RUSI SS for sale in the Philippines
The RUSI SS is a standard motorcycle from the local brand Ramas-Uypitching Sons, Inc. The SS is one of the lowered powered motorcycles from this Filipino reassembling firm. Most of the SS parts are either locally produced or are shipped from China as completely knockdown (CKD) units.
The SS is considered one of the cheapest alternatives to some of the mainstream Japanese moped models. This model is commonly seen on urban roads and is used by many as a vehicle for commuting to and from their workplaces.
Why should you buy a RUSI SS?
Performance and engine specs
The RUSI SS comes with a 125 cc, 4-stroke, SOHC, air-cooled, single cylinder gasoline engine which provides it with an output of 6.9 horsepower and 6.2 Nm of torque. Mated with a 4-stroke constant mesh automatic transmission, it can accelerate from 0-60 kilometers per hour (kph) in 11 seconds and has a top speed of 80 kph. When this moped is driven on freeways, it can register a fuel efficiency rating of 45 km/L.
The design of the RUSI SS
The RUSI SS was designed with a telescopic front suspension and a swingarm mono-shock in its rear. It has a wheelbase of 1280 mm and has a dry weight of around 89 kilograms. This chain driven motorcycle can be started using a pedal kick or electric start. The SS can carry a weight of 150 kg, including its driver.
Sporting a striking front mask, the SS has a very ergonomic design. It’s plastic covered body is detailed with tribal-themed stickers with a combination of curves and sharp lines. Air inflow through its side holes allow it to cool-down its engine.
What are the standout features of the SS?
There is a lot to love about the SS. It comes with a digital type instrument panel and has a very edgy cowling which takes its inspiration from the sportbike. It come with a drum brake on its 17-inch front wheel and a disc brake in its rear.
Underneath its fabric covered seat is an underseat compartment for the driver’s helmet and other particulars. Rear combination lights have also been integrated to make it more visible on the road. Its stainless steel finished muffler also comes with exhaust-reduction features.
SS price and availability
A brand new RUSI SS has a price range of P40,000, while a used or second hand model can be bought for P20,000 for 2010 models and older, depending on its variant, general condition, mileage and amount of customization.
The RUSI SS proves to be one of the cheapest moped alternatives with competitive features similar to some of the latest releases from its rival Japanese brands. With a sporty looking body kit, this motorcycle could easily be mistaken for a racer. Locally, it competes with nameplates such as the Haojue Lucky, the Motoposh Pinoy and the Microbike EXT.
In general, first time motorcycle owners with a limited budget will love the SS for its:
- Very affordable price
- Durable body frame
- Sport-themed body style
- User friendly instrument panel
Interesting facts about the SS
The RUSI brand entices many motorcycle buyers because of its zero percent interest cash price for one year when you purchase their products.