2017 New Bikes in India

Get to know all about the newly launched, upcoming bikes and scooters.

Yamaha Saluto: The Indian Middle Class Family Motorcycle

In this year, we are seeing so many new launches in the Indian motorcycle industry from Bajaj, Hero, Honda, Yamaha, etc. So here we are discussing about one of the famous motorcycles among of them, which gives a better mileage, attractive look and less in price. In the month of April, the Japanese bike maker, Yamaha brought a new motorbike Saluto for the middle class Indian families.

Yamaha Saluto

The Saluto is based on 125cc commuter bike. It is the most affordable motorcycle that has been manufactured for the daily purpose ride (0 to 100 km). The company has launched two variants of Saluto in Indian market first is drum brake and another is disc brake. It features are tubeless tires, comfortable seat, stylish fuel tank and much more. The Saluto sports a compact engine, which is blessed with Yamaha's Blue Core Technology. It is powered by 4-stroke, SOHC, single cylinder and air cooled engine, that carries an engine displacement of 125cc. The 125cc motor makes it able to deliver healthy power output.

Design and Style

Yamaha Saluto Design and Style

The design and style of this bike is really awesome. It comes with stylish fuel tank, five spoke black alloy wheels and black engine. The weight of this new Saluto is 112 kg which gives a better handling under all conditions in Indian roads. Now we are taking about the tires and seat. For the safe and comfortable riding, the company has used a tubeless tires and 130mm drum brake on both side and comfortable sitting posture for comfort ride. Logo and cool graphics on the fuel tank are pulling ours attract. The Saluto fuel tank is covered black plastic panels with small blue core sticker on centre. The LED tail lamp and 12V Halogen bulb is help to make a clear visibility at the dark road.

Why Yamaha use Blue Core Technology on Saluto?

Blue Core Technology

Let's discuss it! Yamaha has introduced a new variant of all the bikes and scooters with new generation engine with Blue Core Technology. This technology returns impressive performance and excellent mileage. The Blue Core concept has increased combustion efficiency, increase cooling efficiency and reduce loss power of the engine.

Brake, Suspension and Colours

Yamaha Saluto Colors

Now come to brake and suspension of the Saluto. The motorcycle is featured with a 130 mm drum brake at rear and 240mm disc brake at front. Saluto is a good commuter motorcycle to go for a ride on the Indian road and long route. The suspension of this bike is telescopic forks at front and Swing arm at rear help to improve a riding quality on the Indian roads. The Saluto is available in six stunning colours such as Victory Red and Brave Black in drum brake variant and Glory Green, Dashing White, Majestic Red and Bold Blue in Disc brake variant. The ex-showroom price of this bike is starting from Rs. 52,600 to Rs.55,100.


Yamaha Saluto Verdict

The features of new Saluto are awesome. The firm is used new Blue Core Technology on this bike which helps to give a good mileage on the Indian roads. It also helped to make a ride fun and ECO friendly. Overall, the Yamaha Saluto is good motorcycle for the middle class family.