Yamaha R125 Review
Yamaha R125 is one of the upcoming sportive bike which is expected to be priced around Rs.90,000 packed with host of features. The new R125 will be available in three attractive range of colors namely White, Blue and Grey. The motorcycle will give a toughest competition to its similar other bikes such as Honda CB150R Streetfire, Bajaj Avenger 200, Hero Honda Karizma ZMR etc.
The Yamaha R125 has been designed with the full size chassis with best handling. It will have a twin fox eye headlight for better visibility to the rider during night time. The front cowling of the bike gets an aggressive and stunning appearance. The new bike will be indulged with a progressive MotoGP technology and R-Series type engine.
The fuel tank of the R125 is wider with the fuel tank capacity of around 13.8 litre along with 1.1 litre of reserve capacity. It will have an ultra compact tail cowl with R6 style Mid-Ship muffler which looks very stylish. The rear end is gifted with the compact LED tail light with excellent braking and suspension mechanisms. The seating arrangement is also very comfortable with the stylish split seats which separate the space between the rider and pillion.
The dimensions of Yamaha R125 in terms of its length, width and height are represented below.
1) Overall Length – 2015 mm
2) Overall Width – 660 mm
3) Overall Height – 970 mm
Along with that, the bike will provide the wheelbase of around 1355 mm and ground clearance of about 155 mm. The total kerb weight of the Yamaha R125 is 138 kg approximately.
The Yamaha R125 will be powered by a liquid cooled, 4 stroke, single cylinder, 4 valve, SOHC fuel injection engine offering the displacement very close to 124.66cc. The engine of the bike will churn out the peak power of 15 ps @ 9000 rpm in combination with the peak torque of 12.24 Nm @ 8000 rpm. The bore and stroke of the bike is found to be 52 mm and 58 mm and it gets an electric start option which will be easy for the rider to start the vehicle. The engine of the bike is mated to a six speed transmission with wet multiple disc coil spring clutch for easy and smooth ride.
The Yamaha bikes are well known for its performance in terms of pick up, acceleration and fuel efficiency. The R125 is expected to provide the maximum speed of around 135 kmph and it can be able to accelerate form 0-100 kmph in just 13.2 seconds.
The Yamaha R125 will have an efficient braking system in which both front and rear wheels are fitted with a single disc type brake option for better safety. The front disc brake of the bike is of 292 mm while the rear disc brake is of 230 mm. The bike will be very easy to handle at any road condition with excellent suspension mechanisms of telescopic fork at the front suspension and swing arm (mono cross) at the rear suspension which is quite good. The bike is well incorporated with an alloy wheel of front tire size 100/80 – 17 M/C and rear tire size of 130/70 – 17 M/C ensuring better road performance.