Kawasaki Boxer for sale in the Philippines
The Kawasaki Boxer is a backbone business-type motorcycle which was manufactured by Bajaj and sold in the country under the Kawasaki badge. The Boxer is popular for being a reliable commuter bike and is often converted into a passenger motorcycle.
This motorcycle model is an upsized version of the Kawasaki CT and has a larger 150 cc engine. It is also one of the few Bajaj motorcycles that Kawasaki markets locally.
Why buy a Kawasaki Boxer?
Performance and engine specs
The Boxer uses a 4-stroke, SOHC, 2 valve, single cylinder, air cooled gasoline engine which supplies 11.83 horsepower and 12 Nm of torque. It has a fuel consumption of 53 kilometers per liter, making it one of the top performers in its class. When driven in a highway conditions, this car can reach a top speed of 95 to 110 kilometers per hour. This chain driven motorcycle runs via a 4-speed constant mesh transmission paired with a wet multi disc clutch.
Design of the Boxer
Supporting its two 17-inch wheels are a telescopic fork front suspension and a swing-arm (SNS), 5 step preload adjustments for its rear. It also has a large fuel tank capacity of 11 liters and a tall ground clearance of 190 mm. The Boxer’s tubular frame contributes to its hefty dry weight of 110 kilograms. It is also slightly longer than most motorcycles and has a wheelbase of 1285 mm.
What are the standout features of the Boxer?
The Boxer’s 150 cc engine has been engineered with AC ignition and Exhaust TEC which optimizes its power, torque and mileage. Standard equipment includes electric and kick starting, a classy instrument panel, a large 35-watt headlight, a dual seat and a rear carrier. This motorbike’s powerful engine paired with a high volume fuel tank allows it to travel long distances.
Kawasaki Boxer price and availability
The Kawasaki Boxer has only one variant available in the country- a unit with 150 cc displacement. This motorcycle, however, shares the same platform as the CT 100. A brand new Kawasaki Boxer CT 150 costs P52,500. However, this suggested retail price is applicable only in Luzon and may vary from dealer to dealer. A used or second hand unit can be bought for P40,000 for 2009 models and older.
The Kawasaki Boxer has proven to be a reliable business type motorcycle. This motorcycle’s low fuel consumption and impressive output is just what tricycle operators need in their passenger vehicle. It competes locally with nameplates such as the Honda TMX Supremo, Yamaha STX and Suzuki Raider.
In general, tricycle drivers and families looking for a small service vehicle will love the Kawasaki Boxer for its:
- Fuel efficient engine
- Durable build
- Low maintenance cost
- Dual engine-start option
Interesting facts about the Model
The Boxer is primarily intended for business purposes, especially as a passenger tricycle. Its low fuel consumption, easy maintenance, overflowing power, and availability of spare parts make it a commendable motorbike. In late 2012, the Boxer was featured in a TV commercial entitled “Oh My Gas” which also featured local comedian Bayani Agbayani.