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Key Features

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    Outstanding braking performance

    Equipped with a large diameter 292mm front disc and a 230mm rear disc, the YZF-R125’s braking systems produce outstanding performance. Featuring state-of-the-art calipers and lightweight discs that deliver powerful and progressive stopping power, this sophisticated braking setup gives you precise and accurate control.

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    Excellent combustion efficiency

    To achieve high levels of intake efficiency the YZF-R125 engine is equipped with large intake and exhaust valves as well as a compact combustion chamber. Combined with the high-tech VVA – as well as the large throttle body and sports exhaust system – this configuration produces impressive acceleration.

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    Sporty and comfortable riding position

    Besides its race-bred YZR-M1 style cockpit, the YZF-R125 is also equipped with a 2-piece rider and passenger seat featuring thick foam for a smooth ride. With an optimised handlebar position and aluminum rear set footrests, the YZF-R125’s ergonomics give a balanced riding experience that's both sporty and comfortable.

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    Wide 140-section rear tyre

    To confirm its strong R-series DNA the YZF-R125 runs with a wide 140/70-17 rear tyre that gives excellent stability and confident cornering. Offering a good balance of grip and durability, this supersport style tyre is designed to enable you to optimise the potential of the engine’s wide spread of power, and its wide-section accentuates the bike’s aggressive R-series stance.

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    A&S (Assist & Slipper) clutch

    To help you take full advantage of the free-revving engine performance, the YZF-R125 is equipped with an A&S clutch that gives a light feel at the lever for easy operation and precise control. This design ensures smooth and efficient acceleration, and during deceleration the A&S clutch helps to prevent rear wheel lock ups.

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    R-series LED twin-eye body design

    Inspired by the iconic YZF-R1, the confident and aggressively styled face features dual LED headlights that reinforce the shared family DNA. Its M1 MotoGP style front fairing underlines the race-bred specification, and with a 12 LED taillight and premium finish, there’s no mistaking the pure R-series DNA in the YZF-R125’s stunning bodywork.

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    Deltabox frame

    Delivering smooth and light handling characteristics as well as excellent high speed comfort, the YZF-R125 is one of the best-handling bikes in its category. Its Deltabox frame uses optimum front and rear geometry as well as a short aluminum swingarm and 41mm upside down forks to give you the ultimate 125 supersport chassis specification.

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    Lightweight aluminum swingarm

    Yamaha R-series models are designed to give you the ultimate in style, performance and technology, and to underline its position as the premium 125 supersport, the YZF-R125 features a lightweight aluminum swingarm. Manufactured using Yamaha’s advanced casting technology, its short dimensions, low weight and optimised rigidity deliver sporty handling performance.

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    11-litre fuel tank

    The YZF-R125’s aggressive race-bred bodywork is complemented by a sleek fuel tank that emphasises the bike’s pure supersport pedigree. Consisting of a steel inner tank protected by lightweight close-fitting external covers with a high quality finish, the 11-litre tank can be easily removed for routine maintenance.

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    MotoGP-inspired YZR-M1 type cockpit

    Everything about the YZF-R125 is designed to give you the ultimate supersport experience. Inspired by Yamaha’s MotoGP bike, the racy cockpit features a high quality handlebar crown, as well as a high-visibility LED instrument panel and brake lever protector that put you in total control on the track and on the street.

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    High-visibility LCD instruments

    When you turn on the YZF-R125 you’ll be greeted with a personal greeting from the high-tech instruments – and once you’re moving the multi-function display gives you information on gear position and shift timing, as well as a VVA indicator. Housed in a stylish and sporty panel, these high-visibility instruments keep you informed.

Technical Specifications

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  • Engine
    Engine type
    liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves
    Bore x stroke
    52.0 mm x 58.6 mm
    Compression ratio
    11.2 : 1
    Maximum power
    11.0kW (15.0PS) @ 9,000 rpm
    Limited power version
    Maximum torque
    11.5Nm (1.16kg-m) @ 8,000 rpm
    Lubrication system
    Wet sump
    Clutch type
    Wet, multiple-disc coil spring
    Ignition system
    TCI (digital)
    Starter system
    Transmission system
    Constant Mesh, 6-speed
    Final transmission
    Fuel consumption
    CO2 emission
    Fuel system
    Electronic Fuel Injection