2015 Yamaha Alpha, Ray and Ray Z launched with improved mileage

Thursday 26 March 2015, 10:46 AM by

Yamaha India has launched the updated versions of its three scooters - Alpha, Ray and Ray Z in the country. The company has added the next-generation 'Blue Core' engine concept in all three scooters. This 'Blue Core' engine concept improves the combustion efficiency and cooling efficiency while reducing power loss. The new scooter range is now claimed to return an impressive mileage of 66kmpl, which is 4kmpl more than the previous models.

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2015 Yamaha Alpha

Yamaha has also offered gleaming gold and cyan splash colours with the Alpha and Ray Z scooters respectively, while the Ray continues with the existing colour range. The Blue Core Enabled Yamaha Alpha is priced at Rs. 49,939, while the Ray Z is tagged at Rs. 48,936. The Ray scooter with Blue Core technology is priced at Rs. 47,805. All the prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.

2015 Yamaha Ray

All three scooters continue to feature the same 113cc, four-stroke, single-cylinder engine. The company has made few changes including Nickel Spark plug for improved combustion, new muffler setting and New BS carburetor & TPS setting.

Mr. Roy Kurian, Vice President, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd said, "We are eyeing around 10 percent share in the fast growing scooter market in India this year riding on our three scooter offerings. Currently, we have over 5 percent market share in the scooter segment, which is pegged at around 3 lakh units per month. The success of the Ray, Ray Z, and Alpha scooters are essential to Yamaha to realize its targets in the coming years. We are looking to place ourselves as a mass-market leader in India and scooters is certainly are main focus to be able to achieve this. Yamaha sees scooters contributing over 50 percent of its sales in the future. Currently, scooters constitute about 40 percent of our sales."