Atlas Zongshen ZS125-68
- Comfortable riding position
- Smooth engine
- Great suspension setup
- No ABS or FI
- No rear disc brake
Introduction: Atlas Zongshen 125-68 is a 125cc commuter bike from Atlas Bangladesh- Zongshen joint venture. This is a good-looking bike that is competing in the Chinese-Local market of 125cc bikes. See pictures of Atlas Zongshen 125-68 here.
History: Atlas Zongshen is a combination of two companies, Atlas Bangladesh & Zongshen. Atlas Zongshen has many powerful bikes that are used for city riding and also their style and built quality is fantastic. Atlas Bangladesh is a state-owned company of Bangladesh under Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation (BSEC), Ministry of Industries. It is in operation since 1966 in Bangladesh and was nationalized in 1972.
Features: Key features of Atlas Zongshen 125-68 are described in a nutshell below.
This bike is one of the most popular offerings from the company. The bike’s dimensions, suspensions and engine are all there to aid the rider on road with great confidence and sheer performance for commuting along.
The front face of this bike is very interesting with an interesting bikini fairing. With nice stickers and interesting colors along with a stepped unibody seat, the body lines are clear and pronounced. The exhaust pipe is beefy and stylish to add to its cool factor with an awesome sound and chrome styling bits.
The seating is very much comfortable, as it is equipped with a unibody seat with an upright riding position and pipe handlebar which are ideal for this type of bike. There is a digital analog combo instrument cluster. The indicators are LED and the taillight is crystal type to add to the cool factor.
Body Dimensions: The Atlas Zongshen 125-68 is a well-built motorcycle. The wheelbase is 1290 mm on which the 122 kg bike stands. The bike has got a 17L fuel tank for worriless ride.
The overall length of Atlas Zongshen 125-68 is 2040 mm while the width and height are kept at 780 mm and 1120 mm. The ground clearance is 160 mm in this machine which is decent enough.
Engine & Transmission: Atlas Zongshen 125-68 possesses a single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine with 2 valves and an engine displacement of 124.9cc. The Power & Torque figures from this machine are as follows: 8.0 kW @ 8500 RPM & 9.2 Nm @7000 RPM. This bike has a 5-speed manual transmission with wet multiplate clutch. The engine is fed through a carburetor system and has a 9.2:1 compression ratio. It can be started both with a kick and an electric starter.
Suspension, Brakes, Wheels: The suspension system of this bike has a set of telescopic forks up front and Twin-spring loaded set at the rear. The bike comes with multi spoke alloy rims at both ends. The front brake is a ventilated disc unit and the rear one is a drum setup. The front wheel is wrapped in 2.75-18 42P tire while the rear one is wrapped in 3.25-17 52P tire. Both are tubeless for extra peace of mind.
Best For: The Atlas Zongshen 125-68 is mainly targeted to the style-conscious youth and middle-aged persons who seek for comfort. City riding is enjoyable in this bike. The sleek design ensures you can zap through traffic effortlessly. The bike has an excellent design language that reminds one its freshness as well as has enough performance to tackle everyday riding needs. You can see Atlas Zongshen 125-68’s first impression review here by BikeBD.
Competitors: The competitors of Atlas Zongshen 125-68 are not that many in Bangladesh. However the competitors are:
- Runner TURBO 125
- KEEWAY RK 125
- KEEWAY RKS 125
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. Is Atlas Zongshen 125-68 able to do highway rides?
Ans. The Atlas Zongshen 125-68 is built for city commuting. But you can ride it on the highway too for small inter-city commutes.
2. Is Atlas Zongshen Chinese?
Ans. Atlas Zongshen is a joint venture in Bangladesh. The bikes of this venture are mainly manufactured in China and partially built and assembled completely in Bangladesh.
The competitors are facing a challenging fight from Atlas Zongshen 125-68 as it ticks nearly all the boxes that are required to be a good bike. You can compare 125-68’s price here with the competitors.
Specification: Atlas Zongshen ZS125-68
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