Yamaha RX100: During the 1990s, Yamaha’s RX100 ruled the Indian roads. This motorcycle, widely recognized for its top-notch speed and impressive fuel efficiency, created quite a buzz in the market. It was often regarded as the ‘racing bike’ of its time. Its affordability combined with its unmatched performance made it an unbeatable choice for many.
Fast-forward to the present, and there is a resurgence in the RX100’s popularity. Current reports suggest that Yamaha is planning a re-launch of this iconic model. The all-new RX100 is set to be packed with modern features while retaining its magnetic charm. The design aims to be more appealing, and it’s expected to fall within the budget segment. Notably, the new RX100 might also feature alloy wheels.
In terms of specifics, the updated model is believed to include a powerful 98cc single-cylinder two-stroke engine that can produce 11 HP at 7,500 RPM and a torque of 10.39 NM. The headlights will maintain their signature design, albeit upgraded to full LED lights. Furthermore, the RX100 will be built on a new platform, offering features like wire-spoke wheels, telescopic front forks, dual shock absorbers at the rear, and distinctive front disc and rear drum brakes.
As for the price, there are speculations that the company might launch the bike either at the end of 2023 or the beginning of 2024. Prices could range from 1.25 lakh rupees to 1.5 lakh rupees, although the company hasn’t released any official statement yet. Whatever the case,Yamaha’s decision to rejuvenate the RX100 ensures motorcycle enthusiasts are in for a treat.
– Yamaha RX100 was the most popular bike in the 90s.
– It was known for its excellent mileage and speed.
– Yamaha is planning to relaunch the bike with modern features and an attractive look.
– The new Yamaha RX100 may come with alloy wheels and other features.
– It is expected to be priced starting from 80,000 INR.
– The bike may be launched in 2023 or 2024 and could be priced between 1.25 to 1.5 lakh INR.
– The Yamaha RX100 has a 98cc engine that produces 11 hp power and 10.39 Nm torque.
– It has drum brakes on the front and rear.
– The fuel tank has a capacity of 10 liters.