Regal Raptor GTXL 165R
Specification: Regal Raptor GTXL 165R
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- Sporty profile.
- Upright clip-on.
- Thick tires.
- Fuel economy.
- Build quality.
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R is a sports bike. The sports bike segment of Regal Raptor is not as popular as other motorcycle brands. However, they are slowly taking their place in the segment. the entry of the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R has allowed the Regal Raptor to put down a foot in the motorcycle scene. However, over the years many more motorcycle manufacturers are becoming stronger.
Regal Raptor is a Chinese manufactured motorcycle brand that has reached the Bangladeshi market through some independent importers. Over the years Regal Raptor motorcycles have made a very big contribution to the cruiser scene in Bangladesh. Two of the most famous Regal Raptor motorcycles are the Regal Raptor Pilder and the Regal Raptor Spyder. Here we will be talking about the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R V3.
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R is a sports bike. The character of the bike is much stronger than what people think. The bike looks like a very premium sports bike. The bike gets very cool features such as the clip-on, the stiff suspensions, split seat, and full fairing all make the bike very sporty and race friendly. The bike also gets liquid cooling.
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R comes to Bangladesh in three colors. They are:
All colors of the bike come with similar decals.
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R comes with a very informative instrument cluster. The instrument cluster contains a speedometer, RPM counter, odometer, trip meter and other necessary information. Additionally, the instrument cluster will also include a gear position indicator and clock.
The headlight of the bike is halogen, while the taillight and the indicators are LED. The bike also gets LED DRLs that make the bike look a lot more attractive.
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R is a sporty bike that comes with full sporty ergonomics. The bike has a low seating position, which is good for any rider above the height of 5’3”. The bike has a widespread out seat with the bike also coming with a split pillion seat which gives the rider and the pillion some privacy. The bike also has grabrails unlike most sports bikes available in Bangladesh.
Although there is no information about the dimensions of the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R, from a visual standpoint, it can be assumed that the bike is quite big in size. The bike is also expected to have a decent ground clearance which can dodge most of the speedbumps. The tank of the bike is about 18 liters, which is enough for the long ride. The weight of the bike is about 156kg, which is a lot but keeps the bike stable at high speeds.
Engine and Transmission:
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R comes with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, and 160cc engine. The engine is Electronically Fuel Injected, and water-cooled. There is no information about the power and torque figures of the bike, but the torque is expected to be around 14Nm and the power is expected to be anywhere around 15-16BHP. Since the bike is fuel injected the mileage is expected to be around 30-35kmpl.
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R comes with a basic wet multi-plate clutch system with a 6-speed gearbox. The 6-speed gearbox will be fun to ride with as the bike will have power even at the 6th gear. The bike is expected to have a top speed of around 120mph.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R comes with a dual disc brake setup. The front of the bike comes with a disc with axially mounted calipers. The front brake of the bike is expected to perform decently as the disc is quite big. The rear is a basic disc brake. The rear brake increases the braking profile of the bike. The turn-off is the fact that the bike does not come with any CBS or ABS. At this price, a CBS would have done wonders to the bike.
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R comes with basic telescopic forks and a hydraulic mono shock absorber. The front telescopic forks are expected to be slightly stiff to handle the corners. The rear mono-shock may not be very soft to accommodate a pillion but it is expected to be stable at corners.
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R comes with a very unique tire setup. The front tire and rear tires are 110/70, and 150/70 respectively. The tire setup is very good for a sports bike. As the rear tire is quite fat, it can be expected to have a good grip in corners.
The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R is for the young generation and the youngsters of Bangladesh. The bike will attract people who are looking for a sportbike but is on a budget. The bike is also great for intermediate riders who are just upgrading from a commuter bike or a sports commuter to an entry-level sportbike. This bike will also be a bit difficult for beginner riders.
At this price range, not many sportbikes are available. However, the available bikes are mentioned below:
Regal Raptor Sports GTR 165R V3.
Taro GP-2 Sport.
Taro GP-1 Sport.
Lifan KPR 150 series.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
The FAQs about the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R are answered below.
1. What is the origin of the Regal Raptor?
Answer: Regal Raptor is known to be a UK-based company that produces its motorcycles in China.
2. What is the fuel economy of the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R?
Answer: The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R is expected to have a fuel economy of around 30-35kmpl.
3. What is the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R top speed?
Answer: The Regal Raptor GTXL 165R top speed is expected to be around 120kmph.
4. Is there any naked version of the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R?
Answer: No, there is no Naked version of the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R available in Bangladesh.
5. Who are the retailers of the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R?
Answer: Prince Motors and Hridoy motors are the sellers of the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R.
Initially, the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R was considered to be a Chinese sportbike to the Bangladeshi public, but later once it became known that it is a UK-based bike. However, the bike’s reliability is questionable, as there is not enough information about the bike. There are more reliable bikes available in Bangladesh in this price range as well, but from a neutral point of view, the Regal Raptor GTXL 165R is a good bike with good specs.