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Comparing the Burg Trio, Forza 300, & PCX 150

Take these scoots and compare:

Burg 200: 18.4hp, 353lb, hp/wt=5.21

Burg 400: 24.5hp, 489lb, hp/wt=5.01

Burg 650: 50hp, 613lb, hp/wt=8.15

Forza 300: 24.5hp, 428lb, hp/wt=5.72

PCX 150: 11.7hp, 286lb, hp/wt=4.09

Please advise if any of the hp & weight figures are wrong.

Do these figures give any insight as to drive-ability & performance?

I know torque is more revealing of day to day performance, so maybe replacing hp with torque would be better?

From the above figures, the Burg 650 is top dog...no surprise there!

Look at how the Burg 200 & Forza 300 both beat the Burg 400.
 

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Where does the Honda PCX150 come in at?
 

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Not to be overly picky but your figures are either hp/cwt (hp/cental to our UK friends) or they are are off by a scale factor of 100. I seem to recall seeing this figure most often expressed as pounds/hp with a lower ratio suggesting more power.

Or you could simply append e-02 to each of your figures.
 

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The current Burgman 400z abs in the Uk is 495lbs, 33.5hp at 7,300rpm, & 36.3nm of torque at 5,800rpm. I don't know where the figure you have of 24.5hp comes from. Also, don't forget the way the power is delivered makes a huge difference to rideability. You probably know that anyway. Less power isn't necessarily a disadvantage if the hp and torque are delivered right for the type of bike it is. I can only speak for the Burgman 400 but it has quite a bit of low to intermediate torque making it very nice to ride even with a passenger and quick of the mark at the lights.
 

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Not to be overly picky but your figures are either hp/cwt (hp/cental to our UK friends) or they are are off by a scale factor of 100. I seem to recall seeing this figure most often expressed as pounds/hp with a lower ratio suggesting more power.

Or you could simply append e-02 to each of your figures.
The hp/wt figures are all X100 to make them easier to read. What is at issue here are the relative values. In this case, higher values = more power, which is more intuitive.
 

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The current Burgman 400z abs is 33.5hp at 7,300rpm, & 36.3nm of torque at 5,800rpm. I don't know where the figure you have of 24.5hp comes from. Also, don't forget the way the power is delivered makes a huge difference to rideability. You probably know that anyway. Less power isn't necessarily a disadvantage if the hp and torque are delivered right for the type of bike it is. I can only speak for the Burgman 400 but it has quite a bit of low to intermediate torque making it very nice to ride even with a passenger and quick of the mark at the lights.
New figures with Burg 400 correction:

Burg 200: 18.4hp, 353lb, hp/wt=5.21

Burg 400: 33.5hp, 489lb, hp/wt=6.85

Burg 650: 50hp, 613lb, hp/wt=8.15

Forza 300: 24.5hp, 428lb, hp/wt=5.72

PCX 150: 11.7hp, 286lb, hp/wt=4.09

Makes more sense now!

P.S. Wish I could edit my original post.
 
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