Honda 2Wheelers recently delivered four units of its flagship scooter – Forza 300 – in Gurugram. The delivered models were customer feedback units with BS4-compliant engine. The company has confirmed that the Honda Forza 300 maxi scooter will be officially launched in the country in fiscal year 2021. Here’re 5 interesting facts about the upcoming Honda 300cc scooter.
1. Most Powerful Maxi Scooter
The Honda Forza 300 will be more powerful than the 22Kymco X-Twon 300i that makes a top power of 24.4PS. This will also make it the most powerful maxi scooter in the country. Honda’s new 300cc scooter sources its power from a 279cc, four-valve, liquid-cooled engine generating power worth 25.1PS and a maximum torque of 27.2Nm. In India, the company will bring in the BS6-compliant version of the existing motor. Sending power to the rear wheel via a belt drive is V-Matic automatic gearbox.
2. Mileage & Range
Honda claims that its 300cc maxi scooter offers a fuel economy of 31kmpl. With a fuel tank capacity of 11.5-litres, the Forza promises a range of around 350km. Based on the tubular steel frame, the scooter measures 2142mm in length, 754mm in width, and 1471mm in height. It has wheelbase of 1510mm and offers a seat height of 780mm. The ground clearance of the Honda Forza stands at 144mm. Read – Honda To Launch Royal Enfield Rival In India
3. Strong Mechanism
For performing suspension duties, the new Honda 300cc scooter gets 33mm telescopic forks upfront and pre-load adjustable dual shock absorbers at the rear. It comes fitted with 15-inch front wheels with 120/70 section tyre and 14-inch rear wheels with 140/70 section tyre.
The braking power comes from a 256mm front disc and a 240mm rear disc brake with dual-channel ABS (anti-lock braking system). The Forza’s engine has been boosted with Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) system that keeps a check on the wheel speed and slip ratio and senses loss of rear wheel traction to control engine torque. It also ensures better tyre grip and traction control. Read – Is Honda Activa Electric Scooter Coming To India?
4. Lots of Features
The Honda Forza 300 is one of the most feature loaded maxi scooters. It has all LED lighting with purpose fitments such as 12V charging socket, Honda Smart Key and a lockable storage compartment. There is a semi-digital instrument console that shows instantaneous fuel efficiency, average fuel efficiency, odometer, range, tripmeter and ambient temperature. The scooter looks sporty with design bits such as twin headlamps, a wide step-up style single seat and more.
5. Most Expensive Scooter
The new Honda 300cc scooter is likely to come as CKD (Completely Knocked Down) unit. Prices of the maxi scooter might fall in the range of Rs 2.5 lakh – Rs 2.8 lak (ex-showroom). If launched at this price point, it will become the most expensive scooter in the country. The Forza 300 will be sold via the premium Big Wing showrooms across the nation.