Yamaha YZF-R125 Short Review
Updated on Dec 15/2014
Yamaha YZF-R125 2014 edition unveiled and it is said to be Best looking 125 cc bike in this class. The unveiling took place at MCN London Motorcycle Show. With a 4 stroke single cylinder water cooled 124.7 cc engine and styling facts inspired from Yamaha R6 offers improved efficiency by 11%. No details are yet available about its launch date or price in India.
Looks, Style and Dimensions
Yamaha YZF-R125 is the Ultimate class-leading 125cc super sport bike from Yamaha. It is a Legendary race-bred R-series DNA equipped motorcycle made for thrill of adventure.
It gets R6-inspired dual headlight fairing and Race-type air intake between headlights to adds with the aggressiveness and sharpness. Yamaha YZF-R125 measures 140.00 kg Weight & 155.00 mm Ground Clearance. There is also 11.50 ltrs Wheelbase.
Engine, Gears and Performance
It is packed with 124.66cc, 4-stroke engine. The engine offers 14.88 Bhp @ 9000 rpm power and 12.4 Nm @ 8000 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Manual gears transmission. It features Wet, multiple-disc coil spring clutch and Steel Deltabox chassis type for build quality.
The bike powered by Liquid Cooling engine and features High-rigidity upside down front forks for safe performance. We can expect for the launch of this bike around 2015 in India.
Yamaha YZF-R125 Key Specifications
- 124.66cc, 4-stroke engine
- 14.88 Bhp @ 9000 rpm power
- 12.4 Nm @ 8000 rpm torque
- 6 Manual gears transmission
- Wet, multiple-disc coil spring clutch
- Steel Deltabox chassis type
- Liquid Cooling engine
- 140.00 kg Weight & 155.00 mm Ground Clearance
- 11.50 ltrs Wheelbase
- Alloys, self start
- Race Blue, Competition White and Matt Grey colors
- Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm front suspension
- Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment rear suspension
- Single disc – 292 mm front brakes
- Single disc – 230 mm rear brakes
Safety and Comfort Features
There is also Multi function LCD instruments and Highly efficient fuel injection system to offers good fuel economy also. The bike is totally fitted with Lightweight race-bred wheels with Y-shape spokes and High-tech radial front caliper with floating disc for safety of passengers. It gets Alloys and self start options in this bike.
Brakes and Suspension
Suspension is best in class with Revised rear suspension linkage for added comfort. Forged aluminium rear brake pedal and shift lever along with Aluminium die-cast passenger footrest offers good comfort on travel.
Brakes used includes Single disc – 292 mm front brakes and Single disc – 230 mm rear brakes for stable ride. Front gets Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm front suspension and Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment rear suspension.
Available Colors and Price
Available colour options includes Race Blue, Competition White and Matt Grey colors. It comes with the tag line -Feed Your Hunger. It is priced around Rs. 90, 000/- in ex-showroom.
It competes with the upcoming sports bike KTM Duke 125. This powerful member from Duke series packed with 124.7cc, 1-cylinder, DOHC, 4-stroke engine. The engine can churns out 15 Bhp @ 10500 rpm power output and 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm torque on ride. It is mated with 6 Speed gears transmission.