New Yamaha MT-25 and YZF-R25 launched with updated powertrain and features
Yamaha has rolled out a new update for its popular quarter-litre offerings – MT-25 and YZF-R25 – to the international market.
Yamaha has rolled out a new update for its popular quarter-litre offerings – MT-25 and YZF-R25 – to the international market. Both new bikes received updates regarding mechanics, exterior appearance as well as features.
The key update was seen in the bikes recently updated Euro-5 powertrain. It is a cleaner 249cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine. The power of this engine amounts to 35 hp and 23 Nm of torque. It is mated to a 6-speed transmission with an optional quickshifter. Needless to say, the two bikes share the engine and drivetrain.
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The company offers the YZF-R25 in the 60th Anniversary Edition color scheme. This option includes a red and white color option for the bodywork while the alloys are finished in gold color.
Along with the engine and drivetrain, the two bikes also share the same suspension kit that includes a USD front fork and a rear monoshock. Meanwhile, braking functions are performed by a single front and rear disc with dual-channel ABS. The bikes ride on the same combination of 110/70-17 front tires and 149/70-17 rear tires.
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As for pricing, in Japan the 2022 YZF-R25 standard has been set at 6,68,800 JPY (about ₹4.09 lakh) and the special edition model was priced at 6,90,800 JPY (approx. ₹4.23 lakh). While its naked version sells for 6,32,500 JPY (approx. ₹3.8 million).
None of these bikes are retailing in the Indian market and it is also unlikely to launch in the country anytime soon. The company retails the smaller MT-15 and YZF-R15 in India, these two models are very popular in their respective segments.
Date of first publication: May 27, 2022, 09:55 IST