August 20, 2018

Scooter licenses made easy, the SYM way.

Our training partner Synergy Racing Academy explains what are the steps needed to get your scooter license. Here is what he had to say: “Motorcycle licenses are categorized between ‘A’ and ‘A1’, ‘A’ being the license for bikes larger than 125 cc, and A1 for bikes 125cc and lower. We need to mention this as these days […]

August 18, 2018

SYM Scooters go from strength to strength in SA

It is well known that SYM is the top selling scooter brand in SA and has been for a considerable period. Sales continue to grow steadily, thanks largely to a network of more than 45, fully trained, and dedicated dealers throughout the Country. What isn’t so well known, is that the Western Cape is the […]

July 24, 2018


Designed to get the best out of city traffic, the Jet 14 is a high-wheeled scooter that stands out for its aggressive yet elegant design. It is ideal for those looking for practical, every day transport, and who want to stand out from the crowd. Just like its SYM siblings, it always seemed to be […]

May 16, 2018

Sym Symphony 150

Safety and comfort are the hallmarks of this brilliant little scooter. Light weight combined with a punchy 151 cc, single-cylinder engine gives lively performance, perfect for beating the urban traffic away from the lights and staying ahead. 16-inch cast alloy wheels front and back give unparalleled stability and security on any road surface and a […]

April 18, 2018

Sym Blaze 200

You said you wanted a commercial bike that was ready for the South African market; we listened, and here is the result; the Blaze 200. Everything you told us you wanted went into the making of this motorcycle and you won’t find a better one at the price. Fantastically economical to run, impressive built-in reliability […]

April 4, 2018

Sym X-Pro 125

Sym scooters are designed to take more! We took a long hard look at the Orbit ll and saw potential; potential for a custom-designed delivery bike. We fitted a single seat, which gives more room for a large rear carrier frame, perfect for large delivery boxes. We’ve beefed up the rear suspension to increase the […]

February 7, 2018

SYM CROX 125 The Urban Adventure

A scooter is a scooter is a scooter, right? Not when you are looking at the Sym Crox 125. Living in the city, you value convenience and practicality above all else but want a dash of style and flair thrown in. The Sym Crox 125 gives you all this and more. We call this an […]

January 31, 2018


Inner City or inter-city; the urban grind or the open road; the MAXSYM 600i ABS has it all covered. All the convenience of a twist-and-go maxi-scooter plus the performance to keep up with modern traffic and shrink distances; it’s your ideal partner on any road. Powered by a fantastically smooth 565cc engine producing 45bhp and […]

September 29, 2017

#HandSYM attends this years #Cancervive

Simon Morton (Online at ZA Bikers) rode 2400km in 10 days at this years #Cancervive Ride. ” I really enjoyed riding #HandSYM on the Cancervive ride. It was very comfortable, even riding long distances and I easily kept up with the convoy of Triumph bikes. The only difficulty was riding in heavy winds. What I […]

August 14, 2017

Social SYM kicks up dust at Stof Skop 2017

Once a year a really mixed bag of motorcycles gather at the Walkerville showground’s for “Stof Skop”. What transpires is a classic “run what you brung“ day of dirt oval flat track racing. Various classes are formulated with no real guidelines for what bike should be in what class. Only when you line up for […]

April 21, 2017

SYM – Not just any Scooter!

Never underestimate a SYM Scooter! Once you ride one, you will be REALLY impressed! They have a knack for surprising people (and they pretty good on the track too ???? ???? ???? )

February 21, 2017

Ride Review: SYM XS125-K

SYM is the #1 selling scooter brand in SA but they also enjoy a healthy representation in the entry level commuter and commercial road bike market, all thanks to their very popular XS125. In a market where price does matter, consumers are faced with two scenarios. Option 1: Pay a high price and feel confident […]

January 17, 2017

SYM – Number 1 selling scooter in SA for 2016!

It’s official – SYM Scooters was the #1 selling scooter brand in SA for 2016. eNatis registrations show that SYM commanded a market share of 30% of ALL scooters imported and sold in SA during 2016. In some months retail sales exceeded 200 units! KMSA took over the importing of SYM scooters two and a […]

November 21, 2016

Ride Review: SYM WOLF SB250Ni

I think it is fair to say that the Taiwanese manufacturer is better known for its range of quality scooters than for its motorcycles. I was therefore intrigued to see how the 250 Wolf would shape up. Whilst new to the South African market, the Wolf has been sold internationally for 4 odd years. 250cc […]

September 21, 2016


The long awaited Wolf 250 has arrived and is available ex warehouse. This superbly finished Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection equipped model Is available in Matt RED & Matt BLUE. It is smooth, responsive, handles well and is confidence inspiring. Another high quality product from SYM! Detailed specifications are listed below for your information. With a […]

August 16, 2016

Social “Sandy” SYM rides the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans in Botswana!

I suppose the idea germinated whilst in the company of some Adventure bikes at the top of Sani pass. They were somewhat miffed at the ease with which Social shot up the pass! “Real adventure bikes travel far and wide, conquering sandy tracks and riding desolate plains like the Makgadikgadi in Botswana”, they said. “You […]

July 17, 2016

SYM Commercial Warranty – GREAT NEWS

After a recent highly successful visit to SA by the President of SYM, there have been some very positive developments for the brand. Not only has SYM HQ expressed an increased desire to assist with the growth of SYM in SA, they have also introduced a warranty on vehicles used for commercial purposes, something that […]

June 3, 2016

SYM: Serious about South Africa

The South Africa Bike Festival which was recently held at the newly renovated Kyalami Race Circuit in Midrand, proved to be an excellent opportunity for major motorcycle brands to showcase their range of products. SYM Motorcycles and Scooters had a strong presence at the Festival with a variety of scooters and commuters on display. The […]

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