite its dynamic appearance, the Forza is suited to long distance journeys thanks to its ‘GT’ style set-up and a height adjustable windshield.

With a 15-inch front wheel and a 14-inch rear wheel, it’s stable and the new four-valve engine returns 123mpg thanks to its range of low-friction systems.

As with any 125, city riding and commuting must also be catered for and Honda says the Forza 125 is ably kitted out on that front too, thanks to sporty acceleration and a lightweight set-up making it easy to park.

The Forza 125 will hit UK dealerships in 2015 after it was revealed last week at the Paris Motor Show.

Prices are expected to be revealed closer to launch next year.

It takes its name from the NSS300 Forza that was released late in 2013 – a maxi-scooter that slotted into Honda’s product line-up above the bestselling PCX125.

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