The all-new Moto Morini X-Cape 650 is launch today to Malaysian market by MForce Holdings Sdn Bhd, here’s a little sneak-peek.
A couple of months ago Moto Morini announced that it has appointed MForce Bike Holdings as its official distributor in Malaysia. The company will commence its operation with its very own adventure-tourer, 2 variant the X-Cape 650 X (Spoke Rims) and X -Cape (Street) which is expected to be followed by Moto Morini’s naked sports bikes like ZT 1200 & Corsaro ZZ along with retro models like Seiemmezzo SCR/STR 650 and Super Scrambler 1200.
Xcape is powered by a 649cc, liquid-cooled, two-cylinder mill that pumps out a maximum power of 59 hp at 8,250 rpm along with a peak torque of 56 Nm at 7,000 rpm, fed by Bosch EFI.
Dry weight 213 kg
Fuel tank capacity 18-litre
Seat height 820 mm
Ground clearance 175 mm
The X-Cape 650 will be available in two variant options in the local market, the only difference being wheels – one with cast alloy and the other with spoked units
The Moto Morini’s adventure-tourer will be offered in two colour choices – Red Passion and Smoky Anthracite. The bike with the former hue comes fitted with the company’s branded aluminium touring boxes
Intended for touring, the X-Cape 650 comes fitted with 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheels, with 110/80 and 150/70 tyres respectively
Making the ride comfortable and convenient for the rider are gears like TFT-LCD screen, all-around LED lighting, dual USB charging port inside the front cowl, and backlit switches on the handlebar pods
Braking on the X-Cape 650 is taken care of by Brembo with twin-piston callipers clamping 298 mm floating discs on the front and 255 mm disc with a two-piston calliper at the rear
Part of the bike’s standard kit is Bosch 9.1 Mb ABS which is switchable for off-road work
Taking care of suspension duties is a Marzocchi upside-down fork at the front, measuring 50 mm and a preload-adjustable monoshock at the rear
Taking into consideration the adventure tourer’s features and specs it is expected to retail for X-Cape 650 is RM39,999 and Adventure styled X-Cape X is RM43,999.