The new Yamaha R125 retains its sporty stance, though design has become more aggressive than its earlier counterpart. Not scheduled for launch in India as on date, the upgraded R125 is powered by a liquid cooled 124.7 cc engine producing 15 hp at 9000 rpm and 12.4 Nm torque at 8000 rpm. The model comes in built on a steel deltabox frame with a new front form and ultra rigid triple clamps at front suspension. Redesigned rods seen on linked monoshock with preloaded spring adjustments at the rear.
Yamaha R125 will be available in matte grey, anodized red and race blue. It measures 1,955 mm in length, 680 mm in width, 1,065 mm in height. R125 will sit on a wheelbase of 1,355 mm while seat height stands at 825 mm. The improved bike also gets 155 mm ground clearance, while it will weigh a total of 140 kg.
Yamaha has also ensured added fuel efficiency on board the new and improved R125 raising it by 11% due to a well defined fuel injection system. Other upgrades on board the R125 include radial front caliper, floating disc, carbon finishes on front fender, rear brake pedal and gear shift with forged aluminum.
R125 also gets a new side profile with full faring in black, split seats and a new LCD display console offering information on speed, engine temperature, max speed, average speed, clock, trip meter, average fuel consumption and fuel reserve indicators. Price is not revealed yet.