After six years in the market, the Modenas Elegan scooter has received a useful boost in power with the launch of the new Elegan 200 variant.Read the full news from CBT below.
MODENAS ELEGAN 200 SCOOTER LAUNCHED.
6 years after the initial introduction of its first scooter, the 150cc Elegan, local bike manufacturer Modenas presented their latest scooter offering: a 175cc displacement bik dubbed the Modenas Elegan 200. Targetted for scooterists upgrading to the mid-range rides, it again offer the Ni-Si coated cylinder like its predecessor the Elegan 1. Elegan 2 sports a bigger front wheel of 13-inches compared to the 12-inch wheel of the former.
The new model is also another Sym model which is known elsewhere as the Sym Joyride Evo 200, one of their Joyride/RV line. Sym or Sangyang Motorycle Industry Co., Ltd is a leading motorcycle/scooter manufacturer from Taiwan.
Carburetted, the 175cc capasitor-discharged ignition engine also features the Air Intake Cut Valve for better emission control.
Dual headlights operate independently, the right side projecting the high beam, and switching over the other for the low beam requirements. The dashboard features a 6-in-1 meter displaying the fuel gauge, rpm, temperature, speedo-meter and a clock.
With an underseat storage compartment able to store one street-legal open-face helmet, the new scoot has a battery power cut-off switch below its seat as an additional security feature. An anti-clockwise twist of the ignition key would pop-open the fuel filler cap automatically, and the seat key lock is situated rear-ward on the pillion’s left side of the bike. A retractable foot-rest is provided for the pillion.
Churning-out a maximum power output of 10.99kW/14.74hp at 8,000rpm, and a 14.94Nm of torque peaking at 6,500 rpm, the bike is offered in white, black and red. On-the-road pricing is still subjected to the MOF’s approval, but is anticipated to be around below RM8,500.00
MODENAS ELEGAN 200 SPECS.
Bore X Stroke 61.0 x 58.6 mm
Displacement 171.2 cubic cm
Compression Ratio 10:01
Carburetor KEIHIN CVK
Ignition System CDI
Starting System Kick & Electric Starter
Cooling System Liquid Cooled
Fuel Tank Capacity 7.6 L
Fuel Consumption 36.0 km/L @50km/h
Type C.V.T auto speed change
Battery 12V 8Ah