Yamaha RX 100 All Set for Comeback in India with Bigger Engine

By: Team Autobizz

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One of the most iconic Yamaha motorcycles in India has been the RX 100. The bike, in production from 1985 to 1996, was discontinued nearly 25 years ago.

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However, it continues to enjoy fandom among motorcycles enthusiasts in the country. There is still excessive demand for it in the used two-wheeler market.

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The resurgence of the RX 100 nameplate in India had gone unmentioned by Yamaha up until this year. However, the Japanese bikemaker is now set to unveil a modernised version of the bike while maintaining the classic design.

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In a recent media interview, Eishin Chihana, Chairman of Yamaha India, informed Zigwheels that the company will soon release a new motorcycle bearing the RX 100 nameplate.

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Furthermore, to maintain its reputation as a fast motorcycle, Yamaha may opt to launch the new RX100 with a larger four-stroke engine instead of the 100cc one that was previously on the iconic bike.