How can that be? What would be ideal is if it ends up tunable with aftermarket engine management units for ignition timing and fuel injection. The Yamaha Zuma 125 was all new in 2009. Some sort of subconscious fantasy slipped through. Double discs are nice, but to be honest I think with the weight of a scooter being so rear focused and the tread of those tires not giving an enormous contact patch. One rarely sees top speed specs listed on motorcycles and scooters unless it’s to state a condition of restriction. I am resigned to the fact I should just take a motorcycle course here, and then be done with it, and just get a 125 cc model. I don’t know what happened. Straight from the factory, the Yamaha Zuma 125 will get a top speed of about 60 miles per hour. Agile as a 50, power of a 150, 5 stars *****, 2020 Ducati Superleggera V4 Review – First Ride, The Clash of Two Super Middleweights: KTM 890 Duke R vs. I weight 236 lbs or so, and he is about 70 lbs I imagine. The YW125 accelerates well to 80km/hr (50mph) and then it wanders higher from there. Value for money for the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. there is not even a mention of the new Zuma 125 model for 2009. Gotta go , i need to get back out there. property of the respective owners. But the question of speed is a great one. The scooter that started off known as the BW back in 1990 has come a long way. The sloping floorboards are a minus, but the rear drum brake strikes me as a bigger minus. I have a feeling that the motor is ver ‘clean’ as well suggesting that they’ve done a lot of work designing it for the long term and it’s ready to meet any increasing emmissions requirements for years to come. I can’t imagine myself on a 2-stroke, without wondering if I should have bought a 4-stroke. How is half an inch a “pretty substantial” difference? y say it will. If you would like to A 125 Zuma gets me excited, since I ride an 04 that could use just a bit more power. Looking to design your own? The fact that they went with a shorter stroke suggests they were searching for more RPMs. get a big kick out of filling it up for under 2 bucks and then driving over a hundred miles. I was reading over the specs posted eariler on this scoot and it reminded me of another Yamaha that I had read about that is not sold in the U.S. called the Cygnus X 125. It has the same tough, off-road sort of look as the Zuma 50. I’m sorry, Dave. Where do I put my feet on a motorcycle with forward controls? i really want one but dont know which scooter to choose yet! Track Showdown: 2019 KTM 790 Duke “R” vs 2020 KTM 890 Duke R, Bagger Battle: Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special vs. Indian Challenger Limited, 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Review – First Ride, BLOWHARDS! Reaching up to 60 mph may be enough for most people to navigate the streets, but with modifications, the 0 to 60 mph acceleration rate is where it will really shine. 6/10ths should make a difference. 780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. This is a different motor with a 4 valve head and fuel injection. But now it’s official as a Yamaha shows the impressive offering in place in it’s 2009 scooter line up along with the T-Max.. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. and how it compares to the competition? Yamaha's profilation of this bike: The Zuma 125 is all new for 2009. unbroken z125 was 55-60 mph when broke in 60-65mph.over 100mpg witch is awsome. My only problem with the new offering is what appears to be a lack of a kick-start. http://www.yamaha-motor.ca/products/index.php?group=M. It looks like they were making hard choices trying to bring that machine in at $2999 and something had to go. We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests. Still I’m happy for you and your Zuma-loving universe and anything fuel injected is a great step forward. 1984 Kawasaki GPz750 Turbo vs. 2020 Kawasaki H2 Carbon vs. Ken Vreeke and JB, 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300 And KLX 300SM First Look. Below is the information on the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. That tough off-road look isn’t just for looks: the strong steel frame; fat, aggressive tires; oiled-type air filters; beefy shocks front and rear and off-road style brush deflectors make this scooter at home on unpaved roads while delivering all the attitude you could want for the street. The compression ratio, bore and stroke are identical but I could not find out if the head was 4 valve. People are just spoiled with the DD on the Vespa GT and the Blur. Nothing more than a knife mod to shorten up the fender and get some great looks. Below is the information on the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. Great little cruiser. A 4-Stroke Zuma?!? With mods, it can be increased up to a more robust 75-80 miles per hour. get a quote on a new 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 use our. I will be putting my name on the list for the september delivery of the 125’s. 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 pictures, prices, information, and specifications. Below is the information on the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. Luv, Dave. Please tell me the VIN of this machine does *not* start with the letter, “L.” Please! FrostyTheBeerMan: Check out the Canada Web site again. This middle ground is really what is missing in the offerings in the US from the Japanese companies. Could not teach my Asian wife to drive my two ton SUV, but she is a master on a motorcycle? From “More Roads” to “Rewire” – Where Does Harley-Davidson Go From Here? Don’t fret 50cc 2 stroke scooter lovers, the 50cc Zuma will still be available for all your Ipone and Motul burning needs. Fuel economy overall was 75 MPG. Hahaha… okay, perhaps I overstate it. Join the Motorcycle.com Weekly Newsletter to keep up to date on all things motorcycling. If it’s anything like previous gen Zumas, add in a quick wire splice to get dual headlights with the knife mods. The Cygnus X is also an air cooled, fuel injected 125. Looking for a specific make, model or year of motorcycle, Find a. Power specs from Yamaha Europes web site on the Cygnus X 125. Another thing, did you happen to notice the comparo between the seat height of the Zuma 125 and the Zuma 50? i originally wanted a vespa but they are a lil higher in price. Too bad they are quoting September delivery on the Zuma (as opposed to July delivery on the TMax). From “More Roads” to “Rewire” – Where Does Harley-Davidson Go From Here? I spoke with a dealer and he told me late August / early September delivery for the new Zumas. When scooter news breaks, we put it under a tarp in the garage. If you would like to get a quote on a new 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 use our Build Your Own tool, or Compare this bike to other Scooter motorcycles. US$ 2999. This will be interesting to find out. It’s just that the vast majority of Chinese factories working on their own plan can’t put together a complete vehicle to save their lives. But as long as they ran it, I’d be ok with it. That’s would have been so huge. By Eric Z. Thompson(Owner), Nov. 12, 2008, Interested in buying a new motorcycle? By Eric Z. Thompson(Owner), Nov. 12, 2008, Interested in buying a new motorcycle? Handles great with power to spare @55mph. Roll them around an get a good feel and the right scooter will speak to you. Yamaha claims up to 89 MPG. And that’s in rural eastern Washington, so I’m sure more metro places will have them by then as well. The specs/features list a 4 valve, fuel injected 125 four stroke and the photos reveal a very impressive look. The rated power output is close to 8 bhp (6.0 kW). I wonder if it is allowed on the highways ( ? ) http://totalruckus.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=3019... Will Flex Seal add any tread to my motorcycle tire? There are plenty of maxi scoots out there. 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 pictures, prices, information, and specifications. James in SC Below is the information on the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. I don’t believe there is anything inherently wrong with things built in China. Again, my appologies. 1984 Kawasaki GPz750 Turbo vs. 2020 Kawasaki H2 Carbon vs. Ken Vreeke and JB, 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300 And KLX 300SM First Look. The throttle response and sure grip brakes engender lots of rider confidence. Zuma 125 Seat Height = 30.7 in Agile as a 50, power of a 150, 5 stars *****, 2020 Ducati Superleggera V4 Review – First Ride, The Clash of Two Super Middleweights: KTM 890 Duke R vs. From “More Roads” to “Rewire” – Where Does Harley-Davidson Go From Here? The Zuma 125 is all new for 2009. If you would like to Pictures, trademarks and logos of third parties are the exclusive They’re going to miss the 2008 Summer season. Thanks. Top speed of this scooter is 95km/hr (57-58mph) which is enough for most roads but not really highway material. This machines looks to be the best 4-stroke candidate for hot-rodding that we’ve seen, in the sense that just an exhaust (and maybe a cam) may just be enough to make it fly since the standard FI electronics usually seem to be able to cope with the exhust upgrade.