Honda TMX 125 Alpha motorcycle imported in India for R&D purposes; powered by 125 cc oil-cooled single-cylinder engine producing 9.67 bhp and 9.36 Nm torque
According to data entries, Honda Two Wheelers India has imported the 125 cc TMX Alpha motorcycle into India for Research & Development purposes. It could be positioned slightly above the Dream Yuga and Dream Neo and below the CB Shine judging by its engine capacity and stripped-out exterior styling.
The popular commuter motorcycle in Philippines could target customers in the rural territories here in India if or when launched. Constructed on a backbone frame chassis, the Honda TMX 125 Alpha motorcycle comes equipped with features such as one-click electric starter, engine switch, side car collar, needle carburettor system and provision for second shock absorber when fitted with a side car.
The motorcycle has an engine capacity of 124.11 cc which is air-cooled and operates on a four-stroke system. The single-cylinder OHV unit has bore and stroke ratio of 56.50 mm x 49.50 mm and is capable of churning out a maximum power output of 7.21 kW (9.67 bhp) at 8,000 rpm and 9.36 Nm of peak torque at 6500 rpm.
The engine is linked with a five speed constant mesh transmission with all-up gear shifting pattern. The front has telescopic suspension and there’s a twin set-up at the rear. It measures 1,920 mm in length, 744 mm in width and 1,023 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 1,225 mm.
The commuter motorcycle stands 156 mm from the ground and has 751 mm seat height with dry weight of 108 kg and fuel tank capacity of 8.6 litres. The fuel is fed via carburetor system and the engine oil capacity is one litre.
It is currently being offered for the Philippines market with three colour options namely Candy Ruby Red, Black and Spectrolite Blue Metallic. It could compete against the likes of TVS Phoenix, Bajaj Discover 125 ST, Yamaha SS 125, Hero Super Splendor, Suzuki Slingshot, etc.