QJ Motor lately launched the Fortress 350, its very first mannequin within the maxiscooter phase, and it was designed in collaboration with Ricardo Motorcycles.
Historically, QJ Motor’s scooters by no means cracked displacements above 250ccs and this new scooter is a brand new mannequin from the model that claims a couple of firsts. The launch of the Fortress can be consistent with the remainder of QJ’s different endeavors which embody new engines and fashions that can seemingly make issues fascinating for the corporate within the close to future.
Coming with a 349cc four-valve, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces 34 horsepower. The mannequin is now the most important scooter within the QJ Motor secure, and its powertrain can be new for the model providing followers of the marque extra energy than its different choices.
Another first is the actual fact that it’s the first QJ Motor maxiscooter, and its design is harking back to different fashions within the subject like Yamaha’s XMAX 300 and Honda’s Forza 350. If the outside design has a couple of nods to European maxis just like the BMW C400X and C400GT, that’s as a result of Ricardo Motorcycles was additionally tapped by BMW to design its scooters. QJ Motor went to Ricardo for the design of the Fortress, and it has resulted in a lovely design that weighs in at 195 kilograms, or only a hair beneath 430 kilos.
Other options embody a TFT instrument panel, ByBre brakes with dual-channel ABS, traction management, and even an adjustable windscreen that’s electronically managed.
As for its value, sources are stating that it’s going to seemingly be within the ballpark of $5,500 USD, which is roughly translated from the launched value introduced throughout its debut in China, the place QJ is from. It’s additionally seemingly that the mannequin will turn into a rebadged Benelli, provided that QJ Motor is the father or mother firm. Sources point out that the mannequin will make its first European debut in France and Germany, the place the corporate has a robust community of sellers.