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

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 typeSingle cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves
Bore x stroke52.0 mm x 58.6 mm
Compression ratio11.2 : 1
Maximum power11.0 kW (15.0PS) @ 9,000 rpm
Maximum Torque12.4 Nm (1.25 kg-m) @ 8,000 rpm
Lubrication systemWet sump
CarburettorElectronic Fuel Injection
Clutch TypeWet, multiple-disc coil spring
Ignition systemTCI (digital)
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmissionChain
FrameSteel Deltabox
Front suspension systemUpside-down telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm
Front travel130 mm
Caster Angle25º
Trail89 mm
Rear suspension systemLinked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear Travel114 mm
Front brakeHydraulic single disc, Ø 292 mm
Rear brakeHydraulic single disc, Ø 230 mm
Front tyre100/80-17 M/C
Rear tyre130/70-17 M/C
Overall length1,955 mm
Overall width680 mm
Overall height1,065 mm
Seat height825 mm
Wheel base1,355 mm
Minimum ground clearance155 mm
Wet weight140 kg
Fuel tank capacity11.5 litres
Oil tank capacity1.15 litres