Yamaha MT-125

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 80,000
* Delhi. May vary.
No Launch Plans

USER OPINION

QUICK FACTS
Overview Yamaha MT-125 is the youngest member of MT series internationally. It is powered by the same engine as Yamaha R125. The 124.7cc engine is good for 14.8 BHP at 9,000 rpm and 12.4 Nm at 8,000 rpm. The motorcycle weighs 138 kg and claims a top speed of 121 kmph. It rivals KTM 125 Duke and Suzuki GSX-S125 in the naked street bike segment while also competes against KTM RC125, Aprilia RS4 125 and Honda CBR125R in various markets. Yamaha would not bring this to India as premium 125cc bikes are not feasible when tuned to such high levels.
Launch Date No Launch Plans
Type Naked
Shades Anodized Red, Matt Grey and Race Blu
Official Tagline Don't be Afraid of the Dark
Frame/Chassis Steel Deltabox
ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE
Displacement 124.7 cc
Maximum Power 14.8 BHP @ 9000 rpm
Maximum Torque 12.4 NM @ 8000 rpm
Engine Description Single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Ignition TCI
Lubrication Wet sump
Bore 52 mm
Stroke 58.6 mm
No. of Cylinders 1
TRANSMISSION
No. of Gears 6
Gearbox Type Constant Mesh
Clutch Wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Final transmission Chain
BRAKES
Front Brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 292 mm
Rear Brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 230 mm
SUSPENSION
Front Suspension Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm
Rear Suspension Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Front Wheel Travel 130
Rear Wheel Travel 114 mm
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 100/80-17 M/C
Rear Tyre 130/70-17 M/C
Wheel Type Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
BATTERY
Battery Type MF
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Overall Length 1955 mm
Overall Width 740 mm
Overall Height 1040 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm
Seat Height 810 mm
Wheelbase 1355 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 138 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 11.50 litres
Oil tank capacity 1.15 litres
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Top Speed 121 kmph
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
Caster Angle 25º
LIGHTING
Head Light Halogen

Yamaha MT-125 Review

15 Jan, 2016 10:44 AM

Overview

Yamaha Moto Corporation is one of the largest and oldest manufacturer of motorcycles. The company has unveiled a new stunning commuter 'Yamaha MT-125' in Europe and is speculated to be available in the Indian market by the mid of 2015. Basically, Yamaha MT-125 is a naked type bike which gives a street-fighter look and shares most of the technical specs with the YZF-R125.

Key Facts

  • Radical new naked 125cc bike
  • MT family DNA gives a serious 'full-size' bike loo
  • Streetfighter style
  • Sporty, upright riding position for everyday fun
  • Deltabox frame and monoshock rear suspension
  • 125cc single cylinder liquid-cooled 4-stroke
  • YZF-R125 platform with high-end components
  • 41mm diameter upside down front forks
  • 292mm floating front disc with radial caliper
  • Lightweight race-style Y-spoke wheels
  • High-tech LED instrumentpanel
  • Short tail end with LED taillight

Design and Style

The MT-125 is based on the same platform on which its elder brother Yamaha YZF-R125 is made. The bike has got new remarkable updates which includes a new tank design, minimum body work, revised steering angle, new footrests and low seating that allows a more upright riding position. Moreover, it is designed using the Steel Delta Box chassis and the naked street-bike styling makes it an eye catcher wherever it goes. The low and angular head lamp with LED day-lights, tapered handlebars with large aluminum clamps makes it an aggressive ergonomics. The thin spoke 17-inch alloy wheels serves as icing on a cake.

Dimensions, Weight and Fuel tank Capacity

The MT-125 has a length of 1955 mm, width of 740 mm and height of 1040 mm as its dimensions along with a weight of 138 Kgs. The bike has a good fuel tank capacity of 11.50-litres.

Instrument Console

Yamaha MT-125 features a fully digital LCD instrument console which includes speedometer, dual trip-meters, tachometer and a fuel gauge. There is an added convenience of low fuel, low oil and low battery indicators.

Engine and Gearbox

The bike is equipped with a 124.7cc, 4-stroke, mono cylinder, liquid-cooled, SOHC engine which can generate a peak power of 14.8 bhp at 9000 rpm and a peak torque of 12.4 Nm at 8000 rpm. The engine would be mated with a six speed manual gearbox.

Brakes and Suspension

The MT-125 has a 292 mm hydraulic single disc brake at the front and 230 mm hydraulic single disc brake at the rear. On the other side, the suspension system comprises of 41 mm upside down telescopic fork at the front and linked mono-shock with spring preload adjustment at the rear which confirms a stress free and comfortable ride.

Tyre size

Yamaha MT-125 has a front tyre of 100/80-17 inch and a rear tyre of 130/70-17 inch that is specially designed to improve the grip of bike on road surfaces and offers a greater stability while handling.

Ride and Handling

The MT-125 has an extended wheelbase of 1355 mm for a safer and pleasant  ride. The commuter will have a good hold on roads, thanks to its flawless suspensions. The bike can have a high ground clearance of 140 mm which will protect the under body from damages. Yamaha MT-125 feels quite fast and sharp around edges.

Shades

The bike is expected to be available in three vibrant color options: Anodized Red, Matt Grey and Race Blu.

Price

The expected price of this amazing commuter is around INR 80,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) may vary.

Yamaha MT-125 vs. KTM 125 Duke

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