Top five scooters in town

For this issue, we have decided to discuss something different. Our list is dedicated to those who wish to use scooters for a daily purpose. The Comfortable and practical commuters with the convenience of the automatic transmission for an easy twist-and-go option.


Yamaha NMax 155:

Yamaha is the renowned motorbike company and they recently launched different types of scooters with different features. Yamaha NMax 155 is one of the best feature scooters of Yamaha. For this bike, they have used the same engine from the R15 V3, which is the most powerful Yamaha engine from the 150cc segments. This 155 cc scooter puts out the power of 15PS  @ 8000 RPM power and 14.5NM torque @ 6000RPM. The engine is highly refined and comes with water cooling as well as fuel injection on the scooter. It comes mated to an automatic gearbox and comes with a wet weight of 127 kg. The premium features on the NMAX include front and rear disc brake, along with ABS being offered as standard.

This being the most expensive scooter of all will cost you a hefty 425,000BDT, but Yamaha always knows their things when it comes to durability and great performance.


Aprilia SR150:

Aprilia is an Italian motorbike company that is famous for its sportbikes. They have managed to come up with the perfect scooter for the scooter lovers who like it fast. The Aprilia SR150 is one of its kind, a sports scooter that comes with a powerful 154.8 cc engine producing 10.06 BHP at 6750 RPM and 10.90 Nm at 5000 RPM. The scooter claims a 100+ kmph of top speed and weighs just 122 kg. Being an automatic scooter, it is quite fun to drive and carries a reasonably high 780 mm of seat height. It comes equipped with a single-disk brake on the front and drum brake setup on the rear.

The retail price of this fun little scooter will start from 235,000BDT.


Vespa Elegante 150:

Vespa is a sister concern company of a famous Italian scooter brand called Piaggio and they are very popular for the quality and smoothness of their scooters. Vespa recently launched one of their best feature scooters, Vespa Elegante. Vespa Elegante is a limited edition model that carries a 150cc engine that can generate 11.4 bhp @ 7,000RPM maximum power and 12NM torque @6,000RPM. Vespa Elegante is a limited edition model that carries 125 cc, single-cylinder engine that produces 9.76 BHP at 7500 rpm and 10.6 Nm at 6000 rpm. It weighs 114 kg and carries a 7-liter fuel tank. The engine comes mated to an automatic gearbox on the Vespa Elegante. The scooter retains the premium features like 200 mm front disc brake, aircraft derived front side arm shock absorber and dual-tone alloy wheels.

The retail price for this beautiful scooter starts from 215,000BDT.


TVS Wego:

TVS is an Indian motorcycle manufacturer company. TVS is famous for its Sports and commuter segment two-wheeler and their bikes started getting very popular in Bangladesh recently. Though TVS is an Indian brand, some of their bikes/scooters including the Wego are assembled in Bangladesh. The scooter is powered by a carburated 109.7 cc engine and it can produce a maximum power of 8HP @ 7500RPM and 8NM torque @ 5500RPM. The 108 kg machine can run more than 90 km per hour top speed and provide almost 50 km mileage average.TVS has many segment scooters, TVS Wego is one of the most comfortable and reliable. Both the brakes are drum with no available options for disks. The scooter’s retail price starts from 138,000BDT.


Suzuki Access:

The Japanese motorcycle company Suzuki is one of the most popular motorcycle brands. They have many racing sports bike and they recently launched some scooters and the most popular one is Suzuki Access. The scooter is a standard 125 which was introduced in 2007 but it was later launched in Bangladesh. The scooter carries 125 cc engine that can generate a maximum power of  8.4 bhp @ 7000 RPM and it produces 10.2 NM torque @ 5000 RPM. Suzuki Access gets drum brake in front and rear and uses the tubeless tire. It is a very comfortable scooter, perfect for all types of riders. The retail price for one of these starts from 162,000BDT which is a bit too high of a price to pay for what you get.