Yamaha Gladiator

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Yamaha Gladiator
JA Type Yamaha Gladiator
Manufacturer India Yamaha Motor
Parent company Yamaha Motor Company
Production 2006-
Predecessor Yamaha Fazer 125cc
Class low cost bike, executive commuter
Engine 123.7 cc, 10.0:1 CR, air cooled, SOHC
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Suspension Front: Hydraulic Telescopic Fork
Rear:Rectangular swing arm with hydraulic shock absorber
Brakes Front: 240 mm disc
Rear: 130 mm drum
Tires Front: 2.75*18" 4PR,42P
Rear: 3.00 X 18" 6PR, 52P
Wheelbase 1,300 mm (51 in)
Dimensions L: 2,065 mm (81.3 in)
W: 730 mm (29 in)
H: 1,100 mm (43 in)
Seat height 790 mm (31 in)
Weight 117 kg (258 lb) (dry)
Fuel capacity 13 litres (3.4 US gal)

The Yamaha Gladiator alias YBR 125 is a 125 cc motorcycle, developed by India Yamaha Motor.

The bike can be started in any gear and offers excellent corner handling. Yamaha claimed that the Gladiator bike will be able to give a mileage of 67 km/l (160 mpg‑US) in actual city conditions.


At the launch of Yamaha Gladiator in India, Yamaha announced said that it planned to sell 4 lakh bikes in India and six lakhs later. Yamaha would also be setting up a new plant to manufacture two wheelers in India between 2008 and 2010.[1]

Features and specifications[edit]

Type Single Cylinder Air Cooled, 4 Stroke Sohc[2]
Valve Train 2 Valve
Displacement 123.7 cc
Bore & Stroke 54 X 54 MM
Comp. Ratio 10.0:1
Max. Power 8.0 kW @ 7,500 rpm
Max. Torque 10.4 NM @ 6,500 rpm
Idle Speed 1,400 +- 100 rpm
Starting Kick Start / Electric Start
Spark Plug NGK CR7HSA - R
Gear Box 5 Speed Constant Mesh
Shift Pattern 1 Down, 4up
Primary Reduction 3.4
Final Reduction 3.214
Gear Ratio 1 St: 3.000, 2nd:1.777. 3rd: 1.316, 4th:1.045, 5th: 0.875
Clutch Multiplate Wet Type
Battery 12V- 5AH(Self)
Head Light 12HS1(12v 35/35 W Halogen Bulb
Tail Lamp 12v 21/5w
Indicator 12v 10w
Indicator 12v 10w
Chassis Type Diamond Tubular Type
Caster/ Trail 26 degree/ 90mm
Suspension Front Telescopic Hydraulic Type
Suspension Rear Rectangular Swing Arm With Hydraulic Shock Absorber
Brakes Front Drum Type/ Disc Type
Brakes Rear Drum Type
Tyre Front 2.75 X 18" 42 P
Tyre Rear 3.00 X 18" 6pr, 52 P
Kerb Weight Kerb Wt - 127 kg (Deluxe)
Max Payload 130 kg
Wheel Base 1,300 mm
Length 2,065 mm
Width 730 mm
Overall Height 1,100 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Tank Capacity 13 Lts.


  1. ^ http://www.yamaha-motor-india.com/product/ybr125/index.html
  2. ^ http://www.yamaha-motor-india.com/product/ybr125/index.html