Great Mileage, Great Ground Clarence, Good Acceleration
Moderately High Price, Slim Tires
In the commuter motorcycle segment 125cc capacity is the power commuter segment in Bangladesh. This segment basically is the classy commuter segment (Source). Yamaha Saluto engine is a 125cc air-cooled commuter profile engine. This engine comes under the refinement of Yamaha Blue Core technology. According to Yamaha it also ensures the significant mileage of 76kmpl(approx) under standard testing condition. Saluto is the lightest weighted bike in this segment currently in out market. Being a 112kg bike it’s riding & controlling is easier than other bike in this class.
Yamaha Saluto – Specification Breakdown and Analysis:
Overview: Yamaha Saluto is the latest 125cc commuter from Yamaha motorcycle in Bangladesh. According to Yamaha this is the most economical and practical family commuter. ACI Motor Limited the distributor of Yamaha motorcycle in Bangladesh. Yamaha Saluto basically is the classy commuter segment. According to Yamaha they have declared the tight package through Yamaha Saluto against this 125cc commuter market challenge. Therefore Yamaha Saluto is combination of fuel efficiency, power and styling.
Design: Yamaha Saluto is very classy in appearance. Its simple and sleek design very perfectly matches with corporate user attitude. Yamaha Saluto comes with shiny and sharp edges over the body panel. Its headlight to tail lamp it designed very neat with the sharp panels.Its most attractive areas are the headlamp, fuel tank and the tail panel assembly. It has wide comfortable seat. Its seat curved and semi segmented indicating the rider and pillion position. its diamond type chassis give better stability and controlling.
Engine & Transmission: Yamaha Saluto engine is a 125cc air-cooled commuter profile engine with BLUE CORE technology. It has Single cylinder, Four Stroke, SOHC, 2 valve, Air cooled engine. Its engine displacement is 125cc. its compression ratio is 10.0:1. This engine can produce 6.1KW(8.3PS) @ 7000RPM maximum power and 10.1NM @ 4500RPM maximum torque. Its engine bore is 52.4mm and stroke is 57.9mm. its fuel supply system is Carburetor . it has 4 speed constant mesh gear shift. Its clutch system is Wet, multiple-disc. Its ignition system is CDI and its starting method is Electric & Kick .
Body, Break & Suspension: Yamaha Saluto 125 has diamond type chassis. Its overall dimension is Length 2035mm, Width 700mm and Height 1080mm. its wheelbase is 1265mm. its saddle height 805mm and ground clearance 180mm. its overall weight 112 kg. its fuel tank capacity is 7.6 liter. It has hydraulic disc or drum break system in front and drum break system in rear. Its both tire are tubeless. Its front tire size is 80/100-18 47P and rear tire size is 80/100-18 54P. Yamaha Saluto used Telescopic fork suspension in front and Spring loaded swing arm, double suspension.