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Coming Soon : Yamaha M Slaz In Bangladesh

Wasif AnowarJanuary 27, 2016

Next to Bajaj Yamaha is the 2nd most popular brand in Bangladesh, but sadly these days we don’t get their wide range of bikes as the distributor of Yamaha has changed hands and we are still not sure who will be the new distributor of Yamaha motorcycles in Bangladesh from 2016, neither we know the whether we will get any new bikes in the future from them.

yamaha m slaze

For best part of nearly 5 years we didn’t get any 100-125cc Yamaha bikes in Bangladesh because the ex distributors of Yamaha, Karnaphuli Industries Ltd weren’t interested about it, they were only importing 150cc category bikes like FZS (which I stated as the BEST bikes in BD), Fazer (best touring bike in BD) & R15 V2.0 as one of the most exclusive & bedroom wall pinup bike for most youngsters in Bangladesh.

Even after months since it was launched in India, we are still missing the taste of FZS/ Fazer V2.0 FI & R15S in Bangladesh; this made many Yamaha lovers switch to brands like Suzuki or Honda, & with Pulsar AS150 already went up for sale Yamaha may lose some good and loyal customers from their hut.

In the tail end of last year Yamaha M Slaz was launched in Thailand, in short M-Slaz is a naked version of Yamaha R15 V2.0 but with many modifications, and this bike will be a direct competitor of my favourite 150cc Naked Sports bike Honda CB150R.

yamaha m slaze dealer shop in bangladesh

Yamaha M Slaz was launched at the 37th Bangkok International Motor Show, and as it is powered with the same Yamaha R15 V2.0 engine, there is nothing said on the official website about the power and torque but as it shares the same engine we think that the bike might chunk out 16.1 BHP & 14.3 NM of torque, on the other hand we do know that some manufacturer also detune their bikes and put less power in the naked bikes then the sports one.

yamaha m slaze mt switch

Yamaha M Slaz will be Fuel Injected, will feature 6 speed gearboxes & will have multi-plate wet clutch system like R15 V2.0. The fuel tank capacity of the bike is too small; the bike also weighs less 135 kg which should be a good thing in heavy traffic. The bike has split seat and the sitting position of the pillion is near about the same as R15 V2.0.

yamaha m slaze led backlight

Mechanically it is almost same and it shares near about the same chassis but there are some big technical differences between the R15 V2 & Yamaha M Slaz. Some of the major features of M-Slaz are that for the first time in Bangladesh we might get a Naked Sports bike which will have inverted front suspension, which is much better than normal front suspensions and the riding comfort is much more sublime. The rear suspension is multi link with monoshock.

yamaha m slaze front disk

 The seating position will be upright unlike the aggressive style of R15, so more comfort for city & highway rides. The bike doesn’t feature any clip handle bars but conventional handles rod like Yamaha FZS. The design and mostly the colour combination of the bikes from the images looks awesome, the look of the bikes is really aggressive.

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The bike also features LED headlight for better lighting on the road & also LED tail lights and still it will consumes less electricity from the battery.  The instruments cluster is completely new, with all digital meters.

yamaha m slaze dashboard

Yamaha M Slaz Specifications:

Displacement 149 cc
Maximum Power 16.1 Bhp @ 8500 rpm  (MAY BE)
Maximum Torque 14.3 Nm @ 7500 rpm   (MAY BE)
Engine Description 4-stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, 4-valve
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Ignition TCI
Lubrication Wet
Compression Ratio 10.4: 1
Bore 57.0 mm
Stroke 58.7 mm
Gearbox 6 speed
Clutch Wet multi-plate type
Front Brake 267mm Hydraulic Single Disc
Rear Brake 220mm Hydraulic Single Disc
Front Suspension 37 mm Upside Down (USD) telescopic forks
Rear Suspension Swing Arm (shock absorber)
Front Tyre 110/70-17 M/C 54S
Rear Tyre 130/70-17 M/C 62S
Front Wheel 17 M/C-MT 2.75
Rear Wheel 17 M/C-MT 3.50
Wheel Size 17-inch
Wheel Type 10-spoke Alloy Wheels
Capacity 3.0 Ah
Voltage 12 V
Overall Length 1955 mm
Overall Width 795 mm
Overall Height 1065 mm
Seat Height 805 mm
Ground Clearance 164 mm
Wheelbase 1350 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 135 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.2 litres
Oil tank capacity 0.95 litres
Turning Circle 2400 mm

yamaha m slaze rare tire

The switch gears of the bikes are of far better quality then the convenient Yamaha R15 V2.0, they shared the tyre size for the rears but the front tyre is a much more wider,  followed by the front and rear disc size but the tyre manufacturer will vary from the Indian counterpart as the with M-Slaz whichever tyres we will get will be more gripper and much better harder compound then Yamaha R15V2.0.

yamaha m slaze price in bd showroom address

The bike overall looks good & as Honda will launch CB150R in Bangladesh in the first half of 2016 we are expecting that M-Slaz will be a fantastic attention grabber. We don’t know when they will launch the bike neither we know who will also bring the bike but we are waiting for some good news about Yamaha so that we can see this popular brand on the roads too soon.

Question now remains that whether it will ever come in Bangladesh, the answer to that is YES, some importers will try to bring the bike soon in BD, expected date March- April but is it tough to say a price about it but according to our equation it might well be around 4-4.25 lac. I think the bike will be a great add to the motorcycle industry in Bangladesh and overall the bike will be a great track bike but still you can use it for your daily commuting purpose.

BikeBD NoteWe cant publish the Importer & Seller details right now for some technical issue but we will update about it soon.

New Update:

Showroom:

ERS Global

House#300 B, Road# 14A, Block#A,

Bashundhara Residential Area,Dhaka,Bangladesh.

Hotline: 01930 777 111, 01789881122

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