Kathmandu, 14 Bhadra- MAW Enterprises, authorized distributor of Yamaha two-wheelers in Nepal, launches the new Cygnus Ray-ZR scooter in the 12th NADA Auto Show on Tuesday. Yamaha’s latest addition in the scooter segment is based on familiar Ray platform but in perfect sporty looks.
The new Ray ZR takes on a new exterior design characterized by a sense of dynamism and layered forms that give a fresh look like no other scooter before. The design realizes the ‘Sporty Scooter’ concept by balancing the deeply-sculpted and powerful front mask, effortlessly-layered straight lines, and tail surround accentuated with a sense of speed. The Ray-ZR is powered by an air-cooled 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve 113cc “BLUE CORE” engine with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) unit.
‘Scooter is the fastest growing two-wheeler segment in Nepal. Scooters have more than 39 % contribution in our sales and we are looking forward to achieve 28 to 30 % market share in days to come,’ Mr. Deepak Rauniyar, AGM- Business Development and Sales, MAW Enterprises said, ‘ Yamaha’s Fascino and Ray Z are already in Nepalese market. We hope that the new variant featuring stylish body will satisfy the needs of the highly trend-sensitive young riders.’
He said that Yamaha’s scooters are well accepted in Nepalese market. ‘After launch of Fascino we have very steep growth in sales and now we are very much excited to launch Ray ZR.’
The main features of the new scooter also include a) Engine with high combustion efficiency to offer among the best fuel efficiency in its class at 66 kmpl, b) Plenty of storage space (21 liters under seat storage), c) Newly designed instrument cluster with excellent readability, even at night andÂ d) Tubeless tyres.
The Ray ZR comes with disc or drum brakes. The disc brake model comes in two eye-catching colors (Matt Green and Fizz White) and drum brake model is available in two different colors (Maverick Blue and Rooster Red).
Till date, Yamaha has enhanced its market scooter lineup by consistently launching products that respond to a wide variety of user needs, such as the Cygnus Ray aimed at female riders, the Ray Z targeted to young people and the premium fashion scooter Fascino. With Yamaha’s forte to cater to youngsters with its DNA of style, sportiness and innovation, the new Ray-ZR will surely be a treat for sports lovers, especially among the ones particularly keen on style and technology.