Honda launched in Europe the 2022 Forza 350, its 330cc maxiscooter, which arrives with a new color option, but maintains the design and mechanics of the previous model, which was updated in 2021.
For 2022, the Forza 350 is available in the new premium color Mat Carnelian Red Metallic, in addition to the following options that continue in the catalogue: Mat Pearl Pacific Blue, Pearl Cool White, Matt Cynos Gray Metallic and Pearl Falcon Gray.
Otherwise, it remains the same set, without any mechanical or design changes. In 2021, it got several upgrades, including a bigger engine, new exhaust, larger air filter housing, and a new radiator.
How is the 2022 Forza 350
The 2022 Honda Forza 350 got, in 2021, a new 330 cm³ engine compatible with EU5, enough to generate 16% more maximum power than the previous generation. Also, there was a 6% increase in top speed.
It is a liquid-cooled 330 cm³ single cylinder with enhanced Smart Power+ (eSP+) technology, capable of generating up to 21.6 kW (28.9 HP) of maximum power at 7,500 rpm, and 31.9 Nm (3.2 kgfm) of torque at 5250 rpm. According to Honda, consumption is 30 km/L and top speed is 137 km/h.
Other improvements received in 2021
The Forza 350 received in 2021, some cosmetic and aerodynamic updates, which were applied to the sides of the front fairing, mirrors, rear side panels and engine cover, for a more elegant overall appearance.
The chassis itself hasn’t been altered but has been connected to a lighter swingarm and the electric windshield has been given an extra 40mm stroke to improve protection from the wind.
In addition, the instrument panel has also been updated, with the possibility to connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth with the Honda Smartphone Voice Control system. A USB socket for charging your cell phone was added.
More details of Forza 350
The Honda Forza 350 is a “Maxi” scooter with “sports GT” style, that is, it has road characteristics, being a light, compact and agile scooter, without losing comfort and performance.
Some features leave it with a certain sportiness, such as the fairings and the rear-view mirrors, fixed to the fairing itself.
In addition, it has several technological items, including the HSTC – Honda Selectable Torque Control, ABS brake system, Full-LED lighting, digital panel with analog displays and electrically adjustable windshield. The front turn signals are built into the rear view mirrors.
Finally, for those who need space to carry small purchases or objects, it has space under the seat for up to two full-face helmets and more objects, as well as a USB socket.
Anyway, for more information, visit the website https://www.honda.co.uk/motorcycles.html.