After being officially launched in Italy in mid-May. For a new naked sport motorcycle from the Chinese manufacturer Keeway MBP M502 that stands out in terms of design. And the power that is considered to be the most powerful engine from the manufacturer Keeway.
The 2022 Keeway MBP M502 is a naked sports bike. with designs that look particularly striking by having a team of designers from Italy to design It will be a model that is only sold in European countries only. And it not only has a distinctive design style.
But it also comes with a new powerhouse with a displacement that has a capacity of up to 486 cc, and as many As you probably know, Jeeway is part of the Qianjiang conglomerate that currently holds the Benelli and QJ Motor brands, and in addition to these two brands are also sub-brands. The Keeway MBP M502 is a twin model of the Gaojin Flame 500 currently in the Chinese market.
Let’s look at the subject of design first. The bike will come with a sporty style that looks aggressive. The headlights will be a pair of overlapping lamps. By having characteristics in positioning similar to the Yamaha MT-07 and MT-09 quite a lot, the bike also comes with two clearly separated seats. Similar to the seat of the MV Agusta Brutale, it offers the most natural sitting position. It has a seat height of 790 millimeters and the placement of the driver and passenger seat height is clear. Shifting the hips and creating space to lock in the hip position will give a driving posture that is inclined in a more sporty way.
The power of the bike It comes with a 486 cc, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled DOHC engine. The EFi system provides a maximum power of 47 horsepower (HP) at 8,500 rpm, a maximum torque of 45 Nm at 6,750 rpm, connected to a standard 6-speed transmission, manual clutch. Wet Multi-Plate type, final power transmission with chain.
In terms of structure and suspension, the Keeway MBP M502 comes with a Steel Delta Box construction. The front suspension is a 43 mm Upside-Down shock absorber from the KYB brand. The rear is a Monoshock that works with the swingarm. The braking system is twin 300 mm discs, 2 ports from J Juan, and at the rear is a single 240 mm disc, 1 port, ABS from BSOH, 17-inch alloy wheels with 120/70 tires. and 160/60.
Let’s take a look at the equipment side of the bike. The bike comes with a LED lighting system around the bike, a full digital TFT display screen. The fuel tank has a capacity of 17 liters and has a total weight of 197 kg with liquids.
Currently, the 2022 Keeway MBP M502 will be available in Europe in two body colors: white and black. It sells for €6,180, which is a very attractive price when compared to the European A2 that has some interesting competitors such as the Honda CB500F, Kawasaki Z400, Yamaha MT-07 or other manufacturers. From the European zone, KTM Duke 790 and Aprilia Tuono 660 are the market leaders now.