India Yamaha Motor (IYM) has introduced a combined braking system or Unified Braking System (UBS), as the company calls it, on its entire range of scooters. Apart from UBS, the Yamaha is also offering a maintenance-free battery.
Last month, Yamaha introduced the ABS versions of the Yamaha R15 V3.0, Yamaha FZ25 and the Fazer 25. The company launched the Yamaha FZ V3.0 in India on 21 January, priced from INR 95,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).
Yamaha's entire scooter line-up, which includes the Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR, Fascino, Cygnus Ray ZR Street Rally, and Cygnus Alpha receive Unified Braking system (UBS) and maintenance free battery. Commenting on the introduction of UBS, Mr Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India group of companies said:
Within five years of introducing Yamaha's scooters in India, the company has been able to lay the foundations in the market with its uniqueness of mobility products that are also stylish and exciting. The company will further build on this momentum by categorically planning more excitement for scooter customers that revs in Yamaha's unique style and sportiness. The new line up including Fascino will reserve and expand the brand's overall unique character of offering exciting mobility solutions.
|Yamaha Fascino||INR 54,793||INR 55,193||INR 400|
|Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Street Rally||INR 58,098||INR 58,698||INR 600|
|Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Disc brake||INR 56,098||INR 56,698||INR 600|
|Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Disc brake Darknight||INR 57,098||INR 57,698||INR 600|
|Yamaha Cygnus Ray ZR Drum brake||INR 53,651||INR 54,051||INR 400|
|Yamaha Cygnus Alpha Disc brake||INR 55,130||INR 55,730||INR 600|
|Yamaha Cygnus Alpha Drum brake||INR 51,872||INR 52,272||INR 400|
|Yamaha Cygnus Ray Z||INR 51,017||INR 51,417||INR 400|
All Yamaha scooters are powered by a 113cc single-cylinder engine that produces 7.1 PS of power at 7,500 rpm and 8.1 Nm of peak torque at 5,000 rpm, mated to a V-Belt Automatic transmission. Interestingly, the prices of the UBS models are higher by only up to INR 600 as compared to the non-UBS models.