Yamaha Vega for sale in the Philippines
The Yamaha Vega is a cub motorcycle with an arrow-themed design. The all-new Vega has been modernized by combining leisure riding with optimized performance and functionality. It also comes in a Vega Force variant which is the first manual-transmission motorcycle to have a fuel injection type engine.
The main differences between the top-of-the-line Vega Force and other variants of this motorcycle are: its dual projection headlamps and its more dynamic and techno-centric digital instrument panel.
Why buy a Yamaha Vega?
Performance and engine specs
The Vega has a 115 cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke SOHC 2-valve gasoline engine which pours in 8.04 horsepower and 8.3 Nm of torque. This electric and kick-started motorcycle can reach a top speed of 140 kilometers per hour (kph) and can accelerate from 0-100 kph in 12 seconds. When driven in extra-urban conditions, the Vega was rated to have a fuel efficiency of close to 60 km/L.
Design of the Vega
Adopting a sharp styling on its cowling and fenders, the Yamaha Vega is made durable thanks to its diamond steel tube underbone frame. It is mated with a telescopic front suspension and a swingarm in its rear. The Vega has a dry weight of 92 kilograms and has a fuel tank capacity of 4.2 liters.
The Vega also comes with a disk or drum-type brake for its front and rear wheels. This moped is currently available in four color schemes: deep red metallic, black metallic, dark bluish purple metallic and bluish white cocktail.
What are the standout features of the Vega?
The all-new Yamaha Vega has a well-sculptured body coupled with an Automatic Headlight On (AHO) with side headlamps that further improve road visibility. Its well chiselled tail light has enough illumination to warn road users from the back.
Its grab bar has also been revised and is now made of aluminium alloy. The Vega’s instrument panel now has a multi-information meter panel designed for overall driver convenience. Yamaha has also put striking tribal-themed body graphics that add masculinity to this motorcycle.
Yamaha Vega price and availability
A brand new Yamaha Vega (drum) costs P52,900 while its disk variant is valued at P55,900. The innovative Vega Force variant has a price tag of P66,200. A used or second hand unit can be bought for P30,000 and below for 2012 models and older depending on its mileage and general condition.
The Yamaha Vega is one of the most exciting mopeds currently available on the market. Its strong styling is matched with a powerful engine and impressive instrument panel. Locally, it competes with nameplates such as the Kawasaki Fury, the Suzuki Raider and the Honda Wave.
In general, first time motorcycle buyers living in urban areas will love the Yamaha Vega for its:
- Masculine body design
- Multiple-illumination features
- Powerful engine
- Disc or drum brake option
Interesting facts about the Vega
Yamaha named this motorcycle after the brightest star in the constellation of Lyra- the Vega, which in Latin also means “star”.