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MotorcycleJapanMay 30 , 2002
Honda Adds a Special Limited-Edition Model to the Sporty FORZA and FORZA S Scooter Series

Tokyo, May 30, 2002 --- Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced the addition of the FORZA Special to its FORZA and FORZA S scooter series. Limited quantities of this special-edition model, featuring a black body with distinctive beige floor panel and seat, go on sale on Friday, May 31st.

The 250cc FORZA large-size scooter is designed around the keywords "New, Stylish, Sporty". Its sporty, original styling and wealth of features have earned it a loyal following, especially among males in their twenties and thirties.

The new special-edition version, based on the model released in March 2002, is Pure Black, with seat and floor panel finished in distinctive Mocha Beige highlighted by high-quality chrome-plated belt converter case cover and front inner box knob, for a luxurious feel.

Body color: Pure Black Floor panel and seat color: Mocha Beige

Features inherited from the original FORZA series

  Equipped with a "combi brake" front-rear brake-force distribution system for a secure braking feel
  FORZA S equipped with an advanced idle stop system and ABS (antilock braking system)
  Under-seat trunk space, large enough to accommodate a B4-size soft attache case
  Shutter-equipped main switch for effective anti-theft protection

*There are no changes to vehicle specifications.

FORZA S Special
FORZA S Special

Model Name FORZA Special <FORZA S Special>
Model Type Honda BA-MF06
L x W x H (m) 2.210 x 0.760 x 1.360
Wheelbase (m) 1.545
Ground Clearance (m) 0.130
Seat Height (m) 0.720
Vehicle Weight (kg) 172 <177>
Dry Weight (kg) 159 <164>
Number of Riders 2
Fuel Consumption (km/L) 41.0 (60km/h constant speed, low altitude)
Turning Radius (m) 2.5
Engine Type MF04E (water-cooled, 4-stroke OHC mono-cylinder)
Displacement (cm3) 249
Bore x Stroke (mm) 72.7 x 60.0
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Maximum Power (kW[PS]/rpm) 16 [22] / 7,000
Maximum Torque (N·m [kg·m] /rpm) 24 [2.4] /5,500
Starter Self-starting
Carburetor Type VE3B
Ignition Fully transistorized, battery powered
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 12
Lubrication Force-fed and splash
Clutch Dry-type, multi-plate shoe
Gearbox Continuously variable (V-Matic)
Gear Ratio 1 gear 2.250 to 0.830
Caster Angle (degrees) / Trail(mm) 27°30’ / 95
Tire Size Front 110/90-13M/C 55P
Rear 130/70-12 56L
Braking System Front Hydraulic disc
Rear Hydraulic disc
Suspension Front Telescopic
Rear Unit swing arm
Frame Backbone
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