Yamaha Neo is one of the best selling 125cc, automatic scooters of the Japanese maker. It comes from the 'Neo' clan of automatic scooters, that is globally available. It looks like more matured and aggressive version of the Yamaha Ray-ZR which is available in India. This global scooter is one of the most popular scooters of the Brazilian two-wheelere market.
The first and foremost character that clinches your eyes will be the front fascia of this scooter. It looks like some Japanese anime character with a ferocious stance. Yamaha had done a decent job to design every single detail of this scooter in a most stylish way. The fit and finish of the Neo are impressive. The bulky front features three LED lights which consist of two low beacon lamps and one for high beam. The extended side fenders bear turn indicators in the most convenient way.
The instrument console is more basic and gets the following functions like analogue speedometer, odometer, fuel level maker and an additional ECO function which indicates economical driving figures. It also gets an under seat 14-litre storage space to keep your day-to-day stuff while traveling. By keeping the weights to a minimum, it is one of the lightest scooters that are available in the international market. Moreover, the 4.2-litre fuel tank of the Neo is one of the largest in its class.
As we all know, scooters are considered as the cheapest and most convenient means of transportation. It is also considered as the first option vehicle for those who cannot afford a car or a motorcycle. However, Yamaha has developed this scooter as one of their cheapest offerings but also by keeping some advanced facilities for their fellow riders.
This Neo scooter is powered by 125cc, single cylinder, air-cooled engine delivering a maximum power of 9.8 bhp @ 8000 rpm. In order to extract greater efficiency, Yamaha has employed DiAsil technology that found in their high capacity motorcycles. DiAsil uses aluminium alloy with silicon coating over the cylinder, thereby improving thermal dissipation and mechanical strength and improves the engine life. Moreover, the CVT transmission of the scooter helps in quick and effortless acceleration. It is one of the lightest and most powerful scooters in its segment with a weight of 96 kg. The Yamaha has also employed UBS braking system in this model for safety and more convenient braking.
Neo 125 is currently available in Brazilian market
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