Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd is a legendary company of Japan that manufactures high class motorcycles, boats, outboard motors and several other motorized equipment. Headquartered in Japanese city Iwata, Shizuoka, this company was founded in year 1955. As per a report 2012, this company conducts production, marketing and development operations across 109 subsidiaries. In 1955, Yamaha started manufacturing of the YA 1 model which is a 125cc bike. At present, Yamaha is engaged in products which include scooters, motorcycles, boats, pools, fishing boats, utility boats, and electric power bicycles and many more.
Establishment of Yamaha In India
Rapidly growing this Japanese company has entered several countries across the world and with this expansion plan, Yamaha reached to India as well. Named as India Yamaha Motor P. Ltd, this subsidiary was established in 2008 in a partnership with Mitsui. For domestic as well as export, Yamaha produced several motorcycle models namely FZ-S, R15 and Fazer. It is not all, but Yamaha will soon bring more exciting bikes to India region. Very soon, Yamaha can launch its ultimate model Alpha Automatic scooter that will surely give a strong competition to other competitors in the market.
Latest Yamaha Products in India
At the auto expo 2014 which is held in the capital city of India, this Japanese company introduced a new scooter model which is a copy of Alpha to the Indian audience. This new alpha dubbed model has 113 cc engine and is the fully automatic scooter. This vehicle boasts of a beautiful design and is furnished with 4 strokes 113cc air-cooled engine containing single cylinder and 2 valves. The engine of this scooter is capable to pump 7.1 Ps power and 8.1 Nm top torque speed. This scooter promises to offer 62kmpl mileage. This Yamaha two-wheeler comes with an affordable price tag for Rs 47,735 and is available in 5 colours – white, black, magenta, grey and red.
Yamaha Bikes Price List in India
Upcoming Yamaha Bikes
- Yamaha MT25Expected Launch: Jan 20192.00 – 3.00 Lakhs Expected Price
- Yamaha MT-03Expected Launch: Not available3.15 – 3.70 Lakhs Expected Price
- Yamaha NMax 155Expected Launch: Not availableNot available Expected Price
- Yamaha Aerox 155 MaxiExpected Launch: Not availableNot available Expected Price
- Yamaha R6Expected Launch: Not availableNot available Expected Price
- Yamaha TracerExpected Launch: Not availableNot available Expected Price
- Yamaha MT-15Expected Launch: Aug 2019 – Oct 2019100,000 – 1.50 Lakhs Expected Price
Market Segment for Yamaha Bikes
Yamaha Motors India serves the mass segment and mainly manufactures two-wheelers, which can be categorized as power commuters. Yamaha’s prime focus is to nurture everyday motorcyclists that demand a powerful everyday bike with manageable service and maintenance cost. Yamaha bikes are believed to me quite performance oriented and have gained immense appreciation among the youth.
Yamaha Bikes Price
Yamaha bikes prices in India range from as low as Rs. 55,000 to as high as Rs. 34 Lakh. All the motorcycles below 200cc are manufactured in India and hence are priced accordingly. The imported ones stand in a very niche segment and are priced very high, such as R1, MT-09 and R1M.
Performance & Mileage
Different Yamaha bike models have different performance strengths. Some of the motorcycles are manufactured solely for efficiency purposes, like the Saluto and Saluto RX, while others are built to perform and serve as a sensation, like the new R1. When talking from an everyday practical user prospective, Yamaha bikes in India are efficient and are on the high performance side.
Transmission & Mileage
Generally, all the Yamaha bike models feature Constant Mesh 5-speed transmission while performance bikes are equipped with Constant Mesh 6-speed transmission. Known for performance bikes, Yamaha brand is turning towards fuel efficient technologies for the Indian market. The general fuel efficiency of Yamaha bikes varies in the range of 25-50 kmpl.
Yahmha Bikes Features
Premium everyday Yamaha bikes from the FZ series and R series are equipped with features like ABS, FI, Diamond frame and mono shock suspension, while commuter bikes have none of these features.
Cost to Own
The cost of ownership of an everyday Yamaha two-wheeler starts around Rs. 20,000 and may go up to Rs. 35,000 for Yamaha bikes costing Rs. 1 Lakh or more.
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