New Yamaha Factor 150 in Pakistan
Yamaha Motorcycles are poplar and sought after brand among youngsters. Since 2015, Yamaha is offering its different 125cc motorcycles in Pakistan. The youngsters, motorcycle dealers and market is always asking Yamaha to bring a bigger 150cc motorcycle in Pakistan. Yamaha never brought anything but few testing units. After the launch of Suzuki GSX125, Yamaha is planning to bring its 150cc motorcycles in Pakistan now. The most ideal candidate is New Yamaha Factor 150, Lets see what is good and bad in Yamaha Factor 150 in Pakistan.
Yamaha Factor 150:
The Yamaha Factor is based on Yamaha YBR125 platform and it shares the same frame. Mechanically it also shares many mechanical bits like suspension, wheels and tyres. The engine is also based on YBR platform but it is over bored to 150cc with many other mechanical changes. The Yamaha Factor 150 is very popular in Brazil and other Latin American countries. It has a good power and fuel economy balance.
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Yamaha Factor 150 Looks:
In looks department, Factor 150 is a new motorcycle. Though its looks are highly inspired by the YBR series but it feels like it has aged well. It seems like YBR has grown some muscles and now its ready to role with the big bikes. The fuel tank has more aggressive air scoops, front headlamp is also aggressive and the single unit seat with grab rails is sporty yet comfortable. Though it has regular handle bars and foot pegs to offer along with digital speedo meter. They could have been improved as well.
Yamaha Factor 150 Specs:
Specs wise, Factor 150 is a rich bike. It has many things to offer with good build quality. Its mechanical specs are as under:
- Type: SOHC, 2-valve, 4-stroke, Air-cooled
- Actual displacement (cc): 149
- Number of cylinders: 1
- Diameter x stroke: 57.3 X 57.9mm
- Compression ratio: 9.6: 1
- Maximum power Petrol: 12 Hp
- Lubrication system: Wet sump
- Starting System: Electrical
- Currency: 5 speeds
- Fuel: Petrol
Factor 150 dimensions are as under:
- Length: 2,015 mm
- Width: 735mm
- Height: 1.095 mm
- Wheelbase: 1325 mm
- Seat Height: 785 mm
- Minimum ground clearance: 175 mm
- Fuel tank capacity: 16L
- Net Weight: 127 kg
Yamaha Factor 150 Price in Pakistan:
The Factor 150 has promising specs on offer, Its quality is also up to the mark and international standards. Having this motorcycle in Yamaha’s line up will definitely help them bad more sales. The only possible solution for that is if Yamaha produces it locally. Other wise Factor 150 is an expensive motorcycle and it costs 2500$ which is about 5.5 lac rupees. On such price it has very slim chances of selling but if its launched around 3.8 lacs, It will rule the Pakistani market!