The the highly-anticipated Honda RS150R V2 is here, but not in the form of the Winner X, instead a face-lifted RS150R added with a new fully digital meter and sportier and sleeker tail light design.
The Honda RS150R comes with the latest graphics and livery adorns the Honda Trico colour and also available the existing color, the ever-popular, Repsol Edition, Pearl Magellanic Black and Pearl Nightfall Blue,.
No update on the engine so the RS150R still continues to be powered by a liquid-cooled 149.2 cc, four-valve DOHC engine able to produces 11.5kW at 9,000 rpm and 13.6 Nm torque at 6,500 rpm. The engine is matched to a six-speed gearbox with DOHC.
Honda RS150R is priced as below:
Standard (Trico, Black, Blue)
Prices shown are recommended showroom price excluding of road tax, insurance and registration. Boon Siew Honda offers two years or 20,000km manufacturing warranty (whichever comes first).
While the second confirmed to be launched is the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade and we will get the price announcements on the “Triple R”
Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade engine will produce 215hp with 113Nm with “Aerobody” develop by HRC.
- New “ultra-compact” inline-Four engine with 215hp (160 kW) at 14,500 RPM and 113 Nm of torque at 12,500 RPM.
- The current CBR 1000RR Fireblade SP is only 189hp, but torque is reduced by 1 Nm.
- The engine isn’t V4 as rumoured.
- New finger-follower rocker arms for the valves.
- Forged aluminium pistons.
- Titanium conrods.
- Feeding the engine is a centrally-located ram air duct in the fairing.
- Spent gasses exit through an Akrapovic 4-2-1 exhaust system ends in an oval-shaped titanium silencer.
- New Throttle-by-Wire enhance feel further.
- Three default riding modes with customizable Power, Engine Braking, Wheelie Control through the optimised Honda Selectable Torque Control system.
- Launch Control is standard.
- Bosch six-axis IMU.
- New full-colour TFT screen.
- New aluminium diamond frame uses the rear part of the engine as the rear monoshock’s upper mount, thereby eliminating the frame crossmember.
- Vertical rigidity increased by 18%, torsional rigidity by 9% and horizontal rigidity by 11%.
- The revisions aimed to increase feel.
- New longer swingarm based on the RC213V-S.
- Meaty 200/55-ZR17 rear tyre.
- The base model is fitted with Bridgestone R11 tyres.
- Showa 43 mm Big Piston Fork (BPF) in front, Showa Balance Free Rear Cushion Light (BFRC-L) monoshock.
- 330 mm front brake discs, gripped by 4-piston radial-mounted Nissin calipers.
- Winglets embedded inside “Aerobodies” on both sides of the fairing.
- Fuel tank lowered by 45 mm for better riding position (the previous CBR1000RR already had the best riding position so far.
- Redesigned front mudguard to lower drag.
HONDA ADV 150
The Honda ADV 150 docked in Indonesia. Singapore, Philippines and Thailand, competing with Yamaha NVX 155 and NMAX has attracted the attention of many motorcycle enthusiasts around the world, including many Malaysian who eagerly awaiting the ADV 150 to reach Malaysia. Now, maybe we have some good news for you! The third model to be launch on 12th January would be ADV 150 or so we hope.
Based on our source the ADV 150 has great potential for entry into the Malaysian market to compete in the Automatic segment.
The ADV 150 is powered by a 4-stroke 149.3cc SOHC engine with 14.5hp @ 8,500rpm and 13.8Nm @ 6,500rpm torque with V-Matic transmission.
In Indonesia, the model sells for around RP33.5 million (RM9,967) .
Honda Winner X TVC from Vietnam. Source Honda Vietnam
Honda ADV 150 TVC from Indonesia. Source Honda Indonesia
Honda CBR1000RR-R Spyshot video.