Accompanied by a fashion show by Tarik, a hip-hop dance ensemble and a parkour demonstration, Boon Siew Honda Malaysia launched the 2017 Honda Wave Dash Fi at the eCurve Mall in Petaling Jaya. Facelifted for 2017, the Honda Wave Dash Fi comes in two variants – the single disc brake Type S model at RM5,860.74 and the two-disc Type R with disc brakes front and rear at RM6,178.74, including GST.
The Wave Dash Fi carries a 109 cc single-cylinder air-cooled four-stroke engine mated to a four-speed automatic gearbox with centrifugal clutch. Power is claimed to be 8.6 hp at 7,500 rpm, dan 11.61 Nm torque at 6,000 rpm, up from the 8.38 hp and 8.42 Nm torque of the previous year’s model.
Fuel consumption for the Wave Dash Fi has also seen an improvement, now rated at 1.63 litres/100 km, from the 2016 figure of 1.70 litres/100 km. The 4.0-litre fuel tank is located under the seat, as is a small storage compartment that can hold miscellaneous items.
Weighing in at 102 kg for the ‘S’, and 104 kg for the ‘R’, the Wave Dash has a four-speed gearbox and final chain drive. Honda offers the Wave Dash Fi with a 20,000 km or two-year warranty.
The standard ‘S’ and ‘R’ model Honda Wave Dash Fi comes in three paint choices – blue, black and red. A Wave Dash F1 ‘R’ in special Repsol paint scheme is available at RM6,337.74, including GST. All prices exclude road tax, insurance and registration.