Yamaha Motorcycles for Sale in Sri Lanka
Yamaha Motor Company Limited is without a doubt one of the leading motorcycle manufacturers in the world. Yamaha bikes have been rolling off production lines for more than 60 years, providing technology and innovation to help guide the industry forward. Currently headquartered in Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan, the company caters to customers who comes from around the world.
First established in July 1, 1955 after separating from its mother company, the Yamaha Corporation, the Yamaha Motors, had an impressive run from its very first motorcycle the Yamaha YA-1. This relatively midrange 125 cc bike managed to win the third Mount Fuji Ascent Race, which will be the beginning of the companies long and proud racing career. The Yamaha Motor Company’s racing heritage to this date has won 39 world championships, which includes six MotoGP, 9 in the 500 cc two-stroke class and one world superbike championship that has greatly helped the company to elevate its reputation across the motorcycle industry.
Yamaha Bikes in Sri Lanka
Yamaha bikes have become a firm favorite in Sri Lanka due to factors such as superior build quality, technology and overall performance. The brand is particularly a favorite among the younger motorcycle lovers of Sri Lanka, who prefer style and performance above all, from a well-built innovative two-wheeler.
The local agent for Yamaha in Sri Lanka, AMW, maintains a strong network of branches across the country and currently sells the FZ16, the FZ-S, FAZER, YBR125, Gladiator SS-125, SZ150 and the SZ-R 150 models. Spare parts are readily available throughout Sri Lanka through AMW’s network of island wide branches. However, third party distributors also contributes a lot to the status quo of the Yamaha bike brand, by importing additional accessories as well as providing servicing options for Sri Lankan Yamaha motorcycle owners.
5 Reasons to Buy a Yamaha Motorbike
Yamaha motorcycles boasts a superior build quality and aggressive styling that helps it to set it apart from competitor offerings
Yamaha bikes are extremely durable and very rugged, to take on some of the worst imaginable road conditions seen in Sri Lanka
Motorcycles that are manufactured by Yamaha have managed to gain a cult following around the world, due to the superior performance delivered
Yamaha bikes are highly sought after in Sri Lanka, thus managed to maintain a high second hand market value
Yamaha motorcycles provides the sensibility of a daily runner, as well as practicality and the ease of maintenance for its owner
Top 5 Best Selling Yamaha Motorcycle Models in Sri Lanka
These are the most popular Yamaha motorcycles (Motorbikes, Cruisers, Sport Bikes, Scooters etc...), sold in Sri Lanka.
- Yamaha FZ-S
A sportier and more powerful variant of the FZ, the Yamaha FZ-S, is a firm favorite in Sri Lanka. If you intend to buy a Yamaha FZ S in Sri Lanka, you will find that prices range from 380,000 to 400,000 Rupees. The bike is powered using a relatively larger engine in Sri Lankan standards, which is a 150 cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve locomotive that uses a 5-speed constant mesh transmission to move its drivetrain. As a result, this two-wheeler can produce more than 14 PS of power and more than 13 Nm of torque that has helped it to achieve a top speed of 120 km/h on the highways seen in Sri Lanka.
If you would like to learn more about the Yamaha FZ-S, then remember to read our review at Carmudi.lk.
Engine Displacement (Size): 150 cc
Price (As Of 2016): New bikes, between Rs. 387,500 to Rs. 405,900
- Yamaha FZ-16
This bike is a very popular choice in Sri Lanka, due to its aggressive styling, handling and performance. If you intend to buy a Yamaha FZ16 in Sri Lanka, you will find that used models range from 180,000 to 230,000 Rupees. However, a brand new Yamaha FZ16 can be acquired for about 388,000 Rupees directly from the authorized agent. Introduced to the market in 2008, the Yamaha FZ-16 has managed to win a number of awards throughout the years. These include the "Bike of the Year" award as well as the Viewer’s Choice" award, which was won in early 2009.
To learn more about the Yamaha FZ-16 motorcycle, read our review here at Carmudi.lk.
Engine Displacement (Size): 153 cc
Price (As Of 2016): New bikes, around Rs. 388,400
- Yamaha Ray
Introduced to the market in 2012, the Yamaha Ray is also arguably one of the most stylish scooter models seen in the country. The bike is powered using a relatively bigger 113 cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve engine for its class and uses the V-belt automatic transmission to move its drivetrain. The Ray is a sensible scooter that is practical and easy to maneuver, making it an ideal choice for inner-city commutes. If you intend to buy a used Yamaha Ray in Sri Lanka, you will come across models ranging from 120,000 to 150,000 Rupees whereas a brand new model can cost you close to 240,000 Rupees.
If you are interested at learning more about the Yamaha Ray scooter, then consider reading our in-depth review here at Carmudi.
Engine Displacement (Size): 113 cc
Price (As Of 2016): New bikes, around Rs. 234,500
- Yamaha Fazer
The Yamaha Fazer is a highly popular choice amongst Sri Lankans who are more concerned about durability, comfort and daily runner sensibility, while also enjoying a good level of style in the process. If you wish to buy a Yamaha Fazer motorcycle in Sri Lanka, you will find that prices range from 400,000 to 450,000 Rupees. First introduced to the market more than seven years ago in 2009, the Yamaha Fazer is categorized by Yamaha as a Sport Tourer and is similar on a design level to the Yamaha FZ-S and the Yamaha FZ-16. As a result, the bike has a riding posture that makes it easier for the rider to go on a long distance commute.
Engine Displacement (Size): 153 cc
Price (As Of 2016): New bikes, around Rs. 425,000
- Yamaha Saluto
The Yamaha Saluto motorcycle is built with the concepts of economic use and practical performance in mind. Unlike some of the most popular models from the brand, the Saluto is primarily targeted at family buyers, who wants a bike that performs well without costing an arm and a leg in the process. Due to this, the Yamaha Saluto is powered using a midrange engine, which is a 125 cc, air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve locomotive that utilizes a 4-speed constant mesh transmission to move its drivetrain. This engine manages to give the Saluto a maximum power of more than 6.1 kW and a maximum torque of more than 10 Nm, which is enough to tackle the roads seen in Sri Lanka.
Engine Displacement (Size): 125 cc
Price (As Of 2016): New bikes, around Rs. 229,900
Other notable Yamaha motorcycle models found in Sri Lanka includes the Yamaha R6, the Yamaha Cygnus Ray Z, Yamaha Cygnus Alpha, Yamaha Syguns Ray Z, Yamaha SZ-X, Yamaha TZR and the Yamaha TW
Availability of Yamaha Motorcycles in Sri Lanka
The Associated Motorways (Private) Limited (AMW), which is located at No: 185, Union Place, Colombo 2, is the sole agent for Yamaha in Sri Lanka as of 2016 and has been successfully promoting the brand for many decades in the island. However, for a prospective buyer who is looking for a Yamaha branded bike, this is not the only available option since the bikes are also available through third party resellers, based in some of the prominent metropolitan areas mentioned below.
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Did You Know?
In 2015, Yamaha showed a concept robot call the MOTOBOT that can ride a motorcycle by itself. According to Yamaha, the robot was developed to test the limits of safety to make the bike safer for human riders.