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Meet the 2013 Yamaha YZF-R125, a sporty motorcycle especially developed for those who love speed.

In terms of style, the Yamaha YZF-R125 is certainly one of the best looking models in its class featuring an aerodynamic design with sharp lines and angular shapes. We especially like the dynamic design of the headlight and the futuristic look of the fuel tank.

Yamaha’s engineers have also spent a lot of time to reward the YZS-R125’s rider with perfect ergonomics. Thereby, once on board, you are bet by a comfy saddle, and an ergonomically designed handle bar with modern dials.

In term of power, the Yamaha YZF-R125 is equipped with a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, single cylinder, SOHC engine paired with a constant mesh transmission. The engine delivers a maximum output of 11.0 kW (15.0PS) at 9,000 rpm and 12.24 Nm (1.25 kg-m) of torque at 8,000 rpm.

Hit the jump for more information on the Yamaha YZF-R125.

  • 2013 Yamaha YZF-R125
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    Single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves
  • Transmission:
    Constant Mesh, 6-speed
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    8 @ 9000
  • Torque @ RPM:
    9 @ 8000
  • Energy:
    Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Displacement:
    124 cc
  • Price:


2013 Yamaha YZF-R125 High Resolution Exterior
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With its R-series styling, sporty performance and handling, the
YZF-R125 is the perfect introduction to supersport riding. Its
liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, single cylinder, SOHC engine is
tuned to deliver free-revving performance.

And, like all R-series bikes, it features a lightweight Deltabox
frame. Linked to a cast aluminium swinging-arm, this gives the
R125 class-leading handling.

Lightweight 5-spoke wheels help to minimise unsprung weight
and deliver impressive roadholding, while effective stopping
power comes from a large diameter 292mm front disc and
230mm diameter rear disc.

  • Free-revving, fuel injected, 4-stroke engine
  • Aggressive R-series styling
  • 6-speed transmission
  • Deltabox frame and aluminium swinging arm
  • Sporty mid-ship muffler
  • Large diameter disc brakes


2013 Yamaha YZF-R125 High Resolution Exterior
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At Yamaha we believe you get out what you put in. With over half a century of motorcycle innovation, that means some pretty special machines. The 125cc range embodies freedom, fun and fulfilment –each
model is built with the passion that comes from decades of competing and winning at the highest level.

Forging new technology and bringing it to the road is what Yamaha is all about. Our 125s don’t just lookthe business, they do the business – covering every need, from simple economy to custom luxury.

The YZF-R125 also has real racing pedigree, featuring the agressive styling of the R6 and R1 as well as a MotoGP inspired mid-ship exhaust.

Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, 125cc engine

2013 Yamaha YZF-R125 High Resolution Exterior
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The YZF-R125’s advanced engine combines a 4-valve cylinder head and fuel-injection for the best possible performance. The short stroke layout gives the engine a free-revving character, which when driven by the 6-speed gearbox, delivers lively acceleration.

R-series style bodywork

2013 Yamaha YZF-R125 Exterior
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With R-series style front cowling and twin fox-eye headlights, the YZFR125 has the same aggressive supersport styling as the R1 and R6. Unlike many 125cc bikes, the R125 is built on a full-sized chassis providing a
more comfortable riding position – especially for taller riders.

Large diameter disc brakes

2013 Yamaha YZF-R125 High Resolution Exterior
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Yamaha is committed to using high-specification components – like the large diameter 292mm front disc brake units on the YZF-R125. The compact twinpot caliper design on the front-brake combined with the 230mm rear disc
ensures smooth, controlled braking at a range of speeds and assured stopping power when you need it.

Sporty mid-ship muffler

2013 Yamaha YZF-R125 High Resolution Exterior
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The mid-ship exhaust muffler contributes to centralise the bike’s mass for balanced handling and houses dual catalysers for cleaner emissions. In addition, an Air Induction System introduces air into the exhaust for more complete combustion of exhaust gases, lowering emissions even further.

Instrument panel

2013 Yamaha YZF-R125 Exterior
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The combined digital and analogue panel speedometer provides a clear view of all the bike’s vital functions at a glance.

Aluminium swinging arm

2013 Yamaha YZF-R125 Exterior
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The R125 features a lightweight Deltabox frame which delivers an optimum balance of strength and rigidity for class-leading handling performance. Complementing the frame is a lightweight cast aluminium swinging arm that allows the link-type rear suspension system to operate more efficiently and deliver more responsive handling qualities.


2013 Yamaha YZF-R125 Exterior
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Engine type liquid-cooled
Displacement 124.7cc
Bore x stroke 52.0 mm x 58.6 mm
Compression ratio 11.2 : 1
Maximum power 11.0 kW (15.0PS) @ 9,000 rpm
Maximum torque 12.24 Nm (1.25 kg-m) @ 8,000 rpm
Lubrication system Wet sump
Fuel system Electronic Fuel Injection
Clutch type multiple-disc coil spring
Ignition system TCI (digital)
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh
Final transmission Chain
Frame Steel Deltabox
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 130 mm
Caster angle 24.2º
Trail 86.1 mm
Rear suspension system Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear travel 125 mm
Front brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 292 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 230 mm
Front tyre 100/80-17 M/C
Rear tyre 130/70-17 M/C
Overall length 2,015 mm
Overall width 660 mm
Overall height 970 mm
Seat height 818 mm
Wheel base 1,355 mm
Minimum ground clearance 155 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 138 kg
Fuel tank capacity 13.8 litres
Oil tank capacity 1.15 litres
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