Introduction: YAMAHA Ray ZR Street Rally is a macho looking scooter in the commuter segment in the Bangladeshi market. The bike is very much capable in terms of satisfying the commuting needs of the bikers of this segment and YAMAHA puts it in words as “Don’t Ride. Rally!” As the latest bikes from YAMAHA are currently sold by ACI Motors Ltd., the Ray ZR Street Rally is also distributed by them. See pictures of Yamaha Ray ZR Street Rally here.
History: Yamaha Ray ZR Street Rally is the updated version of the Ray ZR that arrived in the Indian market back in July 2018. In Bangladesh, the bike arrived later in February 2019. It is a premium 110 cc segment commuter. This is a very good unisex scooter that adds some rally-inspired flares too. You can see our coverage of the launch of Yamaha Saluto in Bangladesh here.
Features: Key Feature of YAMAHA Ray ZR Street Rally is its Looks and features. Surely, the Ray ZR Street Rally comes with the same engine technology as the FZ series named “Blue Core”. This technology, along with a roller rocker arm in this bike’s engine, is developed for increasing the efficiency of the motors in terms of refinement and fuel consumption.
The bike has a rally-inspired design language that is not seen usually in the commuter segment looks distinctly unique. There are finger guards that seem like winglets in the race bikes. There is a long single piece two-stepped seat that ensures comfortable ride quality for both the rider and the pillion and comes with a huge grab rail for the passenger that adds to the design elements. The instrument cluster is a fully digital one although the headlight and taillights are of Halogen technology.
Both the available color options of YAMAHA Ray ZR Street Rally in Bangladesh are very attractive and these are:
- Racing Blue
- Rally Red
Body Dimensions: The all-new YAMAHA Ray ZR Street Rally is a stunningly good performing commuter. The wheelbase of this bike is 1270 mm which helps keep the 103kg bike stable while riding. The bike has only a 5.2 L fuel tank but this is a common thing in scooters.
The overall length of the YAMAHA Ray ZR Street Rally is 1820 mm while the width and height are kept at 700 mm and 1115 mm. The ground clearance is 130 mm in this machine to get an okay.
Engine & Transmission: YAMAHA Ray ZR Street Rally possesses a 113 cc, 4 Stroke, single-cylinder, SOHC, 2-valve engine that is air-cooled. This mill’s Power & Torque figures are as follows: 7.1 PS @7500 rpm & 8.1 Nm @5000 rpm. The engine is mated to a V-belt Automatic CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission). Fed through a carburetor, the engine gives good mileage. The motor can be started both via kick starter and the available electric starter.
Suspension, Brakes, Wheels: The suspension system has a Dual Telescopic Fork system upfront with 90 mm wheel travel and Unit Swing single suspension with 75 mm wheel travel at the rear. The Ray ZR Street Rally comes with a 170 mm disk brake in the front and a Mechanical leading trailing drum brake at the rear. Both the wheels are equipped with 90/100-10 53J Tubeless tires.
Best For: The YAMAHA Ray ZR Street Rally is targeted to the commuters of the country who want a little more fun. City riding is a breeze on this motorcycle. College and university students and young job holders are the main customers of this motorcycle. Many middle-aged users also use this bike for their commute. The bike is so easy to ride, it can be ridden by almost anyone able to ride a motorcycle, given its transmission and braking system.
The motorcycle easily allows the user to do in-city and some inter-city commutes too, thanks to its comfortable seating arrangement for both the rider as well as the pillion. So, young family persons and couples would be thankful to YAMAHA for thinking about their needs of love & care. Friends who share their rides will be very pleased with its smart styling cues and the economy it provides.
Competitors: The main competitors of YAMAHA Ray ZR Street Rally are the likes of:
- TVS Wego
- Hero Maestro Edge
- HONDA Dio
The competitors are having a tough fight with YAMAHA Ray ZR Street Rally for its sporty styling bits and the trust of the reliable YAMAHA motor it has.
Specification: Yamaha Ray ZR Street Rally
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