The Yamaha Xabre that is a naked roadster has been spied in its next generation avatar performing test runs in Indonesia. As per the reports, the motorcycle will witness upgrade both at cosmetic and mechanical front. For which, the model will see a hike in pricing.
The 2019 Yamaha Xabre has been revealed from the spied sets of images. Now, it will feature a dragon line headlamp cluster along with LED mail beam at the fascia. Other than this, there will be LED pilot lamps above the headlight, reworked tank shrouds, a new engine cowl along with new tail section. In the bunch of other cosmetic updates, there is a new single seat, dual tone finished exhaust with brushed aluminium tips and neat, sharp covering for the tail lamp and blinkers.
In terms of cycle parts, runs on 17’’ lightweight 10 spoke alloy wheels, the 2019 Xabre will suspend on 37mm upside down forks at the front and an adjustable monoshock at the rear. The alloy wheels get 110 section front and 130 section tubeless tyre at the rear.
The stopping power on the 135 kgs heavier 2019 Xabre will come from a 267mm disc upfront and 220mm rear disc clamped with radially mounted callipers. It is fitted with a 10.2-litre fuel tank which is incorporated with a single seat at the height of 805mm. The ground clearance of 164mm ended up the hindrance of engine base get struck on uneven road conditions.
The 2019 Yamaha Xabre will get a 149cc, liquid cooled, single cylinder engine as a beating heart. Mated to a 6-speed transmission, the mill is rated to develop 16 bhp power at 8,500 rpm along with 14.3 Nm torque of peak torque at 7,500 rpm.
The 2019 Yamaha M-Slaz on the other hand, will be featured with a 155cc engine shared with the Yamaha R15 V3.0. In addition to this, we will see the association of slipper clutch and Variable Valve Actuation. Currently, the Yamaha Xabre is on sale at the price sticker of IDR 30.70 million (Rs 1,47,542) in Indonesia. What will the 2019 model will ask for, the time will tell?
Its India arrival is in darkness. If launches, it will go in competition with the upcoming 2019 Suzuki Gixxer that is expected to hit the Indian market. The new Gixxer will receive major changes at the design front along with improved engine unit.