Yamaha R25 launch price Rs 2.71 lakhs in Indonesia

Yamaha YZF-R25 was launched in Indonesia today for a price tag of 53 million Indonesian Rupiah or approximately Rs 2.71 lakhs in Indian Rupee. The quarter litre sports bike most of South East Asian fans were waiting for all these days, Yamaha R25 follows the success story of YZF-R15. Will R25 too create a revolution in entry level sports bike category?

Yamaha YZF-R25 1 headlightsThe YZF-R25 carries lightweight body & design DNA from Yamaha’s R-series lineage, but also features supersport design worn by YZF-M1, hence R25 bears the nickname ‘baby M1′. Yamaha R25 bears sporty dual head lamps with air duct in the middle, R – series type multi- layer fairing that covers the frontal portion, aluminium alloy wheels, split seats, and tapered tail piece with LED stop lights. Supersport speedometer sitting inside the fairing comes with shift timing indicator light, fuel consumption indicator, gear position mention, oil change indicator, trip and odo-meter, engine temperature warning, FI diagnostic and a timer.

The diamond type chassis gets a special treatment with 2 layers of coating, one electrode position coating for base layer and a wrapped top layer. This makes for one global standard framework for the bike that weighs just 166 kg.

yamaha r25 launch indonesiaYamaha R25 gets a superior inline 2 cylinder 250cc engine governed by DOHC direct-drive camshaft with 8 valves on total. This high compression combustion chamber is liquid cooled and heat is dissipated via front radiator. The engine is capable of producing 36 PS of max. power @ 12,000 rpm and 22.1 Nm peak torque @ 10,000 rpm.

The R25 will be on sale in Predator Black, Racing Blue and Diablo Red colours. Yamaha R25 can be booked online through IWantYamahaR25, where first 250 buyers will get an exclusive Valentino Rossi AGV helmets. But the first 5 raging enthusiasts to book online will be gifted with a Dainese VR46 leather jacket imported directly imported from Italy.

Yamaha YZF-R25 4 hi res imagesSpeaking about India launch, though R15 version 2.0 was launched in Indonesia years after Indian market started testing it, Yamaha brought R25 to Indonesia first and we are left with the question of launch in India. But India needn’t wait much. Yamaha R25 has already arrived in India for testing. Launch is scheduled to take place later this year.

“Yamaha YZF – R25 offered are loaded on the machine technology and advanced features that are targeted to consumers in Indonesia and the Global” said Eko Prabowo, GM Marketing Communication and Community Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing.

“Yamaha YZF – R25 with power 26,5 kW ( 36 PS ) and a Diamond -type frame combined with sleek and perfect weight distribution make the YZF – R25 is easy to drive . So worthy of the title ‘ A superbike You Can Ride Everyday’”, said M. Abidin , GM Service and Motorsport Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing.

Tech specs of Yamaha R25 (Indonesian version)

Specifications
Length x Width x Height 2,090mm x 720mm x 1,135mm
Wheelbase 1380 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Seat Height 780mm
Weight 166kg
Engine Type Liquid-cooled, four-stroke, DOHC, four-valve
Cylinder Arrangement Inline two-cylinder
Total Displacement 249 cc
Bore x Stroke 60.0mm x 44.1mm
Maximum Output 26.5kW (36.0PS) @ 12,000rpm
Maximum Torque 22.6Nm @ 10,000rpm
Fuel Capacity 14.3 litres (Reserve 3L)
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection
Transmission Type/Shift Method Constant mesh 6-speed/Return type
Tire Size (Front/Rear) 110/70-17 / 140/70-17
Brake (Front) Dual Piston Floating Disc Brake Ø 298mm
Brake (Rear) Single Piston Disc Brake Ø 220mm
Suspension (Front/Rear) Telescopic/Swingarm

 

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Yamaha YZF-R25 engine sound: Rev from idle to 14,000 rpm