Launched by Zongshen two-wheeler company
The front looks inspired by Aprilia but the overall design is quite aggressive

Zongshen is a Chinese motorcycle maker that has intoroduced their new bike Taro GP1-250R. The bike is available in China with a price tag of CNY 15,980 (Rs. 1.70 lakhs).

That’s quite an impressive pricing for a quarter-litre, twin-cylinder motorcycle. The bike looks very sporty and aggressive. Gets unique paint job and latest features on offer.

The front profile might remind you of Aprilia bikes and there is a hint of other superbikes as well. It comes with full-LED twin headlamps with integrated DRLs. The fairing gets sharp cuts and creases, even the fuel tank looks muscular.

There is a single side-mounted exhaust and split seat setup. It comes with clip-on handlebars. Gets full-colour all-digital instrument cluster.

Powering the Taro GP1-250R is a 249.5 cc twin-cylinder engine with electronic fuel injection. It produces 17 PS at 8500 RPM and 16.5 Nm of torque at 6000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a quickshifter.

It has a dry weight of 150 kg. The seat height is 780 mm while the ground clearance is 180 mm. The bike comes with a 14-litre fuel tank capacity.

It comes with double disc brakes up front and single disc brake at the rear.

The motorcycle is available in two variants – CBS and ABS. The bike maker is offering three colour options to choose from – black, red and blue.

Taro GP1-250R

  • Zongshen has introduced the new motorcycle in China
  • Comes with a 250cc twin-cylinder engine
  • Front looks inspired by Aprilia RSV4
Instrument cluster is all-digital
All-digital and full colour instrument cluster is offered
Riding position is not too aggressive
Since it is a 250cc motorcycle, the riding position isn’t too aggressive
There are three colour options on offer
It comes with split seats and the tail looks sharp
Available in 2 variants in China
It has a big bike feel with this design language
Side mounted double barrel exhaust
It’s currently available in China with 2 variants and 3 colour options