The 2022 R125 now also looks similar to the India-spec R15 V4, with a projector headlamp in the middle, flanked by LED DRLs on either side. it gets the same central projector headlamp flanked by two LED DRLs. Other changes include a slightly beefier fairing, and a plastic exhaust cover. The motorcycle gets a 5-inch TFT instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity.
Powering the R125, as the name suggests, is a 125 cc single-cylinder liquid cooled engine that belts out 15 PS of max power at 10,000 rpm along with 11.5 Nm of peak torque at 8,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission. The bike makes use of a steel deltabox frame that is suspended on upside-down front forks with 130 mm travel and a rear-monoshock with 110 mm travel.
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The braking duties are taken care of by a 292 mm disc at the front, coupled with a 220 mm disc at the back. The new R125 also gets traction control system, as well as Michelin Pilot Street rubber with a wide 140-section rear tyre. The multi-spoke alloy wheels have been carried over from the predecessor. Yamaha is offering the 2022 R125 in two colour options – Icon Blue and Tech Black.
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