The Indian motorcycle market is at present looking at some of the most counts on launches. The motorcycle selling now has finally increased in 2-digit number after five years. The strong sales in the motorcycles for Indian markets have reflected the downturn of big company bike sales in the USA. Now many other manufacturers are devising to launch their products in the budding Indian market and tapping into the flourishing business. The Yamaha India has now kick-started this year with launching and selling most of the motorcycles.
Yamaha XTZ 125 Off-road Bike Spied In India?
The demand for launching motorcycles in India has increased due to tie-ups by many companies and their models. This includes models like from MotorCorp’s Splendor, Honda’s CB Shine, TVS Motors Star City and many more to be count. This has resulted in India tops the market in selling about 20 million two-wheeler bikes every year. Yamaha is a pioneer in the Indian performance bike industry. There has been noted growth in motorcycles.
Yamaha, one of the biggest motorcycle manufacturers in the earth also has a good existence in the Indian market and to thrust forward, they may cast a new dual-purpose motorcycle in the Indian market. Yamaha owns three plants in India for manufacturing of motorbikes, one at Faridabad (Haryana), second at Surajpur (Uttar Pradesh) and last at Chennai (Tamil Nadu).
Yamaha offers the XTZ 125 in countries like South Africa and the Philippines. However, now as India has grown in sales in the world it is estimated to be launched here. Although Yamaha is a very popular brand in India and people trust its quality bikes. The off-road segment has not seen in many new motorcycles of Yamaha in recent years. But currently, XTZ 125 has been there for a long time now and enjoys decent followers. You can tick right on all boxes for an entry-level off-roader. This will be most awaited launches of the company as Yamaha is one of the biggest manufacturers in the world. It also has a good presence in the Indian market and to push forward.
The Yamaha XTZ is a dual-sport bike, that is it may be used in on-road and as well as off-road. This bike is not yet launched in India but the news is on the floor that the testing is going on in full swing. The Yamaha XTZ 125 rolls to be pretty Spartan as far as visage are concerned. There are a utilitarian rear luggage rack and an under seat exhaust, which should execute in superior water-wading adequacy. Even the motocross-like front fender swivel rugged and gaiters on the forks lock on adequate protection from dirt.
The first peek glance of the Yamaha XTZ 125 would admonish you of the Hero Impulse, which has been given up in the Indian market for a long time now. Even though Yamaha has survived tight-lipped about the filing of a dual purpose model, they had publicized that new set of entry-level motorcycles in the Indian market and this could be the part of the same.
Engine and Gearbox
The Yamaha XTZ 125 draws power from the upcoming bike is 124cc, single-cylinder, 2-valve, counterbalanced, SOHC air-cooled engines that outturn a maximum power of 12.5 Bhp at 8000rpm and 11.5 Nm of peak torque at 6500rpm. It gets a 5-speed gearbox transmission for powering up. The rest pieces of equipment include the single-channel abs, one luggage rack and a monoshock suspension for better performing.
The engine scraps quite simple and gets a carburetor. For better performance, this bike is equipped with 21-inch spoked wheel at the front of the bike and 18-inch wheel at the rear of the bike.
In the Philippines, this motorcycle is priced approximately at PHP 84,900 that is it can cost in India approximately Rs 1.15 lakh. The testing part is going on in full swing in India secretly. However, Yamaha has not said anything about the launch of the all-new motorcycle but is expected to be launched by the mid of 2019. If launched in India there could be a rival with the other bikes like KTM Duke 125.
The adventure motorcycle division in India is yet to take off in a big way even though Indian roads offer almost out-of-this-world conditions for such bikes. The launch of a slew of new alms in this segment may make such bikes more popular in the coming years. Though they have not confirmed yet the launch date if the company intends to bring this launch here, it will only face problem in price challenge and also the problem of tall seat height on a small bike.
The Yamaha XTZ 125 first came only in blue color but now they have managed to get in White as well. The long-travel suspension, high clearance of 260mm, and improved mud-guard are some key features of this bike. The first glimpse of the Yamaha XTZ 125 will remind you of the Hero impulse, which now has reduced the interest in Indian markets.
Shaped with attractive designs and appealing graphics, these make the bike appear specially engineered for off-road travel. The Yamaha XTZ 125 is an adventurous motorcycle but the concerned is its curb weight. It weighed up to 118 kilograms that is the Yamaha XTZ 125 is the lightest motorcycle in the trending market.
|Sr No.||Yamaha XTZ 125 Specifications|
|1||Displacement||124.00 cm (7.57 cubic inches)|
|2||Engine type||Single cylinder, four-stroke|
|3||Power||12.50 HP (9.1 kW) @ 8000 RPM|
|4||Torque||11.50 Nm (1.2 kgf-m or 8.5 ft.lbs)|
|6||Fuel control||Single Overhead Cams (SOHC)|
|7||Lubrication system||Wet sump|
|10||Clutch||Wet, multiple-disc coil spring|