Motorbike

Honda FJS600 Silverwing (2001 - present) review

One of the best big scooters on the market if getting there in time is more important than getting there in style
Details
Manufacturer:
Honda
Category:
Maxi Scooters
Price:
£ 5849
Overall
3
Don’t knock them if you haven’t tried them. Big scooters are actually very practical and the Silver Wing is one of the best
Hugely practical and very comfortable.
At the end of the day, it is a scooter and just not as cool as a 'proper' bike

Don’t knock them if you haven’t tried them. Big scooters are actually very practical and the Silver Wing is one of the best. ABS is an optional extra.

Honda says: The Silver Wing gives you big bike performance and stability. With special appeal to those who relish the freedom of two wheels, the Silver Wing has all the comforts of four. Its wide, plush seats, compact proportions and well-balanced, lightweight ergonomic body give exceptional ease of handling for long hours of blissful riding.The Silverwing is now available with optional ABS.

Don’t knock them if you haven’t tried them. Big scooters are actually very practical and the Silver Wing is one of the best. ABS is an optional extra.

Honda says: The Silver Wing gives you big bike performance and stability. With special appeal to those who relish the freedom of two wheels, the Silver Wing has all the comforts of four. Its wide, plush seats, compact proportions and well-balanced, lightweight ergonomic body give exceptional ease of handling for long hours of blissful riding.The Silverwing is now available with optional ABS.

Length (mm)2275
Width (mm)770
Height (mm)1430
Dryweight (kg)224
Seats0
Seat Height (mm)740
Suspension Front41mm telescopic fork, 120mm axle travel
Suspension RearDual conventional dampers with 5-step spring preload adjustment, 120mm axle travel
Tyres Front120/80-14M/C 58S
Tyres Rear150/70-13M/C 64S
Brakes Front256 x 5mm single disc with Combined 3-piston calliper and sintered metal pads
Brakes Rear240 x 6mm dual-piston calliper disc with sintered metal pads
Wheelbase (mm)1595
Cubic Capacity (cc)582
Bore (mm)72
Stroke (mm)71.5
Compression Ratio10.2
IgnitionElectronic
CoolingLiquid Cooled
Fuel DeliveryEFI
Stroke TypeFour Stroke

Hugely practical and very comfortable.
At the end of the day, it is a scooter and just not as cool as a 'proper' bike