2023 Yamaha R125 Guide

2023 Yamaha R125
Contents: ReviewKey FeaturesFeatures & BenefitsSpecifications
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Contents: ReviewKey FeaturesFeatures & BenefitsSpecifications


Introducing the new 2023 Yamaha R125…

R stands for Race. And every motorcycle in the legendary R-Series family can trace its roots straight back to Yamaha’s winning MotoGP and World Superbike machines. The radical new bodywork on the new R125 is inherited from the R1 and R7, giving this lightweight 125cc Supersport some serious big bike attitude. And equipped with a powerful central LED headlight and dual LED position lights and M-shaped nose, its aggressive new face oozes pure R-Series DNA.

Featuring race-developed Supersport geometry, the Deltabox chassis is equipped with state-of-the-art 41mm KYB upside-down front forks and link-type rear suspension for super-agile handling. The footrest/seat/handlebar layout gives a sporty riding position for optimum control – and the new 5-inch TFT instruments with smartphone connectivity via Bluetooth keep you informed, and in touch.

For strong performance at all speeds the 125cc EURO5 4-stroke engine is equipped with Yamaha’s power-boosting Variable Valve Actuation (VVA) technology – and the traction control system and assist & slipper clutch enhance controllability when you’re accelerating and decelerating. With a premium finish available in a choice of Icon Blue and Tech Black, R125 has everything you need to connect into R/World.

The Yamaha R125 is a no-compromise motorcycle that’s built for young riders like you who want to discover the ultimate lightweight Supersport experience. And just like every high-tech performance machine in the legendary R-Series family, this A1-license model is ready to introduce you to an exciting new riding experience without limits.

Featuring an aerodynamic new body design that’s been inspired by Yamaha’s winning MotoGP and World Superbike factory machines, the R125 is the most advanced 125cc motorcycle ever produced by Yamaha. Equipped with a powerful central LED headlight and dual LED position lights, its aggressive new face oozes pure R-Series DNA.

The new 5-inch TFT colour instruments feature ‘Street’ and ‘Track’ themes for road and circuit riding – and its smartphone connectivity via Bluetooth enables you to keep in touch. Look under the skin and you’ll see that this radical bike is packed with advanced R-Series technology and torque-rich 125cc EURO 5 4-stroke VVA engine, that delivers remarkable performance for an unforgettable riding experience. R125 has everything.




2023 Yamaha R125 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

  • Smartphone connectivity via CCU with Bluetooth
  • New R1-type handlebar crown and switches
  • R7-inspired LED headlights and position lights
  • Dynamic next generation Yamaha Racing design
  • Traction Control System
  • Torque-rich 125cc EURO5 4-stroke engine with VVA
  • High specification suspension
  • Deltabox frame and aluminium swingarm
  • 292mm floating front disc and 220mm rear disc for outstanding braking performance
  • Wide 140-section Michelin Pilot Street rear tyre
  • Sporty riding position
  • R1-inspired 5-inch TFT instruments



2023 Yamaha R125 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

R1-inspired 5-inch TFT instruments

The new R1-inspired 5-inch colour TFT instruments provide you with clear information and underline the R125’s premium status and best-in-class
speci cation. Select your ‘Street’ or ‘Track’ screen theme depending on the riding situation – and match the programmable shift light and rpm meter
range easily in 200 rpm increments to your riding style and individual preferences.

Smartphone connectivity

It’s easy to stay connected when you’re riding the R125 by linking your smartphone to its TFT instruments using Bluetooth. Simply download the free Yamaha MyRide app to your smartphone and you’ll be able to see noti cations of incoming calls and text messages at the top of the new 5-inch TFT screen – and you can also see smartphone battery status.

New R1-type handlebar crown and switches

Everything about the R125 is designed to give you the ultimate Supersport riding experience. Inspired by Yamaha’s MotoGP bike, the racy cockpit features a new high-quality R1-type handlebar crown – and the clip-on handlebars are equipped with a new R1-replica right switch cluster.

R7-inspired LED headlights and position lights

R125 gets a radical new look with its powerful and compact central bi- functional LED headlight located in the centre of the M1 MotoGP style nose. Together with the new R7-style LED position lights this aggressive new face oozes pure R-Series DNA.

Dynamic next generation Yamaha Racing design

Inspired by Yamaha’s winning race machines, the R125’s dynamic all-new next generation aerodynamic bodywork gives this lightweight Supersport a
commanding big-bike look and feel. Its aggressive R-Series face features an M-shaped nose inspired by the M1 MotoGP bike to underline its racing heritage – and the latest Icon Blue and Tech Black colours and graphics highlight the premium nish of the completely new body design.

Traction control system

The R125’s traction control system gives you a high degree of controllability during hard acceleration by reducing driving force to the rear wheel, if any tendency to slip is detected. The premium and high specification of the bike also includes an Assist & Slipper clutch for controlled deceleration. And the R125 is also pre-wired for the excitement of an optional quick shift system for seamless upshifts.





2023 Yamaha R125 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $NA CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £5,300 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)



2023 Yamaha R125 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details



2023 Yamaha R125 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details

Engine type 4-stroke, Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 125cc
Bore x stroke 52,0 mm x 58,7 mm
Compression ratio 11.2 : 1
Maximum power 11,0kW (15.0PS) @ 10.000 rpm
Maximum torque 11,5Nm (1,16kg-m) @ 8.000 rpm
Lubrication system Wet sump
Clutch type Wet, Multiple Disc
Ignition system TCI (digital)
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission Chain
Fuel consumption 2,1 L / 100 km
CO2 emission 47 g/km
Fuel system Electronic Fuel Injection
Frame Steel Deltabox
Caster angle 26º
Trail 95mm
Front suspension system Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø41 mm
Rear suspension system Swingarm, (Link type suspension)
Front travel 130 mm
Rear travel 110 mm
Front brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø292 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø220 mm
Front tyre 100/80-17 M/C
Rear tyre 140/70-17 M/C
Overall length 1.990 mm
Overall width 715 mm
Overall height 1.145 mm
Seat height 820 mm
Wheel base 1.325 mm
Minimum ground clearance 160 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 144 kg
Fuel tank capacity 11,0 litres
Oil tank capacity 1,15 litres



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