Yamaha Fascino is a trendy scooter launched by the company in the Indian market. The scooter especially targets youngsters, in particular the women riders. The scooter is the lightest of all Yamaha scooters with its weight reducing design and plastic-resin parts.
The chrome plated front grill and the rear view mirrors are accentuated by modern curves and the handlebar mounted lamp. The Yamaha decal on the front fascia imparts a sporty look to the scooter. The scooter when viewed from the side looks perfect with its impeccable curves and creases. The retro analogue instrument console grabs the eyeball and contains the speedometer and fuel gauge. The storage underneath the seat is substantial at 21 liters and can easily accommodate a full face helmet. The seat is perfectly designed with an inward curve around the region of the thighs in order to provide ample leg space. Comfort of both the rider as well as the pillion is assured by ample cushioning of the seats. The tailpiece is tear shaped and the exhaust is long and sleek. The rear tire hugger of the scooter prevents water splashes.
Yamaha Fascino employs an air-cooled single cylinder engine with a displacement of 113 cc. It produces a maximum power of 7bhp at a rate of 7,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 8.10 Newton-meter at a rate of 5,000 rpm. The starting mechanism involves both kick and electric. The lubrication systems are force-fed and wet sump.
The ignition system is Capacitor Discharge Ignition. The battery employed is of twelve volts. As regards to the dimensions, the ground clearance is 128 mm. The frame is underbone type with telescopic front suspension and unit swing rear suspensions. The front and rear brakes are drum brakes.
It comes with a fuel gauge, although not a digital one. The fuel tank capacity is 5.2 L and the engine oil volume is 0.74 L. The mileage claimed by the manufacturers is an impressive 66kmpl. It comes in a single petrol variant.
The scooter is easy to ride and maneuver and can easily reach a speed of 80 km per hr. The telescopic suspensions mean that one can ride comfortably even on bumpy and rutted roads without any discomfort. The plus side of buying this scooter is that one gets an efficient motor at a reasonable price. It is reliable, stylish and fuel efficient scooter.
COLOURS AND PRICE:
Yamaha Fascino is available in five colours. The colours are: Tuxedo black, cool cobalt, sassy cyan, rouge red and haute white. The showroom price of this scooter is 59,000 INR, although the on-road price varies. The scooter is priced more than the Honda Active but then it is a lot more than a regular scooter.
Yamaha Fascino is a stylish scooter with a retro look and is appropriate for women. Its fuel efficiency as stated earlier is good and the different colours of the scooter are sure to be liked by the young generation. The scooter is certainly meant for people who are looking to buy a reliable scooter at a reasonable price. It has everything which a common biker in India wants. It comes from one of biggest automobile house in India. Yamaha is known for producing quality and economical bikes in India. Yamaha is proudly serving millions of its customers in India with almost full satisfaction in terms of performance, riding experience and last but not least durability of its bikes. Go for this bike with all your confidence. It is surely the best one by Hero. Go for it. Have a safe riding experience.