Monster for the streets of Bangladesh

Benelli 165S

The Benelli is a new monster for the streets of Bangladesh. At 18BHp, this Italian horse cranks out more power than an R15, while being offered at half the cost. It is also light, meaning it can probably give an R15 owner buyer’s remorse, epically in a straight line.

Model Year: 2019

Engine Displacement: 164.7 cc

Horsepower/torque: 18 BHP/ 10.3 Lb-ft

Transmission: 6 Speed

Haojue DR 160 CBS

The DR 160 is Haojue’s latest offering in Bangladesh market. Number while, this bike is a powerhouse, outputting power that will give CBR a challenge. The bike is also equipped with CBS, meaning breaking is somewhat easier, a good addition to a bike of this much power.

Model Year: 2017

Engine Displacement: 162

Horsepower/torque: 15 BHP/ 10.3 Lb-ft

Transmission: 6 Speed

Keeway K-Light 150

A new offering from Keeway, the K-Light is a budget copper bike aimed at the younger buyers. It has sharp lines, shiny surface and dual disk brakes, making it a great choice for new riders. It is somewhat shorter than the Avenger though, making it much more manageable in city traffic.

Model Year: 2019

Engine Displacement: 149.4 cc

Horsepower/torque: 11.3 BHP/ 7.3 Lb-ft

Transmission: 5 Speed

Bajaj Avenger 150

The definitive chopper bike from Bajaj. It has the laid back seat, spoked wheels and high handlebars, making it a favorite among those who like to cruise. It is somewhat difficult to use in an urban environment though, at its elongate body makes it difficult to move around in heavy traffic.

Model Year:

Engine Displacement: 149cc

Horsepower/torque: 14.30 BHP/ 9.2 Lb-ft

Transmission: 5 Speed

Lifan KPR 165R FI

The Chinese sport bike is a powerhouse, outputting numbers that car be matched with only few handful of bikes in Bangladesh. But that performance comes at the cost of weight, as it is a rather bulky machine. Moreover, no one really knows how the good the QC was in the Chinese factory that made them.

Model Year: 2017

Engine Displacement: 165cc

Horsepower/torque: 17BHP/12.5 Lb-ft

Transmission: 6 Speed

Kawasaiki Ninja 125

A relatively new offering form Kawasaki, the Ninja 125 is the smallest member of the Ninja family. However, its low weight, combined with a rather powerful motor means it can give bike like the R15 a real run for their money. It is quite expensive though, so best not get it as ones first bike.

Model Year: 2018

Engine Displacement: 125cc

Horsepower/torque: 15 BHP/8.6 lb-ft

Transmission: 6 Speed

Mahindra Gusto 125

The Mahindra Gusto is a no nonsense, utilitarian scooter aimed for the budget conscious. The new interaction of this bike now has a bigger 125cc engine that provide more power over its previous counterparts. Making it an ideal starting choice for any salaryman.

Model Year: 2016

Engine Displacement: 125cc

Horsepower/torque:  8.5 BHP/7.3 lb-ft

Transmission: Automatic

TVS Jupiter

The TVS Jupitar is scooter for someone who could use a car but don’t want to deal with the paperwork and expense. It is surprisingly well equipped for a scooter. Featuring reverse light, a larger boot and CBS, making it ideal for a scooter lover who has a family.

Model Year: 2013

Engine Displacement: 109.7cc

Horsepower/torque: 8 BHP/6.1 lb-ft

Transmission: Automatic

Suzuki Burgman Street

A high-end option in the Bangladeshi scooter market, Begman offer a multitude of advance features like LED lights, fully-digital instrument console and masculine styling. Overall it is for those who wants a powerful, comfortable bike but do not want to deal with the complexities of gear shifting.

Model Year: 2019

Engine Displacement: 124 cc

Horsepower/torque: 8.6 BHP/7.5 lb-ft

Transmission: Automatic