Could Yamaha Offer a Grom-Battling Mini Tracer?

Yamaha Tracer

It Would Make Sense

The rumors are swirling that Yamaha may do a smaller version of the Tracer with a 125cc engine and bring it to the States. Morebikes reported on some spy shots that show a bike that could be it in Vietnam testing. However, the publication notes that there’s no guarantee that it will hit production or that it will go to any markets outside of Asia.

With that said, the spy shot shows that Yamaha is working on another small displacement bike. As RideApart points out, the company doesn’t have a bike that competes directly with the Honda Grom or the Kawasaki Z125 Pro. 

Both publications not that the bike in question looked a lot like the Yamaha MT 125. We don’t get that bike in the U.S., and if the motorcycle is based on that bike, it could mean this bike won’t come to the U.S either. There’s a lot of speculation here and very few details to mention at this time. 

All that’s absolutely clear is that Yamaha is working on a small-displacement motorcycle that looks a lot like the Tracer. Everyone seems to think it’s a 125cc bike, and the optimistic ones want it to come to the U.S. and other markets outside of Asia so that we can all enjoy its small displacement goodness.


  1. Terry piper
    August 9, 2019

    Needs to be big enough to get on the highway

  2. jojo
    August 9, 2019

    125cc,155cc already flooded in Philippine market it is more interesting if they could introduce

    a higher displacement say 200cc to 300cc

  3. Eaton Beaver
    August 10, 2019

    High quality electric grom-like bike will be insanely popular. Everyone knows this, why it does not yet exist donkey doesnt know

    • August 12, 2019

      Eaton, what about the CSC City Slicker? I have not ridden one, but I’ve heard good things.

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