Honda has just launched its newest flagship scooter, the Forza 750. The new sit-in scooter offers a unique mix of comfortable seating for two, sporty handling, and attractive styling.
The scooter is built on a steel frame, wrapped in a sophistically-styled body. It comes with full LED lighting, lots of space, and smart features.
Powering it is a 745cc parallel twin SOHC 8-valve Euro-5 engine, designed to return high torque. It makes 58.6 PS at 6,750rpm with maximum torque of 69Nm at 4,750rpm, capped by a 7,000rpm redline.
It uses throttle-by-wire tech and comes with multiple engine modes like Rain, Standard, and Sport, plus a customisable User mode. In addition, Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) helps reign this power in with three additional modes. It’s paired with a Dual Clutch Transmission for quick and efficient shifting whether in automatic or manual modes.
The Forza 750 was designed to be a true grand tourer. Its dimensions provide a lot of storage space, ample leg room, wind protection and comfort for both rider and pillion. It boasts of a total of 22 litres of internal storage space. The underseat storage space will take a full-face helmet and is equipped with a USB charging point. There’s also a handy glovebox.
Those with smartphones can connect to the Honda Smartphone Voice Control system, which integrates the functionality of the rider’s smartphone to allow management of phone calls, text messages, music and navigation by voice or by use of the buttons on the left switchgear. Smartphone info is displayed in the 5-inch TFT instrument cluster. Ignition, locking and seat opening is via Smart Key.
The Forza 750 rides on a 17-inch front wheel and 15-inch rear wheel, suspendend by an upside down fork in front and pro-link aluminum swing arm in the rear. Twin disc brakes in front and a disc in the rear bring it to a stop with the help of ABS.
Its seat height is set at 790mm, while its overall wet weight is 235 kg. Honda says it will average 28 km/L. It comes with 13.2-liter fuel tank that should provide an estimated 370-km of cruising range.
For now, the Honda Forza 750 is only available in Europe. However, being a global model, it may be launched in other markets soon.