Yamaha R25 short film first episode released

yamaha r25 (1)Yamaha R25 was launched in Indonesia earlier today for a price of 53 million Indonesian Rupiah ($4,662 or €3,376 or INR 2.7 lakhs). Weighing 166 kgs, and powered by a 249 cc engine, R25 is rated at 36 PS max power @ 12,000 rpm and 22.6 Nm peak torque @ 10,000 rpm. It will be offered in a choice of three colours – Diablo Red, Racing Blue, and Predator Black.

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

As for India, Yamaha R25 is expected to be launched in India by November 2014. The bike has already arrived in India for R&D. Once launched, Yamaha R25 will compete with the KTM RC 390, which too is expected to be launched in the coming months. Compared to the RC390, R25 performance figures are weak, but they make it up in styling and have offered a complete bike, as they show in the short film below. And this is just the first part of it. More is to come.

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