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EICMA: Derbi Showcases New Bikes

Spanish manufacturer gives a peak at GPR125 4S and DRD125 4S

Derbi arrives at EICMA with a pair of revamped 125cc motorcycles.

A leader in the European 50cc market, Derbi greatly extends its technological expertise and knowledge with a decisive expansion of the 125cc range. In addition to having updated almost all their models, the Martorelles, Spain-based firm is introducing two brand new bikes: the GPR125 4S and the Senda DRD125 4S.  

The new Derbi GPR125 has been designed from scratch, a motorcycle born out of Derbi’s experience in world championship racing – 30 of Angel Nieto’s 90 career Grand Prix wins were on a Derbi bike – The GPR125 4S draws upon Derbi's experience in world championship racing.but for everyday riding. At the front, sits a upside-down 40mm diameter fork, a real first for this segment, and on the back is an asymmetrical, variable-section swing arm. The rear central shock absorber is directly connected, with no linkage, making for firmer and sportier handling.

The chassis is a hollow, perimetral double beam made of die-cast aluminum. The engine is suspended from it, forming a block which provides added rigidity to the assembly. Powering the GPR125 is the single cylinder liquid-cooled four-stroke engine with four intake and exhaust valves with a claimed 15 hp.

Braking is provided by a 300mm disc gripped by a two-piston radial brake caliper in the front and a single-piston caliper type in the back.

An LCD digital screen incorporates the revolutions counter, the digital speedometer, fuel gauge, total and partial mileage counter and a clock.

The Senda DRD125 4S is built on a frame from Derbi's Terra dual-sport bike.The new Senda DRD125 is a specialist high-performance motard built around the Terra 125 steel chassis, modified to withstand the demands of off-road riding.

The rear features a link-type progressive suspension with long travel shock absorbers. Braking is provided by radial caliper front brakes, with wave discs on the Enduro version for additional performance on extreme off-road conditions.

The Senda DRD 125 relies on the power of the single-cylinder 125cc liquid-cooled engine, fed by carburetor. According to Derbi, this four-stroke cycle and a four valve cylinder engine offers 15 hp.

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