The new Yamaha Saluto 125 replaces the YBR 125 and will pose an alternative to the Honda Shine in the growing commuter motorcycle segment.
The brand new Yamaha Saluto 125 has tried to address the styling part bit and it is a completely new design from the ground up. New front faring, new fuel tank and better looking side panels help give the Saluto that much needed new bike aura. Overall, it gets very solid engine with great dimensions and chasis. The Yamaha Saluto is a brand new motorcycle from top to bottom. Apart from the fresh styling and the new engine, the Saluto also gets several new parts. At less than Rs 60,000 the Yamaha Saluto is well priced for a 125cc motorcycle.
Yamaha Motor India succeeded in creating a true peoples’ bike. After having established itself as a maker of sporty, good looking and desirable motorcycles even in the 150cc class with the YZF R15 and the ever popular FZ series, it is eagerly looking towards the high volume commuter segment. But, instead of entering the crowded 100-110cc segment, Yamaha has decided to tackle the 125cc segment first.
|Engine Type||Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve|
|Bore x Stroke (mm)||52.4mm x 57.9mm|
|Max. Power (Ps @ RPM)||6.1kW(8.3PS)/7000r/min|
|Max. Torque (Nm @ RPM)||10.1N・m(1.0kgf・m)/4500r/min|
|Starter Type||Electric start & Kick start|
|2G Bands||Wet Sump|
|Cylinders Mileage||Single cylinder|
|Clutch Type||Wet, multiple-disc|
|2G Bands||CDI (capacitor discharge ignition)|