This may be good news for us! I'm sure some of you must have read about it.
Yamaha is to invest in a $15 Million assembly plant where it will produce and export " motorcycles of advanced functions, high quality and sophisticated designs in the categories of 125 to 150cc". Not only will Yamaha be supplying our local market, it will be the hub for exports to exports to nearby countries in Asia or the Middle East.
Coming back to the subject, they've mentioned bikes with "advanced" functions and "sophisticated" design. I pray they will be manufacturing the Yamaha R125 bike here!!! :-#
For all you who know the infamous Yamaha R1:
The Yamaha R125 is a 125cc liquid cooled sport bike. Its going to be available in India in the Indian Rupees 90,000-100,000 range. Here are some snaps of the R125:
Source: DAWN.COM | Business | Yamaha to set up $15m bike plant