Yamaha YZF-R25 Review
According to various sources, Yamaha YZF R25 India launch would happen towards the end of this year. There is another rumour about, Yamaha brought unknown 250cc motorcycle into the country for “Research and Development” purposes with value of INR 2,16,099. Is this the upcoming “Yamaha YZF R25”. The bike unveiled in Indonesia recently. It may priced around 2 Lakh or more in India.
Updated on 16/12/2014
Exclusive news from two wheeler segment – Yamaha to bring the R25, not R3 to India. Around Mar-Apr 2015 launch takes place and price will be about Rs 2.3 lakh to purchase. The quarter-litre YZF-R25 sports bike will reach dealership in as early as March-April 2015. The bike is currently available in Indonesia and exports lag due to high demand in Indonesia where the motorcycle is manufactured.
Engine, Gears and Performance
Yamaha YZF-R25 is the most awaiting motorcycle in India. The bike showcased at the 2013, Tokyo Motor show first. Then again we met it at the 2014 Indian Auto expo. It is built around a tubular Diamond frame. Yamaha YZF-R25 is a 2-Cylinder, 4-stroke, DOHC 8 Valves engine powered bike with 249cc engine Displacement.
It can churns out 35.5 BHP @ 12000 rpm Maximum Power and 22.1 NM @ 10000 rpm Maximum Torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Speed gears engine transmission. The engine offers 60 x 44.1 bore and stroke. It features Tubular Diamond frame Chassis Type and Liquid Cooling engine type for best class performance.
Dimensions and Features
It is equipped with a 14.30 ltrs Fuel Tank & 1380.00 mm wheelbase for stable ride. The bike measures 166.00 kg Weight & 160.00 mm Ground Clearance also. The bike offers starting system as Self start and additionally to have alloy wheels. Change in dimension, is seat height for the Yamaha R25 is kept at a low 780 mm.
Looks and Style
ZF-R25 is nicknamed Baby M1. The style factors includes Alloys and halogen Headlamp in front side. You can see a front fairing houses twin front headlights as in R15. There is a centrally mounted pilot lamp too. You can use its, Digital speedometers console with white back light without difficulty to read.
Rear LED tail lamp and Stubby end can are other features. The usual features of R series bikes are prominent in this includes:- sporty headlight, air duct in the middle, multi layered wraparound fairing the right and left, tapered rear with LED type lights etc.
Yamaha YZF-R25 available in Racing Blue, Predator Black and Diablo Red colours. The bike packed with a narrow valve angle and high compression.
Brakes and Suspension
It gets Telescopic front suspension and Swingarm rear suspension for stability. The bike doesn’t get USD Forks. Brakes fitted in this bike includes 298mm Disc front brakes and another 220mm Disc rear brakes.
Price and Launch Date
The New Yamaha YZF R25 has been unveiled in Indonesia and it is priced at about 53 million Indonesian Rupiya. Yamaha YZF-R25 is a good sports bike with Brand Value and performance. The Indonesian price is around INR 2.78 lakhs. The bike expected to be launched by 2015. Yamaha YZF-R25 will be available for Rs. 2,75,000/- in ex-showrooms.
It almost resembles YZF-R15. 149.8cc, 4-stroke engine in R15 makes 16.8 Bhp (17 PS) @ 8500 rpm power and 15 Nm @ 7500 rpm torque on ride. Yamaha YFZ R15 V 2.0 Price in India is around Rs. 1,10,000/- Ex- Showroom, Delhi. KTM RC 390 is other rival for this bike.
Yamaha YZF-R25 Key Specifications
- 2-Cylinder, 4-stroke, DOHC 8 Valves engine
- 249cc engine Displacement
- 35.5 BHP @ 12000 rpm Maximum Power
- 22.1 NM @ 10000 rpm Maximum Torque
- 6 Speed gears engine transmission
- 60 x 44.1 bore and stroke
- Tubular Diamond frame Chassis Type
- Liquid Cooling engine type
- 166.00 kg Weight & 160.00 mm Ground Clearance
- 14.30 ltrs Fuel Tank & 1380.00 mm wheelbase
- Alloys and halogen Headlamp
- Racing Blue, Predator Black and Diablo Red colours
- Telescopic front suspension
- Swingarm rear suspension
- 298mm Disc front brakes
- 220mm Disc rear brakes
- Self start and alloy wheels
Yamaha YZF-R25 Price in India: Rs. 2,75,000/- Approx
The bike basically a M1 MotoGP contender replica and does not look too much like the R25 Concept. Along with with sophisticated engine architecture of New Yamaha YZF R25 bike, it ensures superior performance on day to day use for sports bike lovers.