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Thursday, 21 June 2012

Honda launches PCX 150 Maxi scooter in Indonesia

Honda Motor Corporation of Japan has launched PCX 150 maxi scooter in Indonesia through its joint venture Astra Honda.  PCX150 is a premium maxi scooter (touring scooter) and it will replace the existing PCX125 in Indonesia. The new PCX 150 comes with Honda’s latest technology.  The new PCX150 will be priced at 33.3 million Indonesian Rupiah (Rs. 2,00,000). The new version is just Rs. 6,000 costlier compared to the previous PCX 125. Honda is targeting to sell 2,500 units a year in Indonesia.
The New PCX 150 comes with 150cc liquid cooled four stroke engine that is capable of producing maximum bhp of 13.5 bhp at 8,500 rpm compared to maximum power of 11.5 bhp at 8,500 rpm of PCX125. The new engine comes with ESP (Enhanced Smart Power) which increases the power output but does not compromise on fuel efficiency front.  PCX 150 offers 110 MPG (47Km/liter).  The engine also comes with low friction technology.  This stylish and sporty scooter also serves as an enjoyable ride for errands, commuting or weekend fun, thanks to its nimble and friendly handling characteristics. It comes with comfortable seating position for the rider and pillion.  It offers ample amount of storage capacity with large, handy under-seat storage compartment and front glove box.
What’s new in 2013 PCX 150
  • New, larger-displacement 150cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke engine adds freeway credentials to this modern scooter that captures a distinctive, motorcycle-like style.
  • It comes with standard automatic side stand – engine switches off automatically when the side stand goes down.
  • Increased wheelbase of 1305mm and 140 mm of ground clearance.
  • New seat padding material adds to the PCX150’s comfort factor.
  • Excellent fuel mileage makes for remarkably economical transportation.
  • Modern motorcycle-inspired styling in a full-sized scooter.
  • Available in Metallic Black and Candy Red colors.
  • Honda Genuine accessories include rear trunk, trunk base kit, widescreen and outdoor cover.

ENGINE

Engine Type
153cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke
58.0mm x 57.9mm
Induction
PGM-FI with automatic enrichment
Ignition
Digital with electronic advance
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
Valve Train
SOHC; two-valve

DRIVE TRAIN

Transmission
Honda V-Matic belt-converter automatic transmission

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension
31mm hydraulic fork; 3.5 inches of travel
Rear Suspension
Unit swingarm, 3.1 inches of travel
Front Brake
Single 220mm disc with three-piston caliper and CBS
Rear Brake
Drum with CBS
Front Tire
90/90-14
Rear Tire
100/90-14

DIMENSIONS

Rake
27.0 degrees
Trail
86mm (3.4 inches)
Wheelbase
1305 mm (51.8 inches)
Seat Height
140 mm (29.9 inches)
Curb Weight
129KG (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel-ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity
6  liters

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