Alpha is the third scooter from the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturers, showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo. This scooter uses a new design and styling features to distinct this one from other alternatives in the market.
This scooter is powered by an 113cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke engine with Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT). It delivers 7 bhp power @ 7500 rpm and a peak torque of 8.1 Nm @ 5000 rpm. The company offers a fuel economy of 62 kmpl.
The Alpha features a front telescopic suspension and a unit swing type suspension for the rear. It has an under bone frame. The braking force of this scooter is undertaken by 130 mm drum brakes at both the ends. It also features a long flat seat in order to provide comfort for both the riders and the under seat storage provides a space of 21 litres, which can easily accommodate a helmet.
According to Yamaha, this has made for Indian family, with its concept of, “Easy to go and high utility city mover”. This scooter is available in 8 different paint schemes. It faces strong challenges from Honda Activa, TVS Jupiter, Suzuki Let's.