February 27, 2017 By C! Magazine Staff

The New Yamaha YS125

Yamaha YS125: An affordable lightweight commuter bike

With growing congestion and increasing public transport costs, Yamaha offers everyone an alternative way to easily move around the city.

The company’s Urban Mobility line-up features a wide range of accessible, affordable, economical and reliable models.

The new Yamaha YS125 features a sporty and attractive new design. Its big wheels and plush suspension ensure easy handling – while its low fuel consumption, greater fuel autonomy and increased riding comfort make this one of the most practical and affordable lightweight commuter motorcycles.

The YS125 is also offering today’s smart and discerning customers a more comfortable, stylish, and attractive commuter bike. It offers a higher level of fuel autonomy and riding comfort, and at the same time, a class-leading and reliability and easy handling characteristics for first time riders.

The lightweight chassis and plush suspension of YS125 help to make every riders’ journey smooth and enjoyable. Its 18-inch wheels deliver agility with stability – and the 2.75-18 front tyre and wide 100/80-18 rear tyre give comfortable and confident roadholding.

The newly designed 125cc 4-stroke SOHC single cylinder engine is built to achieve outstanding fuel economy. And being a Yamaha, customers can assure that reliability and durability come as standard. Equipped with a long-range 14 L fuel tank, the YS125 has the potential to cover over 300 km between fuel stops.

Its sporty new headlight and minimalist cowl, the YS125 also features stylish new bodywork that underlines its ambition as the definitive lightweight commuter bike. Angular new side air scoops complement the new headlight and cowl, while the restyled side covers, tailpiece and front fender – as well the new upswept black muffler – give the YS125 a sporty and vibrant new look.

The relaxed ergonomics on the YS125 ensure that riders of varying sizes will feel at ease as soon as they sit on this lightweight commuter. At 795mm, the seat height is 15mm greater than the YBR125, giving a more natural and upright riding position to make the journey to work more comfortable..

The Yamaha YS125 model is available in Power Red, Competition White, and Midnight Black. It will be available on mid-March 2017, and prices will vary per country.

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