Yamaha India has launched a sporty version of its first scooter Ray in India. This new version of Yamaha Ray is called as Yamaha Ray Z. The Ray Z has many changes on the cosmetic front and functional side but the mechanicals of the scooter remain the same as the Ray.
The Ray looks very simple when it comes to styling and does not appeal as much to the youth as at appeals to the mature riders. Yamaha also announced two new variants of the Yamaha SZ sports series of Motorcycle named SZ-RR and SZ-S. In this article we talk about what is new in the new Ray Z and the SZ sports series by Yamaha.
Yamaha Ray VS Ray Z – What Is New?
Five major changes in the Yamaha Ray Z over the Ray include:
- Smoked Finish Visor for more sporty and motorcycle like image
- Aluminum rear wing-shaped tandem rider grab-bars
- New instrument panel with a carbon fiber patterned background
- Carbon fiber patterned seat cover material
- Dynamic coloring and graphics
What has not changed is the mechanicals and internals of the scooter. The engine is same as the Ray with the 4 stroke air-cooled engine with 113 CC engine with a CVT automatic transmission. It delivers a peak power of 7.1 PS and 8.1 Nm of Torque.
Yamaha Ray Z is priced at Rs. 48,555 ex-showroom Delhi.
Yamaha SZ Sports Series SZ-RR and SZ-S – What Is New?
The sports series of SZ has slightly differentiated styling and features like smoked windscreen, Aluminum grab handles, 3D SZ emblem, new fuel tank graphics design gives it a more calm and distinct look.
Yamaha SZ-RR is priced at Rs. 62,500 and SZ-S is priced at Rs. 59,500, both priced ex-showroom Delhi.
On the launch of the Ray Z and SZ Sports series, Mr. Hiroyuki Yanagi, President and CEO, Yamaha Motor Co., Japan quoted:
With this new brand slogan and brand statement as a guide, the entire Yamaha Motor Group will work together to make advancements in craftsmanship and marketing that are uniquely Yamaha, and provide Kando (simultaneous feelings of deep satisfaction and intense excitement) that exceeds the expectations of our customers across the globe.
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