SYM LAUNCHES 30TH ANNIVERSARY HUSKY ADV
China – In early March, SYM launched its 30th anniversary HUSKY ADV in the Chinese Mainland market. The global debut model is priced at 23,800 yuan. Perhaps due to chip shortage, the model is only available for limited pre-order in March.
The HUSKY ADV is actually the same power platform product of the DRG 150, with slightly smaller displacement and power data compared with the upgraded DRG150, but better other configurations.
The biggest highlight of this 150cc motorcycle is the 15.2L fuel tank as a result of the new keel frame. Theoretically, it can reach a range of 600km. This is the official test data at the national laboratory using the World Wide Motorcycle Test Cycle (WMTC) model. It remains to be proved as regards how many kilometers it can actually run.
The new configurations include the TCS, innovative off-road anti-skid tires, a 5-inch TFT meter with smart phone connectivity, and ABS. As a commemorative model, customized elements are indispensable, which is reflected on the gold trimming for the logo, cushion, fender, body emblem, wheel hub and pedal. Of course, all of these make it much more expensive than the DRG 150, with a price tag closer to the 278cc Joymax F.
As an entertainment-use ADV, the HUSKY ADV isn’t perfect. It doesn’t have competent spokes to enable a more adventurous ride. If there is an ordinary version in the future, removing the custom elements of the commemorative model and adding spoked wheels will bring it greater competitiveness.