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Honda Forza 300 scooter arrives in India, BS6 model to launch soon

Written by Parichay Malvankar

While prices are not revealed, Honda has sold off 4 units of the Forza 300 premium scooter in India. On display at Honda’s BigWing showrooms, the BS4 stock of the Forza 300 scooter has been cleared off. The good news is, Honda plans to introduce the BS6 compliant version of this premium scooter in India in the coming months. This is the only such scooter in the mid-size premium segment and there surely is a market for such products. The Euro 5 / BS6 compliant Forza 300 scooters have been confirmed for a FY 2021 debut.

Powering the Honda Forza 300 is a 279cc, liquid-cooled, 4-valve, fuel-injected, SOHC motor producing 24.8 BHP of peak power @ 7000 RPM and 27.2 Nm of peak torque @ 5750 RPM matched to a conventional belt drive automatic gearbox. The scooter sports a 15″ front and 14″ rear wheel, disc brakes at the front and back coupled with dual-channel ABS, telescopic front forks and twin rear shock absorbers. Other features include wing style rear view mirrors mounted on the body, large windscreen, stepped and contoured seat, large exhaust end can, grab rails, alloy wheels, tubeless tyres, analogue speedometer with MID in between, large under seat storage to place helmets, LED lighting, etc.

The Honda Forza 300 scooter measures 2140mm in length, 755mm in width, 1480mm in height and has a ground clearance of 135mm. The scooter weighs 182 kg kerb and has a seat height of 780mm which is tall by scooter standards. In terms of mileage, you can expect a claimed figure of 31 kmpl and there is a 11.5L fuel tank to ride away with.

The Honda Forza 300 will become the only officially launched scooter in India to be equipped with a traction control system thanks to HSTC. Other feel good features include electric adjustment for the front windscreen with 140mm range and a 12V charging point. The scooter also has a smart key for keyless operation.

It will be interesting to know the official launch price of the BS6 compliant Honda Forza 300 in India.