Yamaha RX100 Customised into a Café Racer is Simply Mind-Boggling


Ironic Engineering has the Yamaha RX100 customised into a café racer; looks unique with engine fairing and custom body parts

Yamaha RX100 was a classic motorcycle launched during mid 80’s in India by the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer. This widely popular model alongside the RX135 has earned status of a vintage machine. The rider’s delight is no more in business, but here is one of them, which has received a unique modification and become a café racer.

The RX100 has been customised into a distinctive looking classic café racer by the Ironic Engineering. It comes bearing the old-school charm along with the custom body parts from nose to toe. It looks unique with a new custom front fascia. It gets a LED projector headlamp with a metal visor giving the front fascia a covered appearance, while the custom instrument cluster, new fuel tank enhance the charm further.


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The seat and the rear of the motorcycle look sleek and there is a LED taillight as well. The low slung clip on handlebar gives the customised motorcycle a sporty feel. An engine fairing, raised ground clearance, new exhaust muzzle and blackened multi-spoke wheels wrapped in chunky dual-purpose tyres make it a truly eye-catching machine.

The original Yamaha RX100 was a two-stroke motorcycle powered by a 98 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine mated to a 4-speed constant mesh transmission. The stock engine is capable of churning out 11 hp of peak power at 7,500 rpm and 10.39 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm.


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Speaking about the Yamaha RX100’s performance further, the motorcycle is capable to run at a top speed between 100 kmph and 120 kmph. It delivers fuel efficiency between 30 kmpl and 35 kmpl. The stock motorcycle was suspended on telescopic front forks and 5-step adjustable swing arm rear suspension. For braking duty, it relies on drum brakes on both front and rear wheels.

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Source: IAB