Within the a number of bike exhibits and expos held internationally main as much as the 2023 mannequin yr, Chinese language bike model QJ Motor made it extremely clear that it means enterprise within the worldwide market. Beneath the identical umbrella as Benelli, a Chinese language-owned Italian model that has been displaying loads of prowess currently, QJ Motor has been debuting new fashions left and proper, with a very good variety of them anticipated to hit the market in 2023.
A great instance of that is the manufacturers’s latest neo-retro roadster known as the SRV 550. Differentiating itself from its cruiser sibling, the SRV 550 ST, the roadster will get an general sportier, cafe-racer aesthetic, mated with bulbous bodywork, dual-disc brakes, and an inverted entrance fork. In contrast to the larger bikes in QJ Motor’s lineup, the SRV 550 departs by way of styling with a two-tone end on the gas tank. Further retro design cues embody a spherical LED headlight, top-stitched saddle, and a small flyscreen.
QJ Motor depends on an current engine in its mannequin vary, a 554cc parallel-twin engine cranking out 47.6 horsepower and 35 lb-ft of torque mounted to the tubular metal body. The identical engine powers the SRV 550 ST, SRT 550, and the GS550 sportbike. It sends energy to the rear wheel through a chain-driven six-speed guide transmission. Aside from that, the bike rolls on 17-inch wheels entrance and rear, shod in road-focused rubber. The inverted entrance forks measure 41 millimeters, whereas a preload-adjustable monoshock handles rear suspension duties. After all, the bike is supplied with ABS.
Total, the QJ Motor SRV 550 is slightly heavy for its displacement class, tipping the scales at 193 kilograms dry. Regardless, a motorbike of this nature is not actually designed with efficiency in thoughts, however slightly gentle to reasonably spirited using in a trendy bundle. QJ Motor provides the SRV 550 in a 3 two-tone colorways consisting of black, grey, and blue, and has slapped on a 6,790-Euro ($7,293 USD) price ticket. The bike is already out there in choose QJ Motor dealerships throughout Europe.