A teaser write-up on the @welovehonda_id Instagram account from Indonesian Honda motorbike distributors would seem to point out an current Honda ADV 160 is coming before long. In accordance to the Instagram put up, the unveiling of this new scooter model will very likely just take place this month.
Irrespective of the very low lighting in the video, what can be noticed is the resemblance of the forthcoming scooter to the rugged seems to be of the now popular Honda ADV 150. Having said that, we just can’t be confident which specific ADV edition will be introduced, though from the form and measurement of the silhouette in the online video, it does not match up to the Honda ADV 350.
In case any individual might be considering it is the ADV 350, there are dissimilarities in the pillion seat seize rail, seat, front fender as very well as a unique headlight condition. It does come near to the ADV 350, but other variances include the entrance windshield that is broader and taller.
Aside from the cosmetic variances, numerous are speculating this new Honda scooter will obtain the new 156.9 cc engine that is presently made use of in the Honda PCX 160, Vario 160 and Air Blade 160. Numerous of Malaysia’s ASEAN neighbours have presently acquired variants on new Honda scooters working with the 160 engine though Malaysia has yet to get any design updates.
Heading by what has been carried out to the Vario 160, anticipate to see revised body panels and other upgrades. This may possibly not get the form of a full makeover, as the Vario 150 was previously known to have some style shortcomings in the bodywork although the ADV 150 did not, which will signify just slight bodywork changes getting place.
For the Vario 160, the solitary-cylinder engine with liquid-cooling is rated at 15.4 PS at 8,500 rpm and 13.8 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm. This compares against the 13.1 PS and 13.4 Nm of the Honda Vario 150.