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Honda Monkey 125cc


Honda Monkey 125cc


The latest 2021 Honda Monkey features the biggest and best updates yet with the jewel in the crown being a much requested 5th gear for 2021 and a new engine!

Place your pre-order now!

The 2021 Honda Monkey has been confirmed for Australia but there is a catch! Newly introduced ABS requirements for all new motorcycles in Australia mean that the Monkey in its current spec will no longer be available in Australia to purchase new after November 2021

We have ordered as many new Monkey’s as we could get and we are expecting delivery in September-October 2021

If you would like to secure one of the final Monkeys, contact us today to put your name down. Longer you leave it, the more chance you have of missing out on your preferred colour or simply missing out altogether!

To learn more about the changes, see our news article here: “Aussie Govt has Killed Off the GROM!”


Featuring a 125cc horizontal single-cylinder engine and modern touches such as ABS, LED lights, Smart Key, USD forks and digital meters.

They have really nailed the styling with the new Honda Monkey 125cc capturing the spirit of the original Honda Monkey bikes.


Honda’s genuinely iconic mini-bike is re-imagined for the present day, with styling that draws heavily on the original, complemented by modern, premium touches such as USD forks, twin rear shocks, LCD instruments, IMU-based ABS and full LED lighting. Wet weight is a mere 107kg.

The Monkey was so much fun and so easy to ride, it did more to sell the concept of motorcycles to a wider public than perhaps any other machine. With its chunky tyres, mini-‘ape’ style handlebars, miniscule fuel tank and big, squashy seat the Monkey look is unmistakably of its time, but – just like the affection in which it is held – also timeless.

After the modern-day success of the sharp-suited MSX125, which proved the desire for a funky, pocket-sized town run-around, it was time for the Monkey name to return, reborn and ready for life in the 21st century city.


The new Monkey’s power unit is true to its origins, the horizontal SOHC 125cc single-cylinder engine is simple, robust and tuned to deliver useful about-town performance. Air-cooled, with bore and stroke of 52.4 x 57.9mm and compression ratio of 9.3:1, fed by PGM-FI, it produces 6.9kW @ 7,000rpm and 11Nm @ 5,250rpm. The gearbox is now 5-speed.

The Monkey’s steel backbone frame has been tuned for a suitable balance between rigidity and supple feel – perfect for the wide variety of conditions the machine is sure to be ridden in. Oval in cross-section, the swingarm echoes the circular design theme that runs through the bike.


Wheelbase is set at 1155mm, with rake and trail of 25°/82mm and a minimum turning radius of just 1.9m. Wet weight is a mere 107kg, with a seat height of 775mm. The plush seat is made of high-density urethane for maximum comfort.

USD front forks wear a premium Alumite finish and are matched by dual rear shocks with 104mm of axle travel. Maximum ground clearance is 160mm. A single 220mm front disc and 190mm rear provide secure stopping performance, managed by the IMU-based ABS. Fat 12-inch block pattern tyres make for a smooth ride and are sized 120/80-12 65J front and 130/80-12 69J rear.


Naturally, the classic Monkey style had to provide the cues for the new model. A trapezoid silhouette highlights the compact length, while adding depth and substance to its stance. Simple, curved surfaces are designed independently of each other and feature throughout.

The glossy 5.6L fuel tank, finished in the same paint colour as the frame, swing arm and rear shocks, crowns the machine and proudly wears a historical 3-D Old Wing design Honda logo. Chromed steel high-level front and rear mudguards – plus the eloquently stamped exhaust shield, circular mirrors and high-rise handlebars – all pay homage to the original.

Modern technology meets the reincarnation of the classic Monkey look with a digital full-LCD circular meter, which features a speedometer (which winks playfully when the ignition is turned on), an odometer with two trip meters and six-segment fuel level indicator. All lighting is LED and the ‘wave’ pattern key (which also wears the Old Wing motif) features an ‘answer back’ system that makes the lights flash at the push of a button to allow easy location in crowded car parks. The single channel ABS system operates with an IMU to mitigate rear ‘lift’ under strong braking.


The new 2021 Monkey is available in Australia in 4 exciting colours: Banana Yellow, Pearl Nebula Red, Pearl Glittering Blue and Pearl Shining Black


Looking to get your bike licence but not sure where to start?

We have published a handy guide packed with info and a step-by-step explanation of what is involved in getting your bike licence.

Simply head to the link below, enter your email address and you will receive our 14 page guide instantly!

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Displacement (cc)


Engine Type

Air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke

Bore x Stroke (mm)

52.4 x 57.9

Compression Ratio


Starter Type

Electric Start


PGM-FI with automatic enrichment





Dimensions LxWxH (mm)

730 x 1755 x 1000

Wheel Base (mm)


Seat Height (mm)


Ground Clearance (mm)


Fuel Tank Capacity (Ltrs)


kerb Weight (kg)


Front Tyre (inches)

120/70 12

Rear Tyre (inches)

130/70 12

Front Suspension

USD Front Forks, 31mm

Rear Suspension

Mono shock, steel square pipe swingarm

Front Brakes

Single 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston caliper

Rear Brakes

Single 190mm disc with hydraulic single piston caliper


1 year

Honda Monkey 125cc

From only $29 per week


The 2021 Honda Monkey features the biggest and best updates yet with the jewel in the crown being a much requested 5th gear for 2021, new paint schemes and a new engine!

Place your pre-order now! Deliveries due soon!