Blaze for sale in the Philippines
Blaze is a Filipino-owned brand of motorcycles made in China known for its affordable price and easy to own experience. The company is owned by Motortech honcho Wilbert Lim with the production facility located in Meycauyan, Bulacan. According to Blaze, their assembly plant is capable of producing nearly 11,000 motorcycles per year.
While their line of motorcycles is assembled locally, most of the parts come from their Chinese parts supplier Chongqing Koayeng Motorcycle Industry. Their main office is located in Pasig city although they have dealership networks throughout Metro Manila.
Performance and technology
Blaze has some of the most affordable motorcycles in the country starting at around P25,000 for their scooter models and above P60,000 for their more advanced units. Much like most Chinese made motorcycles, the quality and safety of these motorcycles are sometimes questioned. Many third party reviewers, however, have said that these motorcycle lines are decent enough to compete with leading Japanese brands.
Blaze Philippines also revealed that it has begun manufacturing locally made motorcycle parts such as fenders, batteries, nuts and bolts, mirrors, seat upholstery, and tool kits which may further decrease the price of their motorcycles.
Popular Blaze models
Blaze has proven itself to be a dependable alternative to some of the mainstream motoring brands in the country. Because they are locally made, they are well received by Filipinos. Some of their best sellers include:
The Blaze Hubs is a model that has a lot of similarities with the Yamaha Fino, including its vintage look with rounded headlight and mirrors. But don’t be fooled, this unit is equipped with a 110 cc engine with Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Weighing at 100-kg, it has a price tag of P52,500.
The Italian looking scooter the Blaze Maple has desirable features such as turn signal repeaters, huge underseat storage, and nostalgic headlights. Available in a 125 cc CVT engine, the Maple has a torquey engine and is likewise priced at P52,500.
The Blaze Brute has a sportier design compared to the two previous models and has a powerful 150 cc single cylinder engine. Although cheaper at P48,000, this unit has cast alloy wheels, disc brakes, and dual projector headlamps.
The lean but mean motorcycle the Blaze Buzz has a 110 cc, air cooled SOHC gasoline engine with automatic clutch. At maximum throttle it can reach a top speed of 90 kilometers per hour. It’s oozing with a 4.8 kW of horsepower and 7.5 Nm of torque.
Availability of Blaze in the Philippines
Blaze Motortech Motors is the official importer and distributor of Blaze products in the country. Blaze is a member of the Chamber of Assemblers and Manufacturers of Motorcycles of the Philippines (CHAMMP), a 14 strong Chinese motorcycle manufacturers’ group. Other brands under the group are Norkis Trading, Motorstar Corp, Sinski and SYM.
Interesting facts about Blaze
Blaze, like most Filipino assembled motorcycles, import their parts from China, which lowers the price of their motorbikes by around 20 to 30 percent compared to the leading Japanese brands.