2020 Honda Forza S with ABS + Idling Stop System (ISS)

Honda Forza S 2020 Review, Price, Specs and Pictures | Big 250cc Scooter with ISS and ABS (BA-MF06)

2020 Honda Forza S ABS
Photo of Honda Forza S equipped with ABS & ISS.
Model: BA-MF06 「フォルツァ S」.
Release date: 2000-08-01.
Color: Black.
Honda adds a new variant of the Forza, a sporty and innovative style scooter, named "Forza S" which is equipped with an environmentally friendly Idling Stop System (ISS) and front / rear wheel interlocking ABS (anti-lock braking system) which enhances the sense of security. released from August 1st 2000.

The basic first generation Honda Forza is a 250cc large scooter that was developed with the keyword "new stylish sports" and has been well received mainly by men in their 30s since it was released in March this year.
The Honda Forza S, which will be added this time, has an idle stop system that automatically stops idling when waiting for a traffic light, etc. to reduce fuel consumption and exhaust gas.
In addition, it is the first in the light two-wheel class to be equipped with front/rear wheel interlocking ABS. Effective braking force can be obtained with simple operation, further enhancing the sense of security when braking.
The Forza 250 series is supposed to meet the needs of a wide range of users by adding the S type, which further enhances environmental performance and a sense of security.

About other changes in the Forza series
-Added a fearless pure black as a new body color to Forza. (Released from August 1st)

Sales plan (domestic/annual)
Series total : 10,000 units.

Manufacturer's suggested retail price in Japan

  • Honda Forza (basic/standar version) price : 539000 yen
  • Honda Forza S price : 589,000 yen

(Example of suggested retail price in the region: Hokkaido is 15,000 yen higher, Okinawa is 9,000 yen higher, and some other regions are excluded.)
(Reference price. Excluding consumption tax.)

Features of Honda Forza S

Idle stop system (ISS) with improved environmental performance

By installing an idle stop system that automatically stops idling when waiting for a traffic light or in a traffic jam, fuel consumption and exhaust gas are reduced, and the environmental performance required by the future is realized.
The fuel efficiency during driving is improved by about 4% compared to Forza. (Domestic exhaust gas measurement mode assuming city driving. In-house measured value.)
The idle stop system was adopted for the Giorno Claire Deluxe last year as the world's first mass-produced motorcycle and has been highly evaluated.

Front/rear wheel interlocking ABS that enhances the sense of security and achieves effective braking force for the first time in the light two-wheel class

By installing a lightweight and compact advanced ABS on the front and rear wheel interlocking brake system that has gained high support in Forza, it is possible to avoid locking the wheels due to over-braking, and it is safe when braking. The feeling is further enhanced.
By operating the lever on the left side, the braking force is appropriately distributed to the front and rear wheels to achieve balanced braking, and ABS is a system that controls the front and rear wheels independently and finely. ing.

Dedicated specifications of Honda Forza S

  • A high-mount stop lamp that enhances visibility is used at the top of the tail lamp.
  • Stainless steel covered muffler that further enhances the fearless image.
  • A 12V-1A/12W accessory socket is used in the front inner box. By using various attachments, it can be used for charging mobile phones.
  • The color of the wheel is silver (Forza is black) to create a fearless image.
  • The opener of the front inner box is plated to enhance the sense of quality.

Honda Forza 250 Body color

Similar to Forza, a wide variety of 4 colors are available.

  • Force Silver Metallic
  • Candy Glory Red
  • Pearl Seashell White
  • Pure Black

Traditional features of the Forza series

  • Stylish form reminiscent of a super sports model
  • Water-cooled 4-stroke engine that achieves both high output and environmental performance
  • Main full equipment
    Main switch with shutter that is effective in deterring theft
    The first tachometer in the light two-wheeled scooter class
    Adjustable backrest that expands the freedom of riding position
  • * About naming "S" means Safety, Sporty.

Honda Forza S Main Specifications

Common nameForza (Forza S)
Vehicle name/modelHonda BA-MF06
Overall length x Width x Height (m)2.210 x 0.760 x 1.360
Wheelbase (m)1.545
Minimum ground clearance (m)0.130
Seat height (m)0.720
Vehicle weight (kg)172 [177]
Dry weight (kg)159 [164]
Riding capacity (persons)2
Minimum turning radius (m)2.5
Engine modelMF04E (water-cooled, 4-stroke OHC, single cylinder)
Total displacement (cm3)249
Inner diameter x stroke (mm)72.7 x 60.0
compression ratio10.5
Maximum output (kW [PS]/rpm)16 [22]/7,000
Maximum torque (N ・ m [kg ・ m]/rpm)24 [2.4]/5,500
Fuel consumption rate (km/L)41.0 (60km/h constant-land driving test value)
Carburetor modelVE3B
Starting methodSelf-type
Ignition methodFull transistor battery ignition
Lubrication methodPumping splash combination type
Lubricating oil capacity (L)1.3
Fuel tank capacity (L)12
Clutch typeDry type multi-plate shoe type
Transmission typeContinuously variable transmission
Gear ratio1 speed2.250 ~ 0.830
Reduction ratio (1st/2nd)2.714/2.533
Caster (degree)/Trail (mm)27 ° 30´/95
Tire sizeFront110/90-13M/C 55P (tubeless)
Rear130/70-12 56L (tubeless)
Brake typeFrontHydraulic disc (ABS installed)
RearHydraulic disc (ABS installed)
Suspension methodPreviousTelescopic method
RearUnit swing type
Frame formatBackbone


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