Motorstar Moto R155 for sale in the Philippines
The Motorstar Moto R155 is a dirt bike which was derived from the KTM Duke produced by the Chinese motoring firm Zongshen. The Moto R155 has a bare engine with side leg shields and lifted front fairings that define it from the Duke, a naked bike.
Why should you buy a Motorstar Moto R155?
Performance and engine specs
Powering the Motor R155 is a 155 cc, one-cylinder, four-stroke, water cooling, lower cam gasoline engine which provides this Moto racing-inspired motorcycle with an output of 11.8 horsepower and 10 Nm of torque. This allows this Motorstar stalwart to reach a top speed of up to 95 kilometers per hour (kph) and accelerate from 0-60 kph in less than 10 seconds. When driven in highway conditions, this motorcycle has a fuel efficiency rating of 53 km/L.
The design of the Motorstar Moto R155
The Motorstar Moto R155 has a twin tube frame construction mated with a telescopic fork front suspension and a dual monoshock in its rear. It comes with disc brakes for both tires and has a combination of compound-hydraulic and spring shock absorbers. Scaling in at a weight of 125 kilograms, this dirtbike can carry a maximum load of 150 kilograms.
Some important specs that are desirable about the Motor R155 are its 6.5-liter fuel tank and 260 mm ground clearance, a potent combination to traverse any road conditions. This dirtbike is currently available in three colors- red, blue and black.
What are the standout features of the Moto R155?
The Moto R155 is unique in its category because of its inverted shocks which offers more resistance to shaking. Its liquid cooled engine allows its powertrain to maintain regular heat which is better than air cooled units. Its standard throttle setup is also combined with a fast shifting 5-speed transmission.
Moto R155 price and availability
A brand new Motorstar Moto R155 has a price range of P60,000 to P65,000 and used or second hand unit can be bought at P35,000 for 2009 models and older, based on its general condition, amount of customization and mileage.
The Moto R155 has the outline of a sportbike but the functionality and rigidity of a dirtbike. This unusual combination makes it a standout in its segment. In the Philippines, it is one of the cheapest alternatives to mainstream dirtbikes from Japanese brands. This motorbike competes locally with nameplates such as the Kawasaki Ninja, the Yamaha FZ and the Kymco Super8.
In general, off-road motorcyclists will love the Motorstar Moto R155 because of its:
- Rugged body frame
- Fast-cooling engine
- Affordable price
- Sporty styling
Interesting facts about the Moto R155
Zongshen is one of the largest motoring firms in China that also produces generators, engines and quad bikes. The company, which is based in the Chongqing region, claims to have a yearly production of more than 1 million motorcycles. The manufacturer distributes its products in the Philippines through its partnership with Eastworld Motor Industries Corp.