Zongshen ZS 100-55
Specification: Zongshen ZS 100-55
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|4. Brakes, Wheels & Suspensions|
|5. Top Speed and Mileage|
- Good rear suspension.
- Good brakes.
- Full halogen lights.
- Analog instrument cluster.
- Thin rear tire.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 is a basic 100cc commuter. The demand for 100cc commuters in Bangladesh is on an all-time rise. This is simply due to the rise in ride-sharing and people looking for small capacity bikes to commute with. Over the years, companies have also adapted to giving these bikes modern looks and awesome features. Zongshen is also attempting to upgrade its design with bikes such as the Zongshen ZS 100-55.
Zongshen is one of China’s biggest motorcycle manufacturers. They started their journey back in 1992. Over the years, they grew to be one of the biggest motorcycle manufacturers of the world. Zongshen is officially marketed and sold in Bangladesh by Rupsha Trading Corporation. Over the years, Rupsha has brought many of Zongshen’s popular motorcycles to Bangladesh.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 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 Zongshen ZS 100-55 is that it has a gear position indicator, which is great for beginner riders.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 comes with a 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 Zongshen ZS 100-55 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 100cc commuter is to save money on fuel. Which is fulfilled by the Zongshen ZS 100-55 quite well. The 100cc engine pumps out power but also makes sure that fuel is consumed at a very affordable rate. The Zongshen ZS 100-55’s fuel consumption/mileage is predicted to be around 55kmpl. However, the fuel consumption rate may change due to multiple conditions.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 is a short bike with average saddle height. The bike may seem tall due to the upright handlebars. The bike also has a large fuel tank. The large fuel tank ensures that you don’t have to think of filling the bike up now and then.
The length and width of the Zongshen ZS 100-55 can be assumed to be quite less compared to most 100cc bikes. The weight of the bike is about 107kg, which is average, as it is on par with most 100cc motorcycles. However, the weight allows the bike to be quite grounded at high speeds. The wheelbase of the bike won’t be the highest but can be expected to be around 1250-1300mm.
Engine and Transmission:
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 comes with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, and 100cc air-cooled engine. The power and a torque figures of the engine were not virtually found, but it can be assumed that the bike will not be very powerful, but will have a decent amount of torque. Although the bike is carbureted, the bike’s fuel consumption is expected to be about 55kmpl.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 has a basic wet multi-plate clutch system. The bike comes with a 5-speed gearbox. Shorter gearing, more fuel efficiency. The bike’s top speed is expected to be about 90kmph.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 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 Zongshen ZS 100-55 over many other bikes. The rear brake is a basic drum system, which is expected from a bike of this range.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 comes with telescopic forks at the front and spring-loaded 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 twin suspensions, can be expected to be decent for bumpy rides, even with a pillion. However, the suspension wouldn’t be the best for cornering hard.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 comes with alloy wheels. The tires of the bike are tubeless. The bike’s tire’s information is not given, which does make it difficult to judge. However, from a visual standpoint, the tires will be quite thin, and will not be the best, but will be able to hold.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 was made for the 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 bike was also designed by keeping the middle-aged person, looking for a budget friendly bike, in mind.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 has a few competitors.
Bajaj Platina 100.
Hundai GL 100 Unique.
Lifan Glint 100.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
The FAQs of Zongshen ZS 100-55 are answered below.
1. Where is Zongshen originated?
Answer: Zongshen is a Chinese motorcycle manufacturer.
2. What kind of bike is Zongshen ZS 100-55?
Answer: Zongshen ZS 100-55 is a commuter bike.
3. What is the mileage of the Zongshen ZS 100-55?
Answer: Zongshen ZS 100-55 has an average mileage of around 55kmpl (company claim).
4. Is there any other version of the Zongshen ZS 100-55?
Answer: No! There is no other version of the Zongshen ZS 100-55.
5. What is the top speed of the Zongshen ZS 100-55?
Answer: The Zongshen ZS 100-55 is expected to have a top speed of about 90kmph.
The Zongshen ZS 100-55 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 Zongshen ZS 100-55 is the bike you want is to be decided by you.