Vinto Motor’s GS 525 Journey Bike

Within the motorcycling world, the title GS has at all times been synonymous to BMW, and what’s extensively thought of essentially the most iconic collection of journey bikes ever made. Certainly, since 1980, BMW’s G/S fashions paved the best way for the journey bikes of at present, and whether or not or not at present’s GS fashions are your cup of tea, that milestone is deserving of respect.

That being stated, a Chinese language model known as Vinto Motor has launched a brand new journey bike, with the audacious title of GS 525. It even borrows some styling cues from the BMW adventurer, comparable to angular bodywork, a single-sided swingarm, and even GS graphics emblazoned on the edges of the gasoline tank. Granted, the bike is out there solely in China up to now. If it does make its manner outdoors of China, the very first thing Vinto Motor must do is consider a distinct title for his or her GS. 

Chinese GS: Vinto Motor's GS 525 Adventure Bike

Concerning Vinto Motor, it is a new motorbike model underneath the Chongqing Sokon Business Group, a big group of firms that focuses totally on motorbike and automotive gear. As for the bike, it might appear fairly acquainted to you, because it’s primarily cooked with the identical components as many different 500cc journey bikes from China. Sure, bikes just like the Voge 500DS, Moxia MX500-7D, and the Bristol Venturi 500, are all just about reverse-engineered from the Honda CB500X—no less than when it comes to their engines. 

Whereas Honda’s engine is a 471cc unit, the most recent model of the engine, which Loncin makes use of to energy all kinds of bikes, has a displacement of 494cc. It takes on the type of a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, parallel-twin engine, and has a max energy output of 48 horsepower at 8,500 rpm and 31 lb-ft of torque at 7,500 rpm. 

Engine apart, the Vinto GS 525 is rocking the standard gear you’d look forward to finding in a middleweight journey bike. Suspension {hardware} consists of inverted entrance forks and a preload-adjustable monoshock on the again. As talked about earlier, it will get a single-sided swingarm giving it a extra premium aesthetic. Braking {hardware} consists of entrance and rear discs with ABS. 

Now, it is not but recognized if the GS 525 will make its manner outdoors of China. It’s, nevertheless, priced at a fairly enticing 35,980 Yuan, which makes out to about $5,243 USD. 

Chinese GS: Vinto Motor's GS 525 Adventure Bike