According to Indonesia’s Iwanbanaran, Yamaha will launch the WR150 terrain vehicle, competing with segment rivals such as Honda CRF150L and Kawasaki KLX150.
According to Iwanbanaran, the above information was obtained from a very reliable internal source. In fact, information about Yamaha’s launch of 150cc terrain bike has been posted since the end of 2017. However, Yamaha is very tight-lipped with this information, the Japanese car brand did not confirm or confirm. dismiss the rumor above. This makes the experts believe that Yamaha is still quietly developing the WR150 based on the WR125X model in the European market.
In addition to the expected appearance similar to the WR125X brother in Europe, the upcoming WR150 model for the Southeast Asian market will be equipped with a completely different engine. According to many sources, Yamaha WR150 will be equipped with a single cylinder engine, 4 valves, 149.7 cc capacity, similar to FZ150i, R15 V2 or TFX 150.
According to Iwanbanaran’s source, Yamaha is still secretly conducting a test run and evaluation, but the process seems to be quite slow because the Japanese car company is still focusing on products that are currently of interest. such as Yamaha R25 2019, Yamaha MT-15 2019 or NMX 155. These new models are all expected to be launched in the first half of 2019. However, sources familiar with the Indonesian website still confirmed the local model. Yamaha 150cc new image:
“Yes, the launch (150cc all-terrain vehicle) is expected to take place by the end of this year. It will certainly be powered by Vixion engines (FZ150i in Vietnam), but its chassis may be different. It is almost certain that it will be named WR “.
Although the source was very sure about when Yamaha launched the WR model, Iwan’s reporter thought that it would not be until 2019 for the WR150 Yamaha to officially launch. But no matter when it is launched, it is not so important because there is no doubt that the Yamaha WR150 will really be on the market, not simply rumors.
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