A legend rises with the newest addition to Yamaha’s XSR series of Neo-Retro models
The media peeps collectively sighed thier approval when the first images of the ultra-good looking Yamaha XSR155 was revealed. Evoking more of a big bike profile, the XSR gives out an aura that is larger than life,; a presence all on its own. Few bikes have elicited this kind of reaction, and the mighty XSR155 is one of them.
It was designed to invoke a sense of freedom unique to its 155cc displacement class. The design combines the qualities of retro models and modern sport bikes and sits outside the three established categories of “Supersport,” “Naked” and “Retro.” It is a combination of authentic, retro exterior and all the motorcycling traditions behind it with exciting performance derived from the latest technology.
This Retro-Looker is powered by a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke SOHC, single-cylinder 4-valve 155cc fuel-injected engine with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) and mounted in a Deltabox frame. Its styling inherits the XSR Series identity of combining timeless styling with the latest components crafted with Racing DNA.
Its features include a Full LCD digital speedometer designed with an authentic retro style with an easy-to-read panel that includes a transmission indicator.
Suspension: This model features an inverted front fork with excellent strength-rigidity balance. This provides excellent shock absorption performance and a handling with good feeling of road contact and feedback from the front wheel, as well as solid front-end rigidity.
A classically styled seat design that gives you freedom of riding position; as well as the drip shaped tank model that comes with a cover made of high-quality material and a fuel capacity of 10.4L.
The LED headlight and taillight combines the simple, compact and authentic design of the XSR series.
The Front and rear tires come with a tread pattern material for a variety of road conditions. It has 17-inch wheels, being 110/70 in the front and 140/70 in the rear.
A must for today’s riders; the XSR155 possesses the Assist and Slipper Clutch system that enables smooth down shifting that mitigates the effects of engine braking during deceleration.
As a true homage to the XSR design philosophy. It is highly customizable, and builders are allowed countless interpretations in which they can express their creativity. However, those who don’t want a full rebuild can choose from various bolt-on accessories that can either enhance the standard style or turns it into a Café Racer or Tracer themed ride. Whatever look you want, it depends on you.
The Yamaha XSR155 has arrived and will satisfy your craving for old-school style that stands out on modern roads and keeps up with the technology of today.
SRP is PHP162,000
Colors are: Garage Metal and Tech Black hues.
Now available in the Yamaha Flagship Shop, the YZONE and Yamaha Rev Zones