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Yamaha Cygnus Alpha disc brake variant launched at Rs 52,556

Yamaha Cygnus Alpha disc brake variant launched at Rs 52,556
Firoze Irani Firoze Irani Wednesday 15 June 2016, 08:38 AM

Launched at the 2014 Auto Expo, the Yamaha Cygnus Alpha was intended specifically for the Indian market. The Japanese manufacturer has now launched a new disc brake equipped version at Rs 52,556 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) in two new colours.

The new scooter is equipped with a disc brake in the front. It is available in two new colours – Radiant Cyan and Marvel Black. These new colours are introduced along with the disc brake version to distinguish them from the normal drum brake version. Besides that, it uses the same air-cooled four-stroke 113cc engine with the continuous variable transmission. The scooter makes 7.10bhp and 810Nm of torque. The scooter gets a front telescopic suspension and an upright type suspension at the rear similar to the standard version.

Commenting on the introduction of the new variant, Mr. Roy Kurian, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said, “The scooter market has witnessed rapid growth in the last few years and Yamaha has been able to make steady inroad in this segment. Yamaha is looking at reaching a 10 per cent market share by the end of this year and the introduction of this latest variant of the Cygnus Alpha scooter is expected to further propel its growth in the segment. This latest offering with disc brake is aimed at families who want that additional safety feature.”

 

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