Published on November 22nd, 2018 | by Amirul Mukminin0
Boon Siew Honda Launches 3 New Models at KLIMS 2018
Boon Siew Honda sent ripples through the motorcycle market with the official launch of the PCX Hybrid, Forza and the new CBR1000RR Fireblade at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018 (KLIMS 2018).
PCX Hybrid (RM13,499)
Equipped with Honda’s proprietary hybrid system, the PCX Hybrid is powered by a 150cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke single-cylinder petrol engine that makes 14.4 hp at 8,500 rpm and 13.6 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The engine is mated to an electric motor supported by a high-output Lithium-ion battery that produces 1.8 hp at 3,000 rpm and 4.3 Nm at 3,000 rpm.
There are three riding modes, namely Drive (D) that provides comfortable ride and better fuel economy; Sport (S) for those who seek a sporty ride and Idling OFF mode that deactivates the Idling Stop System (ISS) function but maintain the same performance as in D mode.
The PCX Hybrid is integrated with Enhanced Smart Power (eSP) that optimises fuel efficiency while offering high performance as well as other technologies such as ISS, Combined Braking System (CBS) and Honda SMART Key System. In addition, it also comes with all LED lighting system, full digital panel meter, DC socket in a console box for power charging, large under seat compartment with seat stopper and the largest fuel tank in its class with 8-litre capacity.
The Forza extends Honda’s model line-up and gives more options to Malaysian riders who seek an AT model with refined outward appearance and performance. Under its modern look is a 279 cc liquid-cooled fuel-injected OHC four-stroke engine that offers 24.8 hp at 7,000 rpm and 27.2 Nm at 5,750 rpm.
Its strong performance is matched by an equally outstanding fuel efficiency recorded at 31 km/L (WMTC mode) on a full tank of 11.5 litres. There are three colours to choose from, namely Pearl Horizon White, Sword Silver Metallic and Asteroid Black Metallic.
This is the first Honda AT model to be equipped with Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC), in addition to a host of purposeful technologies and features such as Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Honda SMART Key System, full LED lighting system, and under seat compartment that can store two full-face helmets, 12V charging socket, as well as an adjustable electric screen.
CBR1000RR Fireblade (RM91,999)
At the heart of this beast is a 998cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC engine that releases 189 hp at 13,000 rpm and 114 Nm at 11,000 rpm. It is equipped with Honda advanced technologies such as HSTC, Selectable Engine Brake (SEB), ABS, an optional Quickshifter with Downshift Assist, Power Selector, fully adjustable Showa Suspension and Honda Electronic Steering Damper (HESD).
To get the aficionados’ adrenaline pumping even further, the CBR1000RR Fireblade is also incorporated with the ultra-rider friendly Riding Mode Select System (RMSS) that offers three modes with different combinations of HSTC, engine power and engine braking level. Mode 1 is for the track, Mode 2 is for winding roads while Mode 3 is for street usage.
This model is available in Grand Prix Red and Matt Ballistic Black Metallic.