Yamaha has taken another step ahead towards a cleaner and greener environment by converting another of its product, Ray ZR, to fulfil the stricter BS 6 emission norms. The new and updated Yamaha Ray ZR gets two models (STD and Rally) that are powered by a 125cc BS 6-compliant engine which replaces the previous 113cc BS 4-compliant engine.
It is the same engine which powers the recently launched Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi. It produces 8.2 bhp of power and 9.7 Nm of torque. It is 16% more efficient than the 113cc engine and has a claimed fuel efficiency of 58 km/l.
Yamaha has also added a bunch of convenient features like a side-stand cut off switch, multi-function key, foldable hook, USB charging, start-stop system, quiet engine start system, and a traffic-mode that makes riding in the city a lot easier.
In terms of design and styling, the new Yamaha Ray ZR has a familiar silhouette but looks beefier than before. We like the Rally variant more as it looks more rugged and gets features like handguards and a full-digital instrument cluster.
As of now, Yamaha has just unveiled the new scooters and not launched them so we still don’t have the official pricing. However, it is being said that Yamaha will launch them early next year in five colour options – Dark Matte Blue, Metallic Black, Cyan Blue, Matte Red Metallic and Reddish Yellow Cocktail. The new Ray ZR will compete against Honda Grazia, TVS NTorq 125, Suzuki Burgman Street 125, etc.