Classic Legends is working on bringing back the Yezdi and BSA brand. They have already revived Jawa and the new brand is doing fairly well in front of the well established Royal Enfield. 2 new motorcycles from Yezdi have been spotted recently. There is a scrambler and a new adventure Tourer. The motorcycles have been spotted on the Mumbai-Pune highway by Abhijit Patil and Shreya Patil.
The scrambler is expected to be called the Yezdi Roadking whereas the name of the adventure tourer is not yet known. Yezdi’s scrambler will be going against the Royal Enfield’s upcoming scrambler/roadster motorcycle and Husqvarna Svartpilen 250. The adventure tourer’s biggest rival will be the Royal Enfield Himalayan and KTM 250 Adventure.
In the video, we first get a look at the adventure tourer. It has a tall handlebar and a riding triangle that is quite upright. It also has an upswept exhaust which we usually see on these types of motorcycles. It seems like a tail rack has been mounted behind the seats and there are saddle stays too that are covered by cardboard. So, we can expect Yezdi to offer some touring based accessories.
The front wheel looks larger than the rear. There are high chances that the front wheel measures 21-inches. The motorcycle is running on spoked wheels so the rider would not be able to enjoy the convenience of tubeless tyres. The front suspension might get long travel springs to tackle the off-road terrain.
There is also a tall windscreen to protect the rider from the windblast. Fork Gaiters have also been installed and there is a beak-like mudguard that we see on off-road motorcycles and adventure tourers. Braking duties will be done by a disc in the front and at the rear. It is not clear if the motorcycle is using an LED headlamp or a halogen one. The tail lamps and turn indicators are small circular units.
Then we get a look at the Yezdi Roadking. We can see that it has a more scrambler like design. The seat is flat and has a roadster design. There is an upright handlebar and the riding triangle seems comfortable for the rider. It also has fork gaiters and an additional mudguard. The exhaust has a more conventional design. The front tyre is also smaller than the adventure tourer. It also gets disc brakes and spoked wheels.
Both the motorcycles might get the same engine that we have seen on the Mahindra Mojo and Jawa motorcycles. It is a 300 cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine that gets liquid cooling. The engine is able to produce 27.3 PS of max power and a peak torque output of 27.05 Nm. It is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.
Classic Legends might use the larger 334 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that we have seen on the Perak. It puts out 30.64 PS of max power and a peak torque output of 32.74 Nm. It is also mated to a 6-speed transmission. Considering the touring traits of the motorcycle, the larger engine seems like a better choice for the adventure tourer.