Yamaha Motor India recently launched the Fascino 125 Fi Hybrid, Ray ZR 125 Fi Hybrid, and Ray ZR Street Rally 125 Fi Hybrid models for 2023. The entire 125cc scooter lineup is now E20 fuel- and OBD2-compliant. The newly updated scooters use the same 125cc air-cooled fuel-injected 4-stroke SOHC 2-valve hybrid engine, which produces 8bhp of maximum power at 6,500rpm and 10.3Nm of peak torque at 5,000rpm. The engine is mated to an automatic transmission with a V-Belt. The engine is equipped with a smart motor generator (SMG) system. According to the manufacturer, the intelligent power assist function, which is based on Yamaha's true hybrid technology, provides extra thrust by using the SMG system, which also serves as an electric motor. This increases the bike’s linear power when accelerated from a halt, reducing wobble on uphill climbs. Additionally, the 125 Fi Hybrid engine has a side-stand engine cut-off and the automatic stop-and-start function.
A Bluetooth-enabled Y-Connect app is available for Yamaha's entire 125cc hybrid scooter line-up, which includes features like fuel consumption tracking, maintenance advice, last parking location, malfunction notification, revs dashboard, and rider ranking. The Ray ZR Street Rally 125 Fi Hybrid comes in two new colours – Matte Black and Light Grey Vermillion. The disc variants of the Fascino 125 Fi Hybrid and the Ray ZR 125 Fi Hybrid are now both offered in a Dark Matte Blue shade. Moreover, the Ray ZR 125 Fi Hybrid receives updated graphics. Check out the complete model-wise pricing list below:
|Fascino S 125 Fi Hybrid (Disc)||Rs 91,030|
|Ray ZR 125 Fi Hybrid (Disc)||Rs 89,530|
|Ray ZR Street Rally 125 Fi Hybrid (Disc)||Rs 93,530|
Commenting on the launch, Eishin Chihana, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India Group, said, ‘Under the Call of the Blue brand campaign, it is our endeavour to offer an exceptional experience to our customers. The scooter segment is getting quite competitive in India, and customers have much higher expectations from brands. As a leading two-wheeler brand in India, our commitment goes beyond motorcycles, and that’s what we have tried to deliver with the 2023 version of our 125cc Hybrid scooter range. The addition of the Y-Connect app is a big step towards providing vital, driving-related information to our customers allowing them to take true charge of their riding patterns.’
‘On the other hand, colours reflect a rider's persona, and with the additions of new and exciting colours, there are now new ways for our customers to flaunt their style. That is Yamaha's commitment, and we will continue to bring such exciting upgrades in our models in the future as well to meet the expectations of our customers in India,’ he continued.
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OBD2 compliance will soon go into effect, and Yamaha India wants to ensure that its products comply with the upcoming change in emission standards. In fact, it is among the first two-wheeler producers in India to introduce E20 compatibility and OBD2 compliance across its entire line of products. The OBD sensor, also known as the onboard diagnostic system, aids in the real-time identification of any emission concerns your vehicle may have and assists you in addressing them.