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Yamaha SR400 To Rule Indian Roads

Yamaha Motors India may launch the SR400 in India - Rumour

From the clan of the RX100 and the RD350, a similar bike is all set to dominate the Indian bike industry. If rumors are to be believed, Yamaha may launch the 37 year old vintage edition of the SR400 in India.



For any retro bike enthusiast, kick starting the Yamaha SR400 would be a memorable experience. Powered by a 390cc, air-cooled, two-valve, single cylinder, SOHC engine which generates 23bhp of horsepower at 6500 rpm and a torque of 27.4 Nm at 3000rpm, this bike has remained the same all through the years.

yamaha sr400

The engine is paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox and a multi plate clutch system. The motto-rad is expected to have hydraulic 268mm disc brakes for the front and 150 mm drum brakes for the rear side which makes the braking system strong and effective.

Yamaha SR400

Small and compact, the SR400 is a claimed 175kg bike that is always ready for a ride. A 30.9 inch seat height and exceptional narrowness makes the bike very easy to handle. It is expected to have an extended wheelbase of 1409mm which would guarantee a flawless riding experience. It is also featured with a 12.10L fuel tank capacity which doesn't disappoint you on long rides. It is expected to be the most fuel efficient motorcycle.

yamaha sr400

The single headlight of SR400 allows you to get a clear view of the roads at night. However, the motorcycle has no expected storage space. It comes in the same single colour option- Liquid Graphite. The expected price of SR400 in India may be close to Rs. 3.8 lakhs.

yamaha sr400

Last updated on 16-01-2015. Published on 15-01-2015. Written by .
Published by Bikes4Sale in category Upcoming Bikes
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Its not gonna win in here, design and style are not the only matter that a rider needs. 30 years back it was a hit but same design and concept now? I guess Yamaha should have rethinked about adding on a little more features too.. Best of Luck with the bike.
By on 16-01-2015
Certainly overpriced! Let's wait n watch how the market gonna react.
By on 16-01-2015
This machine has a lot of character. It's a style over specification bike. Big singles always have a special place. Thumping sound and vibration from the engine is a real treat for motorcycle lovers.
By on 16-01-2015
Looks damn good. But the price is too high for Indian customers. Yamaha needs to rethink its strategy. Maybe those who like to buy retro looking overprized motorcycles will grab this.
By on 16-01-2015
this is only the bike to increase their company sales and reputation in india. why because after declining from YAMAHA RX-100 yamaha company lose their market share in two wheeler industry. if they want over come from this problem yamaha should need to launch this bike in indian market. and it should look like as RX-100 and RX-135 so their is no option for yamaha to over come from this problem. and as per indian people height also this models is more comfort.
By on 22-01-2015
If they release with 3.5lakh price tag yamaha wont see much success. They will fail like the suzuki inazuma which was a great bike but failed coz of the expensive price tag. BUT!!!! If yamaha releases this with a price tag of somewhere around 2.0-2.2 lakhs, SR 400 is gonna rule the roads and rip the pants off Royal Enfield
By on 01-04-2015
i'm very much interested to buy rd350 1st version japanese, after seeing sr400 i became fan of this vintage beauty just amazing looks.
By on 22-05-2015
I am very much excited this model when gonna be launch in India?excellent looks,specifiaction & features are good. price is little high but it's worth.Defenetly I will buy this upon lauched.
By on 26-05-2015
Certainly overpriced. should be btwn 1.8 to 2.2lakh .
By on 13-06-2015
For Yamaha sr400 to succeed in India, my thoughts are :
clip on handle bars with nice mirrors
Front and rear disc brakes
Fog lights, pass lights, engine kill switch,
Electric start option, choke start button,
Thicker tyres with good grip, stylish but rugged rear tail light, stylish indicators, maintainable free battery.
Price around 1.5 Lacs
By on 02-10-2015
Looks great without any change from 1978 model SR400, expects build quality and technically improved by fuel injection and hope decent fuel efficiency, reminding RD 350 almost, definitely priced more, company ruining enthusiasts by selling its unchangable classic style and looks, this steed can break Royal Enfeilds battle in Indian market, hope this come to India soon
By on 16-11-2015
When is it being launch?

Hopefully, enough is saved for it.
By on 26-11-2015
waiting for yamaha rs 400 since long time, hopes it will comeup in 2016 begining.
By on 29-12-2015
Please reply when it will be launch in India?
By on 27-01-2016
Nice
By on 03-04-2016
When it is launching
By on 08-04-2016
What a super model
By on 13-04-2016
Awesome solid look & spec.Majestic vintage come over but for indian market the price looks too high & it should be less than 2.5lack to rule the road....
By on 14-04-2016
Yamaha rd 350 also needs to be relaunched.I think disc brakes addition will do the things.Sr 400 will also be a great hit.With vintage look and thumping yamaha sound it will surely capture indian market. Waiting for both to hit indian market
By on 16-04-2016
nice bike only the price is the big problem royal enfield 500cc is available under 2 lakhes yamaha should reconsider the price the bike is gona blow the road if its nearly 2 lakhes. Iwill surely buy this one if the price will adjust.i wish yamaha will rethink if they will i wait for its launch
By on 18-04-2016
Glamorfiprice
By on 27-04-2016
excellent bike.suitable for any kind of height persons. i am using yamaha bikes like rx100,135,crux for more than 15 years. i born in the year 1978. so iam interested to buy this sr400 bike but price tag is very high. it requires review in the price range.
By on 01-05-2016
Good RE Mechanic Name is JAISON.. KADAVANTHRA KOCHI...
By on 08-05-2016
Yamaha definitly think about this option.it fullfills the real indian mentality.a game changer.learn from enfield forget inazuma.keep low price to compete in the market.i m watching.
By on 09-05-2016
If the pricing is on par with the 350 Enfields, Yamaha have a winner on their hands here.
By on 12-05-2016
I am badly waiting to see this bike on Indian roads, as long as success is concerned a bike is no always about bigger and faster but the thrill an fun on 2 wheel and a machine. Yes when you launch a bike in India PRICE is a big factor.
By on 15-05-2016
Looks good on the cards. But certainly over prized
By on 15-05-2016
This bike will bring the RX135&RD 350 bikes back to life, the simplicty of maintenance with lightweight handling,truly a DREAM machine
By on 16-05-2016
Yamaha RX 100
By on 21-05-2016
awesome when it is launching
By on 27-05-2016
i think it should be better if it is twin cylinder with twin exhaust
By on 31-05-2016
pls prepare Yamaha SR400 bike colour bikes, that colour is very rich colour it will improve your sales also.
By on 03-06-2016
RX 100 LOOK IS BACK EXITED
By on 07-06-2016
When is it going to launch in india it superb
By on 18-08-2016

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