Yamaha Motor Philippines finally launched the XSR155 on July 10 via a virtual launch done at their facebook page.
Months ago, there was a buzz about the Philippine launching of the XSR155. It was launched last August 2019 in Thailand and released in Indonesia last December.
The Yamaha XSR155 is a modern classic motorcycle. XS refers to the legendary XS650 model which is a triumph of motorcycle ingenuity. R is for the racing DNA crafted into every corner of this machine.
With a Sport Heritage design, the XSR155 reflects Yamaha’s Faster Sons philosophy which pays homage to the brand’s heritage while being focused on performance for the future. Faster Sons is a design philosophy that bridges the past to the present.
Equipped with a 155cc liquid-cooled four stroke, single cylinder, four-valve SOHC engine, the XSR155 produces 19.3 horsepower at 10, 000 rpm and has a maximum torque of 14.7 NM at 8,500 rpm. Its engine which has Variable Valve Actuation Technology is mated with a 6-speed gearbox that has a slipper clutch. It has telescopic forks for the front suspension and mono shock for the rear.
Wheels are 17-inch and measures 110/70 at the front and 140/70 at the rear. It has front and rear disk brakes. With a weight of around 134 kilograms, the XSR155 has a 10-liter fuel tank capacity. Seat height is at 810 mm. The XSR155 has an all LED lighting system. An advanced feature is a full LCD instrument display with color-coded signals and digital meters. Another great feature is a delta frame.
Offered in Garage Metal and Tech Black colors and already available nationwide, the Yamaha XSR155 has a price of P162,000. This neo-retro style naked bike is definitely worth it! Good times for neo-retro motorcycle lovers!
XSR155 photos by: Yamaha Thailand
Photos during the virtual launch:
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