Finally, its good news for the Yamaha lovers that the Yamaha (an amazing Japanese motor company) after the success of Yamaha FZ8 had confirmed that they are launching a 250cc motorcycle in 2014 in India. Yamaha YZF 250 R4 the powerful sporty bike is going to be launched in India by 2014 which will be of very low price. Price is the major factor for the great success of any bike, so Yamaha launched R4 at very low price as compare to Yamaha’s other models. For the same section as the Honda launches CBR250R, its a time for Yamaha to launch its bike in 250 range.
Now a days They are currently focusing towards the category of scooters for next two years and it is said by the ‘Hiroyuki Suzuki‘ (who is the managing director and the chief executive officer of Yamaha) that the bikes manufactured in India meets the advanced specifications of developed markets and hence produced at lessen cost. The price is almost double in the Japanese market. They also said that there is good market for this premium segment which would like to tap. The company would be a mass market for the 125cc segment motorcycle which is going to be launched in 2015 probably.
Some other motor companies are also going to launch their bikes like KTM Duke 200, Znen FT250-B and the Honda CBR 250R which would be a great occasion for Yamaha to launch its bike and it should really works wonder for the company. In Chennai at brand new upcoming Yamaha’s assembly plant, this bike would be expected to be assembled.
EXPECTED PRICE : 1,40,000/-
YAMAHA YZF 250 R4 ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
Name: YZF 250 R4
Engine: liquid-cooled 4 stroke; DOHC
No. of Valves: 4
Clutch: w/multiplate clutch
Cooling Type: Liquid Cooling