2023 Honda Vario 160 now in Malaysia, from RM9,998

Getting its official launch in Malaysia is the 2023 Honda Vario 160 scooter priced at RM9,998 for the bottom mannequin in three colors – Vivacity Purple, Pearl Dusk Blue and Sword Silver Metallic – obtainable from December 2022. The fourth color possibility is Matte Charcoal Gray Metallic, priced at RM10,298 and obtainable from February 2023, with all pricing excluding highway tax, insurance coverage and registration, and accompanied by two-year or 20,000 km guarantee in opposition to manufacturing defects.

Fist seen in Malaysian throughout a preview on the 2022 Malaysian Grand Prix in October, the Vario 160 comes with a four-valve, liquid-cooled single-cylinder displacing 157 cc. Energy for the Vario 160 is rated at 15.3 hp at 8,500 rpm with a most torque of 13.8 Nm at 7,000 rpm.

This compares in opposition to the Vario 150’s 2020 base value of RM7,499 and 13.1 hp at 8,500 rpm with 13.4 Nm of torque. Energy goes to the Vario 160’s 14-inch rear wheel by way of belt drive and CVT transmission whereas the entrance wheel can be a 14-inch unit, shod in 100/80 and 120/70 tubeless tyres.

Normal gear is single-channel ABS on the entrance wheel, with braking accomplished with single hydraulic discs entrance and rear. In the meantime, suspension makes use of telescopic forks in entrance with a preload-adjustable single shock absorber on the again.

For using conveniences, the Vario 160 is provided with a Sensible Key system, permitting for keyless beginning in addition to alarm and name again. Different gear contains USB-A charging port with 18-litres of storage beneath the seat.

Contained in the cockpit a digital LCD meter shows the required data together with a clock and gasoline consumption readout. Weight for the Vario 160 is listed at 117 kg with 5.5-litres of gasoline carried within the tank whereas seat peak is ready at 778 mm.

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