Yamaha SZ – Yamaha Launched SZ Bike 150cc Model in India

Thursday, August 5, 2010

India Yamaha Motors launched the SZ bike in India. It is a 150cc model that will ply in the power-commuter segment in India.

An online news portal about auto industry - www.zigwheels.com, writes about the Yamaha SZ, “After successfully returning back in the Indian two-wheeler market with its premium FZ series and the YZF-R15 sports model, Yamaha India has once again shifted its focus back on the commuter segment based on its top-own strategy. Recently the company launched the entry level YBR110 motorcycle in order to reap the benefits of India's huge mass segment. Yamaha has set its sights on the emerging two-wheeler market in India and apart bringing in lifestyle products, the Japanese major now wants to play in the emerging style-commuter segment.”

Further the news portal writes about the technical specifications of Yamaha SZ motor bike, “Christened as the 'SZ', the new bike is powered by a 150cc engine mated to a 5-speed transmission. The motor makes 12.1PS of power at 7,500rpm and 12.8Nm of torque at 4,500rpm. The SZ-X variant is equipped with an electric starter but there is no option for disc brakes. Stopping power comes via a 150mm drum for the front and a 130mm drum on the rear. The stylishly designed motorcycle is aimed at commuters looking for style and class with decent power without compromising on fuel efficiency. As one can see in the picture, the bike is basic with regards to equipment and features as it will ply in the emerging power-commuter segment. The Yamaha SZ will directly fight with Bajaj Auto's Discover 150 DTSi and the Honda Unicorn. With added spunk and stylish appeal, the new motorcycle does promise to spruce up Yamaha's credibility in the commuter segment but if it will shake the power-commuter segment, still remains to be seen.” It will create some more competition for Bajaj Discover 150 DTSi.

Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 – Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 Launched at Affordable Price Range

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Maruti Suzuki Alto K10
Maruti Suzuki has launched a new version of Alto with the K10 engine at Rs. 3.03-3.16 lakh ex-showroom Delhi. The affordable price range car will compete with Chevrolet Aveo CNG and the Hyundai Santro.

An online news portal about auto industry - www.zigwheels.com writes about Maruti Suzuki Alto K10, “The Alto K10 has been launched at an ex-showroom price of Rs 3.03 lakh for the base LXi version and Rs 3.16 for the VXi version. The car will co-exist with the current 800cc Alto, offering a plusher option with more punch and better fuel efficiency.”

Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 is a juiced up version which will co-exist with the current 800cc Alto. It comes with a plusher option with more punch and better fuel efficiency.

Further the news portal writes about Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 car, “The car will feature the 1-litre K10B engine seen previously on the Maruti Suzuki A-Star, Estilo and the new WagonR. The engine will not only make the Alto K10 more powerful than its immediate competition - which includes the Chevrolet Spark and the Hyundai Santro - but also offer it a class-beating fuel efficiency figure. The company is claiming an ARAI approved figure of 20.2 kmpl for the light and zippy car.”

So, the engine of the car comes with the better performance that will be more powerful than other manufacturers.

In the conclusion, the news portal writes, “The Alto K10 has also been suitably refreshed on the inside and the outside to distinguish it from its older sibling, with new headlamps, a new radiator grille and revised interiors which impart a sense of modernity to Maruti's reputed people’s carrier.”

Overall, Maruti Suzuki Alto K10 has taken a shape of suitably refreshed on the inside and the outside. It gives a sense of modernity for the reputed people’s carrier.

Honda VFR1200F – Honda VFR1200F Bike Launched in India

Monday, August 2, 2010

Honda VFR1200F
A well designed sporty bike - Honda VFR1200F launched in India. Recently, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. launched the new bike in India. The new bike has an attractive sporty design and eye catching looks.

An online news portal about auto industry - www.zigwheels.com writes about the Honda VFR1200F, “The most significant addition to Honda's 2010 line-up, the new Honda VFR1200F is the successor to the legendary VFR800 sports-tourer albeit with more fun thrown into it with a mix of superbike-challenging performance as well as touring ease and comfort. Honda claims this is one of the most versatile motorcycles from the Japanese brand, which will be able to cater to the requirements of a much larger audience. With the new VFR1200F, Honda has adopted racing technologies and fine-tuned them for road-use.”

Further the new portal writes about engine capabilities of Honda VFR1200F, “Powered by an all-new radically-designed compact V4 engine, marking Honda's 30 years of V4 engine development, the new VFR1200F will be a successor to the legendary VFR800 and Honda's CBR1100XX Super Blackbird hyper-tourer. The VFR1200F boasts of race-track like performance but with more rider-friendly attitude and approachable power. The 170PS of power let loose at 10,000rpm feels thrilling just like an inline-4 motor but it is unleashed in a more tractable and in a well-disposed manner, making the bike more forgiving and fun to ride. In order to reduce the power losses, Honda has incorporated a shaft drive on the VFR1200F which also does the job of transferring the 129Nm of torque (peaking at 8,750rpm) to the rear wheel.”

Honda VFR1200F is being launched at an ex-showroom Delhi at Rs 17.5 lakh price range. The news portal writes about the new technology of Honda VFR1200F also, “Honda's latest technological innovation, the Dual Clutch Transmission, available as an option on the VFR1200F and what you get is a well-engineered motorcycle which is competent for any sort of road use.” Honda VFR1200F is an innovative bike of Honda in 2010 after Honda Dazzler.


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