Yamaha Indonesia witnesses the cheer and enthusiasm around R25 to be much more than what it saw with YZF-R15. R25 costs about twice than that of R15 at 53 million Indonesian Rupiah (2.71 lakhs in Indian Rupees). Honda launched facelifted version of CBR 250R few days back, and it seems that R25 has overshadowed it.However, both bikes have close comparison cues, that can be checked out here.
Nicknamed baby M1, YZF-R25 displays body structure and design cues of Yamaha’s R series lineage and wears supersport design theme of Yamaha YZF-M1. Attractive components include sporty twin headlamps separated by an air duct, multi-layer front fairing, split seats, LED tail lights and aluminium alloy-wheels. Instrument cluster gets sporty functionalities like shift timing indicator light, gear position indicator, FI diagnostic, timer, fuel consumption indicator, trip and odometer, engine temperature warning and oil change indicator.
The R25 weighs 166 kg, comes with parallel twin cylinder engine measuring 249cc of combined displacement. The power plant features DOHC direct drive camshaft and total of 8 valves operating inlet and outlet. Maximum power reads 36 PS at 12,000 rpm and peak torque records 22.1 Nm at 10,000 rpm.
Technical Specifications of Yamaha R25:
|Length x Width x Height|
2,090 x 720 x 1,135 mm
Min. Turning Radius
Liquid-cooled, four-stroke, DOHC, four-valve
Inline two cylinder
Bore x Stroke
60 x 44.1 mm
|36.0PS (26.5kW) @ 12,000rpm|
22.6 Nm @ 10,000rpm
|14.3 litres (Reserve 3L)|
|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|
Single Piston Disc Brake Ø 220mm
Check out the huge picture gallery of Yamaha YZF-R25 below courtesy of our counterpart in Indonesia.
Thanks to iwanbanaran