PHP Super 125
The PHP Super 125 is a basic 125cc commuter. These commuters are becoming more and more popular due to one major reason, cost. The acquiring, running, and maintaining a simple 125cc commuter is much easier than paying for a bigger bike. This is why most people who commute regularly and require the bike to travel throughout the cities, prefer smaller motorcycles. That is why commuters such as the PHP Super 125 become quite popular.
PHP is one of the largest conglomerates of Bangladesh. They have over 30 companies under their wings. PHP Automobiles Ltd. is also the country’s first automobile assembling organization. PHP is a Bangladeshi brand that produces motorcycles of their own, which include the chassis being made here in Bangladesh.
The PHP Super 125 comes with a very informative instrument cluster. The instrument cluster consists of a speedometer, fuel gauge, odometer, and other necessary indicators. The best thing about the PHP Super 125 is that it has a gear position indicator, which is great for beginner riders.
The PHP Super 125 comes with full halogen light setup. The headlight is a halogen bulb, with a huge reflector. However, the halogen light is not exactly enough for the highway hauls. The indicators and the taillight are also bulbs.
The PHP Super 125 comes in two colors only. They are:
Both color variants have similar decals. The decals of the bike are quite sporty and modern.
One of the main reasons to buy a 125cc commuter is to save money on fuel. Which is fulfilled by the PHP Super 125 quite well. The 125cc engine pumps out power but also makes sure that fuel is consumed at a very affordable rate. The PHP Super 125’s fuel consumption/mileage is predicted to be around 68kmpl (company claim). However, the fuel consumption rate may change due to multiple conditions.
The PHP Super 125 is a short bike with an average saddle height of 800mm. The bike may seem tall, at 1040mm of height, due to the upright handlebars. The bike also has a large fuel tank of 13liters. The large fuel tank ensures that you don’t have to think of filling the bike up now and then.
The length, width, and weight of the PHP Super 125 are 1970mm, 790mm, and 95kg respectively. The bike is fairly light compared to other 125cc motorcycles. The bike also has a very short wheelbase of 1260mm, which does bring the question of balance, but considering the power, the wheelbase will hold up well.
Engine and Transmission:
The PHP Super 125 comes with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, and 124.8cc air-cooled engine. The engine pumps out 7.6kW of power at 7500rpm and 9.4Nm of torque at 5000rpm. The bike is expected to be quite fuel-efficient and is expected to have a mileage of around 40-45kmpl, which does seem a bit low because the bike gives up quite some power.
The PHP Super 125 has a basic wet multi-plate clutch system. The bike comes with a 5-speed gearbox. Shorter gearing, more fuel efficiency.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The PHP Super 125 has a disc-drum brakes setup. The front wheel has a small disc, which is enough for a bike of this Power figure. The front disc also increases the braking performance of the PHP Super 125 over many other bikes. The rear brake is a basic drum system, which is expected from a bike of this range.
The PHP Super 125 comes with telescopic forks at the front and spring-loaded 5-step adjustable suspensions at the back. The front suspension being telescopic is expected to be average and similar to other bikes of this range. The rear suspension, being adjustable allows the rider to comfortably adjust the suspensions according to the road conditions.
The PHP Super 125 comes with alloy wheels. The front and the rear wheels have a 2.75-18 and 90/90-18 tire setup respectively. The front tire is alright for the bike, but the rear tire would have been able to give better performance and balance if it was 100/90 or 110/90.
The PHP Super 125 was made for people who are concerned about the fuel efficiency of their bikes. This bike was made for the regular commuter who uses their bikes more than they use anything else. This is the bike was also designed by keeping the middle-aged person, looking for a budget-friendly bike, in mind.
The PHP Super 125 has a few competitors.
Bajaj Discover 125.
Keeway RK 125.
TVS Stryker 125.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
The FAQs of PHP Super 125 are answered below.
1. Where is PHP originated?
Answer: PHP is a Bangladeshi brand that assembles/makes its bikes in Bangladesh.
2. What kind of bike is PHP Super 125?
Answer: PHP Super 125 is a commuter bike.
3. What is the mileage of the PHP Super 125?
Answer: PHP Super 125 has an average mileage of around 68kmpl (company claim).
4. Is there any other version of the PHP Super 125?
Answer: No! There is no 100cc version of the PHP Super 125.
5. What is the top speed of the PHP Super 125?
Answer: The PHP Super 125 is expected to have a top speed of about 85kmph.
The PHP Super 125 is overall a satisfactory commuter, which can meet the expectations and desires of a regular commuter. It is a bang for the buck. Even though it does have some drawbacks, but they can be ignored considering the price and purpose of the bike. Whether the PHP Super 125 is the bike you want is to be decided by you.
Specification: PHP Super 125
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