Yamaha Indonesia has officially revealed the much awaited R25 sportbike internationally. The new 250cc machine, which features a parallel twin engine and 36PS of power on tap has been launched with a price tag of INR 2.7 lakh in Indonesia, or about 53 million Indonesian Rupiya. You read that right, so devalued is their currency.
The New Yamaha R25 was officially unveiled to a big crowd of Indonesian print, TV and internet media. In Indonesia, the R25 is available in three colors as of now – Racing Blue, Black Predator, and Diablo Red. Yamaha Official Mr. Yutaka Terada said that the R25 is a sportbike that you can ride every day. Even with its revvy character, the R25 will be easy to ride on a day-to-day basis. The R25 features a narrow valve angle and high compression with sophisticated engine architecture for superior performance.
Seat height for the Yamaha R25 is kept at a low 780 mm to make it easier for Asian riders who are not very tall. On the instrument panel there is a fuel consumption meter indicator, which is a first for any 250cc bike in Indonesia at least.
Yamaha YZF-R25 is loaded with technology and advanced features that are targeted to consumers in Indonesia and globally said Eko Prabowo, GM Marketing Communication and Community Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing.
YZF-R25 is nicknamed Baby M1 as Supersport Design from the YZR-M1 has lent some design inspiration to the YZF-R25 (Mass forward silhouette design). It’s got a predatory stance with a sporty headlight, air duct in the middle, tapered rear with LED type lights, multi layered wraparound fairing the right and left that are characteristic of the R-Series, as well as aluminum alloy wheels fitted with tires with wide tread.
A sportbike you can ride everyday
The YZF-R25 is apparently a very comfortable bike to ride every day. This is possible because these bikes (according to the press release) carry three important highlights, namely:
1. Fastest (Hi revving Engine )
Superior Engine – 4 stroke injection engine 250 cc 2-cylinder, DOHC direct-drive camshaft with 8 valve, high compression combustion chamber, intake channel down draft type, independent 12 hole injector, liquid-cooled, DiASil Forged Piston Cylinder backed by Yamaha quality and technology.
2. Lightest (SPORTY HANDLING)
Diamond Combination frame and compact engine design, front suspension combined with the inner tube diameter of 41 mm, rear suspension type monocross, asymmetric rear long arm, mid-ship muffler, center of gravity of the bike (weight 166 kg )with perfect 50:50 distribution offering sportier control.
3. ADVANCED (TECHNOLOGY)
– Supersport speedometer with latest technology is equipped with shift timing indicator light, gear position, fuel consumption indicator, oil change indicator, trip meter, FI diagnostic, engine temperature, and a timer. (Multifunction meters)
– Floating-type front brake disc with dual piston,
– Diamond type frame with a special treatment that has 2 layers of coating, electrodeposition coating for the base layer and the top layer wrapped which makes it more durable – a global standard for the frame of the bike.
Yamaha YZF-R25 has a peak power of 36 PS and a Diamond-type frame combined with sleek and perfect weight distribution to make the YZF-R25 easy to ride.
Yamaha R25 Specifications are provided below
Engine Type: 4 Step, 8 valve DOHC Liquid Cooled
Cylinder Number / position: Two / Upright
Diameter x steps: 60.0 x 44.1 mm
Compression ratio: 11.6: 1
Fuel System: Fuel Injection
Ignition system: TCI (Transistorized Ignition Control)
Spark plug type: CR9E
Battery Type: GTZ8V (MF Battery 7.4 Ah)
Starter system: Electric starter
Lubrication System: Wet
Engine oil capacity: Total = 2.40 L; Periodic = 1.80 L; Replace the oil filter 2.10 L =
Length x Width x Height: 2,090 mm X 720 mm X 1,135 mm
Seat height: 780 mm
Ground clearance: 160 mm
Wheel base: 1380 mm
Caster angle: 25 degrees
Trail: 95 mm
Maximum power: 26.5 KW (36 PS) @ 12,000 rpm
Maximum Torque: 22.1 @ 10,000 rpm N.m
Fill Weight: 166 kg
Tank Capacity: 14.3 L (Res: 3 L)
Frame Type: Diamond
Transmission Type: Manual, 6 -speed
Clutch Type: Wet, manual clutch, Multiplat
Tires Front & Rear: Tubeless 110/70-17M/C (54s) & 140/70 – 17M / C (66s)
Brakes Front & Rear: Ø 298mm Floating Disc, Dual Piston & Piston Single Disc Ø 220mm
Suspension Front: Telescopic Fork (diameter 41 mm)
Rear Suspension: Suspension Monocross
Headlights: Halogen 12V DC, 55W (H7)
Rear lights: LED