Regal Raptor DD250E-9B-Luxury Cruiser Review
The fast growing two-wheeler market in Indonesia has witnessed good competition among the manufacturers in introducing latest technology and trendy bikes. Regal Raptor has captured its market share with luxury edition two wheelers like DD250E 9B Luxury cruiser, DC250E-10, Bobber. The Daytona DD250E-6C has the perfect blend of the utility of a cruiser bike for two persons and bold styling making it the king of the road. It competes with all sports bike in 250cc segment from leading manufacturers like Honda, Yamaha, Moto Guzzi, SYM.
The special design of this bike is enhanced with the wide front wheel and the long front fork connects the handlebar with the wheel. The handlebar is made inclines towards the rider and the single seat given perfect cushioning and lumbar support for comfortable posture and the footrest at the bottom portion of the engine enables the rider to stretch leg for better comfort on long rides. The dimensional features include 2335mm X 965mm X 1100mm (Length X Width X Height) and weight of the vehicle is distributed over the wheelbase of 1660mm. The rider seat is given perfect cushioning and backrest and offers great comfort over long time spent during the ride.
Engine, economy and performance
The Daytona bike feature twin cylinder four stroke liquid cooled 250cc engine delivering the power of 20.77hp at 8250rpm and torque of 16.9Nm at 6500rpm. The efficient combustion of the fuel ensured with fuel injection system and electronic ignition system. The engine is mated with the 5-speed gearbox with hydraulic multi-plate clutch and drive is connected to the rear wheel through a chain drive. The fast development of engine rpm with smooth acceleration can propel the vehicle to reach a speed of 80kmph in the shortest interval and a top speed of 145kmph can be reached if the ride on favourable road conditions. In city riding conditions it can give around 35kmpl and can increase up to 40kmpl on highway riding.
This is a bike made to perform as a tourer and the ride quality is enhanced with high stability of bike dynamics and excellent quality of the wheels and tyre. The front tyre with size 80/90 R21 and rear tyres with size 160/80 R16 are fixed onto the lightweight alloy wheel offer excellent grip on the road. The rear wheels with broader profile add to the better stability of vehicle while riding over slippery roads and cruising at high speeds. The pillion rider seat is given excellent cushioning and the backrest and firm grip on the foot rest makes it easy for long time seating during touring.
Safety, brakes and miscellaneous
This is a bike designed for touring and the ever reliable performance of the engine assure stress-free long rides. The stability is enhanced with strong semi-double cradle type frame stretching from handlebar to rear wheel can withstand all torsional and vibrational loads. The strong suspension system with a telescopic shock absorber at the front and dual shock absorbers at the rear prevent the rider and pillion passenger from receiving road shocks. The braking system involves disc brakes at both front and rear wheels assuring efficient braking without the tendency to skid or casing jerks with frequent application of the brake.
This bike is loaded with an excellent combination of styling features and latest technology in use assure long lasting performance and high reliability and makes a great companion for touring.