Suzuki Skydrive for sale in the Philippines
The Suzuki Skydrive is a scooter motorcycle that has a sporty exterior design highlighted by its prominent front fender with two edgy headlamps. Suzuki describes this motorbike as an amalgamation of different Japanese cultural icons such as the beauty of the Kimono cloth, the sharpness of the Katana sword and the toughness of Kabuto armor.
Why buy a Suzuki Skydrive?
Performance and engine specs
The Skydrive uses a 4-stroke, SOHC 2-valve, single cylinder, air cooled engine with a V- belt transmission. The motorcycle can be started via an electric and kick start system. This produces a class-leading 9.3 horsepower and 9.6 Nm of torque. Currently, this model is available in a 125 cc displacement.
The Skydrive’s advanced electronic fuel injection further encourages this motorcycle’s fuel economy, which stands at around 45 kilometers per liter (km/L), according to user feedback. This scooter can accelerate from 0-100 kilometers per hour in less than 11 seconds and has a top speed of 160 kph based on its odometer.
Design of the Skydrive
This scooter is made from a steel tube underbone frame type design, much like all scooters. The Skydrive, however, has an impressive telescopic, oil damped, coil spring front suspension, with its rear adopting the swingarm type, oil damped design.
Surprisingly, this motorcycle is one of the few scooters whose weight is more than a hundred kilos. It is currently offered in three colors: brilliant white, celebration red, and majestic gold.
What are the standout features of the Skydrive?
This unit’s instrument panel has an easy-to-view odometer that makes up much of its dashboard. Other noticeable features of this model are its alloy wheels, a multi-reflector headlamp, a die-cast rear footrest and a convenient flat floorboard. Suzuki is also offering free maintenance for its battery.
Suzuki Skydrive price and availability
A brand new Skydrive 125 has a price tag of P70,900 which comes with a warranty of 1 year or 12,000 km-whichever comes first. Another great characteristic of this motorcycle is its high resale value. A used or second hand unit built in 2012 can be bought for around P65,000, depending on its general condition and mileage.
The Suzuki Skydrive combines the excitement of a sports bike with the convenience of a scooter. Its Japanese-inspired body provides an insight into its outstanding performance deep within its engine. Locally, it rivals other scooters such as the Honda BeAT, the Yamaha Mio and the Kymco Super8.
In general, motorcycle enthusiasts looking for a competitive Japanese motorcycle will shortlist the Suzuki Skydrive for its:
- High resale value
- Long warranty
- Sporty body style
- Decent acceleration
Interesting facts about the Skydrive
Behind the Skydrive’s enigmatic performance is breakthrough scooter technology from Suzuki- a combination of the ultra modern Engine Control Module (ECM) and the state of the art Discharge Pump Fuel Injection (DCP-FI). These two technologies are what power the Skydrive to be one of the top performing CVT scooters in terms of acceleration and fuel economy.