Jialing Target Z Review
Jialing Motors in Indonesia has taken up bold stance in introducing a wide range of products in mopeds segment of the two-wheeler market. The success of Target R variant of moped is taken up further with even bolder design and better design in Target Z variant. It offers tough completion for the 100cc motorcycles from other manufacturers like TVS Motors, Viar Motors and Happy Motors.
The Target Z feature clear lens headlamp assembly with integrated indicator lamp fixed to the instrument panel on the handlebar. The broad front body panel extends to the side and up to the rider footrest, stylish body graphic stickers and Jialing signature given on the body panel give it a distinctive look. The dimensional feature includes 1930X640X1040mm (Length X Width X Height), wheelbase of 1250mm and kerb weight of 96kg. The ground clearance of 140mm is just good enough for riding on normal roads and calls for complete slow down at road humps and hollows.
Engine, economy and performance
This moped from Jialing feature single cylinder four stroke engine with 97cc capacity delivering the power of 6.17hp at 7500rpm and torque of 6.5Nm at 5500rpm. The engine is connected to 4-speed gearbox for effective variation of power and torque according to road conditions and the drive is connected to rear wheels through chain sprocket linkage. Smooth acceleration and with changing of gears can increase the speed to around 30 to 45kmph in a short span of time and further acceleration could yield up to a top speed of 80kmph. In city conditions, mileage of 65kmpl can be expected and it can increase up to 70kmpl on normal road conditions allowing for constant speed riding.
The ride quality of this moped enhanced with well-cushioned seat and the handlebar designed appropriately for providing comfortable posture for the rider. The pillion passenger portion of the single seat is given slight elevation and offer good comfort for the pillion passenger. The lightweight features and sleek design of the frame and perfect balancing with a uniform distribution of weight over wheelbase can enable the rider for easy riding over narrow paths one can come across in village and town usage. The strong spoke wheels with a strong profile of R17 size tubed tyres can withstand shocks and avoid skidding over wet and slippery surfaces.
Safety, brakes and miscellaneous
The light in weight motorcycle with well-proven performance engine can offer long term utility with the easiness of maintenance. The telescopic shock absorbers at the front and the shock absorber with torsional spring at the rear can take varying shock loads and prevent the rider and passenger from receiving the same. The safe riding is further enhanced with easy to apply disc brakes at front and drum brakes at the rear. The chrome plated silencer is provided with insulation plate for preventing the pillion passenger coming in contact with a hot muffler.
This is a reliable performance moped with best of fuel economy and latest styling features economical price tag and makes a good selection as a regular commuter for city and town usage.