Yamaha Motor India had launched their third scooter in India, the Alpha, at the 2014 Auto Expo. Yamaha said that they had developed it specifically for the Indian market. Now, the Japanese manufacturer has launched a new disc brake equipped version at Rs 52,556 (ex-showroom Delhi) and it also comes in two new colours.
India Yamaha Motors has launched their latest offering, the Fascino scooter at Rs 52,500 (ex-showroom Delhi). This new scooter is a premium offering from the Japanese manufacturer and is targeted at the youth.
Looks like the top honchos at Yamaha love three-wheeler scooters. After adding the Tri-City in their production line-up, the company has shown more interest in this type of scooter, by unveiling two more scooter concepts codenamed – 03GEN-f and 03GEN-x.
Yamaha has issued a recall for its popular 110cc scooter, the Alpha, to fix a potential issue in the engine. The Japanese manufacturer recently started contacting Alpha owners personally, asking them to visit the nearest service centre and get their vehicle inspected.
Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. has registered a 27 per jump in domestic sales in September. The company sold 59,325 units of its motorcycles and scooters in the last month as opposed to 46,790 units it could manage in September 2013.
Yamaha Alpha was launched in Nepal last month for NPR 169,900 (Rs 1.05 lakh). Now, MAW Enterprises, the sole authorised distributor of Yamaha two-wheelers in Nepal, has exhibited the scooter at the 2014 Nepal Auto Show.