RUSI MP for sale in the Philippines
The RUSI MP is a standard motorcycle reassembled by the local brand Ramas-Uypitching Sons, Inc. The MP has two variants based on their displacements- a 110 cc and 125 cc. The MP’s main differences, compared to its moped stablemates, are its multi-colored tone and chain cover.
Why should you buy a RUSI MP?
Performance and engine specs
Providing power for the RUSI MP is a 4-stroke, SOHC, air-cooled, single cylinder gasoline engine. The 110 cc variant spurts an output of 6.2 horsepower and 6.7 Nm of torque, while the 125 cc unit comes out with 6.8 horsepower and 7.1 Nm of torque. The MP can register a fuel efficiency rating of up 48 km/L. Mated with a 4-speed constant mesh transmission, this motorcycle can accelerate from 0-60 kilometers per hour (kph) in 10 seconds and has a top speed of 75 kph.
The design of the RUSI MP
Outlining the RUSI MP is an underbone chassis and a semi-monocoque pressed frame. It is partnered with a telescopic fork front suspension and a swingarm in its rear. It comes with an imposed leg shield with side turning lamps located just on top of its fenders. This allows more scattered illumination especially when matched with its AHO headlight integrated into its front cowl.
Scaling in at 89 kilograms, this motorcycle can carry up to 150 kilograms of payload. Its wheelbase is at the conventional 1280 mm and ground clearance is at 140 mm. It also comes with a 3.5-liter fuel tank, perfect for mid-range driving such as in city streets.
What are the standout features of the MP?
The MP has been tweaked to have more of what most mopeds offer in its segment. Air inlets are placed just above its engine to provide better air-inflow for its powertrain to cool down faster. Its 17-inch spokes are coupled with disc brakes in its front and rear wheels. This allows the motorcycle to have a braking distance of 7 meters when it is running at regular speeds of 30 kph.
Rear combination lamps provide better road visibility. The MP’s stainless muffler comes with a cylindrical finish that further cleanses its exhaust. Like all RUSI models, this motorcycle comes with an ergonomic R-box for storing the driver’s helmet.
RUSI MP price and availability
A brand new RUSI MP costs P45,000, depending on the dealer’s location. A used unit generally costs P25,000 for 2009 models or older, depending on a number of factors such as mileage.
The RUSI MP has a lot of features which provide a distinct character no other motorbike in its segment has. Extra engine protection from its body covering and a cleaner exhaust pipe are welcome additions to this model. Locally, it competes with nameplates such as the Motorstar Star, the Haojue Lucky and the Skygo Wizard.
In general, motorcycle owners looking for a reliable motorcycle model will short list the RUSI MP for its:
- Affordable price
- Lower carbon emission
- Decent fuel economy
- Better engine protection
Interesting facts about the MP
RUSI uses a bi-alphabet system when naming their motorcycle models.