Motorstar Fox 125 for sale in the Philippines
The Motorstar Fox 125 is a sportbike produced by the local motoring assembly firm Eastworld Motor Industries Corporation. The Fox is known for its large fuel tank and plastic clad body which gives it a muscular frame with a sport-themed finish.
Why should you buy a Motorstar Fox 125?
Performance and engine specs
Using a 125 cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, OHC gasoline engine, the Fox is capable of reaching a top speed of up to 100 kilometers per hour (kph) and can pounce from 0-60 kph in under 10 seconds. This is thanks to its superb output of 11 horsepower and 12.2 Nm of torque. When this motorcycle is let loose in highway conditions, it can fetch in a fuel efficiency rating of 60 km/L.
The design of the Motorstar Fox 125
The Motorstar Fox has a twin tube frame chassis partnered with a telescopic front suspension and a single monoshock rear suspension. Its 17-inch alloy wheels can easily be stopped at a distance of 7 meters when runninga at 30 kph thanks to its drum brakes in its front and back tires.
Outlining the Motorstar Fox are sharply styled plastic fairings in a monochromatic color. Its front cowl features a large mask with HID headlamps and in-line elongated side lamps. Its angled seating position offers a comfortable posture for the rider. It also comes with a chrome-plated chain cover that protects its powerplant from the elements. Scaling at 114 kilograms, this motorcycle can carry a maximum load of up to 150 kilograms.
What are the standout features of the Fox 125?
The Motorstar Fox has a very durable body frame that absorbs shocks and vibrations. This electrical or kick started sportbike has a hallowed front underbody that helps it to freely steer its front wheel. The Fox’s underpowered engine may actually be its strong point as it adapts more to urban driving conditions without losing its racing identity. Its seating position even allows riders to lean back slightly, much like a professional motorcycle racer when turning into corners. Its windshield also helps prevent drag to hit the rider especially when reaching its speed limit.
Fox 125 price and availability
A brand new Motorstar Fox costs between P60,000 to P70,000, depending on the dealer location. A used model costs P40,000 and below for 2010 models and older, based on its general condition, mileage and amount of customization.
The Motorstar Fox 125 has always been criticized as a half-baked sportbike because of its 125cc displacement. While it won’t be hitting the track with the big names in the racing scene, it still has the engineering and design of a sportbike. Locally, it competes with nameplates such as the Kawasaki Ninja, the Yamaha R6 and the Honda CS1.
In general, motorcycle riders looking for a fast urban ride will shortlist the Motorstar Fox because of its:
- Fully-covered frame
- Comfortable seating position
- Bang for the back
- Race bike engineering
Interesting facts about the Fox
Motorstar is known for its affordable lineup of motorcycles. The Fox was once the brand’s flag carrier.