Yamaha YBR model name is well-known for bike lovers across the world as it is already available in some of the countries but with 125cc of engine displacement. Now the company has launched the Yamaha YBR in India with 110cc engine. It is an entry-level bike and competes with Honda CB Twister, Hero Honda Splendor Plus, Bajaj Discover, TVS Star City.
Yamaha YBR has got attractive fit and finish that is supported by racing graphical work at fuel tank, side panel and rear side panels. The looks of Yamaha YBR is slightly impressed with Yamaha Alba but has distinctive features as well. And the more important thing is its competitive pricing.
Yamaha YBR has got multi-reflector headlamp in body colour cowl. The clear headlamp is claimed to provide better look at night and bad weather. Front indicators are placed at the both sides of the Yamaha YBR with black casing. A small black tinted black screen is provided to enhance the look of the bike and safety from velocity of winds. Rear view mirrors are located at the handlebars in black shade. Behind the cowl, a cool instrument panel is fitted which provides informations like fuel status, speed and other common indicators. Self start switch is placed at handlebar in line of general tradition.
The petrol tank of the Yamaha YBR is compact and sleek. It has been decorated with company logo and flow lines. Side panels has similar style graphics and model name, Yamaha YBR, in bold style. The seat of Yamaha YBR comes in step-up type with enough cushion. Seating position is upright that ensure minimal fatigue on long drive. Rear grab rail cum carrier is fitted at the rear end of the seat. You can use it for safety and carrying things.
Yamaha YBR has been loaded with all black silencer along with new style heat shield. Five spoke alloy wheels not only ensure better fuel efficiency but add to sporty looks of the Yamaha YBR.
Yamaha YBR has been equipped with a same type of engine that Yamaha Alba and Yamaha Libero G5 are having. Yamaha YBR comes loaded with 4 stroke, air cooled, single cylinder, SOHC engine with a displacement of 106cc. This entry-level powertrain produces a top power of 7.6 PS at 7500 rpm and generates a peak torque of 7.8 Nm at 6,000 rpm.
Yamaha YBR incorporates 4 speed constant mesh gearbox. It is blessed with latest self start and kick start facility. The ignition system is CDI.
The gear shifting is smooth and with multiple wet type clutch. Yamaha engines have great reputation in biking world and it has used the same technology keeping Indian roads in mind. The engine case is left open to have better air cooling.
Yamaha YBR comes with an entry-level engine displacement that competes with the most popular bikes in India. It sports 4 stroke, air cooled, single cylinder, SOHC engine with a displacement of 106cc. This Yamaha YBR engine pumps out a maximum power of 7.6PS at 7,500 rpm and develops a top torque of 7.8 Nm at 6,000 rpm. A four speed constant mesh gearbox uses the engine power cleverly. To cover 0-60 kmph sprint, it takes around 11.5 seconds.
Yamaha YBR is a commuter bike and takes on popular bikes in India like Hero Honda Splendor Plus, Bajaj Discover, TVS Star City etc. So one thing is clear here that Yamaha YBR does deliver higher fuel economy to be in competition. As it is blessed with a 4 stroke, single cylinder, air cooled, SOHC engine with a displacement of 106cc.
This 106cc engine does pump out a peak power of 7.6 PS at 7,500 rpm and churns a top torque of 7.8 Nm at 6,000 rpm. The fuel efficiency of the bike is around 65 to 70 kmpl in city.
Yamaha YBR has eye-catching cosmetic and body colour. The bike has been launched with three colour options such as black, red and black and red. The body colour is used at front mud-guard, cowl, fuel tank, side panels and rear side panels.
Racing graphics are added on the panels. Yamaha logo is pasted at fuel tank in bold style and Yamaha YBR is painted at side panels. Rear view mirrors, rear grab rail and silencer are having black colour scheme.However, alloy wheels, engine, silencer heat shield, front fork are in silver finish.
Available colours Are :
Yamaha YBR has been fitted with a standard braking system. The front and rear brake of the Yamaha YBR is drum type of 130mm dia.
This 130mm dia drum brakes are sufficient enough to provide instant braking. However, using both braking at the same time is suggested.
The suspension system of the Yamaha YBR is quite good. It features front telescopic hydraulic fork and rear adjustable hydraulic fork that ensure better handling and comfort.
The rear shock absorber does provide stability to the bike with chassis. In addition, the rear fork promises hassle-free riding experience.
Wheels and Tyres
The Yamaha YBR 106cc has been loaded with a few latest features with strong tyres. The wheels size of the Yamaha YBR is 18 inch.
The wheels come in alloy type that are light weight and sporty. The front tyre size is 2.75-18-4PR, 42P and rear one's is 3.00-18-6PR, 52P.
Wheel Base and Controlling
Wheelbase, frame, and braking system help the rider to control and handle the bike with ease. Yamaha YBR has got standard wheelbase that is 1290mm. The wheelbase ensure stability of the bike on road and reduce skidding chances.
The frame of the Yamaha YBR is double cradle type-tubular. The braking system of Yamaha YBR is just common even does its duty very well. At a very high speed, you may feel some vibration where all the controlling features might not work. So use the bike as a commuter one, not as a highway tourer.
Entry-level bikes are developed keeping comfort and mileage in mind along with reliable components. Yamaha YBR has also been created with the same theory. The seating position for the rider is upright. Seat is step-up type that has enough cushion for rider and pillion.
Yamaha YBR has been fitted with footpegs and footrest. Rear grab rail cum carrier is very useful for pillion and can be used as load carrying. Rear adjustable suspension add to the comfort for both the riders.
Latest features including alloy wheels, self start and rear adjustable fork.
analogue meter console, less body colour options.
Yamaha YBR models
Yamaha YBR specifications
FROTN 2.75 X 18" 4PR, REAR 3.00 X 18" 6PR
Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
7.6PS (5.59kW) / 7,500rpm
7.85N.m / 6,000rpm
Weight Carrying Capacity
Double cradle type-tubular
FRONT / REAR Drum / Drum (130mm Dia)
FRONT Telescopic Hydraulic, REAR Ajustable, Hydraulic