Yamaha Rev is the first product by the company which has been developed for Africa. it has been launched by Yamaha in both Africa and Central America. The region of Africa, Central America and the Carribean alone amount to 3.6 million units of market which is a huge share for any company to target.
The Yamaha Crux Rev is powered by a 110 cc 4 stroke, air cooled blue core mill which is said to be 18 percent more fuel effecient than the regular engine. The power values are yet unknown but they are said to be in sync with the current 110 cc Yamaha Saluto RX which produces a maximum power of 7.5 PS @ 7000 rpm and gives out a maximum torque of 8.5 Nm @ 4500 rpm.
The company claimed mileage of the engine is said to be 82 kmpl. The Yamaha Crux Rev gets a flat seat making it very ideal for a bike taxi, as this kind of commutes used for this purpose is also very common in Africa. The bike is available in both spoke and alloy wheels. The new Crux Rev model is expected to be out in the market by April 2017 and will cost somewhere around 900 dollars varying from market to market.