Yamaha FZ-S FI, Yamaha Saluto RX & Yamaha Ray ZR get Dark Night colour variant
Praveen M, Engineer-turned-motorcycle journalist. I'm a sucker for cruising down the highways, and twisties in the hills.
Yamaha India has introduced a new colour variant called the ‘Dark Night’ for the Yamaha FZ-S FI, Yamaha Saluto RX, and Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR (disc brake variant).
The new colour variants cost INR 1,000 more than the standard model. The Dark Night variant of the FZ-S FI is priced at INR 84,012; the Saluto RX at INR 48,721; the Cygnus Ray ZR Disc at INR 56,898, all ex-showroom, Delhi. The new colour variants get matte black and chrome finish. With the new colour variants, Yamaha hopes to increase customer interest in its products this festive season.
Mechanically, the two-wheelers are identical to their standard counterparts. The FZ-S FI continues with its 149cc SOHC 2-valve mill, generating 13.2 PS of power at 8,000 rpm and 12.8 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. The gearbox is a 5-speed unit.
The commuter, Yamaha Saluto RX draws power from a 110cc SOHC engine that’s good for 7.5 PS of power at 7,000 rpm and 8.5 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm. The engine pairs with a 4-speed transmission. The Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR uses a 113cc SOHC engine with a CVT gearbox. The mill puts out 7.2 PS of power at 7500 rpm and 8.1 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm.