The 2016 Honda MSX125SF has been launched in Thailand, and is the first of 10 new models expected to be released over the next two years. Also known as the Grom in some markets, this year’s model has some changes over the previous MX125.

Still using the same 124.9 cc air-cooled single-cylinder PGM-FI engine, the 2016 MXS125SF has 9.7 hp and 10.9 Nm at 5,500 rpm on tap. Although the bike only weighs 102 kg, we have a feeling that performance will be at “adequate” more than “oh my god, I’m going to die” levels. The MSX125SF comes in four colours – Booster White, Burning Red, Eclipse and Hyper Yellow.

Notable items in the 2016 MSX125SF face-lift are dual LED headlights, digital instrument cluster, a new fuel cap and a revised exhaust can. The 2016 Honda MSX125SF sells for 70,500 Thai baht (RM8,303). During the launch, A.P. Honda Thailand displayed some custom builds of the 2016 MSX125SF, showing what could be done to the bike to make it unique.

No word yet on whether Boon Siew will bring this machine into the Malaysian market to go against the Kawasaki KSR which currently retails for below RM8,000.

GALLERY: 2016 Honda MSX125SF and MXS125SF Custom builds