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Yamaha India's First Scooter, Ray Launched

After a long chase, India Yamaha Motor Private Limited (IYM) launched its much awaited scooter, Ray. With the launch of Ray, IYM entered into the Indian market of scooters. The first IYM scooter was unveiled by Bollywood actress and the Ray scooter ambassador, Ms. Deepika Padukone.

Yamaha Ray Launched

"For Global Yamaha Motor group, India Yamaha Motor holds great importance as a strategic production and sales base. By 2018, our total production capacity in India will reach 2.8 million units. At that point, India will play an extremely important role among Yamaha group, not just in supplying to the Indian market but also in exporting to other markets. We will aggressively transfer technology to accelerate the two-wheeler industry" said the President and CEO of Yamaha Motor Company Ltd, Mr. Hiroyuki Yanagi.

The all new scooter, Ray comes with a 113cc, Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC,2-valve, Single cylinder. It is powered by a maximum output of 7.1PS power at 7500rpm and maximum torque of 8.1Nm at 5000rpm. The scooter is priced at Rs. 46,000 (ex-showroom New Delhi), which is exactly a reasonable and competitive tag. IYM claims that the Ray is best in its class comparing, power, engine displacement and mileage to its rivals. The Ray is expected to provide an economy of 45 kmpl.

Yamaha Ray Launched

Yamaha's vision is transparent that is to target young girls and families where every members use scooters to travel. Yamaha plans to sell 1 million units by 2014 and 2 million by 2016. It is certain that the new launch would wave hearts of many youngsters in the country.

Yamaha Ray Launched

Yamaha Ray Technical Specifications
Engine typeAir cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC,2-valve
Cylinder arrangementSingle cylinder
Bore X Stroke50 X 57.8mm
Maximum output7.1PS/7500rpm
Maximum torque8.1Nm/5000rpm
Starting system typeElectric and Kick
Fuel tank capacity5 Liter
Fuel supplyCarburetor
Ignition system typeCDI(Capacitor Discharge Ignition)
Battery voltage/capacity12V,5.0Ah(10H)
Headlight12V, 35W/35W X1, Halogen Bulb
Transmission typeV-belt automatic
Tyre size(Front)/(Rear)90/100-10 53J(Tube type)
Brake type (Front)/(Rear)Drum brake,130mm diameter
Suspension type (Front)/(Rear)Telescopic/Unit Swing
Clutch typeDry, centrifugal
Kerb weight104kg
Overall length X width X height1835 X 675 X 1075mm
Seat height760mm
Minimum ground clearance128mm
Available colorsPlush Pink, Purple Pastel, Shining Blue, Burgundy Bliss, Grey Grandeur and Black Star
PriceRs. 46,000 (New Delhi Ex-Showroom)

Yamaha Ray Launched

Last updated on 17-09-2012. Published on 17-09-2012. Written by .
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