Boon Siew Honda Sdn Bhd raised the bar in the medium capacity scooter segment with introduction of the ultra modern NSS300 – a sleekly styled, easy ride daily commuter that blends agile performance with excellent comfort and value.
Since the NSS300 made its world debut 13 years ago, it has evolved to exceed riders’ expectations about what a scooter can be. Veteran riders looking for a practical but sporty ride and younger riders who want to upgrade from a 150cc machine will find the NSS300 a refreshing choice that delivers in every aspect.
This sporty sit-in scooter is designed to fit seamlessly into people’s daily lives, not only for commuting but also touring or sportier riding. Its slim dimensions and sleek fairing make for easy filtering through urban traffic and slotting into bike parking bays, yet spacious enough to accommodate two people in comfort.
The NSS300 is powered by a potent 279cc liquid cooled SOHC 4-stroke engine that delivers maximum power of 19kW at 7,500rpm and maximum torque of 26Nm at 5,000rpm. An automatic centrifugal clutch works in tandem with V-Matic transmission to deliver responsive power for the highway and instant acceleration around town even with a pillion rider. Using a highly efficient Programmed – Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) system, the NSS300 is able to cover 354km from its 11.6L fuel tank, with excellent fuel efficiency of 30.8km/liter (WMTC mode). It is also good to know that the Euro 3 standard compliant engine contributes to reduction of CO2 emission that causes the greenhouse effect.
The chassis of NSS300 is constructed from an extremely strong and durable tubular steel underbone frame that provides confident handling in all conditions. Designed using Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), the underbone frame is rigid yet flexible enough to allow a certain degree of yield, which enables it to better respond to changes on the road. Ideal dimensions of 2,166(L) x 753(W) x 1,189mm(H) with a low seat height of 716mm make the NSS300 very easy to manage and navigate through tight traffic.
The impressive performance of NSS300 is matched with an equally efficient Combined Braking System (CBS) and front-rear discs that work to ensure peace of mind in a fast-stop situation. Similarly, comfort level is enhanced for a more reassuring ride with the use of 35mm telescopic forks, twin rear shock absorbers and double-sided aluminium swingarm.
Looking and feeling good on the road are a key aspect of NSS300 ownership. It’s hard not to be drawn in by NSS300’s contemporary profile, sleek fairing with its twin halogen headlights frontage. Riders will also appreciate the practicality of a comprehensive metering cluster which features a speedometer, clock, dual trip-meters plus fuel and temperature gauges and oil level warning light.
Space is another plus-point that separates NSS300 from the ordinary. A large storage compartment can be opened, closed and locked with just the flick of a switch to accommodate two full-face helmets. Paired with dual fairing pockets to stow away smaller items, a 12V power socket for optional accessories, and the ID chip based theft deterrence HISS (Honda Ignition Security System). In essence, NSS300 is about sporty performance and safety, excellent build quality combined with value for money and durability, all rolled up in a stylish package that appeals to both novice and veteran riders alike.
Introduction sales price for the new NSS300 is RM26,768 (Standard version) and RM28,288 (ABS Version), with a manufacturing warranty of 2 years or 20,000km, whichever comes first. Available in three colour options of Asteroid Black Metallic, Pearl Himalayas White and Seal Silver Metallic.
Text and Images: Boon Siew Honda: http://www.boonsiewhonda.com.my/english/product-NSS300.html
Editor’s Note: This model is the same with Honda Forza released in Thailand.