For 2011 Yamaha have introduced a new scooter into its 50cc
Aerox range. Called the Aerox SP55, the new model's '55' logo
is designed to highlight the year of Yamaha Motor's foundation
(1955). Which seems like a slightly unusual source of inspiration,
The 2011 Yamaha Aerox SP55's urban-inspired design hides a 2.7
horsepower, liquid-cooled 49cc two-stroke engine. The 190 mm
disc brakes both front and rear provide ample stopping power.
A stylish three-tone seat, with carbon-print skin, is matched
with distinctive red and white graphics. Red pinstripes on the
wheels add a sporting tone to the design, and a powerful headlight
offers real road presence during nighttime riding.
Since agility and control are all-important characteristics,
the Yamaha Aerox SP55 is also effortless to ride. Acceleration
comes courtesy of the smooth automatic transmission with belt
final-drive; the lightweight chassis offers swift handling,
ideal for cutting through the traffic or maneuvering in tight
An adjustable rear shock with piggyback reservoir allows riders
to customise the suspension setup to suit their own style.
With the roomy seat offering ample space for a passenger to
join the action, a full-face helmet is easily accommodated in
the storage space underneath it.