Yamaha introduces Unified Braking System (UBS) on its scooters

05/02/2019 - 17:35 | ,  ,  ,  ,   | Ajinkya Lad

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.

Yamaha Fascino Ubs Launched In India
The entire Yamaha scooters range, which includes Fascino, Ray ZR, Ray ZR Street Rally and Alpha, receives Unified Braking System (UBS). Yamaha Fascino UBS pictured.

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.

Product Name Non-UBS UBS Difference
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

Yamaha Ray Zr Street Rally Ubs Launched
The introduction of UBS has resulted in a price increase of only INR 600. Yamaha Ray ZR Street Rally UBS pictured.

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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.

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