Kawasaki Rouser for sale in the Philippines
The Kawasaki Rouser is a series of standard motorcycles known for their muscular and hefty exterior. This model has a backbone frame and a wide range of variants with different displacements, helping this product line span across numerous motorcycle segments.
The Rouser is made by Indian motorcycle manufacturer Bajaj and is marketed in the Philippines under the Kawasaki brand. This unit is also equipped with some breakthrough technologies including a microprocessor controlled digital ignition (CDI) system. Because of its performance-centered build, the Rouser is often grouped in the sports bike class.
Why buy a Kawasaki Rouser?
Performance and engine specs
Currently the Rouser has three major variants in the local market: a 135 LS, a 180 cc variant and a 200 cc unit. All of these use a single downtube frame and are chain driven. The Rouser shares an identical platform of the Bajaj Pulsar.
The 180 cc Rouser, one of its notable variants, uses a 4-stroke, DTS-I, air cooled, single cylinder gasoline engine which produces 16.79 horsepower and 14 Nm of torque. This equates to an impressive 62 km/L in fuel consumption and a top speed of 130 kilometers per hour.
Kawasaki Rouser Design
This model also comes with 17-inch wheels with the front tire attached to a telescopic fork with antifriction bush and the rear having a 5-way adjustable nitrox shock absorber. The front wheel uses a single disc brake, while the rear has a drum type. This motorcycle has a wheelbase of 1350 mm and a ground clearance of 165 mm.
What are the standout features of the Rouser?
The Rouser has a very muscular body frame accentuated by a powerful wolf-eye headlamp and has twin pilot lamps that not only provide better illumination, but also enhances its personality. Its naked street fighter façade is further established by its aerodynamic fairing and bulky fuel tank. Its clip-on handlebar has classic styling and has a pass switch, electric start and engine kill switch.
Rouser price and availability
A brand new Rouser is priced at P64,400 for the 135 LS; P68,500 for the 180cc unit; and P94,900 for the 200cc variant. These prices, however, are still subject to the dealer and serve only as a reference. A second hand or used unit can be bought for P50,000 and below for 2010 models and older, depending on its general condition and mileage.
Because of its many variants, the Rouser can easily be categorized in a number of motorcycle segments. Among its toughest rivals are the Suzuki Raider, Honda CBR and Yamaha FZ. These motorcycles are valued at the same price range as the Rouser.
In general, motorcycle bikers who love to travel across the country on weekend tours will love the Kawasaki Rouser for its:
- Large fuel tank
- Muscular body style
- Sports bike appeal
- Powerful engine output
Interesting facts about the Rouser
Currently, Kawasaki is considered the second largest motorcycle company in the Philippines next only to Honda. The Rouser is just one of its many automotive products, which are known for their speed and fuel efficiency.