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The Revival of an Icon: 
Boon Siew Honda launches the Honda Monkey

Penang, 27 September 2018 – Honda’s mini-bike fans rejoice! Boon Siew Honda today presents the world’s most iconic mini-bike - Honda Monkey to Malaysian customers. The New Honda Monkey now comes with a 125cc and modern feature that encapsulates the attraction of a bike, its playful spirit that is typically Honda, and modernized design.

“Honda Monkey is a unique mini bike admired by its fan worldwide including Malaysia,” said Boon Siew Honda Managing Director and Chief Executive Office, Keiichi Yasuda. “After months of its showcasing at many public exhibitions, we have received positive feedback on it hence our decision to offer this iconic model for the Malaysian market.” “The launch of Honda Monkey, today with further, reinforces Boon Siew Honda’s commitment in bringing more exciting motorcycle lineup to the Malaysian market,” he later added.

Powered by a 125CC air-cooled single-cylinder, four-stroke engine which delivers 6.66kW at 7,000 rpm and 10.5 N.m of torque at 5,500 rpm, the 2018 Honda Monkey would be the most capable model to date ever since its first road-going model introduction in 1963.

The revamped look for the 2018 Honda Monkey, draws heavily on the vintage aspect complemented by modern touches. Some of the features include:

  1. LED Headlight: To further improve riders’ visibility.
  2. LED Taillight and winkers: Add modern touch, durability, and energy efficient to a classic design.
  3. LCD Digital Meter: For ease of information transfer.
  4. Tools keepers: For maintenance equipment storage.
  5. Alarm & Answer Back System: Enable owner to pinpoint the mini-bike instantaneously and provide security assistance.
  6. Never Lower Muffler: To complement the retro design aspect of the Honda Monkey.

Despite its appearance, the seat height is considerably premium measuring at 775mm. Accompanied by dual rear shocks with 4 inches of suspension level which provide a maximum ground clearance of 160mm. It will give the rider a level of comfort akin to regular street bike.

Potential Honda Monkey owners are spoilt for choice with their ability to customize their Monkeys to suit their personal lifestyles. The Honda Monkey is available in a combination of chrome and bright color schemes namely Pearl Nebula Red, Pearl Glittering Blue, and the appropriately named Banana Yellow.

Honda Monkey Color Variance

Pearl Nebula Red

Pearl Glittering Blue

Banana Yellow

Honda Monkey is priced as below:

Model Price
Monkey RM 13,999.00

Prices shown are recommended showroom price with 0% SST excluding of road tax, insurance and registration. Boon Siew Honda offers two years or 20,000km manufacturing warranty (whichever comes first).

The Monkey is now available at selected Boon Siew Honda dealers. Do not miss this chance to own your very own Honda Monkey.

Model Monkey
Type Single Cylinder, Air Cooled, SOHC 4-Stroke 2 Valve
Displacement 124.89 cm³
Bore X Stroke 52.4 mm X 57.9 mm
Compression Ratio 9.3 : 1
Max. Power 6.66 kW / 7,000 rpm
Max. Torque 10.5 N.m / 5,500 rpm
Engine Oil Capacity After Disassembly 1.1 ℓ
After Draining 0.9 ℓ
Carburation Fuel Injection (PGM-Fi)
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.6 ℓ
Starter Electric Auto Start
Battery Capacity 3.5 A.h
ACG Output 12 V
Clutch Type Multiplate Clutch
Transmission Type Manual / 4 Speed - Constant Mesh
Transmission Gear Ratio Gear 1 - 2.500, Gear 2 - 1.550, Gear 3 - 1.150, Gear 4 - 0.923
Frame Type Back Born
Dimensions (L x W x H) 1,712 mm X 754 mm X 1,029 mm
Wheelbase 1,152 mm
Caster Angle 25°0’
Trail 82 mm
Seat Height 776 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Suspension Type Front : Up-side down Fork
Rear : Twin
Rim Size Front : 12 M/C x MT 2.75
Rear : 12 M/C x MT 3.50
Tyres Front : 120/80 -12 M/C (65P)
Rear : 130/80 -12 M/C (69P)
Brakes Type Front : Hydraulic Disk
Rear : Hydraulic Disk

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About Boon Siew Honda Sdn. Bhd.

Boon Siew Honda Sdn Bhd, a joint venture company between Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and Oriental Holdings Bhd, began operations in September 2008 with the dual aims to consolidate motorcycle production and sales in Malaysia and to achieve higher customer satisfaction and efficiency. Prior to the emergence of the new company, Boon Siew Sdn. Bhd. was responsible for the manufacturing and wholesale business of Honda motorcycle products in Malaysia. While envisioning collaboration with other Honda companies in worldwide, Boon Siew Honda Sdn. Bhd. will strengthen its competitiveness and strive to provide products and services, exceeding the customers’ expectations.

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