Taro GP 2 Predator and Lifan KPR 165 FI both are full faired sports category bikes in Bangladesh. Both are the newest addition where earlier KPR 150 is available in market. Later, Rasel Industries has launched Lifan KPR 165 FI in Bangladesh. On the other side, Taro GP 2 Predator is going to available in Bangladesh where Taro Bangla is going to launch them in the country. Today we would like to talk about this two bikes. Though, both are from different price range but both are sports bikes. Taro GP 2 Predator is a bike where Taro is the origin of Italy. On the other side, Lifan is one of the top Chinese brand and used to do business with much reliability. So, let’s check it out that which one will be the better choice in recent time.
Taro GP 2 Predator Vs Lifan KPR 165 Fi
|COMPARE||Taro GP 2 Predator||Lifan KPR 165 FI|
|Engine||Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Water Cooled, Chamshift Overhead||One Cylinder, Four Stroke|
|Displacement||150 cc||165 cc|
|Maximum Power||16 Bhp @8500 rpm||17 PS|
|Maximum Torque||14.5 Nm @7500 rpm||17 NM|
|No. of Cylinders||1||1|
|Cooling||Water Cooled||Liquid Cooled|
|No. of Gear||6||6|
|Starting system||Self Start||Self Start|
|Kerb Weight||140 kg||150 kg|
|Length||1930 mm||2060 mm|
|Width||730 mm||760 mm|
|Height||1080 mm||1105 mm|
|Seat Height||785 mm||775 mm|
|Wheelbase||1313 mm||1330 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||11.5 liters||16.6 liters|
||140 kmph||150 kmph|
|Mileage||38 kmpl||45 kmpl|
|Price||275,000 BDT||225,000 BDT|
|More Details||Taro GP 2 Full Specification||Lifan KPR 165 Fi Specification|
# Looks: Taro GP 2 Predator and Lifan KPR 165 FI both are complete sports bikes and one thing is common about this two bikes. Both are the newborn products in the country. If we considering the looks, Taro GP 2 Predator seems much more attractive than KPR 165 FI. It has fully muscular and aerodynamic body kit with stylish front end. Besides, wide tyres makes the looks more acceptable. On the other side, KPR 165 FI is a heavy bike. It is also a faired sports bike but kits are not so sporty as GP 2 Predator. The bike KPR 165 FI is a little different than KPR 150. It has different exhaust with stylish fuel tank and body graphics. But still, analyzing the looks, it can not beat Taro GP 2 Predator. GP 2 has also stylish body graphics and all new shades. The dual headlamp is much sporty. The handlebar and sporty splitted seat are also attractive looking. However, sports bike lovers can buy it instead of Lifan KPR 165 FI.
# Engine Performance: The engine of Taro GP 2 and Lifan KPR 165 FI are almost same. Lifan is one of the most reliable Chinese brand in the World. Though Taro is an Italian brand but their product’s engine is made in China. They have used Lifan engine into their bikes. So, they are also regarded as the Chinese products so far. Taro has used custom made Lifan engine into their bikes Taro GP 2 Predator. On the other side, KPR 165 FI has upgraded engine which consists of 165 cc. GP 2 has 150 cc engine. Taro GP 2 Predator consists of water cooled, camshaft overhead engine which can generate 16 Bhp max power and 14.5 Nm max torque. However, KPR 165 FI has one cylinder, four stroke and liquid cooled engine which can generate 17 PS max power and 17 NM max torque.
# Suspension & Brake: Taro GP 2 Predator has very reliable and comfortable suspensions installed into their bikes. They have front USD or upside down suspension and rear monoshock suspension added. On the other side, Lifan KPR 165 FI has front telescopic suspension and rear monoshock absorber is used. So, it seems that both suspensions are very good and would provide great comfort to the riders and pillion. Now, come to the braking system of the bikes. GP 2 Predator has front dual disc brake added where each disc is 300 mm. In rear portion of the bike, they have a single disc added which is 240 mm. We yet to know the disc details of Lifan KPR 165 FI. But we know that KPR 165 FI has both front and rear hydraulic disc brake added.
# Comfort & Control: If we consider the controlling of the bikes Taro GP 2 Predator and Lifan KPR 165 FI, we must say that both bikes have secured controlling. They have dual hydraulic disc brakes added and so, it would be much more secured. But still GP 2 is regarded as the best between them. They have front dual disc which can surely provide better security to the riders than Lifan KPR 165 FI. Now, here comes the another main part of the bike which is comfort. Both bikes have sporty and splitted seating position installed but the rear end of Taro GP 2 is much more higher. So, female pillion can not easily ride on it where Lifan has comparatively lower rear end and so, it is quite more comfortable than GP 2. KPR has thick seating position which ensures proper comfort during long ride.
# Fuel Consumption: Lifan KPR 165 bike has FI engine. It used to be the more fuel efficient. So, Lifan KPR 165 FI will provide much mileage than Taro Gp 2 Predator. As stated by the report Lifan KPR 165 FI will provide almost 45 km mileage average. On the other side, Taro GP 2 Predator is not good for mileage. Reportedly the bike would provide average 38 km mileage. But sports bike lovers does not care about mileage it seems. So, GP 2 would be their choice. But someone who likes mileage along with looks, they should go for Lifan KPR 165 FI.
# Top Speed: Lifan KPR is a 165 cc sports bike and Taro GP 2 is a 150 cc bike. Both are sports segmented and full faired. Both bikes are very good at speed. But if we come to compare them, we must admit that Lifan KPR 165 FI is better than Taro GP 2 Predator considering the speed. The bike KPR would provide almost 150 kmph top speed where Taro GP 2 would provide almost 140 kmph top speed. But, if we count the acceleration, Taro GP 2 will be the best choice between them.
# Price: The price of Lifan KPR 165 FI is a little lower than Taro GP 2 Predator. The current price of Lifan KPR 165 FI in Bangladesh is BDT 2,25,000 only. On the other hand, Taro GP 2 Predator yet to launch in Bangladesh. Company has kept the price range within range but a little more than KPR 165 FI. The current price of Taro GP 2 Predator is BDT 275,000.
Here we presented the full specification along with comparable details between Taro GP 2 Predator and Lifan KPR 165 FI bikes. By checking them you can learn more about the both bikes which will help you to decide which one will be better for you. But the bikes are from different price range and so, with a little budget, KPR 165 FI will be best and with a little more budget, Taro GP 2 Predator will be better choice.