Honda’s latest scooter for 2011 the PCX scooter is officially on the market. It’s powered by a 125cc liquid cooled single cylinder engine, with electronic fuel injection and a three way catalytic converter, you can’t go wrong with this little scooter. The transmission on the PCX consists of Honda’s V matic drive system (belt converter automatic transmission) Its designed to compete the likes of the china manufactured Elite 110 and the Italian built SH150i. This scooter is the very first scooter that is imported from Honda’s brand new plant in Thailand. The PCX scooter meets many strict emission standards in many parts of the world. Moreover, the PCX sports a center stand as well as a side stand, that can meets different parking requirements.
The PCX is targeted towards college age youth, who need a cheap but a stylish way of getting around. The PCX scooter can hit speeds up to 50 miles per hour, which means you can get around the campus quickly and efficiently. This scooter also caters to the salary challenged consumers who can’t afford a car or a motorcycle, but would like to have a cheap and reliable way of getting from point a to b.
Honda has kept safety its 1st priority for the PCX. The PCX uses braking technology known as CBS Combined Braking System, which is also found on its competitors. The front wheel sports a disk brake while the rear houses a drum brake. Applying both brakes simultaneously will surely give the rider sufficient braking power in a emergency situation.
Fuel Economy and MSRP
Getting from point a to b in the cheapest manner is always a top priority for the cash strapped individual. Therefore, the PCX doesn’t disappoint when it comes to fuel economy. The PCX is sure to stretch your dollar with the 110 miles per gallon fuel economy, and considering the fact that the PCX comes with a 1.6 liter gasoline tank, you can easily cover 170 miles in one tank, which means 170 miles worth of endless saving and two wheeling fun! You can own this scooter for as little as $3999.99.