Yamaha Saluto has been launched today at a price of INR 52,000, ex-Showroom, Delhi. The Saluto is powered from a newly developed air-cooled, single-cylinder 125cc engine. The engine of the new Saluto also features a new more compact combustion chamber than Yamaha’s previous engines of this commuter segment. The Saluto is listed in the commuter motorcycle segment this is segment of 100cc to 125cc motorcycles. Saluto’s 125cc engine has been developed under Yamaha’s Blue Core Ideal, while the bike weighs only 112kgs this bike is the lightest motorcycle in its class. Brakes on the front and the rear are drum units (130 mm).The engine of Saluto develops 8.3bhp at 7,000rpm and 10.1Nm of torque at 4,500rpm.
The engine is mated to a 4-speed transmission and fuel efficiency of Saluto is claimed to be 87kmpl. Saluto is based on a diamond frame and dimensions of the motorcycle are 2035x700x1080(LxWxH) in mm. Ground clearance of the motorcycle is 180mm. it is equipped with a fuel tank of 7.6-litres capacity, and telescopic fork suspensions are added on front.