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Zongshen
Chongqing Zongshen Power Machinery Company
Native name
宗申
Traded as SZSE: 001696
Industry Transportation
Founded 1992
Founder Zuo Zongshen
Headquarters Chongqing, China
Products Motorcycles, scooters, quads
Production output
1,000,000+ motorcycles annually (claimed)
Number of employees
18,000
Website www.zongshenmotor.com
A Zongshen ZS 200 GS

In the Chinese motorcycle industry Zongshen (Chinese: 宗申) is a Chinese company producing motorcycles, quad bikes, generators and engines, based in Chongqing, China. It claims to have a yearly output of over 1,000,000 motorcycles.

Zongshen Chongqing is the original manufacturer of Zongshen 200 GS and Zongshen 250 GS.

History[edit]

Zuo Zongshen, who had grown up in poverty, founded the Zongshen company in 1992. Today, the Zongshen Group consists of 52 wholly owned or part owned subsidiary companies. The Zongshen group has over 18,000 employees, and the total assets or worth over 4 billion yuan. It is one of the five largest motorcycle manufacturers in China.[1] They are presently in partnerships with Harley Davidson and Piaggio.[1]

In 2006, founder Zuo Zongshen was profiled in the Discovery Channel and CBC co-produced documentary China Rises as a member of China's nouveau riche.[2]

Models[edit]

Zongshen models include:

KD50QT-4[edit]

Zongshen/Kangda Pexma KD50QT-4 is a four-stroke, single-cylinder city-scooter, with an engine displacement of 50 cc.

Specifications[edit]

  • Engine type: four-stroke, one-cylinder, air-cooled, OHC, two valves.
  • Displacement: 49,7 cc
  • Horsepower: 3,4 Bhp (2,5 kW)
  • Fuel economy: 54 km/l

Zongshen ZS 150 GY|ZS 150 GY[edit]

Zongshen/ZS 150 GY is a four-stroke, single-cylinder street legal supermoto, with an engine displacement of 150 cc.

Zongshen Racing[edit]

Zongshen Racing's team truck
Zongshen Racing's pit garage
Zongshen Racing's riders' names

Zongshen races in various motorcycle championships under the guise of China Zongshen Racing. It is a major competitor in the China Superbike Championship, winning the riders' titles in 2007 and 2008. In 2002, Zongshen team of China took the 2 first places of the world endurance championship with the French coach; "Michel MARQUETON" In 2003, The Zongshen team took the 5 first races of the world endurance championship with the same coach but finished the championship in 2nd place [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Zongshen main site
  2. ^ China Rises, CBC 
  3. ^ http://www.fim.ch, www.bike70.com

External links[edit]


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Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus News (BelTA)
Mon, 11 May 2015 03:52:30 -0700

MINSK, 11 May (BelTA) – The Chinese company Zongshen has signed an agreement with the Belarusian companies MTZ and Gomselmash on setting up joint ventures with Chinese and foreign capital. The documents were initialed during the ...
 
Forbes
Tue, 19 May 2015 05:50:47 -0700

Chongqing Zongshen Power said this month that an engine it supplied for flight by a “Rainbow 3” drone developed by the government-run China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics passed a key test on April 29. As a result, Zongshen, a supplier of motors ...

Motorcycle.com (blog)

Motorcycle.com (blog)
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:28:36 -0700

“We've been extremely impressed with the reliability and performance of the 250cc Zongshen engine we use in our Mustang replicas,” said Seidner. “This product experience and our visits, technical evaluations, and process audits of the Zongshen ...

UltimateMotorcycling.com

UltimateMotorcycling.com
Tue, 19 May 2015 10:15:00 -0700

By far the two most eye-catching P2W at Zongshen's stand were the Cyclone RX3 (ZS250GY-3) and the ZT3 scooter. The RX3 uses a NC250 engine which can generate power up to 18.5Kw/9000(r/min) and gives the bike a maximum speed of over 120Km/h.

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus News (BelTA)
Fri, 22 May 2015 07:37:30 -0700

Zongshen Industrial Group signed agreements with MTZ and Gomselmash to set up joint ventures with Chinese and foreign capital. The documents were endorsed at the Belarusian-Chinese Interregional Business Forum which was held in Minsk on 11 May.

autoevolution

autoevolution
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 04:57:05 -0700

Remember the M1nsk TRX300i quarter-liter adventure bike launched by the Belarusian manufacturer earlier this year when we reported that it was only a rebranded Zongshen RX3 machine? Good, because the same bike is now getting ready to enter the ...

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus News (BelTA)
Fri, 15 May 2015 08:00:00 -0700

Gomselmash and Zongshen Industrial Group signed an agreement during the recent Belarusian-Chinese interregional business forum and it can herald a new stage in the cooperation between the two countries in the production of agricultural equipment.

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus News (BelTA)
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:56:15 -0700

GOMEL, 24 April (BelTA) – The Belarusian manufacturer of agricultural machines Gomselmash will work together with the Chinese corporation Zongshen to set up two factories in China to make harvesters, BelTA learned from Sergei Gapeyev, Gomselmash's ...
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