Honda releases new tough terrain farm bike

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The XR125L, according to Honda, is ideal for rugged farm landscapes due to its excellent climbing torque and long-travel suspension.

Honda releases new tough terrain farm bike
Honda says its new release, the XR125L is a rugged and reliable work horse that will suit every farmer

The model will be available in Honda dealerships nationwide from May 2013.

The XR125L is powered by a quiet and smooth running single cylinder 125cc engine, a 12-litre fuel tank and 5 speed gearbox that allows for long hours of operation around the farm.   

Honda says its robust suspension will absorb bumps on tough terrains and allow for various farm tasks such as following slow moving cattle or transporting essential equipment around the farm safely.

A low seat height and comfortable riding position takes strain away from riders while the powerful headlight and indicators adds to the practicality of the machine.

The bike is powered up by an electric kick-start while a back-up start is also possible if necessary.

Engine type:  124.7cc Four-stroke, single-cyclinder, air-cooled, OHV
Bore and Stroke:  52.4 x 57.8mm
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Valve train:  Chain driven
Carburation:  20mm piston-valve
Ignition:   CDI
Transmission:  Five-speed
Starter:   Electric & backup kick-starter
Dimensions:  2100mm x 820mm x 1126mm
Final Drive:  16/51
Front Suspension:  Telescopic fork/160mm travel
Rear Suspension:  Single shock/151mm travel
Front Brake:  Disc 240mm
Rear Brake:  Drum 110mm
Front tyre:  300 - 19 inch
Rear Tyre:  100/100 - 17 inch
Wheelbase:  1361mm
Rake (Castor Angle) 27degrees
Trail:   104mm
Seat Height:  825mm
Ground Clearance: 243mm
Fuel Capacity:  12 litres
Kerb Weight:  129kg
Warranty Period:  12 months

The XR125L will be available in Honda Dealerships nationally from May 2013 with a Manufacturer's list price of $2990 (other charges apply). 

Find out more about the new model on Honda Motorcycles' website or contact 1 300 1 HONDA to locate your nearest dealer.

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