Minerva GTR 150 Review
Minerva Indonesia has a range of motorcycles with a variety of designs and performance factors. The new GTR150 has unique features of sports styling body panels, double headlights, digital instrument cluster, stylish alloy wheels and disc brakes, broader wheelbase and alloy wheels with disc brakes for both wheels.
At the first look, it gives a great impression of a unique and special design bike. Twin headlight and the broad body panel at the front though gives the impression of a scooter, the side panels with graphics gets it the best looks of a sports bike. Tubular frame from the front panel extends onto the center of the bike is a unique design feature that is not available in other bikes. The overall dimensions include 2001mm X 730mm X 1140mm (Length X Width X Height). The ground clearance is 165mm enables for smooth riding over road humps and uneven surfaces without causing underbody hits. The broader dimensions make it look big, the lightweight body panels used to make it lighter with kerb weight as 126kg. The special design of the rider seat makes it very comfortable for long rides and the split seat design adds to the comfort of the pillion passenger. The exhaust manifold given angular lift improving the sportive attitude of the bike.
Engine economy and performance
Minerva GTR 150 feature 150cc single cylinder engine delivering the power of 12hp at 8000rpm and Torque of 11Nm at 6000rpm. It features efficient carburetor fuel supply system and electric ignition enable for easy of start and stop of engine and kick start also available for the convenience of the user. The smooth and quick responsive engine can propel the vehicle to reach a speed of 125kmph in 15 seconds from idling and it can reach up to 135kmph highway riding. It can deliver a mileage of 50kmpl in city and maximum of 55kmpl achieved on the highway.
The body aerodynamic design of the body panels and perfect posture of the rider with broad handlebar lifts up the spirit of speeding. The easy to manoeuvre handlebar and the quick response of the engine can enable to reach top speeds quickly and makes it easy to steer in the limited space available between vehicles in high-density traffic conditions. The excellent road grip of tyres with broader profile with rating 110/70 R17 for front and 110/80 R17 provides better riding experience over wet and slippery road conditions. The footrest position and the grip offer balanced seating for the rider and pillion passenger.
Safety, Brake and Miscellaneous
Minerva GTS 150 is a performance-oriented stylish bike with unique features of body design. It features the basic controls like disc brakes at both front and rear, insulation plate on the exhaust manifold for the safety of the pillion rider, strong telescopic shock absorbers at front and the mono shock absorber connected at the center of body frame absorb the road shocks and helps for balanced riding over uneven surfaces. The digital instrument cluster displays gear selection, speed and odometer reading and accurate indication of fuel reserve.
Minerva GTR 150 has uniqueness in styling that makes it the center of attraction stance on the road. The genuine combination of power and sportive body dynamics make it a special option for the customers.