Yamaha to Bring Back RX100 Motorcycle in India

The iconic RX100 is likely to carry some styling elements from the previous model.
  • Published On: 20/02/24
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  • The RX100 was discontinued from the Indian market in March 1996.
  • The updated version is expected to be powered by a potent 225.9 cc engine.

Yamaha India is likely to bring back one of the most iconic motorcycles, the Yamaha RX100. The bike was famous in India back in the 90s. The RX100 was discontinued by the Japanese two-wheeler maker in March 1996. According to reports, the famous bike is likely to make its comeback in the country in the coming time. The iconic RX100 was not just a mode of transportation in India; but for decades it was a symbol of aspiration, freedom, and the joy of riding. The new iteration would be a fusion of innovation and tradition.

The RX100 is expected to make a triumphant return to the domestic market, and it will attract several bike enthusiasts. However, the nomenclature may be different in the new iteration. The updated version of the bike is expected to be powered by a potent 225.9 cc engine that can generate an amazing 20.1 horsepower and a peak torque of 19.93 Nm to comply with BS6 Phase 2 emission regulations.

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The iconic RX100 is likely to carry some styling elements from the previous model. The RX100 iteration is anticipated to be priced between INR 1.25 lakh and INR 1.50 lakh (ex-showroom).

The model still has its appeal even after it was discontinued, as it continues to appeal to motorcycle enthusiasts nationwide. Yamaha is expected to roll out the new iteration of the RX100 soon. With this new bike, the manufacturer will be catering to the rising demand of its customers who prefer the classic models. However, the company has not made any official statements regarding the launch of the upcoming RX100.

The Yamaha RX100 was popular in India for its sound, power, and sleek design. To match the current Yamaha models, the bike must have a 200-cc powertrain. The original RX100 motorcycle was powered by a 98-cc two-stroke single-cylinder engine. Now, the company is gearing up to produce a high-performance yet sleeker iteration of the bike with a robust engine.

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