Yamaha introduces new Matt Green colour for Saluto

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Available in both disc and drum brake versions, as Yamaha sets in to the festive season

India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. today launched a new colour variant, of its economical and practical motorcycle, the Yamaha Saluto (125 CC) available in the Indian market to add more colours and to infuse excitement during the upcoming festive season. Further, cementing its position in the 125 CC commuter segment, Yamaha has introduced the Saluto in a vibrant and new colour – Matt Green. Taking care of the varied customer demands, the new colour variant of the bike will be available in both versions drum brake and disc brake.


Retaining its other basic features which were designed keeping in mind the specific requirements of commuter segment, Saluto offers air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-Valve engine based on the Blue Core* Engine Development ideal. Being the lightest bike in its class at 113 kg, Saluto offers a mileage of 78 kmpl**.


Available across all authorized Yamaha dealers in the country in another week, the new colour variant will be manufactured by IYM (India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd.) and marketed by YMIS (Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.).

**Under Standard Test Conditions

Model Launch Date Price
Saluto with Drum Brakes

(Matt Green)

September 2016 Rs.  53,600 /-

(Ex-showroom Delhi)

Saluto with Disc Brakes

(Matt Green)

September 2016 Rs.  56,100/-

(Ex-showroom Delhi)

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Roy Kurian, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said, “Since its launch, Saluto has gained immense popularity in the commuter segment. The launch of new vibrant colour schemes and graphics of Saluto are in line with Yamaha’s promise to constantly delight its customers. While the core concept of Saluto remains the same, Yamaha strives to continuously interact and excite its target audience with the new products and services.”

Yamaha ‘Saluto’ has been designed keeping in mind the needs expressed by the 125 CC customers and that included a priority on fuel economy, along with affordable pricing. In response to these market needs, the new Saluto was developed around the concept of an ‘Economical & Practical Indian Family Motorcycle’. It’s utility as seen by the company lies in the shared usage of the family for commuting, tandem riding, shopping trips and other local errands.

About Yamaha’s Blue Core Technology

Implemented by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, (YMC), Japan on various models, “BLUE CORE” is a next-generation engine development ideal for models that take riding enjoyment, fuel efficiency and environmental performance to all-new levels. The “BLUE CORE” ideal focuses on the following three points:

  • Increasing combustion efficiency (combustion control)
  • Increasing cooling efficiency
  • Reducing power loss

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