A Chinese motorcycle manufacturer that was founded in 1988, QLINK is still a relatively new name on the international motorcycle scene. The company was founded on the simple idea of providing power sports enthusiasts with fun, affordable, and high quality means of on-road and off-road transportation. The company has always valued creative styling and has created a diverse line of attractive two-wheel and four-wheel vehicles. Beyond just looking good, QLINK bikes are designed to be mechanically sound and to have a minimal impact on the environment. QLINK’s commitment to providing working class individuals with a reliable means of transportation or weekend recreation has led to the company devising stringent quality control measures in terms of manufacturing. By maintaining good relationships with suppliers and dealerships, while refusing to unduly mark up their products, QLINK is generally able to furnish riders with quality vehicles at affordable prices. QLINK offers a diverse line of products that includes dirt bikes, street bikes, scooters, ATVs, and UTVs.
The 2008 QLINK Siena is a compact scooter model. It’s powered by a 149.6cc air-cooled, single-cylinder, DOHC, four-stroke engine. That engine is a paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The Siena is equipped with a leading link fork front suspension and a rear suspension that consists of a single sided swing arm. Stopping power is good, thanks to hydraulic disc brakes in front and back. The 2008 QLINK Siena weighs in at 222 lbs and has 4.7 inches of ground clearance. The 2008 Siena comes equipped with an electric starter that helps facilitate the ease with which it’s possible to operate the scooter. The Siena comes equipped with aluminum wheels with a 120/70-12 front tire and a 120/70-12-rear tire. The 2008 QLINK Siena has a seat height of 29.6 inches and is equipped with a standard one-piece, two-passenger seat. The Siena gets excellent fuel economy and has a 1.4-gallon tank.
One of the 2008 QLINK Siena’s most distinct features is its styling. Reminiscent of classic mid-century Italian scooters like the Vespa and the Lambretta, the Siena is available in edgy colors such as pink and light blue. It comes with a detachable storage trunk and foldable rear footrests. The seat is thickly padded and can comfortably accommodate a rider and a passenger. Although the QLINK Siena has been discontinued, there are many of them still available on the used scooter market. Parts for the Siena are also relatively easy to come by. The 2008 QLINK Siena was truly one of the most affordable scooters on the market when it was first released. Designed to compete with such models as the Vespa S150, Yamaha Vino 125, and Aprilia Scarabeo 100, the Siena was the most affordable of them all. With QLINK lacking the name recognition of makes such as Vespa and Honda, it’s often possible to find used Siena’s from 2008 and other years, at very reasonable prices. A compact, economical scooter, with distinct retro styling, the 2008 QLINK Siena is a great bike for students or anyone who is looking for a cheap, reliable means of hopping around town or campus. With the power of a 150cc scooter and the price tag of a 50cc one, the Siena is a value-oriented mode of transportation, if nothing else. While other models may be more desirable, offer better performance, or more style, the 2008 QLINK Siena offers good value for the money. Even though QLINK discontinued the Siena after 2010, there are still parts available. Despite a few problems with starting that have been reporter here and there, the Siena is generally regarded as a reliable scooter. For a rider who is merely seeking an economical means of getting from point A to point B, the 2008 QLINK Siena could potentially be a good choice. It’s lightweight, economical, not bad to look at, and has an efficient two-stroke engine that’s on par with that of many more recognizable models in its class.