2017 Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night Launched!

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Getting ready to benefit from the surge in the sales of new motorcycles during the festive period, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd has come up with a new special edition of the Cygnus Ray ZR automatic scooter. The latest limited edition is based on the disc brake variant and comes with a special matte black paint scheme and new graphics. Dubbed as the ‘Dark Night’ edition, the automatic scooter is on sale for a price of Rs.56,898 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Other than the new paint scheme, there is no change in the scooter. Hence, its specifications and mileage remain same as earlier. Here are all the details on the new 2017 Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night special edition.

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Speaking on the launch of the new Dark Night editions of the Cygnus Ray ZR, FZ-S FI and Saluto RX, Mr. Roy Kurian, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said, “Well-endowed across popular motorcycling cultures of the world, Yamaha’s affinity to black body two-wheelers is inspired by its DNA of being sporty and stylish. This uniqueness in Yamaha’s style is now available for the two wheeler buyers in its new variants which are sure to rev hearts.”

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2017 Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night Price

Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi) Rs 56,898

The new 2017 Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night special edition is based on the disc brake variant. It is on sale for a price of Rs 56,898 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Compared to the regular disc brake variant, the new Dark Night model costs Rs 1,000. However, the price premium is justified through the special matt black paint job with new graphics. The new paint helps this scooter stand out among the handful of automatic scooters on sale in India.

2017 Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night Specs

Engine Displacement 113 cc
No. Of Cylinder 1
Max Power 7.1 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 8.1 Nm @ 5000 rpm
Valves per Cylinder 2
Fuel Delivery System Carburetor
Cooling System Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self / Kick Start

The scooter doesn’t get any mechanical updates. This means that even the new Dark Night special edition of the Cygnus Ray ZR comes with a single-cylinder 113 cc engine that outputs a maximum power of 7.1 BHp and a peak torque of 8.1 Nm. The engine comes mated to a CVT. The scooter offers both electric and kick start mechanisms. The Cygnus weighs just 103 kgs.2017 yamaha cygnus ray zr dark night special edition images

2017 Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night Special Edition Mileage

Claimed Mileage 66 KMPL

The Cygnus Ray ZR’s engine benefits from Yamaha’s BlueCore technology. This helps the motor deliver a high average mileage. The new 2017 Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night special edition has a claimed mileage of 66 KMPL. Even in real world riding conditions, you can safely expect the engine to offer more than 55 KMPL.

2017 Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night Special Edition Features

  • Special Matte Black Paint
  • Special Chrome Decals
  • Front Disc Brake
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Stylish Front Apron
  • Electric Start
  • Tubeless Tyres
  • Clear Lens Turn Indicators
  • BlueCore Technology
  • Front Telescopic Forks

The Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Edition is based on the Disc Brake variant, which means it also benefits from a front disc brake setup. At the rear, it gets a drum brake. Other than the special paint scheme, the bike also gets features like alloy wheels, electric start, tubeless tyres, and telescopic front forks.

2017 Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night Special Edition Design

We have always liked the way the Cygnus Ray ZR looks. Based on the Ray automatic scooter, the Cygnus is not only more stylish but also looks far more radical and new-age. Its design, especially at the front, has a futuristic touch to it. Further enhancing the visual appeal of the Cygnus Ray ZR is the new Black NIght edition. The new special edition brings in a matte black paint job along with a new set of decals. Together, these two make this automatic scooter look far more stylish.

So, what do you think of the new 2017 yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Dark Night special edition?Do you think the price premium this limited model commands is justified? Do share your views by penning them down in the comments section below. Also, watch this space for more on the Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR automatic scooter.

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