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Manufactured in Thailand the MSX125 is small enough to be supremely manageable yet also has a fully-fledged feel thanks to some standard sized motorcycle parts. It is part mini-bike, part motorcycle with involving performance matched to confident handling and styling that combines a sense of fun with a tough, urban edge.
A thorough-going redesign gave the MSX125 an even sharper new attitude with more of a ‘mini-streetfighter’ feel from its new design lines, compact underslung exhaust and stacked LED headlight.
The MSX125’s well-proven and efficient 125cc fuel-injected engine provides smooth torque and power delivery, and also features a motorcycle-style four-speed gearbox and clutch. The engine also complies with the stringent new EURO4 regulations, under which the allowable limits for exhaust tailpipe pollutants, such as carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrous oxide, are approximately half of those for EURO3.
The MSX125’s 125cc two-valve air-cooled engine is based on one of Honda’s most well-proven power units; known for its fuel efficiency, ease of use and longevity. Further development of the engine for the MSX125 has resulted in improved fuel economy; the engine uses low-friction technology such as an offset cylinder and a roller-rocker arm for the valve gear. Reducing crank inertia has also resulted in improved throttle feel and a smooth power delivery.
Imparting a motorcycle feel to the MSX125, the four-speed gearbox is managed via manual clutch and offers smooth and consistent gear changes. The 15T gearbox sprocket, 34T final drive sprocket and 12-inch wheels deliver lively around-town response plus the ability to travel slowly in a high gear – perfect for threading easily through tight traffic.
MSX125 features a newly stacked LED headlight giving the model a distinctive, ultra-modern face. An easy-to-read compact LCD digital dash features a speedometer, twin trip meters, fuel gauge and clock. Switches either side of the display allow the rider to reset the trip meters and clock, or alternate between odometer and tripmeter.
Priorities for the MSX125’s chassis were threefold: it needed to provide the base for a practical bike that new riders could use – and park – with ease in an urban environment. But it also needed to be just as useable and enjoyable out of town, and also readily accept a pillion.
A steel mono-backbone frame has been employed. Its rigid, square-section tube joins the headstock directly to the swingarm pivot plates and every other part in effect hangs visibly from the frame, greatly contributing to the MSX125’s minimalist look. Specifically tuned vertical/horizontal rigidity and flex in the swingarm pivot and engine hanger plates provides the perfect balance of comfort and confidence.
Another aim for the MSX125 was to provide ‘beyond class’ suspension quality. The 31mm USD fork – a first for Honda on a 125cc motorcycle – reduces unsprung weight and thanks to the pistons’ greater pressure-bearing area (compared to a standard telescopic fork) offers improved damping feel throughout the stroke. The top and bottom yokes are full-sized, further enhancing handling and rider feel while a lightweight and robust single rear shock operates a simple and tough H-shape, 50mm x 25mm steel box section swingarm.
Matt Axis Grey Metallic
Pearl Valentine Red
To ride the MSX125, at the minimum you will need a CBT and a provisional. This requires an L plate attached to bike.
The minimum age to hold an A1 licence is 17. With an A1 licence, you can ride a light motorcycle up to 11 kW (and a power-to-weight ratio not more than 0.1 kW per kg) and 125 cc. You may also ride motor tricycles with a power output of not more than 15 kW. The requirement is that you have passed your CBT, theory test and practical test.
All information on the licence required to ride the bikes are correct at time of publication but may be subject to change. We endeavour to maintain accurate information, however cannot guarantee the details to be accurate all the time due to legislation changes. Cox Motor Group and North West Honda accepts no liability for any misrepresentation and recommends that the individual dealer be contacted to confirm the licence required to ride the bike.
|Bore × Stroke (mm)||52.4 x 57.9|
|Carburation||PGM-FI electronic fuel injection|
|C02 Emissions||34 g/km|
|Engine Displacement (cc)||124.9|
|Engine Type (cm³)||Air-cooled 2-valve single cylinder|
|Max. Power Output||7.2kW / 7,000 rpm (95/1/EC)|
|Max. Torque||10.9Nm / 5,500rpm (95/1/EC)|
|Oil Capacity (Litres)||1.1|
|Battery Capacity (VAh)||12V 3.5Ah|
|Dimensions (L×W×H) (mm)||1760 x 755 x 1010|
|Frame type||Steel mono-backbone frame|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)||5.5 litres|
|Ground Clearance (mm)||160|
|Kerb Weight (kg)||101.7|
|Seat Height (mm)||765|
|Brakes Front||ABS - Single 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston brake caliper|
|Brakes Rear||Single 190mm disc with hydraulic single-piston brake caliper|
|Suspension Front||USD Front Forks, 31mm|
|Suspension Rear||Mono shock, steel square pipe swingarm|
|Tyre Size Front||120/70-12|
|Tyre Size Rear||130/70-12|
|Wheels Front||Y-Spoke Aluminium Cast MT 2.5 -12|
|Wheels Rear||Y-Spoke Aluminium Cast MT 2.5 -12|
|Instruments||LCD digital dash with speedometer, twin trip meters, fuel gauge and clock.|