Honda Forza 750 is the new premium maxi scooter, equipped with a 58 HP 745 twin-cylinder engine and sophisticated technology.
Honda introduces a new maxi scooter with the Forza 750, the new premium model of the family that includes the 125 and 350 versions. It shares the engine, the DCT double clutch camibo with the other X-ADV and Integra scooters and has motorcycling driving assistance.
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There is a new protagonist in the city, and beyond. At the time of personal distancing, a necessity as a consequence of the coronavirus, a scooter can make a difference, allowing quick, comfortable travel, isolated from other people.
The difference in the new Honda Forza 750 maxi scooter, however, is also in its electronic equipment, which if it were not for the typical shape, it would be a real automatic motorcycle.
Because the engine is the one already well run in some models, such as the other X-ADV and Integra scooters and NC750.
The Forza scooter family, consisting of the renewed 125 and the new 350, which replaces the 300, is thus completed upwards and with a clear motorcycle imprint.
Photogallery: Honda Forza 750 2021
The Honda Forza 750 is powered by the liquid-cooled 745 cc Euro 5 ‘long stroke’ parallel twin, which delivers 58.6 HP at 6,750 rpm, 69 Nm torque at 4,750 rpm and can count on electronic systems of driving assistance typical of a motorcycle.
Honda has also made available a version reduced to 35 kW (48 hp) for those who only have an A2 license, or do not require all the power.
The Throttle by Wire (TBW) throttle control offers four Riding Modes, three predefined (Standard, Sport, Rain) and one customizable (User), which integrates the automatic transmission programs of the DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) gearbox.
The traction control HSTC (Honda Selectable Torque Control) offers 3 levels of intervention for precise and customizable control, while the is equipped with integrated with the Riding Modes.
Thanks to the four riding modes, even on the Forza 750 scooter it is possible to choose the power delivery: with the Standard mode, power, engine brake and traction control are balanced, in Sport mode the delivery is more prompt and the engine brake more present, while traction control is at a minimum level.
In Rain mode the power is mellowed, the engine braking reduced with a high level of HSTC traction control.
For the more experienced or to indulge your driving preferences, you can choose the User mode that allows you to adjust the total behavior of the maxi scooter, including the deactivation of the HSTC.
Speaking of traction control, there are three levels of adjustment of its intervention, never annoying thanks to the engine management with Throttle By Wire throttle control
The three levels regulate its invasiveness, with level three which provides a high intervention, suitable for having maximum control on slippery road surfaces.
The dual clutch transmission DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) arrived 11 years ago and continues its life cycle on the Honda Forza scooter, after being sold in 140,000 vehicles.
In the urban cycle the fluid and very fast gearshifts (70 milliseconds) and the supply interruption are practically nil, consequently eliminating the pitching typical of changing from one gear to another, both in acceleration and deceleration, to the benefit of the comfort of gear, especially for the passenger who does not feel the slightest jolt.
Despite being automatic, the rider can set shift programs, each of which is linked to a Riding Mode.
Program 1 is the most relaxed and is connected to the Rain Riding Mode, program 2 is intermediate and is connected to the Standard Riding Mode, program 3 is not associated with any mode while program 4 shifts up and down at lower speeds. high to obtain more aggressive acceleration and a more consistent engine brake and is linked to the Riding Mode Sport.
Finally, the User mode leaves the freedom to choose the preferred adjustment of the power delivery (P), the engine brake (EB) and the HSTC traction control (T)