Yamaha Motor India launched their third scooter, the Alpha at the 2014 Auto Expo.
The scooter gets a front telescopic suspension and an upright type suspension at the rear. The scooter also has 21 litres of underseat storage.
The Yamaha scooter is powered by an air-cooled four-stroke 113cc engine with CVT (Continuous variable transmission). The company claims that his new engine delivers fuel economy of 62kmpl. There is a front disc brake on offer, and linked brakes are an optional extra. The disc brake version costs approximately Rs 3000 more than the drum brake version, and the linked brakes for the drum brakes are a few hundred rupees more than the equivalent variant. The disc brake version with linked brakes will set you back by approximately Rs 600 more.
The Yamaha Alpha is available in a staggering eleven colours. It competes against the Honda Activa 5G and the Suzuki Let’s. It is priced at approximately Rs 53,000 (ex-showroom, Mumbai) onward.