Race Hyosung Aquila is a top rated cruiser bike in Bangladesh. Though, it is a 125 cc bike but can be compared with any 150 cc bikes in Bangladesh considering price range and features. The brand Race is a short form of Race Global which is a Bangladesh brand or importer and they brought the bikes of Hyosung from Korea and launched them in Bangladesh. Race Hyosung Aquila is a Korean brand cruiser bike but still, they can not dominate the market due to the heavy price tag. The bikes are available in Bangladesh since long people do not buy their product much. But, some cruiser bikes are so popular here in the country since the release. One of them is Bajaj Avenger Street 150. Bajaj is an Indian largest two-wheeler manufacturer and since long they are doing business with reliability. Today we are here to compare the bike Avenger Street 150 with Race Hyosung Aquila. We want to check that which one should be much demanded and why. Basically, in Bangladesh people are not so much crazy about cruiser bikes. One of the most important reasons behind it, is the price of the bikes are too much than standard bikes. Besides, the bikes used to give very poor mileage and in the circumstances of Bangladeshi people, they could not afford so much money for mileage. They need fuel efficient bikes so far. So, let’s see the comparison review between Bajaj Avenger Street 150 and Race Hyosung Aquila below.
Bajaj Avenger Street 150 Vs Race Hyosung Aquila
|COMPARE||Bajaj Avenger Street 150||Race Hyosung Aquila|
|Engine||Twin Spark, 2-valve, DTS-i engine||Air / Oil cooled, DOHC, 8-valve, 75A° V-twin|
|Displacement||149 cc||125 cc|
|Maximum Power||14.3 BHP @ 9000 rpm||9.88 KW @ 9750 RPM|
|Maximum Torque||12.5 NM @ 6500 rpm||9.72 Nm @ 9500 RPM|
|No. of Cylinders||1||1|
|Cooling||Air Cooling||Air / Oil cooled|
|No. of Gear||5||5|
|Starting system||Electric & Kick||Electric & Kick|
|Clutch||Wet multi-plate||Wet, Multi-plate|
|Kerb Weight||148 Kg||172 Kg|
|Length||2177 mm||2282 mm|
|Width||801 mm||875 mm|
|Height||1070 mm||1096 mm|
|Seat Height||725 mm||710 mm|
|Wheelbase||1480 mm||1515 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||14 litres||14 litres|
||110 kmph||115 kmph|
|Mileage||45 kmpl||40 kmpl|
|Price||1,99,500 BDT||3,49,000 BDT|
|More Details||Bajaj Avenger Street 150 Specification||Race Hyosung Aquila Specification|
# Looks: The looks of Race Hyosung Aquila is simply gorgeous. In Bangladesh, the more charming looking cruiser bikes are not available right now. It is fully classic looking with the muscular and top-rated fuel tank. The seat is thick but split. There are long and slim exhaust added. The front end is very fantastic where round shaped headlamp is added. The handlebar is well measured and ensure proper comfort during the long ride. There are completely different alloy wheels which are so attractive. The bike cannot be compared with Avenger Street simply. Avenger Street is not a gorgeous cruiser bike but it is gentle looking and decent suitable for all type of users. The bike has a simple front end with well-decorated colors. There is a single plate seat, thick and comfortable. Considering the looks between them, we must keep ahead Race Hyosung Aquila without any question.
# Engine Performance: Race Hyosung Aquila is a 125 cc premium segmented cruiser bike. The engine is very powerful considering the segment. It has oil cooled, DOHC, 8 valves and V twin engine which can generate 9.88 Kw max power and 9.72 NM max torque. It has also five-speed gearbox added with wet multi-plate clutch. However, the bike Bajaj Avenger Street is 150 cc bike with DTSi and two valve engine. It has an air cooling system with 14.3 Bhp max power and 12.5 NM max torque.
# Suspension & Brake: If we look at the suspensions of Race Hyosung Aquila, it has fully high-quality suspensions installed. The front suspension is different than most available bikes in the segment. It is conventional telescopic where the rear suspension is swing arm with the hydraulic double shock absorber. Let’s see the braking system. It has front single disc brake with two-piston caliper added where rear brake is drum just like most of the cruiser bikes. But if we consider the suspension and braking system of Bajaj Avenger Street 150, it has front telescopic and rear twin shock absorber installed. They are also good and provide better comfort no doubt. But considering the comfort, the product of Race Hyosung is better no doubt. Avenger Street has 240 mm disc brake and rear 130 mm drum brake installed so far.
# Comfort & Control: The bike Race Hyosung Aquila has a very comfortable but split seat. It is very good for one pillion where there is not enough space to carry two pillion along with the rider due to the split seat. On the other hand, Avenger Street has a single plate and long seating position where two pillions can ride easily. But, considering the seat and suspensions, it seems that the bike Race Hyosung Aquila is much more comfortable than Avenger Street but it does not mean that Avenger Street 150 is not good. It is also the best in the price range. Now, the bikes Avenger and Aquila have both disc and drum brakes installed where in front there is disc and rear drum brake used. So, it seems that they are almost doing the same work on the road. Korean brand Hyosung is also reliable than as usual Chinese brand no doubt. So, the controlling of both bikes are satisfying.
# Fuel Consumption: The mileage of Race Hyosung Aquila is not good but it seems alright considering the looks and engine. The average mileage of the bike is near about 40 km. It seems that for a 125 cc bike, the mileage is so poor. In that case, the mileage of Bajaj Avenger Street 150 is very good. Bajaj has used a DTSi engine which is also fuel efficient. So, the mileage of the bike is like standard bikes. The average mileage of Avenger Street 150 is reportedly 45 km.
# Top Speed: Generally, cruiser bikes are not giving very handsome top speed. But, Race Hyosung Aquila is pretty different than most available cruiser bikes. It will give very charming top speed reportedly. The bike will provide more than 115 kmph top speed though it is a 125 cc bike. In that case, Bajaj Avenger Street 150 is one step behind than Hyosung. The bike of Bajaj will give almost 110 kmph top speed reportedly.
# Price: Let’s see the price range of the selected bikes. Bajaj Avenger Street 150 was released in Bangladesh to fill up the demand of general people. So, the price of the bike is reasonable. The current price of the bike is BDT 1,99,500 only. On the other hand, the price of the Race Hyosung Aquila is much more. The reported price of the bike is BDT 3,49,000 only.
So, it seems that we finally learn why the bike of Race Hyosung yet to dominate the market though they have pretty gorgeous and top-rated cruiser bike in stock. The main reason is it’s a high price tag. Considering the segment, Aquila is undoubtedly a good bike but Bajaj Avenger Street 150 is good for all types of people.