Motoposh Typhoon for sale in the Philippines
The Motoposh Typhoon is a standard motorcycle assembled in the Philippines through the local firm Motoposh. It is just one of the inexpensive motorcycle lines offered by the brand who imports completely knockdown (CKD) units from its partners in China and reconstructs them in its plant in Central Visayas.
Why should you buy a Motoposh Typhoon?
Performance and engine specs
Powering the Motorposh Typhoon is a 150 cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, OHC gasoline engine which pours in 12 horsepower and 11 Nm of torque. Mated with a 4-speed automatic gear shifting transmission, this moped can reach a top speed of 106 kilometers per hour (kph) and can pounce from 0-60 kph in 15 seconds. When driven on freeways, the Typhoon has a fuel consumption rating of 52 km/L.
The design of the Motoposh Typhoon
The Motoposh Typhoon has a very sporty feel complemented by a telescopic front suspension and a dual shock in its rear. Scaling in at 120 kilograms in weight, this motorcycle can carry up to 150 kilograms of luggage.
It also comes with a reliable disc brake on its front and rear wheels which allows it to have a break distance of 7 meters when it is running at 30 kph and below. Other noteworthy measurements are its ground clearance of 175 mm and a wheelbase of 1,320 mm, similar to most of the entries in its segment.
What are the standout features of the Typhoon?
The Typhoon has plastic body coverings with a refined but edgy styling and bare headlamps with lots of graphic detailing. It has a very comfortable handle bar position with an angle lie type of 30 degrees. Climbing ability is a plus, as it can go through terrains that are at a 26 degree angle.
Detailing the Typhoon’s body is a chrome plated chain cover, 17-inch alloy wheels, a flame-type front mask with HID headlamps, rear combination lamps, underseat storage and rear grab bar for pillion passengers.
Motoposh Typhoon price
A brand new Motoposh Typhoon has a price range of P40,000 to P48,000 depending on the dealer’s location. A second hand unit can be bought for P33,000 for 2010 models and older based on its general condition and mileage.
The Motoposh Typhoon performs just as its name suggests- oozing with power and always fast on the track. The Typhoon’s cheap sticker price is also one of its strongest points, being more affordable than its competitors by up to 30 percent. Locally it competes with the likes of the Racal JR, the Motorstar Star and the Kymco Visar.
In general, first time motorcycle owners looking for a high-performing motorcycle will shortlist this motorcycle for its:
- Bang for the buck
- Decent fuel consumption
- Filipino brand root
- Retractable leg shield
Interesting facts about the Typhoon
This motorcycle got its name from one of the most common weather phenomena in the Asean region-a typhoon. It is a hurricane that originates in the Pacific Ocean.