What we Like it
Appealing design and build quality. Frugal engine for better mileage. Available in wide ranging colours. Presence of telescopic suspension for comfortable ride. Large voluminous storage spaces for luggages.
What we don't Like it
Riding and Handling is not up to the mark. Absence of digital instrument cluster, glove box, disc brakes, combi brakes, foot board area etc.
* Prices of Yamaha Ray indicated here are ex-showroom price not the on road price of Ray. Price list is subject to change and for the latest Yamaha Ray India prices, submit your details at the booking form available at the top, so that our sales team will get back to you. Yamaha Ray mileage mentioned here is based on ARAI test drive made under standard test conditions.
Yamaha’s first scooter Ray will be launched in India by Diwali. At the 2012 Auto Expo, Ray was unveiled as a concept scooter. It is an automatic scooter which looks stylish, sharp and edgy. The compact Ray mainly targets at the fairer sex. The scooter features telescopic front forks and its engine displacement may vary between 100 and 125cc. The new Yamaha Ray may compete with the new Honda Dio in its design and radical-ness. It is expected that the name Ray for the scooter may be changed later. The price and the other details will be revealed at the time of its launch.
Yamaha Ray Review
The stunning manufacturer Yamaha launched its new scooter named Ray in Indian market offering best in class acceleration, easy handling & maneuverability and good fuel efficiency. The Yamaha Ray has been designed on the basis of being “sophisticated & dynamic" and is full of fine touches which women would appreciate the scooter.
Colors of Yamaha Ray
Yamaha Ray is available in various attractive colour shades namely
1) Starry White
2) Plush Pink
3) Black Star
4) Shining Blue
5) Burgundy Bliss
6) Grey Grandeur
Yamaha Ray Models
Yamaha Ray comes in two variants namely
1) Yamaha Ray Standard
2) Yamaha Ray Precious Edition – to be launched very soon
The Yamaha Ray has been priced with a range of around Rs.48,494-48,494 and it may changes according to the regions. The cost of Yamaha Ray is an affordable scooter and it is designed with the aim only at the ladies.
Yamaha Ray Dimensions
The dimensions of Yamaha Ray in terms of its length, width and height are displayed below.
1) Length – 1835 mm
2) Width – 675 mm
3) Height – 1075 mm
The Yamaha Ray offers the wheelbase of about 1270 mm and the minimum ground clearance is 128 mm. Along with that, the total kerb weight of the scooter is about 104 kg.
Design and Style
Yamaha Ray looks really stylish and royal with its integrated headlight and turn signal assembly. The headlight is very large and bright which is fixed on the front face of the Ray along with turn signals and it adds more beauty to the scooter. The V shaped cuts are worked into the headlight lens offering a jewellery appearance. It has a decent instrumental panel of crystal type holding analog speedometer, fuel gauge, indicator lamps for the high beam and turn signals. The inner box and convenient hook is placed in front of the foot space and it is possible to keep 600 ml plastic bottle along with the use of hanging a daypack. The footboard of the Yamaha Ray is broad, flat with enough space to keep our leg very comfy and safe and even it is perfectly suitable for tall riders also. The leg shield is very compact offering mud protection and it has a design with small intrusion into the inner panel. The Yamaha Ray is fitted with comfortable seating arrangements and grab-bar enhancing more luxurious feel of the tandem riders. The footrest is of foldable type and it is very easy to fold with the toe. It comes with a lot of storage space under the seat which is possible to hold 15.5 liter capacity such as A4 size file or a jet-type helmet. It has a powerful engine assuring better power and torque output. Not only the front, the rear also looks very glamorous with its taillight with cut lenses for sparkling appearance which improves the overall look and gives an elegant look. It comprises a large rear fender which follows the movement of the tire and it not only prevents mud splatter but also protects like sari from getting tangled in the wheel.
Engine Specification of Yamaha Ray
The Yamaha Ray is well equipped by an air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve engine which gives a displacement of about 113 cc. The engine delivers the maximum power of about 7.1 PS @ 7500 RPM in coupling with the maximum torque of about 8.1 NM @ 5000 RPM. The bore and stroke of the scooter is measured as 50.0 mm and 57.8 mm along with the compression ratio of 9.2:1. The Ray comes with both electric and kick start option and the rider can be able to choose their own. The engine is mated with a V-belt automatic transmission type ensuring smooth ride.
Mileage of Yamaha Ray
Yamaha Ray provides a decent acceleration and pick up with lot of excellent features. The scooter has a dry centrifugal clutch type ensuring smooth gear change. The fuel tank capacity of the Yamaha Ray is nearly 5 litres with 0.8 litres of engine oil volume. It has a carburetor fuel supply system and it generates a healthy mileage of about 45-50 kmpl but it may vary on both city and highways. The Yamaha Ray is expected to offer the maximum speed of about 80 kmph.
Brakes and Suspension System
The Yamaha Ray comes with an underbone frame type with excellent braking and handling features. The new scooter has drum brake on both front and rear of diameter 130 mm with tube type tyres of size 90/100-10 53 J. Likewise, the Ray has a newly designed telescopic front fork suspension assuring agile handling and running performance along with better stability even over rough roads. The rear suspension of the scooter is of unit swing adding more safety and security. For better safety, the Ray comes with a bright headlight and taillight with turn signal lamps providing more safety to both rider and pillion.
Yamaha Ray Mileage listed here are company claimed ARAI mileage tested under standard conditions. Vicky.in lists user mileage posted by Ray owners. The average mileage of these figures would be the perfect fuel efficiency figure you can expect in indian road conditions. Click full mileage detail to know the running cost of Yamaha Ray
"The prime specs of Yamaha Ray are listed here. The overall length, width of the bike should give you an idea about its manoeuverability to sneak and run through the traffic jams.Engine specs of Ray are also listed here. With the power (in bhp) and torque (Nm) figures the most important ratios - power to weight ratio of Ray and torque to weight ratio. The displacement (in cc) is the measure of cubic capacity of the engine. The performance figure of the bike zero to sixty and zero to 100 in seconds will give you the sense of the power the bike possess and its on road performance. The lesser the time taken by the bike to reach 60kmph or 100kmph the faster it is over it competitors "
Find your favourite Yamaha Ray bike features list. While self start or electric start is considered prime convenience features, the presence of safety features such as tubeless tyres and pilot lamps will give the necessary safety for the bike rider. Projector headlamps, Clip-on Handle bar and digital speedo meter are fancy among youth and everyone would love to show off these features.Lets see what all these features Jupiter variant(s) comes with
If you are done with the expert test drive report on Yamaha Ray and look for owners opinion before signing the cheque,here they are. The customer reviews posted here are by actual Yamaha Ray who own the two wheeler for more than 6 months and ride in and out daily. You can also check out x-bhp and mouthshut for Ray owners service feedback
Product made up of third class materials.The screws are get rusted within a month especially the back wheel excel screw,too dangerous which may lead to the accident.The color gets fadding,storage below the seat gets flooded with the rain.Above all these things,the most shocking news to you is that the purchase of the scooter doesnot cross a month.Such an unreliable product
I am using this scooter for 3 months.The looks and the handling are to be appreciated.But we can expect the same excellance when it comes with the comfort.Because I am suffering from the severe back pain over the long ride.Moreover every morning I have to face the starting problem,that is much frustrating while going for the office