Yamaha Vino 125

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Yamaha YJ125[1]
Yamaha Vino 125 2006.jpg
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company
Also called YJ125S, Vino 125, Fino 125
Parent company Yamaha Corporation
Predecessor Yamaha XC125 Riva 125
Class Scooter
Engine 124 cc (7.6 cu in) air-cooled 4-stroke single; SOHC;
Bore / stroke 51.5–60.0 mm (2.03–2.36 in)
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Top speed 55 mph (89 km/h)[2]
Transmission Centrifugal clutch; V-belt automatic CVT
Suspension front telescopic coil spring/oil damper; rear swingarm coil spring/oil dampener
Brakes front single disc 180 mm ∅; rear drum 110 mm ∅
Tires tubeless Cheng Shin 3.50-10 51J
Rake, trail 32° / 75 mm
Wheelbase 1229.4 mm (48.4 in)
Dimensions L: 1752.6 mm (69.0 in)
W: 698.5 mm (27.5 in)
H: 75.9 cm (29.8 in)
Seat height 76.0 cm (29.9 in)
Weight 103.9 kg (229 lb) (dry)
109 kg (240 lb) (wet)
Fuel capacity 4.5 L (1.19 US gal; 0.99 imp gal)
Oil capacity 1.2 L (0.32 US gal; 0.26 imp gal)
Fuel consumption 56 mpg-US (4.2 L/100 km; 67 mpg-imp)[2]
Related Yamaha Mio

The Vino 125 (photo right) is a scooter introduced by Yamaha Motor Company in 2004 as a larger brother to the 49cc Yamaha Vino/Vino Classic (photo bottom, left), replacing the Yamaha Riva 125 (XC125) scooter. Little has changed since the 2004 introduction of the Vino 125 with the exception of color choices. Because of the engine size and top speed, in many US States, the Vino 125 requires a motorcycle license to legally operate. The Vino 125 has a relatively low seat height, making it popular among smaller riders.

The Vino 125 has an air-cooled 124 cc (7.6 cu in) single-cylinder 4-stroke SOHC engine. The engine has a fan for supplemental cooling. It has a Mikuni BS carburetor with an auto-choke and carburetor heat device. Emissions controls are a catalyzed muffler, AIR Injection system, and an evaporative fuel canister. The braking system is a 180 mm (7.1 in) single disc front brake and a 110 mm drum rear brake. The tires are 3.50x10.

Popular modifications for the Vino 125 include Asian Market taillights and the addition of a rear basket or case hinged to allow access to the fuel tank. Other popular modifications include chrome front fender and side trims.

The Vino has a very similar counterpart in Thailand, called Fino, which looks almost identical.

Rear view


  1. ^ YJ125S Service Manual, Yamaha Motor Taiwan Co., Ltd., 2003, pp. 2–1 to 2–17 
  2. ^ a b "Scooters and motorcycles" (Subscription required), Consumer Reports, March 2009, retrieved 2010-08-24 


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