The Yamaha Nouvo is a small CVT underbone bodied motorcycle manufactured by Yamaha Motor. It was introduced in April 2002 for Southeast Asia markets and In 2004, Yamaha Motor make a major breakthrough for introduced this model to South America market, which is Brazil and rename it to Yamaha Neo.
After the successor to the Nouvo, on February 2008 Yamaha Motor Company in Thailand and Vietnam has launch an all new Yamaha Nouvo Elegance (LX in Vietnam) for their markets, the major changes in this motorcycle are the engine, the engine power are now has increased from 115cc to 135cc (11 horsepower). In addition, the engine block are now made from DiASil (die-cast Aluminum cylinder) which is more lightweight while giving it a theorically power-to-weight ratio, to eliminate engine overheating while long journey, liquid-cooled radiator are now installed at the right side of the engine, as a result it giving more performance and reliability to the engine. Cosmetic changes also has been made, this includes the body cover - more sharp edges were added with large seat for comfortable ride. The Nouvo Elegance was also launched in Malaysia on August 2008 with the name "Yamaha Nouvo LC". The Nouvo Elegance model will be released in Brazil on 2009 according to Yamaha.
EngineType: Liquid-cooled, 4 stroke, SOHC, 2-valve with DiASil engine block
Cylinder arrangement: Single cylinder
Bore x Stroke: 50 x 57.9 mm
Carburetion: Mikuni BS26/1 type carburettor
Compression Ratio: 10.8:1
Power: 8.4kW (11.2 PS)/8,500rpm
Torque: 10.6N-m (1.08kgf-m)/6,500rpm
Final Drive: V-belt drive
Starting system: Electric and Kick duo
Lubrication: Wet sump
Transmission: Stepless CVT (automatic)
Frame type: Steel tube / Underbone
Brakes/Front: 220 mm single disc with 2 pot caliper disc brake
Brakes/Rear: 130 mm diameter drum brake
Suspension/Front: Kayaba telescopic fork
Suspension/Rear: Swingarm with Kayaba twin-tube shock absorber
Tires/Front: 70/90-16 with 16-inch tubeless alloy wheel
Tires/Rear: 80/90-16 with 16-inch tubeless alloy wheel
Length: 1950 mm
Width: 678 mm
Height: 1078 mm
Seat Height: 770 mm
Wheelbase: 1290 mm
Fuel Capacity: 4.8 liter
Engine oil capacity: 0.9 liter
Dry weight/Curb weight: 105 kg/111 kg
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