The year 2020 would be known as the year of COVID-19. The whole world suffering from this deadly virus. For this, the world economy also faces a great threat. This issue is also give a huge impact in motorcycle industries. Many two-wheeler manufacturer company didn’t launched their motorcycles because of this pandemic.
But during this pandemic situation, some Indian and Japanese brands launched some commuter motorcycles and some brought some updated and improved versions. Commuter motorcycles have a huge market in Bangladesh. The main reasons behind this that almost 75% people lived in the rural area and the traffic jam. Now many job holders using commuter motorcycles for their daily office transportation. Here in this article we trying to show you some 125cc commuter motorcycles which launched in 2020.
Best Commuter Bike of 2020
|Hero Ignitor 125 (IBS)
|Aprilia FX 125
|Runner Bullet V2
Suzuki GSX 125:
The Japanese brand Suzuki gives a surprise by launching six new motorcycle in Bangladesh market. They had launched their first 125cc motorcycle GSX-125 this year. This bike gets the DNA of the famous GSX series. This motorcycle has a decent engine performance as a 125cc commuter bike. This commuter bike is equipped with a single-cylinder, four-stroke, two-valve, OHC, 124cc engine that can produce 11.8 bhp maximum power at 9500 rpm and 8.3 Nm of torque at 7500 rpm. A 5-speed gearbox and wet multi-plate clutch are used for smooth transmission. This bike would provide the average mileage close to 50 km/l and the top speed would 110 km/h.
Indian brand TVS just brought this motorcycle in this year. Though this one is a 110cc bike, but it design can catch attention to the bikers. TVS Radeon was awarded the best commuter motorcycle in India. The fuel tank gets a new Robust thigh pad design. TVS branding is located in the middle of the fuel tank. A petrol tank cushion covered the upper side of the fuel tank. TVS used a lot of chrome finishing in this commuter motorcycle. The exhaust, carburetor cover, rearview mirrors, suspension, headlight are covered with chrome graphics. This bike equipped with a single-cylinder, four-stroke, 2-valve, 109.7cc Duralife engine that can produce 8.2 bhp maximum power at 7000 rpm and 8.7 Nm of torque at 5000 rpm. The average mileage of this bike is around 55 km/l and the top speed is 95 km/h.
Hero Ignitor 125 (IBS):
Hero doing a great business with their commuter segment motorcycles in Bangladesh. Hero is the only Indian brand which don’t have any sports bike in 150 or 160cc segment. But their Hero Hunk 150 is one of the best selling commuter bike in standard commuter segment. On the other hand Ignitor 125 is a demanding two-wheeler in 125cc segment. This year Hero updated this motorcycle with Integrated Braking System (IBS) and new graphics under fuel tank. It gets a a 125cc ATFT new generation displacement, four-stroke, air-cooled engine which can deliver 11.0 bhp @ 7500 rpm maximum power and 11 Nm @ 6500 rpm maximum torque. This bike is known to be the most powerful motorcycles in 125cc segment.
Aprilia FX 125:
Though Aprilia is an Italian motorcycle brand but now they have manufacturing their motorcycles in China for the Asia-Pacific area. Now Runner Automobiles Ltd became the sole distributor of Aprilia. In 125cc commuter segment, Aprilia FX-125 is the first motorcycle equipped with FI engine. Though the design is not so attractive but its engine power and acceleration is just amazing. It gets a a four-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled, 124.7 cc engine and can produce 9.66 Bhp maximum power at 7500 rpm and 12.3 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. This torque will help you to get quick acceleration.
Runner Bullet V2:
Runner recently launched the updated and improved version of Bullet 100 in the market. Bullet 100 is one of the successful product from Runner. This new edition comes with new matte color and sticker. This bike gets a single cylinder, four-stroke, 100.4cc engine that can produce 6.4 bhp maximum power at 7500 rpm and 7 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. Runner claims that this commuter can provide up to 65 km/l average mileage.