Motorcycle and Scooter India delivered the first lot of its flagship scooter
-Forza 300. Forza 300 is also India’s 1st premium mid-size scooter. According
to dealer sources, the scooter costs around Rs 6.4 lakh ex showroom India. The
scooter has in all probability come into India through the CBU route and hence
must have attracted massive import duties.
Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle
&Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, that the Forza 300 scooter was displayed at
Honda BigWing, Gurugram where it was booked by a few enthusiasts. Subsequently,
Honda decided to introduce it in India. He informed that the company has delivered
the first lot of four units to the customers.
the Honda Forza 300 is a 279cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected SOHC four-valve
engine which delivers 24.8 bhp @ 7000rpm that has power characteristics tuned
to deliver an exciting ride at low, mid and high rpm along with plus excellent
a well-proven engine which is engineered to last – a roller type rocker arm,
plain journal crank bearings and sealed crankcases deliver long-term
reliability. Lower internal friction is achieved by an oil capacity of
1.7-litres and a 5mm offset cylinder. An automatic centrifugal clutch works
V-Matic Transmission (with ratios set for fast low speed reaction and smart
acceleration) with a belt final drive.
Selectable Torque Control(HSTC) – Forza 300 is the first Honda scooter to be
fitted with HSTC. HSTC helps in regaining rear wheel traction by detecting
difference between front and rear wheel speeds, calculating the slip ratio and
further controlling engine torque via the fuel injection. HSTC is switchable
and a ‘T’ indicator in the digital display flickers when the system is working
to manage grip.
foundation of the chassis is a tubular steel frame with a short wheelbase of
1510mm. The radiator and battery are located between the fuel tank and under
seat storage area, focusing on mass centralization. The compact dimensions of
Forza 300 make it easy to maneuver it through heavy street traffic. Sturdy 33mm
telescopic forks are matched by 7-step adjustable twin rear shock absorbers
which work through a single piece aluminum swing arm. The cast aluminium
15-inch front wheel and 14-inch rear tyre offers maximum traction and ride
comfort. Anchoring the maxi-scooter is a single 256mm disc brake up front and
240mm rear disc brake with dual-channel ABS for braking control on slippery
Forza 300’s design lines flow back from a new Electric Screen, which adjusts
smoothly through 140mm. It is designed to provide wind protection and reduce
wind noise. Stability and comfort at higher speeds and long distances, it can
be instantly adjusted in its lower position for a greater sense of freedom.
full-face helmets can be stored under the seat, and it’s also possible to
partition the storage area to house a helmet and/or rain gear and A4 sized
bags. The front left inner fairing pocket is lockable, and its internal space
can be arranged for the rider’s convenience. It also houses a 12V charging
Forza 300 comes with a Smart Key. With the key fob in the pocket, the rider can
easily control the main ignition switch knob, operate the fuel lid and access
under seat storage.
instrument cluster presents analogue speedometer and rev-counter dials along
with a digital display that provides information like- odometer (3 modes),
range, current mileage, trip meter, average mileage and clock, ambient
temperature thermometer and battery sensor. Designed for both style and
aerodynamic efficiency, the Forza 300’s sports modern lines that create a real
sense of sportiness and freedom. The completely new styling is sharper, more
dynamic, in line with the agility and performance offered by the compact
dimensions. Silver accents around the nose, front and side cowls lend a further
touch of elegance in keeping with the overall premium feel.
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