Yamaha has launched its latest scooter, the Aerox 155, at its official showroom situated in Blue square, Naxal. The new Aerox 155 boasts a sporty appearance, advanced technological features, and is equipped with the same 155 cc engine found in the Yamaha R15 V4 models. The company has offered the scooter at an introductory price of Rs 4,74,900.
Design and features
The Aerox 155 is categorized as a maxi-scooter and its design is based on the Heart-Shaking Speedster concept. At the front, it features LED headlights accompanied by LED daytime running lights (DRLs), while the rear is equipped with LED tail lamps. The scooter offers a two-level seat configuration, with a sizable 24.5-liter under-seat storage compartment. In terms of size, it has dimensions of 1980 mm in length, 700 mm in width, and 1150 mm in height, with a ground clearance of 145 mm. Additionally, the scooter is available in three distinct colors: Racing Blue and Grey Vermillion.
The Aerox 155 comes equipped with a digital 5.8-inch negative LCD display that provides information such as speedometer readings, RPM indicators, and a VVA (Variable Valve Actuation) indicator. This instrument console is also integrated with Yamaha’s Y-Connect application, which offers maintenance suggestions and keeps track of the scooter’s last parked location. Noteworthy features include LED lighting, front disc brakes, a 5.5-liter fuel tank, a smart motor generator system, a side stand engine cut-off mechanism, automatic start and stop functionality, Bluetooth connectivity, and a single-channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), among others.
The Aerox 155 uses the same engine as Yamaha’s R15 V4 and is paired with a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) gearbox. Powering the Aerox 155 is a 155 cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve, liquid-cooled, SOHC (Single Overhead Camshaft) engine. This engine delivers a maximum power output of 14.5 hp at 8000 rpm and a peak torque of 13.9 Nm at 6250 rpm. The scooter features a 5.5-liter fuel tank and offers an estimated mileage of approximately 45 kmpl. Additionally, it incorporates VVA (Variable Valve Actuation) technology, which enhances the engine’s flexibility and performance.
|Engine type||Single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve, liquid-cooled, SOHC|
|Peak power||14.5 hp at 8000 rpm|
|Peak torque||13.9 Nm at 6250 rpm|
|Fuel tank capacity||5.5 L|
|Boot capacity||24.5 L|
|Ground clearance||145 mm|
|Suspension||Front: Telescopic fork|
Rear: Unit swing
Yamaha Aerox 155 price in Nepal
MAW Enterprises, the official distributor of Yamaha motorcycles and scooters in Nepal, has launched the Aerox 155 at an introductory price of Rs 4,74,900, which serves as a competitor to the Aprilia SXR 160 in the market.
|Yamaha scooters||Price in Nepal|
|Aerox 155||Rs 4,74,900|