Naked Sports Looks, Quick acceleration, Upside down fork
Engine over heating due to long rides
Lifan KPS 150 is a good looking naked sports bike (Source). The bike’s quick throttle response and reliable engine delivers enough power. The bike is good enough for everyday city riding in traffic and also for touring. Though the price tag is little higher compared to other Lifan motorcycles in its category but for its some unique features and technological advancement the bike is value for money.
Lifan KPS 150 – Specification, Breakdown and Analysis
Overview: Few years age Rasel industries started to import Lifan motorcycle in Bangladesh market. After doing great in the market recently they started to import Lifan KPS 150. The bike got some good graphics and refined engine. It is a naked sports bike which made for daily usage. For its performance, looks and upside down fork it became popular among people.
Design: Design wise Lifan KPS 150 is naked sports type motorcycle which is made for everyday commuting. The bike got an appealing look with the crawls of the tank and upside down fork which is rarely available in motorcycles available in Bangladesh. The bike got full digital instrumental console. The meter has fuel gauge indicator and a clock and it’s pretty easy to read. The tachometer is also digital. The seat is not split of this bike which gives rider and pillion some extra room.
Engine & Transmission: Lifan KPS 150 is powered by a liquid cooled 4 stroke single cylinder carbureted type 150 cc engine. It can produce maximum power of 14.8 BHP @ 8500 rpm and maximum torque of 14 Nm @ 6500 rpm. The combination of both helps the bike to accelerate very quickly and reach high speed. The bike has 6 speed transmission system. With its strong and powerful liquid cooled engine long tours become much more enjoyable.
Body: The bike has a naked and muscular type body which is the naked version of Lifan KPR 150. Handle bar position is slightly upward positioned which is good for a commuting motorcycle. The bike is equipped with 110/80-17 tubeless tyre in the front and 130/70-17 in the rear section which provide speed with stability.
It got upside down telescopic fork in the front and mono shock suspension in the rear. Ground clearance of this bike is 165 mm which is pretty much fair enough for Bangladeshi road condition. Seat height of this bike is 775 mm which is fair for average height people. Kerb weight of this bike is 145 kg and it has 14 Liters fuel capacity which is pretty fair enough.