HONDA FJS600 Silver Wing
this step-through scoot has it all and then some...
The Silver Wing’s ample size, powerful performance and sumptuous comfort are well-deserving of its reputation as the luxury sedan of the scooter world. This elegant motorcycle cruises majestically along urban streets, country roads and highways alike, delivering a riding experience of such effortless control and comfort that it almost feels like flying.
Deluxe ABS version offers the smoothly confident braking control of Honda’s advanced Antilock Brake System in all kinds of traffic and easily results in one of the most satisfying rides on scooter wheels.
Its fuel-injected twin-cylinder engine delivers surges of acceleration past queues in and around the city, while heavy-duty suspension and superior braking mean comfortable, confident control in all kinds of traffic.
Large under seat carrying compartment capable of holding enough equipment for a weekend away, and with a broad, comfortable tandem seat, its possibilities extend well beyond the city limits. Here’s a luxury-class ticket to freedom from the daily grind.
Aerodynamic, full-bodied scooter design provides exceptional wind protection and riding comfort around town or at higher speeds. The Silver Wing’s full-sized and razor-sharp styling incorporates spacious riding accommodation, superb wind protection and all-day convenience.
sleek and comfortable
SPECIFICATIONS: FJS600 Silver Wing
|Claimed dry weight||242 Kg|
|Seat height||740 mm|
|Rake/trail||28° / 105 mm|
|Front suspension||41mm telescopic fork, 120mm axle travel|
|Rear suspension||Dual conventional dampers with 5-step spring preload adjustment, 115mm axle travel|
|Tank capacity||16 liters|
|Fuel system||Fuel injection|
|Engine configuration||Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve DOHC parallel twin|
|Valves Per Cylinder||4|
|Power (kW)||37 @ 7000 rpm|
|Torque (Nm)||54 @ 5500 rpm|
|Brakes||(front) Disc (ABS) (rear) Disc (ABS)|
|Tyres (f)||120/80 14M/C (58S)|
|Tyres ( r)||150/70 13M/C (64S)|
|Warranty||2 yrs / unlimited km|
|Price (November 2010)||R81,999|
Words and photos by Kenn Slater
Thanks to Honda SA for the ride,
The best and safest scooter we've ever ridden.