Honda Blade 125 FI Review
Honda Blade 125 FI is one of the best daily commuter vehicles to opt from. The brand is offering this vehicle with three different variants, all carrying the same engine unit. In terms of body language, all of them are similar, but the Sports variant is adorned, with the brand's sports graphics. This so called semi motorcycle is equipped with a 124.89cc engine that produces 9.96 hp and 9.30 Nm of torque.
Honda Blade 125 FI contain the traits of both scooter and bike, which make this vehicle highly practical. It is smart in looking and easy to handle in the city as well as on the highway. The manufacturer is offering this vehicle with the refined engine and latest technology features.
Honda Blade 125 FI is smart and sleekly designed gear scooter. In order to make this scooter smart and stylish from the front, the manufacturer has fitted a little black visor on the handlebar, which separates the headlamp into two partitions. A beam is also on the chest of the vehicle that is similar to the visor and separate the two pilot lamps. From the side, it has a sharp and edgy fairing that looks stylish and good for safety purpose, and the spongy sliding seat looks decent. Its rear portion is sophisticatedly crafted, which houses single light that includes side indicator and the main rear light in it. There is a special use of graphic in the Special Racing Edition that is totally wrapped with brands sports graphics. The dimension of all the variants measures 1,902 mm X 707 mm X 1,103 mm (L X W X H).
Engine, Economy & Performance:
Talking about its engine and performance, all the variants are fitted with same powertrain unit, which emits decent amount of power. All the versions are occupied with 124.89cc four step, SOHC, single cylinder engine that exhales 9.96 hp of power and 9.30 Nm of peak torque. The power mill is matched with four-speed manual gearbox with multiple wet clutch with coil spring that shifts the gear calmly. This powertrain generates a decent amount of power and capable enough to cross the 100 kmph mark and offers fuel economy around 35 – 40 kmpl.
The manufacturer has used Backbone frame in all the three variants of this gear scooter. The Japanese manufacturer has fitted telescopic suspension in all the variants and swing arm with double suspension at the rear portion of the vehicle. In order to provide nice grip on the road, the brand is offering this vehicle with the tyre size of 70/90 – 17 M / C 38P at the front and 80/90 – 17 M / C 44P at the rear portion. The tyres provide decent grip on the road and the rider feel confident while riding light weight vehicle.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous:
For satisfactory braking, FI R is equipped with a hydraulic disc with single piston at the front and rear end also contain the same hydraulic disc with single piston at the rear portion. The FI S variant is occupied with Hydraulic disc with single piston on the front side and Tromol brake at the rear end of the vehicle.
This is a highly practical scooter, that comes with the bike engine and the body structure of a scooter. Overall it offers appropriate amount of power with considerable fuel economy, which makes it a perfect choice to opt in a daily commuter segment.