A motorcycle to start in the category of 125cc It must offer, above all, ease of use and versatility, as well as being economical both in its acquisition and in its maintenance. But it should not ignore that for many a 125cc is the beginning of their motorcycle adventure. So, in addition, it must be a motorcycle capable of offering emotions, design, quality and pride of belonging. In short, all this and much more is what the new Honda CB125F which has been launched in Europe and will be marketed from the first quarter of 2021. This model is again completely renewed with a comprehensive redesign that makes it even more attractive and economical.
Manufactured at the Honda factory in Atessa, southern Italy, it offers a huge leap in terms of fuel economy thanks to the adoption of a single-cylinder engine with the acclaimed enhanced Smart Power technology (eSP) air-cooled, with EURO5 homologation, capable of offering a better level of performance compared to its predecessor.
The maximum power of 8kW (10,9Hp) is reached at 7.500 rpm, with a maximum torque of 10,9Nm at 6.000 rpm (previously 7,8kW at 7.750 rpm / 10,2Nm at 6.250 rpm). The fuel economy has improved enormously from 1,96 l / 100 km to 1,49l / 100 km, offering a potential autonomy of more than 730 kilometers with your deposit of 11 liters.
The new CBF125 is also is 11 kilos lighter, with a redesigned frame and a modern remodel with a big bike aesthetic. In this way, the new tubular frame uses high-tensile steel in its construction and is 1,7 kg lighter.
The engine is suspended from a robust central beam and incorporates geometries that provide the best balance between ride comfort and straight-line stability, with a focus on light steering and a sporty feel at any lean angle.
The two rear shocks have five-position preload adjustment and complement the compliant 31mm telescopic front fork of diameter to offer an impeccable behavior in march; the stylish 18-inch cast aluminum wheels they increase the stability and quality of the ride on the uneven city streets.
The tires measure 80/100 at the front and 90/90 at the rear. A 240mm front disc works with a two-piston caliper and is supported by a 130mm rear drum; both are managed by a CBS combined braking system.
125 CB2021F sports aggressive new styling, with features of the larger displacement models of the CB family, surrounding its redesigned cycle part. In particular, the fuel tank follows the example of the family CB-R Neo Sports Café, while an angular front semi-fairing and dark visor reminiscent of the CB500F they provide some wind deflection and give it a distinct character.
El front semi-fairing It also houses a new LED headlight and a digital instrument cluster that shows all the important information, including a gear position indicator, as well as instant and average fuel consumption, distance to the end of the tank and ECO indicator for driving in the most comfortable way. efficient as possible. The start / stop button is an integrated switch (the previous model did not equip a stop button as standard) as is the long / short switch.