Often imitated however by no means replicated, Ducati’s bikes are among the many most immediately recognizable on the earth. I imply, the model fairly actually is liable for what is usually thought of the fashionable day bare bike, with the Monster, in addition to elevating the world of superbikes to an entire different echelon with the Panigale.
That being mentioned, it actually isn’t stunning that an entire lot of motorbike firms—almost all of which from China—have tried, however failed miserably, to duplicate not less than one mannequin from the Ducati lineup. We’ve seen it from Chinese knockoff specialist Moxiao with its Panigale wannabe trying extra like a Funny-gale. This time round, yet one more Chinese firm thought it might get away with making a copycat primarily based on the Ducati Scrambler, however this time, giving it mini-bike proportions.
The bike in query involves us from Chinese producer Jialing, and its CoCo Pony 150F. At a look, it’s clear as day that Jialing blatantly copied the House of Borgo Panigale’s hipster retro bike. I imply, they even butchered the Scrambler Ducati emblem, with “Scrambler Jialing” proudly changing its unique wording. Even the colorway—with a yellow tank, fake pink trellis body, and brown-upholstered saddle, have been taken immediately from the Ducati Scrambler.
What’s completely different, nonetheless, is the truth that the Jialing Coco Pony 150F is a mini-bike. This, not less than in my view, makes it ever so barely extra forgivable than the likes of Moxiao’s offenders. Nevertheless, the oldsters over at Jialing maybe might have give you one thing a tad extra unique. That mentioned, the CoCo Pony is powered by a 150cc engine—fairly giant contemplating its diminutive proportions. Assuming it runs correctly and has gone via even the smallest semblance of high quality management, it might make for a moderately thrilling journey.
Jialing’s Scrambler wannabe rolls on 14-inch scooter wheels, and options surprisingly fancy inverted entrance forks and a preload-adjustable monoshock. It even will get dual-channel ABS—a characteristic that places entry-level scooters from mainstream producers to disgrace. All issues thought of, maybe in China, a motorbike like that is helpful as a commuter device or a metropolis all-rounder.