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Yamaha Motor announces Tricity LMW (Leaning Multi Wheel) Thailand launch in April 2014


New scooter buyers have something to look forward to in the new Yamaha Tricity. Coming in at a price of €4,000 (about US$5,400) when released in Europe by mid 2015, this futuristic scooter has already made its debut earlier this month at the EICMA in Milan, Italy.

Tricity from Yamaha is a three wheeled wonder with special tilting facility. It was also on display at the Tokyo Motor Show close to its final production model where it was seen to be lighter and more compact as compared to other three wheelers in the market today.

Yamaha_TricityMeasuring 75″ in length, 28.9″ in breadth and standing 47.8″ high, the new Tricity from Yamaha will weigh a total of 150 kgs. It will be powered by a 125 cc liquid cooled 4 stroke engine and will excel both where specifications and performance is concerned.

Sporty in stance and efficient in performance, the new Tricity has been designed for agility and has a narrow track and short wheelbase. Front wheel is topped with a fixed fender and has a disc brake mounted on its interior while there is also a single disc brake at the rear. A spacious compartment under its seat allows for easy storage while Yamaha is keeping other specifications a closely guarded secret.

TRICITY Main Specifications
Overall length/width/height1,905 mm x 735 mm x 1,215 mm
Seat height780 mm
Weight (dry)146 kg
Weight (with oil and a full fuel tank)152 kg
Engine typeLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
CylindersSingle cylinder
Displacement124.8 cm3
Bore x stroke52.4 x 57.9 mm
Max. output8.1 kW (11PS) / 9,000r/min
Max. torque10.4 N·m (1.1kgf·m) / 5,500r/min
Fuel tank capacity6.6 L
Fuel supply systemFuel injection
Transmission typeV-belt automatic
Tire size (front/rear)90/80-14 / 110/90-12 (both tubeless)
Brakes (front/rear)Hydraulic disc / Hydraulic disc
Suspensions (front/rear)Telescopic / Unit swing

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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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