The Yamaha Aerox 155 was first spotted in India just before the 2018 Auto Expo, but the company didn’t showcase it at the show. The scooter is, again, the matter of online chatter as it has been spotted at few Yamaha dealerships across our country, giving rise to rumours that it will be launched soon.
We believe that Yamaha has no plans to launch this product in our market anytime soon. The moto-scooter has been brought down to India for promotion and brand building, and is being displayed at a few dealerships to gauge customer interest in a large, powerful and premium scooter.
The Yamaha Aerox 155 is a futuristic looking thing, with sculpted body panels and an aggressive face that houses a large LED headlight. It is loaded with features such as 5.9-inch all-digital instrument console, mobile charger and offers a generous 25 litres of underseat storage space. The higher-spec Aerox 155 S variant gets keyless ignition, a start-stop system and single-channel ABS. The Aerox is powered by a Yamaha R15-sourced 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that uses variable valve actuation technology to produce 15hp of and 13.8Nm. If it ever makes it to our market, expect a price tag of around Rs 1 lakh (ex-showroom).
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