YAMAHA RAY ZR 125 FI "STREET RALLY" As fascinating as its name sounds, this street rally giant performs and showcases the power it states. This hybrid scooter is an evolution of the amazing yamaha bikes, which is now incorporated into a dynamic scooter.
The most highlighted feature about this scooter is its light weight body that weighs at 99kgs and the power, speed and functionalities it gives at this mindblowing weight. The entirety of the scooter's body is built using fiber plastic, which makes it the lightest scooter in its segment. Being the lightest it also holds records in having the fastest pickup, highest mileage and sturdiness. The Y-shaped led position lights and the new brush guards on the handles gives the scooter's armored energy concept which perfectly blends in to making the scooter look more powerful.The fully digitized instrument cluster adds more to the fierce look it tries to portray.
This scooter has air cooled, FI (fuel injected) engine with a BS-VI complaint similar to the yamaha fascino 125 FI, that most scooters of the segment have today. The smart motor generator, start and stop systems and the side stand engine cut off are some attributes that yamaha scooters have and are really useful to keep the engine healthy and running. The start stop system is really helpful when one is stuck in traffic jams. When the scooter comes to a halt, within a few seconds the engine automatically turns off, which helps one save some extra liters of fuel. To start, simply twisting the throttle is enough to quickly fire up the engine.
It generates a max power of 8.2 PS @6500 RPM and a max torque of 9.7 NM @5000 RPM. Its top speed can go upto 80 kmph. These attributes show the power this scooter has even though being the lightest in the segment. The performance highlights are shown by the mileage and pickup this scooter provides in its segment. With a mileage of 58 km/hr, 16% higher than the earlier released 113cc scooter, it is the highest of all the scooters in this segment. Yamaha has been supporting Kathmandu in the Nepal super league which resonates Street Rally’s proposition; Champion of power and champion of mileage. Street Rally’s another unique selling point includes the fastest pickup of the segment, which goes from 0 to 60 km in just 7.59 seconds.
The scooter's tubeless tires with attractive red stripes on its rim come with the dimensions of 90/90-12-Disc Front and 110/90-10-Drum Rear. This scooter has an improved unified braking system (UBS) along with an upgraded suspension setup with front telescopic forks and rear swing arm. The UBS supports an equal amount of brake applied to both the brakes on the front and rear tyres, which therefore makes it really suitable for the road conditions prevalent in Nepal. The Halogen headlight and tail lamp are illuminating enough to make the night rides more safe and smooth.
Off-roading in this scooter will be hassle free with the ground clearance of 145 mm and very comfortable with the soft cushioned seats at a height of 785 mm, which comes with a two level seating adjustment option. Fuel tank capacity is stated at 5.2 liters, regardless, it is the segment’s best mileage scooter. It comes with 21 liter under seat storage capacity and USB charging ports have been adjusted into it, but the scooter lacks ample legroom for the rider which may cause difficulty in lengthier travels.
As an overview to this beast of a scooter, the Yamaha Ray ZR 125 FI | Street Rally is entitled as the scooter of the champions. With yamaha’s unbeatable and signature FI technology, no buyer will worry about the increasing fuel prices because yamaha never compromises on mileage. Street Rally in comparison to Yamaha’s previous models, there has been a 30% increase in power and 16% improvement in mileage which has resulted in great buyer response. Priced at Rs. 2,49,900, the street rally comes in two attractive and uniquely designed color variants; blue and green. With all the positive response towards this scooter we can conclude that the Yamaha Ray ZR 125 FI | Street Rally has been effectively able to live upto the buyers expectations and thus, has been one of the most loved scooters of the segment.