The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer, Yamaha is all set to launch its first premium maxi-scooter, the Aerox 155 in India. Expected to arrive on 21st September 2021, the automaker is also expected to break the cover off the R15 and R15 M on the same day.
Previously, the Yamaha Aerox 155 was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo. With the launch of India’s first hybrid scooter Ray-ZR 125 and Fascino 125, the company has made considerable hype in the 125cc scooter segment.
According to reports surfaced online, the Yamaha Aerox 155 will share a similar engine to the R15. The 155 cc engine of the R15 V3, is able to pull out a maximum power of 15hp at 8,000 rpm. Besides, the engine is able to churn out a maximum torque of 14 Nm at 6,500 rpm. Though it will push out lesser power, the scooter will still be the most powerful one in India. It is the CVT gearbox that will complete the powerplant.
The 2021 Aerox 155 is currently on sale in Indonesia. It comes with a twin LED headlight setup with LED DRLs. This setup is further paired with a LED tail lamp. Based on a 1350 mm wheelbase, the scooter features a fully digital console. The connectivity features include the manufacturer’s Y-Connect smartphone app and Bluetooth.
In terms of storage, the scooter gets a 25 -liter under-seat storage. The scooter gets a remote reservoir shock absorber at the rear, while the telescopic forks are present at the front to take care of the suspension duties.