Suzuki Mola for sale in the Philippines
The Suzuki Mola is a commercial motorcycle also known in the Philippines as the Suzuki GS. It is often converted into a tricycle- a local mode of transportation where a passenger cabin or side car is attached to the motorcycle’s body frame. This motorcycle series started out in 1976 and became the basis of the Japanese brand’s air-cooled, four-stroke models.
Why should you buy a Suzuki Mola?
Performance and engine specs
The Mola has been equipped with a 145 cc air-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke gasoline engine which supplies close to 12 horsepower and 11.5 Nm of torque. The Mola was also rated to have an average fuel efficiency of 45 km/L. This motorbike can accelerate from 0-60 kilometers per hour (kph) in 8 seconds and has a top speed of up to 100 kph when mated with a 5-speed constant mesh, down shift transmission.
The design of the Mola
The Suzuki Mola has a double cradle body frame partnered with a oil damped telescopic fork front suspension and a swingarm in its rear. Both of its brakes are drum types. Its 19-inch spoke wheels are slightly larger than most of its competitors. This motorbike is currently available in three color schemes- red, white and black.
What are the standout features of the Suzuki Mola?
Suzuki has improved the features of the Mola to make it a reliable commercial-type motorbike that can be used even in the roughest driving conditions. Its 13.5-liter fuel tank capacity allows it to be driven more miles than other Japanese brands’ entries in this segment. Tipping at 127 kilograms in dry weight, the Mola can load close to 200 kilograms of cargo.
Its manufacturer has modified the newest models of the Mola series to have a distinctively muscular look,owing its styling to the superbike legend the Suzuki GSX-R. Its super sleek design and streamlined aerodynamics are matched with integrated rear turn signals and edgy LED tail lamps. A Conventional 12 volt battery powers up its electrical equipment.
Mola price and availability
A new Suzuki Mola has a price tag of P84,000, depending on the dealer’s location. A used unit can be bought for P50,000 depending on its variant, general condition and mileage.
The Suzuki Mola is a household name in the country. Its significantly larger body frame is complemented by its engine’s powerful output and decent mileage. Its long time rivals include the Bajaj Pulsar, the Honda CB and the Yamaha XS.
In general, tricycle operators and long-distance riders will consider Suzuki Mola for its:
- Generous power output
- Muscular body frame
- Great pulling power
- Overall reliability
Interesting facts about the Suzuki Mola
The Suzuki Mola is under Suzuki’s G platform which means instead of using the common chain drive system it uses a shaft drive. Some models under the G platform are used in dirt races because of their good handling.