The latest iteration comes with new graphics to achieve a cleaner and fresher look. To make the underbone appear a bit edgier, the side panels, seat cushion, and taillights also underwent minor transformations.
The RS125 offers a small underseat U-box big enough to accommodate a rider’s reading glasses, smartphone, and the bike’s papers. The speedometer was redesigned for better visibilitym while a cap has been placed on the muffler as a noise suppressant.
The underbone retains its 125cc OHC, single-cylinder, fuel-injected mill that produces 9.7hp at 7,500rpm and 9.5Nm of torque at 6,500rpm. The Euro-3 compliant engine is mated with a four-speed manual transmission with a rotary pattern. HPI says this powertrain achieved 67.5km/L under the World Motorcycle Test Cycle.
This rock-solid underbone runs on 17-inch spoked wheels, while its stopping needs are handled by a single disc brake in front and a drum brake at the rear. Both kick and electric starting systems are available for firing up the engine. It remains an ideal urban commuter for Pinoy riders because of its 20-inch seat height and 104kg curb weight.
This underbone is available on three new color schemes: Pearl Nightfall Blue, Matte Axis Gray Metallic, and Victory Red. The new RS125 is now selling for P73,400, an additional P500 compared to the outgoing model.
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