Yamaha Motor India has introduced the new Ray-ZR 125FI scooter in the country, along with the Fascino 125 FI. The new Yamaha Ray-ZR 125 FI is a sporty offering targeted at young buyers and replaces the 113 cc version in the company's line-up. The Ray ZR 125 drum brake versions is priced at Rs. 66,730 and the disc brake version is priced at Rs. 69,730 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Yamaha Ray ZR 125 FI takes on the Honda Grazia, TVS NTorq 125, Suzuki Burgman Street 125 and the Suzuki Access 125 along with the Aprilia SR 125.
The new Yamaha Ray-ZR 125 FI is powered by the new 125 cc Blue Core single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine that produces 8 bhp and 9.7 Nm of peak torque. Yamaha says the new 125 cc motor produces about 30 per cent more powerful than the 113 cc models, while fuel efficiency stands at 58 kmpl (claimed), which is 16 per cent more fuel efficient than the 113 cc model. The scooter also gets the start-stop system and a traffic mode to make crawling in city traffic jams easier. The Ray-ZR 125 FI uses a new lightweight frame and the kerb weighs measures at just 99 kg, 4 kg lighter than the 113 cc model. There's a new start motor-generator on offer as well.
The scooter uses 12-inch alloy wheels and comes with the unified braking system. The model also comes with a side-stand cut off switch, multi-function key, foldable hook, USB charging and more.