Yamaha wants the issue about his new product release, Byson, finally revealed to the market. General Manager Marketing and Motorsport PT Yamaha Motor Kencana Indonesia (YMKI) Bambang Asmarabudi leak when talking with Kompas.com in Jakarta,
Tuesday (15 / 9).
"Now we are still testing Byson. So, if released to the market, just maybe next year," said Bambang.
This latest product brings Yamaha carburetor engine capacity of 153 cc. It looks like Yamaha FZ16. Previously, Byson was launched in September in India by Yamaha Motors India Pvt Ltd..
Naked headlights, plus a la moge exhaust design. Paired curves to the body and chassis as confirming the status Byson macho motor sports.
If released, will fight in Byson sports segment with a rival medium, namely Honda and Suzuki Mega Pro Thunder. Data refer Motorcycle Industry Association of Indonesia (AISI), although the composition of sales of motor sport's smallest national motorbike market, but growth remains positive.
As of August 2009, total sales of motor sport wholesales in Indonesia reached 320,650 units or 8.6 percent of the total market. And guess who's leading in this segment? Yes, Yamaha. This brand is still leading with a market share of 43.9 percent (140,899 units) with a superior model V-Ixion and Scorpio Z.