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Key Features

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    Powerful 125cc EU5-compliant engine with VVA

    The MT-125’s sophisticated 125cc 4-valve liquid-cooled EU5 engine is equipped with Yamaha’s exclusive Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) system that features two intake cams. This exclusive R125-derived technology enables the high-tech engine to deliver outstanding top-end performance together with plenty of torque at lower engine speeds, making the MT-125 one of the strongest performers in the category.

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    Modern and aggressive body design

    Athletic bodywork gives a dynamic look that’s been strongly influenced by the larger capacity MT models. The signature mass-forward styling, compact fuel tank and short tail accentuate the bike’s aggressive stance – and with its dynamic riding position you’d better prepare yourself for the most thrilling ride in the class!

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    Bold twin-eye face

    No other lightweight comes with the street presence and intimidating attitude of the MT-125. Its aggressive face features menacing twin-eye position lights that project a predatory stare. The ultra-compact single LED headlight projects a brilliant beam that enables you to see and be seen.

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    Assist and slipper clutch

    The MT-125’s engine is equipped with an assist and slipper (A&S) clutch with a super-light feeling at the lever that gives easy gear changing. As well as requiring less physical input from the rider, the A&S clutch makes downshifts even smoother and helps to prevent rear wheel lock ups – giving you greater control of your MT.

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    Sporty Deltabox frame and aluminium swingarm

    The R125-derived Deltabox frame and aluminium swingarm deliver light and sporty handling as well as impressive comfort at higher speeds. The geometry is optimised to achieve mass-centralization and a dynamic riding position.

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    Modern 5'' colour TFT meter with smartphone connectivity

    The MT-125’s CCU communicates with the MyRide app so that text messages and incoming call notifications are displayed on the screen, keeping you connected at all times. This connectivity also allows you to monitor all key parameters of the bike through the app. If an issue with your bike is detected, the dashboard notifies you and can send an e-mail alert to a pre-set contact.

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    Wide 140-section rear tyre

    Whether you’re riding at lower speeds around town or taking it to the limit on a twisty back road, the MT-125 is always ready to thrill. There’s plenty of instant performance waiting to be released at the twist of your wrist – and with its wide 140-section rear tyre this high-specification lightweight just loves to carve the corners!

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    Traction Control System

    The MT-125 comes equipped with Yamaha’s state-of-the-art TCS. Using advanced ECU functions and real-time riding data given by sensors placed at the rear wheel, the chances of drifting are minimized, giving you ultimate controllability and thrill.

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    High-specification 41mm upside down front forks

    Equipped with 41mm tubes, the premium quality upside down forks give excellent handling in a range of different riding conditions, and offer 130mm of smooth and responsive suspension travel for a comfortable ride.

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    Radial-mount caliper and 292mm front disc

    For strong braking force together with a high level of feel the MT-125 is fitted with a radial mount caliper and a large 292mm diameter disc. This class-leading set-up gives accurate fingertip control at lower speeds, together with outstanding braking performance at higher speeds.

Technical Specifications

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  • Engine
    Engine type
    4-stroke, Liquid-cooled, SOHC, Single cylinder
    Bore x stroke
    52,0 x 58,7 mm
    Compression ratio
    11,2 : 1
    Maximum power
    11,0 kW @ 10.000 rpm
    Maximum Torque
    11,5 Nm @ 8.000 rpm
    Lubrication system
    Wet sump
    Clutch Type
    Wet, Multiple Disc
    Ignition system
    Starter system
    Transmission system
    Constant Mesh, 6-speed
    Final transmission
    Fuel consumption
    2,1 L/100 km
    CO2 emission
    48 g/km
    Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Chassis
    Caster Angle
    95 mm
    Front suspension system
    Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm
    Rear suspension system
    Swingarm, (Link type suspension)
    Front travel
    130 mm
    Rear Travel
    110 mm
    Front brake
    Hydraulic single disc, Ø 292 mm
    Rear brake
    Hydraulic single disc, Ø 220 mm
    Front tyre
    100/80-17M/C 52S Tubeless
    Rear tyre
    140/70-17M/C 66S Tubeless
  • Dimensions
    Overall length
    1.960 mm
    Overall width
    800 mm
    Overall height
    1.065 mm
    Seat height
    810 mm
    Wheel base
    1.325 mm
    Minimum ground clearance
    160 mm
    Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)
    142 kg
    Fuel tank capacity
    10 L
    Oil tank capacity
    1,05 L