CFMOTO V-Night 150 review

Welcome to the CFMOTO V-Night 150 review. Like me you may not have heard this motorcycle manufacturer from China before but since I have seen a number of them parked on the street over the past few months and I thought it was about time I did a write up. The V-Night was only released in Australia in mid 2012 and has already made its mark on the learner and commuter scene by being the cheapest 150cc motorcycle on the market. 

What makes the V-Night worthy of serious consideration is that its build quality is pretty good and that’s not taking the very low price into account. For about $2600 there is nothing else quite like it in a good way.

Overall the V-Night’s exterior design is not exactly the most up to date, looking much like the Honda and Yamaha 125 designs but at least it trumps them with modern analgoue and digital gauges. There’s really nothing wrong with the V-Night that can be criticised in depth especially when you take into account other models from the competitors. Overall its a good effort.

In terms of the engine and technical specification everything is class average so there once again nothing to really complain about. Admittedly the carburattors do make it lower tech but once again for the price you can’t expect too much more than that.

The only disadvantage to the CFMOTO V-Night 150 is the unknown long term reliability but once again due to the low purchase price you can’t really go wrong.  Definitely worth a look if you want a cheap and definitely cheerful learner or commuter motorcycle.

CFMOTO V-Night 150 Key Specifications
Engine:   IL1 cylinder 4-stroke 4 valve (Carbs)
Capacity:  149.44cc
Power/Torque:  9.1Kw @ 8,500 RPM 10.8Nm @ 7000 RPM 
Gearbox:   6 speed
Kerb Weight:  Approx 140kg
Performance:  0-100kph 9 seconds Approx
Max Speed 120Kph Approx 
Fuel Economy:   13 litre fuel tank
Approx 4 litres per 100km
Seat height:  800mm
Dimensions: L1920 X W705 X H1100mm
 Recommended Retail Price:   $2690