Skygo for sale in the Philippines
SKYGO is an alternative brand of motorcycle which is locally assembled in the Philippines. Most of these motorcycles are made of LIFAN parts and were brought into the country through its local partner- Nito’s International Ventures, Inc.
Founded in 2003, Skygo now serves as the venture’s marketing arm and has consequently adopted the rebadged LIFAN motorcycle models. Most of the parts the company imports come from the Chinese automotive company Chongquing Group.
Performance and technology
Buyers can expect the same Lifan technology in every Skygo product. With almost a decade of research and development in the motoring industry, Lifan has acquired more than 1880 patents, 139 of which are patents for inventions and another 448 for utility purposes.
Lifan also owns a state level research and development center and a testing facility in China and was ranked as the 2nd best performing motorcycle brand and 9th best performing technical center in the Chinese automotive industry with a score of 81.1 from its National Development and Reform Commission.
In the country, the brand also offers technical assistance and other after-sales services such as providing genuine spare parts and repairs. Today, thousands of Skygo motorcycles roam the nation’s roads.
Popular Skygo models
Skygo is known as one of the emerging alternative brands of motorcycle in the Philippines. They also have local assembly plants which manufacture completely knockdown units (CKD) from their partners in China. Some of their bestselling models include:
The Skygo Archer is a lightweight cub motorcycle with an updated fender and very visible reflectors on its front fork. It comes with multiple carriers in the front and underseat which can accommodate extra baggage. This motorcycle’s engine is rated to have 4.6 kW of power and 6.2 Nm of torque. The Archer can be bought for P35,500.
The Skygo King is a business-type motorcycle which comes with an impressive instrument panel with high beam indicator. Its durable body is able to withstand the harshest roads thanks to its chrome plated chain cover, double shock absorbers and muffler guards. The King costs P45,000.
Considered by its manufacturer as an all-purpose bike, the Skygo Wizard is also the brand’s flag carrier. A combination of strength, flexibility and affordability, this motorcycle represents what most Filipinos value in their ride. It is valued at P39,000.
The Skygo Rajah was named after the Filipino rulers of the pre-Hispanic era. Its 125 cc engine produces 5.8 kW of power and 8.5 Nm of torque. Mixing a modern day look with a practical style, this motorbike outdoes its competitors in terms of its 47.6 kilometers per liter.
Availability of Skygo in the Philippines
This brand is distributed in the country through SKYGO Marketing Corporation (SMC), which also serves as Nito’s wholesale marketing arm. Skygo currently has more than 50 dealers strategically placed nationwide.
Interesting facts about Skygo
Currently, Skygo markets seven motorcycle models spanning most of the motorcycle segments including business-type motorbikes, scooters, cubs and mopeds. The prices of their motorcycles are around 20 percent cheaper than mainstream Japanese brands.