In September 2019 we have seen Yamaha bringing updated YZF-R125 that was essentially received new paint schemes. Icon Blue while other paint schemes like Competition white and Black are continued.
Yamaha started the production of YZF-R125 from 2008 and it was last updated in the present year with an entirely new engine having VVA tech. Plus in addition, it comes with slipper and assist clutch.
- The engine is 124.7 cc (7.61 cu in) liquid-cooled 4-stroke 4-valve SOHC single-cylinder.
- Bore / stroke52.0 mm × 58.6 mm (2.05 in × 2.31 in)
- Compression ratio11.2:1
- Transmission is a 6-speed constant mesh, wet, multiple-disc coil spring clutch.
- Frame type Steel twin-spar (Deltabox)
- Suspension Front: 43mm inverted fork
- Suspension Rear: Swingarm (link type)
- Front Brakes: Single 292mm hydraulic disc
- Rear Brakes: Single 230mm hydraulic disc
- Front Tires: 100/80-17
- Rear Tires: 140/70-17
- Rake, Trail25°, 89 mm (3.5 in)
- Wheelbase : 1,325 mm (52.2 in)
- Dimensions L: 1,990 mm (78.3 in), W: 755 mm (29.7 in) ,H: 1,140 mm (44.9 in)
- Seat height: 820 mm (32.3 in)
- Weight142 kg (313.1 lb) (wet)
- Fuel capacity11.0 L (2.4 imp gal; 2.9 US gal)
- Oil capacity1.15 L (0.25 imp gal; 0.30 US gal)
Yamaha also brought YZF-R125 in Monster Energy edition with the below specs.
Yamaha YZF-R125 Monster Energy MotoGP Edition
- Aesthetics looks cool with MotoGP-style Monster Energy graphics.
- Refined delta box frame.
- Gets refined aluminum swingarm.
- The rear tire gets 140 sections wider.
- Variable valve actuation system that gives powerful low rpm torque and more high rpm.
- Better variable valve actuation system meant better performance that helps for giving quicker acceleration, faster pick up, higher top speed and better fuel efficiency.
Priced at £4,699.00 in Europe this looks beautiful machine that Yamaha has brought in its lower displacement category.
- Japan and Europe has different regulations, so it ’s hard to bring them to Japan.
- Noise regulations and blinkers are different between Japan and Europe.
So as of now, we don’t see the YZF-R125 coming to Japan. This information comes from the Tokyo Motor Show.