2024 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy Guide

2024 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy
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2024 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy: IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE…

Introducing the new 2024 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy…

…you could really have fun on the journey into work – and get there in less time than on a crowded bus or train. If leaving home later, getting home sooner and reducing travel costs sounds good, the fashionable and affordable new XSR125 could be the bike you’ve been waiting for.

You don’t have to be a motorcyclist to ride the XSR125. Because this new lightweight has been specifically developed for anyone who may be reconsidering the way they live their life. And if – like many people – you’re looking at alternative ways to get around, this new Yamaha has everything to offer.


It’s the newest bike in Yamaha’s Sport Heritage line up, and comes with a premium specification that includes LED lights and full LCD instruments just like the larger capacity XSR700 and XSR900 – as well as a lightweight Deltabox frame and USD front forks that give a confident and comfortable ride.

More than anything, the new XSR125 is all about becoming part of Yamaha’s stylish and unique Faster Sons movement that includes a whole package of clothing and accessories that match your attitude. It’s the sure way to having more fun and freedom, and is ready to make things happen for you.

With its comfortable riding position, smooth suspension and agile handling, the XSR125 is a joy to ride. Its fullpower 11kW 125cc engine is fully EU5 compliant for use in many restricted city centres*, and features Yamaha’s advanced VVA technology for reduced emissions and increased economy. And its pure neo-retro design gives a timeless look and understated appeal.

Like every Yamaha, the XSR125 features a premium specification for a first class riding experience – and reliability and build quality are second to none  – it’s time to join the Faster Sons family and discover a new sense of freedom with the fashionable, affordable and fun new XSR125.

The fashionable new XSR125 has got what it takes to get you there in less time. Its timeless looks and eye-catching colours stand out wherever you go, and the full-power 125cc 11kW engine and agile handling make every trip into work or college a whole lot more fun than going by crowded public
transport. *Limitations and restrictions may apply per country under applicable local laws



2024 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

  • Heritage style with sport performance


Sport Heritage

Featuring iconic colours and beautifully sculpted bodywork, Yamaha Sport Heritage bikes capture the true spirit of some of Yamaha’s legendary historic machines from the past. Equipped with the latest engine and chassis designs and benefitting from sophisticated electronic control technology, the XSR models deliver a truly unique riding experience that never fails to get the heart beating faster. The new XSR900 GP is the true embodiment of Yamaha’s illustrious racing past, with an iconic look reminiscent of the 1980s Grand Prix bikes, paired with some of the most advanced technology available in the class.




2024 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Heritage style with sport performance

The XSR125 Legacy is a perfect example of how Yamaha’s iconic Sport Heritage bikes are inspired by the past and built for the future. Beautifully crafted aluminium components complement its timelessly styled bodywork – and behind the modern retro exterior this iconic lightweight benefits from Yamaha’s very latest high performance engine and frame technology.

Lightweight spoked wheels with gold rims

The attention to detail on this 125cc Sport Heritage bike is what makes it stand out wherever you go. The classic spoked wheels with gold coloured aluminium rims are inspired by Yamaha’s winning race bikes from the 1970s, giving the XSR125 Legacy a timeless feel and authentic look.

High performance sport tires

This lightweight ‘Faster Sons’ Yamaha is aimed at any rider – beginner, experienced or returning – who is searching for the real spirit of motorcycling. To bring out the bike’s sporting potential it’s equipped with Metzeler Karoo block pattern tires that ensure high levels of traction for exhilarating performance.

2-piece aluminium muffler cover

Everywhere you look on this beautifully finished motorcycle you’ll see that it’s been put together with close attention to every component. Emitting a deep and powerful sound, the upswept muffler features a stylish 2-piece aluminium cover that underlines the bike’s sporty specification.

Dedicated colours and graphics

The XSR125 Legacy’s tank and side panel graphics are influenced by the designs used on Yamaha’s larger capacity Sport Heritage bikes – and the bike is available in a dedicated Historic Black finish.

Class leading 125cc 11kW engine

Powering this outstanding Sport Heritage bike is one of the most successful designs that is also featured on the MT-125 Hyper Naked and R-125 Supersport. Developing 11kW – the maximum allowed in the A1 license class – this powerful 125cc liquid cooled 4-stroke engine delivers strong acceleration for an exhilarating ride every time.

37mm upside-down front forks

Check out the suspension and you can see that this 125 has the equipment you need for serious sports riding. Featuring black outer tubes that match the finish on the frame and engine, the 37mm upside-down forks ensure precise road holding and excellent bump absorption for a quality ride.

Strong and lightweight Deltabox frame

Light and strong, Yamaha’s Deltabox frame design was originally developed for Yamaha’s Grand Prix race bikes, and so you can be sure that it’s going to give you the highest levels of handling performance wherever you ride.

Stylish LED lighting

The XSR125 Legacy’s high tech LED lighting is another example of how Yamaha’s Sport Heritage bikes blend retro cool with the latest technology. The classic round headlight shell is equipped with a powerful LED light unit for excellent visibility – and a compact LED taillight complements the ultra slim rear end.

Premium details

The naked chassis allows you to see many of the high quality components that underline the XSR125 Legacy’s outstanding specification. From the spoked aluminium wheels and gold rims through to the beautifully finished engine, chassis and painted mudguards, this 125cc Sport Heritage bike combines a high specification with pure looks and timeless style.




2024 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ TBA CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer for Pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)





2024 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details





2024 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details

Engine type Liquid-cooled, SOHC, Single cylinder, 4-stroke
Displacement 124cc
Bore x stroke 52.0 x 58.6 mm
Compression ratio 11.2 : 1
Maximum power 11.0 kW @ 10,000 rpm
Maximum torque 11.5 Nm @ 8,000 rpm
Lubrication system Wet sump
Clutch type Wet, Multiple Disc
Ignition system TCI
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 Diamond
Caster angle 26º
Trail 95 mm
Front suspension system Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø37 mm
Rear suspension system Swingarm
Front travel 130 mm
Rear travel 110 mm
Front brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 267 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 220 mm
Front tyre 110/70-17
Rear tyre 140/70-17

Overall length 2.005 mm
Overall width 805 mm
Overall height 1.090 mm
Seat height 815
Wheel base 1.330 mm
Minimum ground clearance 160 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 140 kg
Fuel tank capacity 10 litres
Oil tank capacity 1.05 litres






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