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Yamaha RX100 – The Legend


The ever famous and well known Yamaha RX100 is a legend in all aspects. On-Road Price (Delhi) of the bike was Rs 19,764 in 1989. This will offer you Mileage of 35-45 kmpl (approx. on ride. Yamaha RX100 used to be the king of Indian streets at one time.

This attracted everyone as KTM 200 Duke. This is packed with a highly efficient 98cc motorcycle. The bike is very lightweight and weighs just 103 kg. The bike gets just drum brakes at both ends. Later the bike discontinued due to change in emission norms. Still now many of the purchase this used bike from two wheeler market and other online portals like OLX and Quickr.

TYamaha RX100 comes in Red, Blue, Silver colors. This is powered 98 cc 2-stroke, reed valve, air-cooled, single-cylinder, gasoline 7 port torque induction engine. It can makes Maximum Power of 11 BHP @ 7500 rpm and Maximum Torque of 10.39 NM @ 6500 rpm. Engine features air cooling, Advanced Electronic CDI ignition, Auto Lube (Separate Lubrication, a Yamaha Patent) Lubrication, 50 mm Bore and 50 mm Stroke   

Engine mated to 4 speed gears. There is Wet, Multi-disc type Clutch. You have   130mm Drum Front Brake and 130mm Drum Rear Brake. Front Suspension of the bike is Telescopic Fork (Japanese kayaba). Rear Suspension is Swing Arm (Adjustable 5 Positions) type.             

In terms of dimensions, there is 1965 mm Overall Length, 740 mm Overall Width, 1050 mm Overall Height,  765 mm Seat Height, 145 mm Ground Clearance, 1240 mm Wheelbase, 95 kg Dry Weight,103 kg Kerb/Wet Weight,  10.5 litres Fuel Tank Capacity,   1.3 litres Oil tank capacity,  2100 mm Turning Circle etc. Instrument cluster is analogue type. 

Yamaha RX100 Performance Figures

  • 7.5 secs to reach from 0-60 kmph           
  • 100 kmph Top Speed         
  • 35 kmpl Mileage (City)    
  • 45 kmpl Mileage (Highway)          
  • 40 kmpl Mileage (Combined)      


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