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Honda NSS250 Forza X

With a Forza in the shed the thing you need is a key in the hand. scooter Agile urbane


Somewhere in there is a Honda designer against a universal law. It the “toast lands jam-side “computers crash when you saved” or “speed cameras are at the of steep hills” laws, it is the pocket” law.

Like me, designer has often walked a scooter with one hand of stuff. Maybe it’s could be booze, maybe a helmet and bike gear. But the key is always in the pocket furthest his free hand.

If you too have problem we could form a support group, or we could all buy Forza X scooters.

So long as you the little key card secreted your person the Forza your approach and electronic prepare for action. Need to put your phone? Hit the “BOX” behind the fairing and a large box opens. Got a handful of groceries?

Just stroll up and hit the “SEAT” and the seat unlocks. Prefer a view over the traffic? “BOX” and “SEAT” at the same and the seat height raises to seat” position give you a view.

Okay, that one is just my little joke. But you come to trust the system the is fantastic, even if once the is on, the key ceases to have any effect, you to ride

off and leave the key behind.

you get over the gee-whizzery and get behind the the experience is all Honda. The Forza has a chrome handlebar with Honda switches and controls. I it, as I am getting jaded with cockpits that have surface shrouded in car-style

The Forza look across the and instrument panel is clean and

From other angles a bit of a struggle as the Forza isn’t a maxiscooter or a familiar big wheel I liked the low screen for zipping town on warm days but the cut look leaves the scooter very different proportions its maxi-scooter competitors. With the low and wide fairing it looks a to be honest, like a barrel. Cut the down on any maxi-scooter and you’d get a result.

The wide, protective fairing with a deeply padded and bodywork that bulges the underseat storage to create an shape for its purpose. I tried out a few for the style, such as Barrel or Tubby Boy, but these are a bit too to the names Harley-Davidson trademarks for its The Forza is a chopped maxi but doesn’t do it either.

Out on the road the quickly makes style irrelevant as it is a delight at urban in traffic. The steering, suspension and are simply brilliant. The low rider position puts all the weight low and the scooter easy to control at low speeds.

Steering lock is with the handlebars moving from extremes of left and turns without any extra There is no sensation of cables the steering or extra effort the extremes of handlebar movement, smooth precision that very tight U-turns and confidence at very low speeds. light, accurate steering is no helped by the relatively narrow, front tyre.

Visually this tyre is by the widely spaced forks and the fairing. much as the rear tyre, this time a 130/80, is dwarfed by the bodywork and seat. It’s a scooter In the case of the Forza, the focus on commuting means that is almost a full size fi t-out for the top half and scooter below the knees.

The seat is shapely and deeply padded and is as as the seats found on Honda’s Wing and ST1300 tourers. The fairing gives good protection for the lower body and although the short windscreen your upper body is exposed. Wide bodywork there is also plenty of for lights. Up front the dual are great, offering excellent on low beam and good distance on beam just in case you a dark street in the city.

big wheel scooters, which have their fuel the seat, the Forza has its tank low and This releases more space under the seat at the of a large hump in the middle of the board which separates feet and makes it more to carry cartons of beer or of mangos.

There is no luggage hook on the of the fairing as the space between the tank hump and the handlebars is too Where will I carry the pack of toilet rolls? certainly won’t go under the despite the claimed 62 litres of

You can believe Honda when say that two helmets or a briefcase can fi t the seat, as there is plenty of however, it is split into two with space for one helmet the front of the seat and then a space under the pillion stretching back deep the bodywork. Access to this space is restricted because the front half of the seat can be

The two areas of luggage space are by a shallower space between the top of the and the seat base so longer should fit. The low, seat is great and cut-outs in the make it easy to get your firmly on the ground. I wouldn’t a little more legroom, as I often felt like I was on a low chair with my knees than my hips.

My wife, who has shorter legs, had no but it felt a little weird at to me.

One surprise on the motorcycle-derived instrument is the tacho. It told me that the didn’t redline and usually the engine in the 4000 to 6000rpm rev This is good sense as the maximum torque is at 5500rpm and the scooter’s focus on urban

From a standing start at the or roundabout entry the Forza smoothly away. There a big push in the back from the single but 60, 80 and 90km/h come up The smooth surge of acceleration is around town and provides the performance a 125 or 150cc scooter

It’s twist and go, not twist and

Highway performance is less with the excellent urban finally showing their While the engine is still to push on past 100km/h the so light and responsive up to 70, starts to a little too light and responsive as the heads past 90km/h. combined with cross pushing the large fairing and upright rider, make the feel more nervous on the than its slower steering, big competitors.

Keep the Forza in its preferred environment, however, and you will its luxury appointments, light smooth power and the convenience of a that comes alive you are nearby.

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