125 cubic centimeters is that magic engine displacement number that allows you reaching highway speeds, but at the same time doesn’t have strict licensing, prohibitive pricing and brutal insurance premiums. All things considered, twist and go scooters in this class are among the favorite city commuters for millions around the globe and in today’s episode we will make a quick overview of the newest 125 models that mix up dynamic performance, learner friendliness and excellent practicality.
Before we proceed, don’t forget to see other #AutomotiveTerritory videos on this topic:
Upcoming maxi scooters for the 2021-2022 MY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2wZ0fmTRhM
Tiny motorcycle models you have to see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhMHEfBoxQQ
A detailed list of all models shown in this #ATmotorcycles release:
00:45 Honda Super Cub 125
After 62 years on the market, the Cub scooter has the title of the most produced motor vehicle in history. This year, the HONDA SUPER CUB 125 continues with it classic styling but gains several updates aimed to making it more practical and fuel efficient.
01:47 Yamaha Xmax 125
If you are looking for a scoot that strikes a balance between practicality, sportiness and functionality, look no further since the 2021 Yamaha XMAX 125 is one of the smartest options in the segment.
02:49 SYM Joymax Z+ 125
Anyone looking for a spacious maxi-style scooter without the sacrifice of 125cc displacement benefits, SYM is delivering a sporty Joymax Z+ 125.
03:52 Lexmoto Aura
Lexmoto Aura returns 86 miles per gallon, can cover over 180 miles on a fuel tank, and meets Euro 5 emission standards. The scoot’ 54inch long wheelbase and curb weight of 295 pounds allow for easy maneuverability, while simple Twist and Go operation eliminates the need for clutch and gear use making it suitable for newbies.
04:48 Honda PCX125
Comparatively a new model on the scooter market, the Honda PCX has been on sale for the last 10 years, and in 2021, it arrives comprehensively redesigned. The two-wheeler sits on a new duplex steel cradle frame with revised rear shocks and mismatches wheels, measuring 14 and 13 inches.
05:50 Kymco Downtown 125
With 8 models currently on the market the Taiwanese KYMCO claim to offer the most numerous range of 125cc in the industry. Among those the Downtown 125 is the largest model with GT credentials.
07:04 Aprilia SXR 125
Designed in India for Italy, the new Aprilia SXR125 builds on the philosophy of Maxify Life, which implies a combination of modern styling and maxi scooter comfort in a low displacement package.
08:07 Yamaha NMAX
Yamaha’s answer to the needs of independent urban commuting arrives underpinned by a thoroughly reworked chassis. The latter boosts the NMAX maneuverability at higher speeds and allows to improve the rider’s comfort by adjusting the feet position and optimizing wind protection.
09:02 SYM Fiddle 125
Retro-inspired Fiddle has been a loyal buddy for thousands of young riders, who value the unorthodox design and affordable price tag. The newly refreshed model brings to the table LED lights all around and chick leather garnish.
10:02 Lexmoto Apollo 125
All-new for 2021, Lexmoto Apollo 125 was designed to carry out longer trips thanks to a bigger 3.4gallon fuel tank, ergonomic riding position, and a large comfortable seat. The model measures 85 inches in length and weighs 321 lbs wet, so it should also be pretty comfortable for daily commute.
10:56 Yamaha Zuma 125
Together with a rugged appearance, the redesigned Yamaha Zuma 125 brings a plenty of adventure-ready features packed neatly into one of the most affordable scooters from the Japanese brand.