The new Yamaha Ray is making waves in the market.
When Yamaha came out with Yamaha Ray, little did they know that it will be an out and out winner in 110cc segment. Since its inception, Ray has provided a ray of hope in Yamaha’s line-up, becoming the best-selling scooter. This people’s scooter is designed for superior performance and most economical mileage.
Yamaha Ray has a unisex appeal that instantly attracts. The impressive front body section with a stylish headlamp and clear lens side indicators make for a great looking scooter. Not only the front, but the rear too is adorable, what with an edgy tail lamp that leaves no stone unturned in enhancing the overall appeal of the scooter. The scooter has a stylish tail lamp unit and a black coloured grab rail that delivers a robust appeal. What further adds to its premium looks is its dark coloured front cowl and dual tone body. Furthermore, a long rear fender prevents mud or dirt from reaching the pillion.
Although the instrument console is nothing to boast about in the looks department, giving an old-fashioned feel, it houses an analogue speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge and the standard indicating lights.
The 113cc, SOHC, 2-valve, air-cooled, four-stroke engine of Yamaha Ray comes mated to an automatic transmission system. It generates a power output of 7 BHP at 7,500 rpm with a peak torque of 8.1 Nm at 5,000 rpm. Yamaha’s unique Blue Core engine technology ensures a better combustion and cooling efficiency, besides a decent fuel economy. The scooter can notch up a speed from 0 to 60 kmph in 12 seconds and reaches a top speed of 86 kmph.
With a weight of 104 kg, Yamaha Ray is stable and easy to control in heavy traffic conditions. There is enough legroom for the rider to ensure an easy and comfortable ride. It is also equipped with a compact leg shield that protects from mud. For comfortable riding, the scooter has a suspension system comprising of telescopic forks up front and swing arm with spring aided shock absorbers at the rear.
Yamaha Ray is an economical vehicle that gives around 62 kmpl in the city and more on highways.
The Comfort and Safety:
The bike is fitted with a wide, well-cushioned seat that offers optimum comfort to both the rider and the pillion. Its powerful multi-reflector 12V-35/35W headlight is capable of illuminating the road in pitch dark nights and bad weather conditions. The 130mm drum brakes are designed for instant stopping and a wheelbase of 1,270mm that ensures good handling. The ground clearance of 128mm provides superb stability around the corners.
Four attractive colours – Starry White, Black Star and Burgundy Bliss.
Yamaha Ray with electric start and drum brake is priced at Rs. 51,572
The scooter offers excellent handling coupled with an impressive mileage and good safety features. For the price Yamaha Ray seems a steal!
Yamaha is one of the trusted companies in India which produces improved and modified versions of bikes at a regular flow. It has gained huge reputation and brand value in India. Thus it can be concluded that Yamaha ray is a powerful vehicle worth consideration for the modern day commuting individual. If you are looking for a vehicle with a unique style range, a powerful yet boasting performance and last but not least a guaranteed smooth ride, then Yamaha Ray is an optimal and simply the best choice for you.
Have a great and safe riding experience.