SYM Wolf T1
Market status: Available in Bangladesh
৳ 160,000 – ৳ 164,000
Bikes such the SYM Wolf T1 have redefined the Bangladeshi motorcycle market. While people were confused and in dismay about buying Chinese branded motorcycles (regardless of the prices and specs) brands such as Keeway and Lifan has given the public motorcycles that are reliable and durable. Over the years motorcycles such as the Keeway RSK 150 Sports have become staple motorcycles for most.
SYM is a Taiwanese motorcycle company. It is a fairly old company which has factories in China, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Only one bike of SYM has reached Bangladesh, that is the SYM Wolf T1. SYM does business in Bangladesh through BYK Museum. This bike has received average recognition.
The first key feature of the SYM Wolf T1 is the dashboard. The dashboard contains everything a rider needs on a day to day basis and more. The dashboard comes with a digital display, an analog rpm gauge, and a set of indicator LEDs. The digital display shows the time, speed, the odometer, and the amount of fuel.
The second key feature of the SYM Wolf T1 is the light system of the bike. The bike comes with a well-designed headlight, indicators, and a rear light. The indicators are LED, thin, minimalistic, and sporty, unlike most bulky indicators. The rear light is small and quite lite. The headlight however reminds you of the old Duke 125.
The decals of the SYM Wolf T1 was revised when the CBS version was released. The new bike comes with new, improved, and sporty decals, unlike the old one. The new decals make the bike look quite strong and induce confidence.
The SYM Wolf T1 comes in three colors now. They are:
All of the aforementioned colors have the same kind of decals.
The SYM Wolf T1 is a short bike with a short saddle height. 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 16liter fuel capacity, which is probably the largest of this segment.
The length, width, height, and weight of the SYM Wolf T1 are 2020mm, 795mm, 1055mm, and 129kg respectively. The bike is relatively lightweight than most bikes in the 150cc segment, which makes it easy to flick and swerve. Although the length may be a problem when going around traffic. The bike is also thin and easy to grasp with two legs.
Engine and Transmission:
The SYM Wolf T1 comes with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, and 149cc air-cooled engine. There are both self and kick-start of the bike. The engine pumps out a maximum of 14.8BHP of power at 9000rpm and 14.2Nm of torque at 8000rpm. The maximum torque and power kick in quite late in this bike, which makes it rather fuel-efficient. Although it is a carburetor engine, its mileage is about 30kmpl.
The SYM Wolf T1 comes with a basic wet, multi-plate clutch. The bike also has a 5-speed gearbox, which has a linear power delivery to the engine.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The SYM Wolf T1 comes with a dual-disc setup. The front and rear both have disc brakes. The front brakes work well. The rear brake comes with a CBS system, which means the rear brake pedal operates the front and the rear discs. The CBS works below average during the first 500km but works better after that. The brakes are satisfactory but could have been better.
The SYM Wolf T1 comes with telescopic forks at the front as suspension. The front suspension works well on bumpy roads. The rear suspension is an adjustable mono-shock suspension. The rear suspension is initially a bit stiff but can be adjusted to satisfaction.
The SYM Wolf T1 comes with alloy wheels. The front and rear wheels have 110/70 and 130/70 section tires. The overall tire setup is average. The bike’s power will be easily handled with the tires.
Pros and Cons:
A manufacturer does not want to make an imperfect bike, but like all bikes, even the SYM Wolf T1 is
Combined Braking System (CBS).
Large fuel tank.
Initially stiff rear suspension.
The SYM Wolf T1 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 CBS, adjustable 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 SYM Wolf T1 has a few competitors and they are capable of giving this bike a run for its money.
1) Bajaj Pulsar 150 series.
2) Apache RTR 150 series.
3) Benelli TNT 150.
4) Hero Hunk series.
All in all, the SYM Wolf T1 is a good 125cc commuter bike within the 125cc to 135cc range. The bike is expected to hold up the Keeway name with its features and affordability. The Keeway RSK 125 Sports is a good sports commuter for the daily commuter out there.
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- Which country is SYM from?
SYM is a Taiwanese motorcycle manufacturing company.Answer by : jojo on Jun 6, 2021 04:25:10 PM
- Where is SYM made/manufactured?
SYM motorcycles are manufactured in three places: Taiwan, China, Vietnam.Answer by : jojo on Jun 6, 2021 04:28:29 PM
- Does SYM Wolf T1 have any other versions available?
The SYM Wolf T1 is a loner. SYM does not have any other bike in Bangladesh.Answer by : jojo on Jun 6, 2021 04:28:55 PM
- What kind of bike is the SYM Wolf T1?
The SYM Wolf T1 is a sports commuter.Answer by : jojo on Jun 6, 2021 04:29:20 PM
- What is the top speed of the SYM Wolf T1?
The top speed of the SYM Wolf T1 is about 105kmph.Answer by : jojo on Jun 6, 2021 04:29:51 PM