Honda has confirmed that the Hunter Cub CT125, launched in March 2020, might be bought within the US, the place will probably be known as the Path 125. It’s an evolution of the Tremendous Cub C125 that has been upgraded in order that it’s conveniently off the sidewalk.
The Path 125 is a part of the model’s MiniMoto vary and relies on a strengthened model of the Tremendous Cub’s chassis. It advantages from extra floor clearance, stronger tires, model-specific suspension, a bigger gas tank that frees up extra vary, and skid plates to guard the engine from costly boulder encounters. Honda additionally positioned the air consumption larger to verify the engine wasn’t sucking in water, and added a whipped exhaust that provides the Path 125 the low and mid-range efficiency it wants for troopers when issues get robust.
It isn’t a hardcore off-roader, however it does permit customers to discover the wilderness with out getting on a mud bike. Consider it because the Subaru Outback of the 125cc section, not a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with two wheels and a fork.
Because the title suggests, the 259-pound Path 125 is powered by an air-cooled, four-stroke, single-cylinder, 125 cubic centimeter displacement. It is the identical gas injected engine that powers the Cub, and it is rated at 8.7 horsepower. It turns the rear wheel through a semi-automatic four-speed gearbox. Honda identified that the heel-to-toe shifter is straightforward to make use of even when the driving force is sporting boots. The usual ABS on the entrance wheels supplies extra security, and the entrance and rear suspension of the Path is 3.9 and three.Four inches respectively.
The 2021 Honda Path 125 might be accessible in American showrooms from November 2020. Costs begin at $ 4,089 as soon as a compulsory goal charge of $ 190 is added. That makes it $ 150 dearer than the Tremendous Cub it is primarily based on, and the one accessible colour is vibrant crimson (pictured).