Atlas Zongshen ZS 150-58
- Comfortable riding position
- Smooth engine
- Great suspension setup
- No ABS or FI
- No rear disc brake
Introduction: Atlas Zongshen 150-58 is a 150cc cruiser bike designed to take on the 150cc motorcycle segment. This is a good-looking bike that is targeted at the cruiser niche of our country. See pictures of Atlas Zongshen 150-58 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 150-58 are described in a nutshell below.
This bike is one of the most interesting 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 cruising along.
The front face of this bike is very interesting with a classically shaped face. With minimal stickers with interesting colors and 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 low-slung leaned back riding position and bent-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.
The bike has a rear seat for carrying a passenger and is comfortable with high grab rails.
Body Dimensions: The Atlas Zongshen 150-58 is a well-built motorcycle. The wheelbase is 1435 mm on which the 135 kg bike stands. The bike has got a 13L fuel tank for a worriless ride.
The overall length of Atlas Zongshen 150-58 is 2100 mm while the width and height are kept at 875 mm and 1165 mm. The ground clearance is 230 mm in this machine which is one of the most ones in the segment.
Engine & Transmission: Atlas Zongshen 150-58 possesses a single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine with 2 valves and an engine displacement of 149.0cc. The Power & Torque figures from this machine are as follows: 9kW @ 8500 RPM & 11.5 Nm @5500 RPM. This bike has a 5-speed manual transmission with a wet multiplate clutch. The engine is fed through a carburetor system and has a 9.3:1 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 upfront 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 a 90/90-17 (57P) tire while the rear one is wrapped in a 130/90-15 (72P) tire. Both are tubeless for extra peace of mind.
Best For: The Atlas Zongshen 150-58 is mainly targeted to the style-conscious youth and middle-aged persons who seek comfort. City riding is doable on this bike. 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 150-58’s first impression review here by BikeBD.
Competitors: The competitors of Atlas Zongshen 150-58 are not that many in Bangladesh. However the competitors are:
- BAJAJ Avenger Street 150
- Haojue TR
- UM Runner Renegade Sport
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. Is Atlas Zongshen 150-58 able to do daily commutes?
Ans. The Atlas Zongshen 150-58 is built for touring which means it is most comfortable in highways. But you can ride it in the city too; just the maneuverability will be a little bit compromised for the turning radius.
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 150-58 as it ticks nearly all the boxes that are required to be a good bike. You can compare 150-58’s price here with the competitors.
Specification: Atlas Zongshen ZS 150-58
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