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The new-generation Monkey hits Honda dealers this week

The new Monkey features a 125cc fuel-injected engine, four-speed manual, an inverted hydraulic fork and front suspension, twin rear shocks, combined with the fat tyres and cushy seat.

SUSPENSION

Wheelbase is set at 1155mm, with rake and trail of 25°/82mm and a minimum turning radius of just 1.9m. Wet weight is a 107kg, with a seat height of 775mm.

USD front forks wear a premium Alumite finish and are matched by dual rear shocks with 104mm of axle travel. Maximum ground clearance is 160mm. A single 220mm front disc and 190mm rear. Fat 12-inch block pattern tyres sized 120/80-12 65J front and 130/80-12 69J rear.

ENGINE

SOHC 125cc single-cylinder engine. Air-cooled, with bore and stroke of 52.4 x 57.9mm and compression ratio of 9.3:1, fed by PGM-FI, it produces 6.9kW @ 7,000rpm and 11Nm @ 5,250rpm. The gearbox is 4-speed.

COLOURS

Available in four paint schemes – Pearl Nebula Red, Banana Yellow, Pearl Glittering Blue and Pearl Shinning Black