Confirming the news we reported about back in January, Kymco is now releasing the K-Pipe 125 in the U.S., with its sights set squarely on the Honda Grom and Kawasaki Z125 Pro. More details on the K-Pipe can be found in the press release below, though it’s worth noting its introductory price of $1,999 is very attractive, undercutting the Kawasaki by a grand and the Honda by $1,200. The full press release follows. – TS

Are you ready for a revolution? Are you tired of taking the bus or relying on the charity of friends to get you to your favorite destinations? Are you frustrated with the limitations of the skateboard? Is walking no longer an option?

Well, the answer to accessing your independence can be found in the new KYMCO K-Pipe 125. With an introductory price of just $1,999, the KYMCO K-Pipe 125 is economical, fuel efficient and fun.

With a confidence-building, flat feet-on-the-ground seat height, a single cylinder, SOHC 4-stroke engine with electric start (and kick-start back-up), the KYMCO K-Pipe 125 is the perfect choice for new “entry level” riders. Plus its 4-speed transmission provides the control of larger displacement motorcycles and makes it ideal for the more experienced enthusiast looking for an inexpensive, practical and flat-out fun ride.

If you’re a seasoned rider, just start‘er up and go. If you’re just learning the ropes, go to to find a new-rider course near you.