Published on October 27th, 2017 | by Amirul Mukminin1
MForce Bike Holdings Launches Benelli Leoncino and 3 Keeway Motorcycles
MForce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd recently launched not one but four new models into the Malaysian market. They are the Benelli Leoncino 500, Keeway Patagonian Eagle 250, Keeway K-light 202 and Keeway Café Racer 152.
Leoncino 500 (RM27,999)
Combining tradition with contemporary style, innovation and performance, the Leoncino 500 is powered by a liquid-cooled 500 cc, twin-cylinder engine that churns out 47 hp at 8,500 rpm and 45 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm.
It rides on 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in 120/70-R17 front and 160/60-R17 rear tyres. The front suspension is an upside-down 45 mm fork while the rear swingarm is controlled by a laterally-mounted shock absorber.
Equipped with ABS, digital instrumentation as well as LED projector lights, the Leoncino 500 is available in two exotic color combinations: Leoncino Red and Vulcan Black.
Patagonian Eagle 250 (RM9,338)
Taking inspiration from custom choppers of the ’60s and ’70s, the Patagonian Eagle 250 packs a twin-cylinder, 249 cc oil-cooled engine that produces 17.4 hp at 8,000 rpm and 16.5 Nm at 6,000 rpm. A five-speed transmission channels the power to the rear wheel.
It comes with a host of well-designed components including a teardrop-shaped fuel tank which holds 12 litres of fuel, chrome exhaust, five-spoke wheels (18-inch front, 15-inch rear), blacked out cylinder with chrome cases and a pullback handlebar.
It is offered in two colours; Matte Black and Metallic Matte Red.
K-Light 202 (RM8,588)
This is a modern retro hod-rod that is powered by a 197 cc, single-cylinder mill with 12.8 hp at 7,500 rpm and 13.9 Nm at 6,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a five-speed gearbox with a wet multi-plate clutch.
It has a bassinet-type frame with telescopic forks at the front and telescopic coil spring suspension at the rear. Braking power comes from a 280-mm and 240-mm front and rear discs.
The K-Light 202 is available in black and red.
Café Racer 152 (RM6,150)
Powering the Cafe Racer 152 is a 149 cc, single-cylinder engine and a five-speed transmission. The bike has 11.4 hp at 8,500 rpm and 11.1 Nm of torque at its disposal.
Tipping the scales at 108 kg, the bike is equipped with telescopic suspension system at both ends and 17-inch tyres. It also comes with a 220-mm front brake disc and a 130-mm rear drum brake.
The Cafe Racer 152 can be had in either black or blue.