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2014 Honda Forza
2014 Honda Forza



2014 Honda Forza Review

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Forza – wherever you ride…

Blurring the lines between scooter and motorcycle the NSS300 is a high specification mount for the serious rider who ranks ease of operation as highly as performance.

High function scooter or lightweight sport tourer it’s hard to say for sure. The convenient step through styling and the ease of operation that comes with a sophisticated automatic transmission suggest the Forza is a scooter, but the high-performance linked ABS disc brakes, full coverage fairing and generous storage capacity imply sport tourer. Similarly the narrow overall design, low seat height and the lightweight single cylinder engine seem to add up to scooter like urban agility while roomy two up seating, comprehensive instrumentation and fuel range of over 350km insinuate highway burner. High tech fuel injection, efficient exhaust catalyzer, oversize wheels with radial tires and a rigid aluminum swingarm only add to the confusion. So which is it? …Both. Ride it wherever you want, you won’t be disappointed.

Convenient + Practical + Fun: Meet the new Honda Forza


Forza

Base MSRP $5,599*

Features & Options
•Liquid-cooled fuel-injected four-stroke 279cc
•Under-seat storage compartment
•12-volt power socket

Build This Forza
Forza ABS
Forza ABS

Base MSRP $6,099*

Features & Options
•Liquid-cooled fuel-injected four-stroke 279cc
•Under-seat storage compartment
•12-volt power socket
•Anti-Lock Braking System

 

 


2014 Honda Forza Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

The new Honda Forza is one of the most practical scooters anywhere. Its 300-class engine has plenty of power—even two-up—and gets great mileage. Underseat storage makes errands a breeze. And the sleek bodywork means you’ll arrive in style.


Honda’s new Forza™ is a scooter that’s way more than what you think a scooter can be. With the power to carry you and a passenger on the highway thanks to a smooth, powerful all-new engine, integral storage (enough for two helmets) and even a power outlet for your accessories, the Forza bridges the gaps between fun, practical, and luxurious. Whether you use it for commuting, around-town, errand running, or just a way to get out and have fun, the Forza is a great transportation option that just about anyone can enjoy.


Plenty of Power.

With its liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 279cc engine, the new Honda Forza offers lots of user-friendly power—enough that this great new scooter is legal for highway use.


CVT Automatic Transmission.

The Forza features a CVT Automatic Transmission. That means there’s no shifting, not even into neutral or park—just start it up and go. It also means you’ll experience an automatic seamless shifting.


Underseat Storage.

It doesn’t get any easier than this: Just pop a latch and the Forza’s seat tips up, revealing a huge storage compartment big enough for two full-face helmets or a bunch of groceries. It’s secure and weather-resistant, too.


 

2014 Honda Forza Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

It’s the details that set the Forza apart.

Some manufacturers don’t take their scooter lineup very seriously. But not Honda—and our new Forza is a perfect example. It’s full of technical innovation and attention to detail that not only make the Forza reliable, practical, and a great value, they also make it more fun to ride!

Multi-Function Display

Instrument display features speedometer, odometer, tachometer, A&B trip meters, fuel gauge, clock, average fuel consumption meter, PGM-FI Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Coolant temperature gauge, low oil pressure indictor, ABS indicator (where applicable), parking brake indicator, and oil change indicator.

Electric Start

Reliable electric start, combined with the Forza’s fuel injection, ensures hassle-free starting with push-button ease, even on cold mornings.

Convenient Power Outlet

Need to charge your cell phone or other devices while you ride? No worries—the Forza’s convenient 12-volt power outlet makes it easy.

Three-Gallon Fuel Tank

With its estimated 68 MPG and three-gallon tank, you’ll be able to go far between fill-ups.

Combined ABS (Optional)

The new Forza offers powerful front and rear brakes. Want even more peace of mind? Forza offers an optional Combined Anti-Lock Brake Package.

Convenient Storage

Flip the seat open and you have room for two full face helmets or enough groceries for Thanksgiving dinner. There’s also a convenient helmet holder underneath the seat that allows you to secure your helmet while away from your scoot. There’s even a second compartment in the dash for your mobile phone, wallet, or MP3 player.

V-Matic Transmission

With the Honda V-Matic automatic transmission, riding couldn’t be easier. Just start the engine, twist the gas, and go. The V-Matic means no shifting, ever— so you concentrate on the road ahead and simply enjoy the ride! The V-matic is a continuously variable design, so all you’ll feel is a smooth transition of power

Rider Comfort

That long, plush seat does more than just look comfortable—it’s probably nicer than that sofa in your living room. The stepped passenger section gives your copilot a better view. Besides great style, Forza’s bodywork is all about function to help protect you from the wind and the elements.

Lower Floating Link

A low-mounted engine featuring a unique lower link minimizes engine vibration and dampens jarring bumps from the road.

PGM-FI Engine

With plenty of power to carry you and a passenger too, the Forza features liquid cooling and Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) for great performance. Plus Forza gets an estimated 68 MPG*!

Low Center of Gravity Engine Placement

Mounting the engine low keeps the Forza’s center of gravity low as well. That helps with the Forza’s nimble and capable handling.

 


 


 

2014 Honda Forza – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $5,599 USD

ENGINE


Engine Type
279cc liquid-cooled single cylinder four-stroke

Bore And Stroke
72.0mm x 68.6mm

Compression Ratio
10.5:1

Induction
PGM-FI with automatic enrichment

Ignition
Full transistorized

Valve Train
SOHC; four-valve

DRIVE TRAIN


Transmission
Honda V-Matic belt-converter continuously variable automatic transmission

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES


Front Suspension
35mm telescopic fork; 3.7 inches travel

Rear Suspension
Twin shock; 3.8 inches travel

Front Brake
Single 256mm disc with twin-piston caliper with CBS (third front brake piston is activated upon application of rear brake)

Rear Brake
Single 240mm disc with single-piston caliper with CBS (one front brake piston is activated upon application of rear brake)

Front Tire
120/70-14

Rear Tire
140/70-13

DIMENSIONS


Rake
27° 0´

Trail
89mm (3.5 inches)

Wheelbase
60.9 inches

Seat Height
28.2 inches

Fuel Capacity
3.0 gallons

Mpg
68 MPG*

Curb Weight
422 Pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel – ready to ride)

OTHER


Available Colors
Pearl Red

Model Id
NSS300

Note
*Miles per gallon values are calculated estimates of fuel consumed during laboratory exhaust emissions tests specified by the EPA, not during on-road riding. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride and maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, cargo and accessories, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.

FACTORY WARRANTY INFORMATION


One Year
Unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.


 

 


 

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