Yamaha’s new Bike – The Gladiator

Through my friend Anil, I got this piece of news about Yamaha launching a new bike…named The Gladiator. Pretty lame name for a bike anyways! Whaddo they think before naming’em?? Avenger, Fazer, Victor and now Gladiator!! Poppycock! Now i am no bike enthusiast…nor I hope to be one! This post is for my friends who are!

According to the Yamaha website:

The Gladiator is a new model developed on the concept of a “next generation Fun bike”. It features a power unit coupled with a new 5-speed transmission and mounted on a body with a design that suggests dynamic motion. The 5-speed transmission lets the rider make the most of a wide powerband to experience excellent performance in both around-town and high-speed riding.

The Gladiator engine features the latest technologies. The 125 cc single cylinder churns out a maximum power output of 8.0kW (11 PS) at 7,500 rpm and a max torque of 10.4 Nm (1.06 kgf-m) at 6,500 rpm, delivering an outstanding standing acceleration. The powerful performance of the Gladiator is much above the current executive bikes and is at par with bikes in the deluxe category. Starting in any gear adds to the convenience factor & its handling during cornering is very precise.

Yamaha have John Abraham as their Brand Ambassador and he features prominently in their campaign as well as on their website. Infact, the microsite contains pages dedicated to John’s Filmography, his passion for bikes and other such tidbits. Click on the images below for the links.

Gladiator Promotional Brochure (PDF)

Gladiator Wallpapers

Yamaha Range

Technical Specifications

Gladiator: Tech Specifications

Type : Single Cylinder Air Cooled, 4 Stroke Sohc
Valve Train : 2 Valve
Displacement : 123.7cc
Bore & Stroke : 54 X 54 MM
Comp. Ratio : 10.0:1

Performance
Max. Power : 8.0 KW @ 7,500 RPM
Max. Torque : 10.4 NM @ 6,500 RPM
Idle Speed : 1,400 +- 100 RPM
Starting : Kick Start / Electric Start
Spark Plug : NGK CR7HSA – R

Transmission
Gear Box : 5 Speed Constant Mesh
Shift Pattern : 1 Down, 4up
Primary Red’n : 3.4
Final Reduction : 3.214
Gear Ratio : 1 St: 3.000, 2nd:1.777. 3rd: 1.316, 4th:1.045, 5th: 0.875
Clutch : Multiplate Wet Type

Electricals
Battery : 12V- 2.5AH(Kick) / 5AH(Self)
Head Light : 12HS1(12v 35/35 W Halogen Bulb
Tail Lamp : 12v 21/5w
Indicator : 12v 10w

Chassis
Type : Diamond Tubular Type
Caster/ Trail : 26 degree/ 90mm
Suspension : Front-Telescopic Hydraulic Type ;Rear-Rectangular Swing Arm With Hydraulic Shock Absorber
Brakes : Front-Drum Type/ Disc Type;Rear-Drum Type
Tyre : Front-2.75 X 18″ 42 P ; Rear-3.00 X 18″ 6pr, 52 P

Dimensions
Kerb Weight : Kerb Wt – 123kg (Standards)/ 127kg (Deluxe)
Max Payload : 130K
Wheel Base : 1,300mm
Length : 2,065mm
Width : 730mm
Overall Height : 1,100mm
Ground Clear’ : 160mm
Tank Capacity : 13 Lts.

28 thoughts on “Yamaha’s new Bike – The Gladiator

  1. I have been riding Fazer deluxe for more than three years. I had ridden three splendors before. The maintenance charge for Fazer I found extremely high; specially I’m tired of changing the parts of disk brake. But some of my colleagues are riding Hero Honda, Pulsur, etc. They don’t have to spend so much as I am doing. Any way I found Fazor Deluxe more comfortable. Its engine is superb.

  2. Dear Sir

    Please Send Price Details Of YAMAHA GLADIATOR 125cc With Elec. Start for DELHI.
    Also Send Delar Address for East Delhi

  3. yamah bike bhut achi h yamaha bike is a good bike mujhe yamaha gladiator bike bhut achi lagi

  4. please send the mileage of ss gladiator

  5. Hi,

    I want to know the on road price of Gladiator type RS/SS, I am a resident in Thane. Also send me the name and address of the dealer in or near Thane.

  6. Hi,

    I need the complete details of YAMAHA GLADIATOR.Please send me that.

    thanX
    DANISH SAIFI

  7. i want to know about the prices of yamaha junoon

  8. im from pakistan .but i take alot of intreasts in indian motorbikes specially YAMAHA motorbikes like yamaha fz and yamaha gladiatori give one suggestion to these companies plz take carry on these designs colour and performances .really their is alot of pakistani who take alot of intreasts in indian motorbikes (yamaha) but they cant reach them.
    thanksssssssssssss.

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