MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi features in the new Yamaha R25 video

Friday 25 July 2014, 17:48 PM by

Yamaha R-25 had been recently launched in the Indonesian market. The popular sports-bike has been setting the race tracks on fire for quite a while now and this time around it has made its presence felt in the commercial segment. The bike is still due to be launched in the Indian market. Yamaha has recently come up with a new video featuring popular MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi riding atop the powerful R25.

The Indonesian launched version of Yamaha YZF R-25 is stated to be powered by 250cc, liquid-cooled, in-line, four-stroke, two-cylinder engine. The eight-valve DOHC engine is mated to a six speed gearbox that generates a maximum power output of about 35.5bhp with a peak torque output of about 22.1 Nm. Dimension of the bike has not undergone major changes except for the designing cues that seem to have been borrowed from its elder sibling R6S. Similar configuration is expected to be retained in the yet to be launched lot for Indian market.

For maximum control the bike has received disc brakes for the front and rear wheel. The front wheel gets telescopic fork, whereas the rear wheel gets a monoshock suspension. Two layer coating - electrode position coating for the base and wrapped top layer has been used for diamond type chassis. A while ago, the R-25 has been spotted undergoing road tests in India and it is believed to be launched sometime soon here too.

The R25 from Yamaha has received sporty dual headlamps with a smartly positioned air duct in the middle. The rear sports tapered design that is loaded with LED stoplights. The intelligent speedometer reads out vital piece of information like - gear position mention, oil change indicator, shift timing indicator light, fuel consumption indicator, engine temperature warning, FI diagnostic and a timer, along with the regular odometer and trip-meter feature. The Yamaha R-25 is launched at an interesting price tag of about Rs. 2.71 lakh in Indonesia, whereas the pricing for the Indian version shall be known post its launch in the country sometime soon.

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