Yamaha Tricity 125: A Revolutionary Urban Commuter

Yamaha Tricity

The Japanese technology has always impacted and improved the lives of humans around the globe, and the ace Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha is nothing different when it comes to innovation and technology. Being a successful two-wheelers manufacturer Yamaha has always been in a race to provide innovative products. Now this time, the company has showcased a three-wheeled scooter for the public and it's something different which drives away from the conventions of how motorcycles are ridden in the world.

Yamaha Tricity 3 Wheel Scooter

The Tricity is a stylised three wheeled urban scooter from Yamaha. Being an urban commuter, the Tricity blends with the lifestyle of the city and offers a comfortable and secure riding with its 3-wheel layout makes it easy for the expert and the novice alike to ride it with increased level of confidence. This revolutionary scooter has a Blue Core 125cc engine which gives plenty of acceleration and torque with outstanding fuel economy and with a Unified Braking System fitted as standard, the new Tricity 125 is one of the easiest and most stylised ways to commute in the city.

Design
Yamaha has designed the Tricity will utmost diligence and precision to make it user-friendly for riders of all ages. This careful engineering is reflected in the overall design and lightweight of the scooter which comes only around at just 156kg, even while holding a full tank fuel. The engine and chassis have been designed to provide a confident handling feeling and that makes it easy to ride the scooter in the city.

Yamaha Tricity 125

Urban Inspired Bodywork
Yamaha has gives the Tricity a beautifully styled bodywork and design which gives the Tricity a more dynamic and modern look and feel. The big headlamps, modern design lines, sports screen, a stylised flared leg shields which provide good protection from the wind and weather and a completely new rear section give this 3 wheeled scooter a sophisticated characteristic and style on roads.

Yamaha Tricity Urban Commuter Scooter

Leaning Multi-Wheel System
Tricity comes with a Leaning Multi-Wheel System which is designed to deliver easy steering balance while riding in the city. This system provides confidence while cornering at variable speeds and provides a natural scooter-like handling feel while riding.

Yamaha Tricity Multi-Wheel System

3-Wheel Chassis
This 3-wheel scooter comes with a unique lightweight chassis design to make urban commuting easier. The new chassis gives the rider a real feeling of stability and riding confidence on various terrains and roads.

Yamaha Tricity Headlamp

A new twin front wheels are also provided which makes the position of the wheels so close together and makes the scooter agile and easy to ride, making it an ideal choice for both male and female riders.

Yamaha Tricity 125 3 Wheel Chassis


Comfortable Riding Position
The Tricity comes with a new frame that features a wide and flat footboard that along with a longer and flatters dual seat that is made to provide a comfortable riding position.

Yamaha Tricity 125 Seat

The seat is long and wifde making it comfortable to sit and ride in and araoudn the city and for occasional long rides. The seat height of the Tricity is set a considerable low height making it easy for anyone to ride it very easily.

Yamaha Tricity City Scooter

Storage
Yamaha also provided a big under-seat storage facility to this scooter. Urban scooters are all about commuting and occasional long rides. Yamaha has made this scooter to blend with all the needs of the user and a big storage also comes handy.

Yamaha Tricity Storage

The storage could handle a full-face helmet, books, sports wears and other essentials very easily. A convenient luggage hook is also provided at the front to carry more luggage in this scooter.

Yamaha Tricity Urban Commuter

Engine
The Tricity is powered by a 125 CC Single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves engine. Yamaha has provided the Trcity with a 9.0 kW @ 7,500 rpm and a torque of 11.7 Nm @ 7,250 rpm. The Blue Core technology also comes with this engine that provides excellent fuel economy with good performance.

Yamaha Tricity 125 Engine

With its stylish design chassis, lightweight handling and an urban scooter-like agility, the Tricity will transform daily commuting in a very comfortable and stylish way. The beautiful and metro styled bodywork and spacious seating position provide luxurious comfort, and the rider-friendly features and low running costs make this the most efficient and enjoyable way to commute in the urban commuter segment.

Braking and Suspension
A Unified Brake System is present in this 3-wheel scooter to provide efficient braking at all speeds. The new braking system also provides increased stability and control in any terrain. A Dual 220mm diameter front discs and a 230mm rear disc are equipped to provide this stopping power. The Unified Brake System automatically optimizes the front and rear braking force when you the pull the left lever while operating it with both levers together, giving smooth and effective braking.

A unique parallelogram link and independent dual telescopic forks are employed in the Tricity which forms an ingenious system that allows the twin front wheels to lean around corners, making this scooter easy and comfortable to ride in and around the city and highways with utmost comfort and confidence.

Yamaha Tricity Yellow Scooter

Colour and Availability

The Tricity is available in various shades; Sunny Yellow, Aqua Blue, Matt Grey and Milky White. Since the increase of vehicles on the road and the much-added traffic makes commuting hard for many and cause accidents more than ever in India, the Tricity will be boon for new riders as well as women and children alike if it gets launched in the country. We can hope that Yamaha will launch the Tricity in India in the coming future.

Full Technical Specifications Of Yamaha Tricity 125

Engine 125 CC Single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves
Bore x stroke52.0 mm x 58.7 mm
Compression ratio11.2 : 1
Maximum power9.0 kW @ 7,500 rpm
Maximum torque11.7 Nm @ 7,250 rpm
Lubrication systemWet sump
Fuel systemFuel Injection
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemV-Belt Automatic
Fuel consumptionN/A
CO2 emissionN/A
Front suspension systemTelescopic forks
Front travel90 mm
Rear suspension systemUnit Swing
Rear travel90 mm
Front brakeHydraulic single disc, 220 mm
Rear brakeHydraulic single disc, 230 mm
Front tyre90/80-14
Rear tyre130/70-13
Overall length1,980 mm
Overall width750 mm
Overall height1,210 mm
Seat height780 mm
Wheelbase1,350 mm
Minimum ground clearance125 mm
Wet weight164 kg
Fuel tank capacity7.2 litres

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Last updated on 21-08-2017. Published on 21-08-2017.
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