Examining the Attractiveness of the Honda NS125LA, Yamaha Fazzio's Candidate Rival in Indonesia

 Honda Motor in synergy with their joint venture company in China officially launched the classic Honda NS125LA scooter. The visuals are like an Italian scooter which is said to be suitable if it competes with the Yamaha Fazzio Hybrid in Indonesia.

quoting Greatbiker, Honda NS125LA was created as an urban scooter that has a retro look. It can be seen from the shape of the rounded headlights, the use of round mirrors, and the use of small wheels. The design is similar to scooters in the mid 80's or 90's.

Examining the Attractiveness of the Honda NS125LA, Yamaha Fazzio's Candidate Rival in Indonesia

Despite having an old-school appearance, the Honda NS125LA is equipped with many modern features. Not surprisingly, in this era, many motorcycle manufacturers are creating classic vehicles, but in terms of functionality and comfort, they are prioritized.

For example, the lighting system has LED technology, both in the headlights, taillights, and turn signal lights. Especially for the rear view, it is interesting that he appears rounded with a stop lamp forming the letter 'U' and flanked by 2 vertical turn signals. At first glance similar to the Vespa Sprint.

Not enough there, the Honda NS125LA meter panel also looks attractive thanks to the LCD screen that displays various important information from the motorcycle. The interface is the favorite of the millennial generation, has a variety of color backgrounds with elegant numbers and letters.

Now, in order to support the practicality of the keyless key device, the owner simply has to pocket the remote, turn the knob, press the starter button, and the engine can start immediately. Interestingly, this motorbike is also equipped with a remote lock system similar to that of a car.

Next is the embedding of the CBS (Combi Brake System) brake system. Functionally the same as Honda motorcycles in Indonesia, this technology is there to make it easier for the rider. Yes, because when the rear brake lever is pressed, the front brake will automatically brake.

The rest is the USB charging feature, you will no longer bother carrying an adapter because you just need to plug the smartphone's default data cable into the charging dock. And for security features on the Honda NS125 LA, a side stand switch device has been installed.

Honda NS125LA

In terms of accommodation, this scooter has a main trunk of up to 20 liters which is capable of storing 1 open face helmet. In front there is 1 hook with a lock that can be used to carry goods, if not there is still a closed storage compartment on the left deck.

With a flat footrest configuration, the owner can also put other luggage there. So for practicality and transportation of goods, this motorbike has a pretty good selling value.

Talking about the pacemaker, he is equipped with an exact 124.9 cc engine, air conditioning, and has injection foggy. With this engine layout, this motor is capable of producing maximum power of up to 8.97 horsepower and peak torque of 9.87 Nm. Indeed, when compared with Fazzio, the output produced is slightly different, where the master of the tuning fork has a maximum power of 8.3 horsepower and 10.6 Nm of torque.

But Fazzio is superior in terms of engine technology, this scooter is equipped with power assist or what the manufacturer calls a hybrid. Its function is to provide additional power at the initial acceleration moment.

Regarding the selling price of the Honda NS125LA, according to a Greatbiker report, this motorbike is sold at a price of 62 thousand Baht or which, when converted to rupiah, has a selling price of Rp. 26.4 million. Looking at the appearance, features, and specifications that are carried, it feels like this motorbike is suitable if it is marketed in Indonesia.

Considering the trend of classic-looking scooters on the rise lately. Its presence can be a solution or an alternative to the high price tag of the Vespa. For your information, the cheapest type of Vespa LX in Indonesia is offered at IDR 40 million OTR.


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