Pegasus Zeus 150
- Healthy ergonomics.
- Large fuel tank.
- Thin rear tires.
- Drum brake.
Commuters such as the Pegasus Zeus 150 are big deals in Bangladesh. These bikes become popular mostly due to their ability to consume less fuel. These bikes are also quite pocket friendly, which makes them much easier to attain. Most commuters are also quite maintenance friendly, which means, proper maintenance at the right time can keep these bikes going for an extended period of time.
Pegasus is a Bangladeshi motorcycle brand that brings their motorcycles from China and assembles in Bangladesh. This allows Pegasus bikes to be quite cost friendly. Pegasus is a part of Jamuna Electronics and Automobile Limited (JEAL). The company formed in 2013 under the concern of Jamuna Group. Jamuna Group’s slogan is “Committed to Prosperity”.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 has a very low fuel consumption. Although it is a carbureted bike, the bike has been tuned to be fuel friendly. The fuel consumption of the bike is about 40+kmpl. This allows the rider to ride without any worry about refueling anytime soon.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 comes with a complete analog instrument cluster. Regardless, the instrument cluster is quite informative. It contains a speedometer, RPM counter, fuel gauge, tripmeter, odometer, and other necessary indicators. It also contains a gear position indicator, which is great for this bike.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 comes in four colors. They are:
The blue color comes with a few different decals than the other three.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 comes with a very simple, yet sporty design. The front of the bike gets a halogen headlight, which is expected at this price. The indicators and taillight are also halogens. The bike also gets a long single seat. The exhaust is also very attractive, which gives the bikes a sportier look.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 is a short bike with a short saddle height, however, the ground clearance of 170mm is quite suitable for a commuter bike. The bike is suitable for people who are shorter than 5’7”, as people taller than that would have a hard time adjusting to the bike. The bike also has a 17liter fuel capacity, which is quite large and is enough for long rides out of town now and then.
The length, width, height, and weight of the Pegasus Zeus 150 are 2030mm, 910mm, 1300mm, and 131kg respectively. The bike has a very average weight, which makes it quite suitable for the highway. The bike also has a wheelbase of 1310, which is good enough for a bike like this. The bike is also quite wide, which may make it difficult to get through heavy traffic.
Engine and Transmission:
The Pegasus Zeus 150 comes with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, and 150cc air-cooled engine. There are both self and kick-start of the bike. The engine pumps out a maximum of 8.9kW of power at 7500rpm and 12.2Nm of torque at 5500rpm. The maximum torque and power kick in at a rather suitable time, which also allows the bike to have a good fuel economy. Although it is a carburetor engine, it consumes 40kmpl of fuel on average.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 comes with a basic wet, multi-plate clutch. The bike also has a 4-speed gearbox, which has a linear power delivery to the engine. The gear shifter has both front and rear pedal to help with shifting and to avoid damage to shoes.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The Pegasus Zeus 150 comes with a disc-drum setup. The front gets a disc, and the rear gets a drum brake. The front brakes work well. The rear brake is expected to perform as a standard drum brake performs. The brakes would have been much more exciting if it was given dual discs or CBS as stock.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 comes with telescopic forks at the front as suspension. The front suspension works well on bumpy roads. The rear suspension is a dual spring system connected to the swingarm on each side. The rear suspension will be good for a pillion, but will not be great during cornering.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 comes with alloy wheels. The front and rear wheels have 2.75/18 and 90/90 section tires. The rear tire being a bit thin, the bike may skid during emergency braking situations. The tire would have been better if they were 110/80.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 was made for the young new riders in the block. The bike may not be the best for highway rides but is good for regular commutes and rides around the city. For new riders, this bike is forgiving. With basic rear suspension and low saddle height, this bike is perfect for new riders who are still learning. They will also not get overwhelmed when riding this bike, as the power of the bike is low.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 has a few competitors and they are capable of giving this bike a run for its money.
Keeway RKS 150.
Bajaj Pulsar 150 series.
Benelli TNT 150.
Hero Hunk series.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
The FAQs about the Pegasus Zeus 150 are answered below.
1. What type of bike is the Pegasus Zeus 150?
Answer: The Pegasus Zeus 150 is a commuter.
2. Does Pegasus Zeus 150 have any faired version?
Answer: No, the Pegasus Zeus 150 does not have any fully-faired version.
3. What kind of starting method does the Pegasus Zeus 150 follow?
Answer: The Pegasus Zeus 150 has an electrical self-start and kick-start.
4. Which country does Pegasus originate from?
Answer: Pegasus is a part of the Bangladeshi Jamuna Electronics and Automobile Limited (JEAL). Their bikes are imported from China and assembled in Bangladesh.
5. What is the top speed of the Pegasus Zeus 150?
Answer: The top speed of the Pegasus Zeus 150 is about 105kmph.
The Pegasus Zeus 150 is a good sporty beginner commuter bike. It was well crafted and well-executed. The bike may not be the best but puts most Japanese bikes to shame by giving maximum effort. All in all, the Pegasus Zeus 150 is a commendable bike.
Specification: Pegasus Zeus 150
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