In the commuter motorcycle segment KEEWAY is now a known name in Bangladesh. Very attracting design and simply polished figure of Keeway motorcycles getting popularity in Bangladesh. Peoples are also very much interested to know the details of the Keeway products. So we are here today with KEEWAY RKS 100 Visual Review to make you known about this motorcycle features.
Background of KEEWAY
Before learning about Keeway RKS 100 in detail let’s know about their background. Keeway is actually a Hungarian motorcycle brand. They started their operation from 1999 at Hungary. Their primary goal was to be the market leader of scooter segment within their region. Afterward they also started to produce motorcycles and spread their operation worldwide.
From the beginning Keeway were the part of Chinese motorcycle manufacturer QianJiang Motor Company of China Group. The QianJiang therefore QJ is one of giant manufacturer in China therefore in ASIA. In 2005 December the QJ Motor also acquired the legendary Italian motorcycle brand Benelli. So now Keeway, QianJiang and Benelli all are interrelated and working in line.
KEEWAY In Bangladesh
In Bangladesh SPEEDOZ Limited is now representing the KEEWAY under the shade of KEEWAY Bangladesh. Currently they are marketing three models of RKS series. They also are marketing the RKV series, Superlight and TXM series bikes.
At A Glance KEEWAY RKS 100
The Keeway RKS series is the commuter series from Keeway. You know there are tough competitions in this competitive segment in our market. This segment of customer wants every possible thing from this segment of bike. I think Keeway is one step forward here in terms of nice and stylish looks and design.
Most of the time commuter bikes are sacrificed to be look gorgeous due to minimizing production cost. But Keeway always care for their bike looks and design including other essential features.
The Keeway RKS 100 is definitely a good looking and nicely polished motorcycle. It comes with nicely bloated & dented fuel tank with small bikini cowling. The seat is quite large and comfortable. The seat is quite segmented like the sports model bikes.
The head lamp and tail lamp are also the part of attraction of this bike. The side panel and rear panels are also nice and matched with its muscled design. You will definitely love its grab rails, turning indicators and also the speedometer console. Therefore all the parts and segment of the bike is finished very well which is quite uncommon in the commuter bikes.
The Keeway RKS 100 come with all allow rim on both wheels. Tires are also with good quality but those are with regular tube type. The braking system is also one of attraction of this commuter bike. The Keeway RKS 100 comes with hydraulic disk brake in front and the rear is drum type.
The Keeway RKS 100 comes with telescopic suspension in front and coil spring suspension at rear. The rear suspension of the bike seems quite unmatched with the bike. From our visual experience it could be better. Other than the suspension the exhaust pipe muffler also is unmatched with the decency of the bike.
So over all the Keeway RKS 100 is a nice blend of design and looks. From looks, design and finishing it is far more advanced considering other available 100cc commuter in Bangladesh. You will definitely like it.
The Engine of KEEWAY RKS 100
Keeway is the 100cc commuter comes with pretty good mechanical features. Therefore before entering in the discussion on the mechanical part please have a look on the specification table of Keeway RKS 100 first.
|Specification||KEEWAY RKS 100|
|Engine||Air cooled, 4-stroke, Single Cylinder SOHC, 2 Valve|
|Bore x Stroke||50mm x 50.8mm|
|Maximum Power||5.5 KW @ 7500 RPM|
|Maximum Torque||7.6 Nm @ 5500 RPM|
|Starting Method||Electric & Kick|
|Clutch Type||Multi-plate Wet Clutch|
|Dimension (Length x Width x Height)||2040mm x 760mm x 1050mm|
|Frame type||Bassinet type|
|Weight (Kerb)||Not Found|
|Maximum Load||160 Kg|
|Fuel Capacity:||16 Liters|
|Suspension (Front/Rear)||Telescopic coil spring oil damped with 110mm travel|
/Spring-loaded with 60mm travel
|Brake system (Front/Rear)||Hydraulic with 230mm Disk; 130mm Drum|
|Tire size (Front / Rear)||90/90-17; 110/80-17|
|Battery||12 V , 7Ah|
|Price (BDT)||BDT 1,30,000.00|
*All the price and specifications are subject to change upon company rules, policy, offer & promotion. BikeBD is not liable for the changes.
You can see the Keeway RKS 100 comes with a single cylinder four-stroke air-cooled engine. Very precisely it’s a 99.7cc capacity engine with SOHC, two valves. The engine comparatively lower RPM operated engine which ensures very close figure of fuel efficiency at all RPM operating.
The engine compression ratio is 9.5:1 and its produces 5.5KW of maximum power which is near equal to 7.38BHP. The Keeway RKS 100 engine also produces the maximum torque of 7.6NM which is shows to be a good commuter. Here point to be noted that the Keeway RKS 100 user have to use quality fuel considering the engine specification which should be at least the quality of RON87.
The engine of Keeway RKS 100 comes with four speed gear with wet multi-plate wet clutch. The engine can be ignite both with regular kicker and also with electric starter.
So readers, we think you may have gotten the sketch of Keeway RKS 100 which we tried to explain here. We expect RKS 100 to be a nice commuter considering its feature and specifications. We wish Keeway Bangladesh; therefore SPEEDOZ will give us the opportunity to get the test ride of the bike so that we can figure out the real capability of the bike and publish those for you.
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