- Yamaha Vino 125
name = Yamaha YJ125|
aka = Vino 125
production = 2004-Present
predecessor = Yamaha XC125 Riva 125
class = Scooter
engine = 124 cm³ (7.56 in³) 124cc air-cooled 4-stroke single; SOHC
transmission = Centrifugal clutch; V-belt automatic CVT
wheelbase = 1229.4 mm (48.4 in)
length = = 1752.6 mm (69.0 in)
width = 698.5 mm (27.5 in)
seat_height = 76.0 cm (29.9 in)
dry_weight = 103.9 kg (229 lb)
fuel_economy = 75 MPG
fuel_capacity = Convert|5|L|usgal impgal|0|abbr=on|lk=on
similar = Yamaha Mio Classico
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The Yamaha Vino 125 is a scooter introduced by
Yamaha Motor Companyin 2004 as a larger brother to the 49cc Yamaha Vino/Vino Classic, 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-cooled124cc single cylinder 4-stroke SOHCengine for propulsion. The engine has a fan for supplemental cooling. A Mikuni BS carburetor handles fuel delivery, and an auto-choke and carburetor heat device are standard. The Vino 125 includes a catalyzed muffler, AIR Injection system, and an evaporative fuel canister to control emissions.
Top speed after break-in period ranges from 45-65 MPH on flat land depending on wind and the weight of the operator and cargo according to user reports [http://www.provoscooter.com/vbull/showthread.php?t=4550] . A 180mm single disc front brake and a 110mm drum rear brake handle stopping. 3.50x10 tires are standard.
Fuel mileage reported from operators ranges from convert|65|mpgus|L/100 km mpgimp|abbr=on to convert|90|mpgus|L/100 km mpgimp|abbr=on [http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/Article_Page.aspx?ArticleID=1421&Page=3] [http://www.productwiki.com/yamaha-vino-125/] .
MSRP for a 2008 model is $2649 USD [http://www.yamaha-motor.com/sport/products/modelspecs/328/0/specs.aspx] . Black is a new color for 2008, Team Yamaha Blue remains from previous years, and Silver is dropped from the color line up for 2008.
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.
The Yamaha Vino was the scooter of choice in the
American Chopperspecial where Vinnie DiMartino and Mikey Teutul went on a road trip to New England. These Vinos have custom paint jobs courtesy of Nub Grafx.
* [http://www.yamaha-motor.com/sport/products/modelhome/328/0/home.aspx Official Yamaha Vino 125 Home Page ]
* [http://www.yamahavino125.com Yamaha Vino 125 Fan Site]
* [http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/Article_Page.aspx?ArticleID=1421 Review of the 2004 Vino 125 ]
* [http://www.clubvino.net/forum Forum for Vino 125 Owners ]
* [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Vino125/ Vino 125 Group on Yahoo ]
* [http://www.yamaha-motor.com.tw/motor/motor_vino125.htm Official Taiwanese Yamaha Vino 125 Home Page]
* [http://w3.epa.gov.tw/epalaw/ Environmental Protection Administration of Taiwan]
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