Yamaha has unveiled the new X-Force scooter in Japan, a feature-laden compact scooter built to get around the urban jungle.
- the X-Scooter is a sporty scooter designed primarily for city riding.
- powered by Yamaha’s latest 155cc single-cylinder engine.
the scooter is develop around a newly built chasis and features traction control.
The Yamaha X-Force is not just another compact scooter by Yamaha, instead the bike gets a host of modern features that usually found on a bigger capacity scooter.
According to the Iwata factory, the X-Force is equipped with traction control and Bluetooth Smartphone connectivity via a dedicated app.
Interestingly, the scooter is designated as “Master of Street Scooter” similar to how Yamaha named its MT line as “Master of Torque”.
As a result, the X-Force features a 1,340mm wheelbase and an accessible seat height of 815mm. The flat saddle also allows riders of every height can enjoy a pleasant riding experience in the city.
However, despite the X-Force already made its bow in Taiwan as Force 2.0, the X-Force gets new colour combination for the Japanese market.
Nevertheless, the Yamaha X-Force is powered by a 155cc liquid-cooled, fuel injected engine. The scooter also employs Yamaha’s Blue Core and VVA Technology that provides high torque over the entire rev range.
Meanwhile, the smartphone connectivity allows riders to monitor incoming calls and messages via the bike’s digital LCD panel.
Despite its compact design, the X-Force gets a large under-seat storage capacity of 23.2L and two helmet holders. Practicality is also another word to describe the bike as it also equipped with a decent 6.1L tank and a USB port.
At present, the Yamaha X-Force is priced 15 JPY396,000 (RM12.9k) putting it around the same price bracket as the Honda ADV 150.