Gladiator SS owns a 5-speed gear box with the phenomenal pick up ready to run ahead of its competitors. It is a perfect blend for both the highway and city riding conditions. The engine gives an output of 11 bhp at 7500 rpm which is quite good for a 125cc bike. Yamaha uses Yamaha Throttle Position Sensor (YTPS) technology that releases a powerful standing acceleration. The five speed transmission of gears offer a cruising experience with the excellent performance even in high speeds.
Design And Comfort
The new Gladiator SS has been given a great facelift coupled with designer colors and a pair of alloy wheels to hold a great fascination for everyone. It is in fray with Hero Honda Glamour in the 125cc segment. Now Gladiator SS sports a cool engine guard which comes only in the high end bikes. Front fairing has got a slight change with the addition of an air intake scoop. A new front fender has been added with a dual paint job which is complemented by the belly pan, black matt end can and of course, a new sticker job. Yamaha has incorporated a few more features such as aluminium handlebar ends, new T-clamp, aluminium retractable footpegs and a self lubricating o-chain. But the fuel cap should have been modelled with an aircraft type flush for the outright look.
Ride And Handling
Gladiator SS renders a comfy and sporty ride with a slight twist in ergonomics. Now the foot pegs have been slightly pushed back and the handlebar is set lower than the standard Gladiator. The bike also gets a toe gear shifter to lend a sporty riding feel. It is of five speed transmission and the shifting pattern is very precise, well weighted along with the light handy clutch. Gladiator SS is definitely a bike for the fun loving bike enthusiasts. Yamaha's race-bred technology delivers an enhanced ride, agile cornering and precise braking. The riding experience is matchless and it has been designed with added virtues of practical functionality, fuel economy and cost effectiveness. The Bike delivers a mileage of 67 km per litre on actual city road conditions.
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Yamaha Gladiator SS Mileage
Superb riding comfort and outstanding mileage makes Gladiator SS one of the best bikes in 125cc class. It gives an excellent mileage of 60-65 kmpl.
Yamaha Gladiator SS Price , Variants And Color
The Gladiator SS is offered in different colours: Red with Silver, Silver with Yellow, Black with Red and Silver with Red. The Gladiator Type SS is priced at Rs 46,600 (ex-showroom, All India)