Taking advantage of the Naza Group Merdeka Auto Fair 2016, Naza Bikes has launched the fairing version of its popular N5 naked bike series, the new N5R, at Naza Automall in Petaling Jaya, today.
Apart from the obvious difference which is the fairing that houses sleek dual slim headlights, the N5R features two concepts on the new bike. The first is its True Sport characteristics of light weight high performance chassis, while the second is the EZ-suit system of switchable riding position with adjustable handle, seat height and step position.
“The Naza N5 naked street bike was initially designed to meet increasing market demands for more dynamic 250cc entry-level motorcycles. Now, following the success of the N5, the N5R takes it up a level to provide a more sporting feel with full fairing and switchable riding position.” said Naza Bikes Sales and Distribution Head, Tan Soon Wei.
For a super sports position that focuses on sports riding with excellent controlability, the seat height is raised by 20 mm, the handle bars are lowered by 30 mm and step position moved back 30 mm.
For a street sports position that focuses on daily street riding with excellent accessibility, the seat height is lowered by 20 mm, the handle bars are raised by 30 mm and step position moved forward by 30 mm.
“The Naza N5R is user-friendly and thrilling to ride, it is ideal for entry-level riders, who wish to navigate the roads with ease, boost their confidence and enhance their riding ability.” Tan added.
Mechanically indentical to its naked sibling, the N5R is powered by a 249 cc, single-cylinder engine that kicks out 28 ps at 9,500 rpm and 24.17 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm, mated to a constant mesh six-speed transmission.
It also uses the same lightweight steel tubular trellis frame with a 37 mm upside down telescopic fork at the front and a dual swingarm with gas charged hydraulic absorber at the rear. Braking power comes from a 300 mm discs with four-piston calipers at the front and 230 mm disc with two-piston caliper at the rear. It has a dry-weighs of just 143 kg, which is lighter than most of its rivals.
The new Naza N5R has a basic selling price of RM13,888 (excluding GST). With an attractive price tag, Naza Bikes looks forward to achieving its target, with customers between 18 to 45 years of age.