Yamaha has launched the Ray ZR automatic scooter with a price for the standard variant at Rs. 52500 and Rs. 54500 (ex showroom, Delhi) for the disc brake model. The scooter was showcased at the 2016 New Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year in February. The Ray Z is one of the popular model in the scooter market of India, and the two wheeler maker dubs the new Ray ZR as the ‘Boy’s scooter’.
The new Ray ZR gets a sportier character compare to the Ray Z. It gets more charismatic design. The Yamaha claims that the multi layered body work at the front and on the engine cowl represents a well trained muscular physique. The new scooter gets sharp headlamps and front turn indicators, larger grab rail, dual tone body colour theme which is complemented by the body decals, sharp taillights and sporty alloy wheels. It also gets redesigned hexagonal shaped instrument console, which comes with enhanced readability in night as well.
Power source for the scooter is the same 113 cc air cooled Blue core engine which is the power source of Yamaha Alpha and Yamaha Ray Z. The engine paired with a Continually Variable Transmission (CVT) churns out 7.1 PS of peak power at 7500 rpm and 8.1 Nm of peak torque at 5000 rpm. This engine is expected to deliver an eye popping fuel economy of 66 kmpl.
The scooter will be available in a total of four colour options, and two of them will be available in disc brake variants while the other two will be available in standard drum brake variants. The scooter weighs 103 kilogram and the under seat storage comes with a capacity of 21 litres. This new scooter will lock horn with other models in the segment like Honda Dio, Hero Maestro Edge, TVS Jupiter etc.