Yamaha Ray Z to have only minor cosmetic changes. Pics & Specs

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In line with its plan of keeping the focus on scooter segments of Indian two wheelers market, Yamaha India will unveil a new automatic scooter tomorrow.

In what seems to be a classic case of expectations versus reality, several thousands of biking aficionados who have been eagerly waiting for the launch of the speculated Yamaha YZF-R25 will soon see the bike maker unveiling a new variant of the Ray automatic scooter.

Christened as the Ray Z, the new variant could be marketed as a more ‘male oriented’ version of the Ray automatic scooter. It may be noted that currently, the Ray is the only auto scoot that Yamaha sells in India and is basically targeted at the female auto scooter buying lot and is being offered in colour shades which are generally favoured by the fairer sex.

Seen here are some of the first ever pics of the upcoming Yamaha Ray Z and to be really honest, we are heart-broken. Unlike what we have been hoping, the Ray Z does not get a more powerful engine or a muscular styling. Instead, what it actually gets are some decals and a small windscreen. The Ray Z, in all probability, will be to the Ray what the FZ-S is to the FZ-16.

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Mechanically, the scooter remains unchanged and continues to be powered by a 113cc motor that has a max power output of 7.1PS.

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Do not get us wrong as we really have nothing against the Ray or the Ray Z. However, the complaint that we do have from Yamaha is that our expectations from the world class bike maker are HUGE and it is high time that the Indian subsidiary of the famous bike maker should do something about fulfilling them.

Stay tuned for more info on the upcoming Yamaha Ray Z.

Technical Specifications of Yamaha RAY Z

Engine type: Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve

Displacement: 113 cc

Bore & Stroke: 50.0 × 57.8 mm

Compression ratio: 9.2:1

Maximum horse power: 7.1PS / 7,500 rpm

Maximum torque: 8.1N.m / 5000 rpm

Starting system: Electric and Kick

Lubrication: Force-feed Lubrication, wet sump

Cylinder layout: Single cylinder

Clutch type: Dry, centrifugal

Ignition system: C.D.I (Capacitor Discharge Ignition)

Fuel supply: Carburetor

Battery: 12 V, 5 AH (10 AH)

Headlight: Halogen bulb 12V,35W/35W X1

Primary/Secondary reduction ratios: 1.000/9.388

Tranmission type: V-belt automatic

Caster/Trail: 27.5 degree/103 mm

Gear ratios: 2.259~0.824

Frame type: Underbone

Front suspension : Telescopic

Rear suspension: Unit swing

Front brake: Drum brake, 130mm dia

Rear brake: Drum brake, 130mm dia

Front tyre: 90/100-10 53J(Tube type)

Rear tyre: 90/100-10 53J(Tube type)

Battery Type: 12MX5L-B /AB5L-B

Brake/tail light: 12V,21W/5W X1

Overall length x width x height: 1,835mm x 675mm × 1,075mm

Kerb Weight: 104 kg

Wheelbase: 1,270mm

Minimum ground clearance: 128mm

Engine oil volume: 0.8 litres

Fuel tank capacity: 5 liters

Seat Height: 760 mm

Pics : Yamaha Freaks 

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