New Yamaha Sporty Looking NVX Bike Launched in Malaysia
Yamaha Motors has introduced the sporty-looking 2021 NVX Motorcycle in the Malaysian market. The motorcycle looks pretty lean and sharp in terms of design. It also gets features like a Yamaha Y-Connect, rear suspension with sub-tank, front brake ABS System, smart key (Start your engine without the need of a key), LED Headlight with pilot light, LED rear lights, an idle start-stop system that automatically shuts off the engine when the machine is stopped and idling at traffic lights to further improve fuel efficiency, 12V DC outlet, fully digital LCD instrument panel and connected technology. The customers can download the Y-Connect smartphone app to browse through information such as maintenance schedules, malfunction notification, fuel consumption, battery levels, vehicle’s last location, incoming and missed call, and message notifications.
Powering the motorcycle is a 155cc, Liquid Cooled, 4-Stroke, SOHC, VVA engine that generates 11.3kW (15.4 PS) at 8,000 rpm and 13.9Nm (1.4 kgf.m) at 6,500 rpm. The suspension duty on the bike is handled by a telescopic fork at the front and a swing arm at the rear. It is equipped with hardware such as a 230mm Single Hydraulic Disk with ABS/ Single Hydraulic Disk (STD) brake at the front and a Spindle Type at the rear. The bike also gets a 5.5L fuel tank capacity, which is 0.9 litre bigger than its predecessor. The new NVX has a range capable of covering approximately 200 km from a full tank.
2021 NVX Variants: Price and Colour Options
There are two variants on offer – Standard and ABS, which are priced respectively at RM 8,998 and 10,998. The Standard variant converts to Rs 1.61 lakh. Whereas, the ABS variant converts to Rs 1.97 lakh. The Standard NVX variant is available with two colour options, Red and Cyan, the ABS variant is available with Platinum SE and GP Blue shades.
The 2021 NVX 2-wheeler competes against the Honda PCX, Sym Jet 14 and Yamaha NMAX in the Malaysian market. However, the arrival of the new NVX motorcycle in India is unlikely.