Yamaha India has unveiled its all new scooter Cygnus Ray-ZR for the Indian market at the 2016 Auto Expo. With a pavilion theme of “we are young” the company showcased its entire lineup also, including the R15 version 2.0 in new colour options.
The new Cygnus Ray-ZR scooter is powered by an air-cooled 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve 113cc BLUE CORE engine with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) unit. The main features of the scooters include
- A lightweight 103 kg construction
- High combustion efficiency engine climed to offer among the best fuel efficiency in its class
- Disk brake version with cast aluminum wheels
- Plenty of storage space with 21-litre capacity under seat storage
- Newly designed instrument cluster with excellent readability, even at night
The Cygnus Ray-ZR will also have another variant with drum brakes. Both the variants will come in 2 colors each.
The Cygnus Ray-ZR has been developed around the concept of a ‘Next-Generation Real Man’s Scooter’. With style and dynamism as the product brief, the product includes a design with a fresh look
Yamaha India also introduced new color variants for YZF-R15 version 2.0 and Yamaha SZ-RR. The YZF-R15 is available in Revving Blue, Adrenaline Red and Sparky Green colors. Yamaha SZ-RR is available in Matt Green color.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Masaki Asano, Managing Director, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said, “As an exclusive and trusted brand, we are excited to showcase Yamaha’s innovation in technology and style. As we unveil our Next Generation scooter the Cygnus Ray-ZR, we want people to notice our new unique styling especially designed for young Indian men. The Indian scooter market is going through a great phase constituting almost 30% of the two-wheeler market and we at Yamaha are committed towards offering our customers a perfect mix of style and technology. India is a very important market for Yamaha and we will continue to invest in innovation and expansion.”
Mr. Roy Kurian, VP-Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. added, “India is one of the world’s largest two wheeler markets and the scooter segment has managed to contribute strongly over the last few years. The unveiling of the new Cygnus Ray-ZR is a very significant step in our efforts to consolidate our position in the fast growing Indian scooter market. Our customers received the existing Ray Z with tremendous excitement and I am confident that our latest offering will generate similar response. The unveiling of the new Cygnus Ray-ZR specifically targeting male users gives Yamaha a stronger scooter lineup to expand and increase in sales.”