Yamaha YZF-R125 2014 edition unveiled: Best looking 125 cc

Unveiled today at the MCN London Motorcycle Show, the new Yamaha R125 2014 edition is easily the best looking bike in the 125 cc segment today. Powered by a 4 stroke single cylinder water cooled 124.7 cc engine, the R125 delivers 15 PS power and 12.4 Nm torque.

yamaha r125 unveiled live imagesInspired from Yamaha R6, the new R125 features 6 speed constant speed gearbox,and a new fuel injection system which improves efficiency by 11%. Just like other Yamaha’s this one too has a high revving engine with max power achieved at 9000 rpm and max torque at 8000 rpm. In the UK, Yamaha R125 will replace the best selling supersport 125, and will compete with the likes of Honda CBR125R, KTM Duke 125, and Aprilia RSV4 125.

2014 yamaha r125 first images 12014 Yamaha R125 features better riding and handling. This is helped by upside down front forks, and a center air intake. Tyres of the new R125 are 100/80-17 front and 130/70-17 rear. Other visible changes include redesigned triple clamp, redesigned rear suspension linkage system, new instrumentation panel. Color options include ‘Mat Grey’, ‘Anodized Red’, and ‘Race Blu’.

Tech specs of the new Yamaha R125:

Engine type Single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 124.7cc
Bore x stroke 52.0 mm x 58.6 mm
Compression ratio 11.2 : 1
Maximum power 11.0 kW (15.0PS) @ 9,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 12.4 Nm (1.25 kg-m) @ 8,000 rpm
Lubrication system Wet sump
Carburettor Electronic Fuel Injection
Clutch Type Wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Ignition system TCI (digital)
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission Chain
 
Chassis
Frame Steel Deltabox
Front suspension system Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm
Front travel 130 mm
Caster Angle 25º
Trail 89 mm
Rear suspension system Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear Travel 114 mm
Front brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 292 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 230 mm
Front tyre 100/80-17 M/C
Rear tyre 130/70-17 M/C
 
Dimensions
Overall length 1,955 mm
Overall width 680 mm
Overall height 1,065 mm
Seat height 825 mm
Wheel base 1,355 mm
Minimum ground clearance 155 mm
Wet weight 140 kg
Fuel tank capacity 11.5 litres
Oil tank capacity 1.15 litres

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