Yamaha Soul GT 125 Review
After introducing Yamaha Soul, the manufacturer has launched its latest facelift Soul GT 125 with cool and attractive design, disc brake at the front, good ergonomics and a refined power mill with a top speed of 100kmph. Yamaha Soul series is undoubtedly the biggest brand in the scooter segment in Indonesia. The Japanese automaker has blessed it with black alloy wheels to add a deluxe appearance which also makes it a bit expensive than the earlier version.
Yamaha Soul GT 125 is a trendy and upscale 12cc vehicle to attract scooter enthusiasts all over the world. In order to make this scooter nifty and stylish from the front, the designers have fitted a little visor on the handlebar with a sports headlamp that will appeal consumers from the first sight. The impeccable front has side indicators which look simply beautiful and enticing. It has a sharp and edgy fairing that resembles stylish and a company insignia on its side has been embellished. Its rear portion is sophisticatedly crafted, which houses an edgy taillight that comes with integrated side indicators. In regards to dimension, it has a length of 1870 mm with a width of 685 mm and height of 1070mm the Soul GT 125 does a splendid job with a ground clearance of 135 mm.
Engine, Economy & Performance
Talking about its engine and performance, Yamaha Soul GT 125 is fitted with a 125cc powertrain unit, the v-twin cylinder, 4 stroke, SOHC, air-cooled engine emits the maximum power of 9 hp at 8000 rpm and a peak torque of 9.6 nm at 5500 rpm which is mated to an automatic centrifuge clutch with coil spring that shifts the gear calmly without any hassle. Overall the engine and its performance are superb to produce a noise and vibration free ride.
The Japanese manufacturer has used underbone frame for Soul GT 125. It has been outfitted with telescopic suspension at front and swing arm suspension at the rear portion of the vehicle that gives more stability and smoothness to the ride. It comes loaded with an 80/80 R14 front and 100/70 R14 rear radial tyres in order to provide a nice pace on the track. The tyres are coupled with the 5-spoke beautifully designed black alloy wheels to produce an excellent grip on the road and the rider feels convinced while riding it.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
For satisfactory braking, it is equipped with an improved disc brake at front and a drum brake on the rear side to provide the stopping power and to increase the safety of the riders. The brakes work well and give a tension free secure riding experience. With smart responsiveness, the Soul GT 125 is better handled.
With the premium design, healthy mileage and sound suspensions Yamaha Soul GT 125 is a highly practical scooter for the young riders in the country. It has light weight and compare to other scooters it comes at a very affordable price. The 125cc engine provides a decent amount of power and torque to the scooter which makes it a comprehensive vehicle in the daily commuter segment.