Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi is the first 125cc scooter from the company
Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer, Yamaha has entered the 125cc scooter segment with the Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi. The new scooter also happens to be the first BS6 scooter from the company. There are four variants of the Fascino 125 Fi available, pricing of which starts fro Rs 66,430 ex-showroom.
The standard model of the Fascino 125 Fi is priced at Rs 66,430 and it comes with a front drum brake option. Disc brake variant in standard avatar comes with a price tag of Rs 68,930. There is two deluxe versions of the scooter with enhanced visual appeal. Fascino DLX Drum is priced at Rs 67,430 and DLX Disc will set you back by Rs 69,930. All the prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.
Till now, Yamaha did not have any scooter in the 125cc segment however, that vacancy has now been filled by the Fascino 125 Fi. Coming to the design, the Fascino more or less looks similar to the previous Fascino 110 but there are some changes made to the rear of the scooter. Another aesthetical change made to the scooter is a fatter 110 section rear tyre.
Powering the all-new Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi is a forced air-cooled 125cc engine which is fed by an electronic fuel injection system. This motor belts out 8.2bhp and 9.7Nm torque which is a good deal greater than the previous 7.2bhp and 8.1Nm numbers of the 113cc engine. Not only this but the engine is now 16% more fuel-efficient than the BS4 model. Yamaha claims that Fascino 125 Fi returns 58kmpl under test riding conditions.
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This doesn’t end here, Yamaha also added idle start-stop system, as well as Start-Generator, accompanied ‘quiet engine start’ to the Fascino 125 Fi which seems to look similar to that of Honda’s Activa 125 silent start system. An interesting fact about the new Fascino 125 Fi is that it uses a lightweight frame which dropped the kerb weight down to just 99kg. This low weight will certainly help the ride in the city traffic a lot easier.
On the other end, Yamaha also unveiled the Ray ZR 125 Fi but the prices of the same haven’t been revealed yet. The Ray ZR gets a complete makeover than the older model and now looks sportier. The 113cc version of all the Yamaha scooters will be discontinued once the BS6 emission norms kick in.
Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi BS6 and Ray ZR 125 Fi will go against the Honda Activa 125, Suzuki Access 125, TVS Ntorq 125 in the Indian market. Out of these, the Ntorq 125 and Access 125 yet to receive the BS6 upgrade.
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