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A Yamaha MT-125-alike for half the price

AJS' new TN12 125 is oddly familiar

NO, Yamaha hasn't introduced a new colour scheme for the MT-125. This is a Chinese lookee-likee from AJS Motorcycles, costing just over half the price, at £2,125.

Unlike the 15hp, £4,099 MT-125, the AJS TN12 makes 9.8hp at 8,500rpm. .

It uses a 124cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine with a five-speed box and weighs 134kg dry.  

The Chinese-built bike has a seat height of 820mm and a 12.5-litre fuel tank. There's a single disc brake at the front and another at the rear.

It's got 17-inch alloy wheels, LED lights and a digital dash, and AJS includes a 12-month parts and labour warranty.

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NO, Yamaha hasn't introduced a new colour scheme for the MT-125. This is a Chinese lookee-likee from AJS Motorcycles, costing just over half the price, at £2,125.

Unlike the 15hp, £4,099 MT-125, the AJS TN12 makes 9.8hp at 8,500rpm. .

It uses a 124cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine with a five-speed box and weighs 134kg dry.  

The Chinese-built bike has a seat height of 820mm and a 12.5-litre fuel tank. There's a single disc brake at the front and another at the rear.

It's got 17-inch alloy wheels, LED lights and a digital dash, and AJS includes a 12-month parts and labour warranty.

  • Sign up for Visordown's weekly newsletter, Bugsplat, to get the best motorcycle news, road tests and features plus exclusive competitions and offers direct to your inbox. Register as a Visordown member here and tick the box for Bugsplat in your newsletter settings here.