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the new SH125i's 47.4 km/liter equates to an imperial 133.9 miles per gallon or 111.5 miles per gallon in the United States, while the SH150i's 43.8 km/liter is 123.7 mpg (UK) or 103.0 mpg (US).
Details of the new scooters are thin at this stage, but the new SH-series scooters will be lighter than previous models with a new frame, a flat floor, 16-inch wheels, and ABS (anti-lock braking makes a huge difference for inexperienced riders on wet roads).
The under seat storage area on the new SH models has been increased to accept a full-face helmet
To be produced in Italy, the new models feature a new internal combustion engine architecture which offers quite remarkable fuel economy
With the motorcycle about to pass the automobile as the world's best selling form of motorized transport, Honda is continuing to push the capabilities of the internal combustion engine with the release of two new scooter models - the SH125i and SH150i - capable of 47.4 km/liter (111.5 mpg) and 43.8 km/liter (103 mpg) respectively. To be produced in Italy, the new fuel-injected SH models feature stop-start and a range of low friction technologies.
Read the full article: Honda develops a more fuel-efficient scooter
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