2023 Yezdi Roadster tries to revive a legendry brand

2023 Yezdi Roadster side in Smoke Grey
Image Credit: Yezdi India

2023 Yezdi Roadster is a new motorcycle that brings back the iconic Yezdi nameplate to the Indian market. It is a neo-retro street bike that combines the classic styling of the old Yezdis with modern technology and performance. Here are some of the key aspects of this bike:

Engine, Transmission and Performance

The Yezdi Roadster is powered by a 334cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, OBD-2 compliant engine, producing 29.64PS and 28.95Nm at 6500rpm. Even though the motor is based on the Jawa Perak, it has been tuned differently to suit Roadster’s demeanour.

The engine works alongside a six-speed transmission that offers smooth and precise gear shifts.

The bike has a claimed mileage of 30 kmpl, which is decent for its segment. The bike also has a fuel tank capacity of 12.5 litres, which gives it a good range. The bike has a top speed of around 130 kmph, which is adequate for highway cruising. The bike also has good acceleration and roll-on performance, as per some reviews

2023 Yezdi Roadster side rear

Yezdi Roadster Dimensions

2023 Yezdi Roadster has a wheelbase of 1440mm, a seat height of 790mm, and a ground clearance of 175mm. The motorcycle is equipped with alloy wheels that are 18 inches in diameter at the front and 17 inches in diameter at the rear. The tires are tubeless and radial. It has a kerb weight of 184kg.

The braking system on the Yezdi Roadster is a dual-channel ABS system. The front brake is a 320mm disc brake with a floating caliper, and the rear brake is a 240mm disc brake. The motorcycle also has a combined braking system (CBS) that helps to distribute braking force evenly between the front and rear wheels.

The Yezdi Roadster is a well-proportioned motorcycle with a comfortable riding position. The wheels and brakes are adequate for the motorcycle’s power and weight, and the ABS system provides confident braking in all conditions.

2023 Yezdi Roadster Features

Yezdi Roadster semi digital speedometer

The Yezdi Roadster features disc brakes at both ends with dual-channel ABS for enhanced safety. The front brake diameter is 320 mm and the rear brake diameter is 240 mm. The ABS prevents wheel lock-up during hard braking, improving safety and control.

The bike also features a semi-digital instrument cluster that displays all the essential information, such as speed, rpm, fuel level, gear position, odometer, trip meter, clock, and more.

The bike also comes with some additional features, such as twin exhaustsUSB charging portBluetooth connectivity, and navigation.


Yezdi Roadster in Hunter Green
Yezdi Roadster in Hunter Green

The Yezdi Roadster is available in eight colors. The variants are Dark Smoke Grey – Inferno Red – Glacial White, Crimson Dual Tone, Dark Steel Blue, Dark Hunter Green, Chrome Gallant Grey and Chrome Sin Silver.

The colors are chosen to reflect the retro vibe of the bike, as well as to suit different tastes and preferences.

2023 Rivals and Price

The 2023 Yezdi Roadster competes with other bikes in the sub-400cc cruiser segment, such as the Royal Enfield Meteor 350, Honda H’ness CB350, Bajaj Dominar 400, Jawa Perak, BMW G 310 R and the newly launched Harley Davidson X440 and Triumph Speed 400. The prices of the Yezdi Roadster range from Rs. 2.06 lakh to Rs. 2.15 lakh (ex-showroom), depending on the variant. This makes it an attractive proposition for those looking for a premium and stylish motorcycle in this category.

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