India Yamaha Motor today launched its latest entry level bike ‘Saluto RX’ priced at Rs 46,400 (ex-showroom Delhi). The new motorcycle has specially been designed for Indian roads, it is powered by a 110 cc engine and offers a mileage of 82 kmpl under standard test conditions, the company said.
“Being committed towards India, the launch of the unique 110 cc bike is a clear illustration of Yamaha’s endeavor to cater to the aspirations of young India,” Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt Ltd, Managing Director Masaki Asano said in a statement.
India is the largest two wheeler market in the world with nearly 16 million units sold last year and is a strategically important market for the company, he said. “Yamaha is very excited to launch this bike and is confident this will be very well received by the target group,” Asano added. Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt Ltd Vice-President Sales & Marketing Roy Kurian said the Saluto RX is expected to attract buyers who prioritise style and comfortable riding with affordability.
“Yamaha’s first step to enter the basic segment with the promise of quality and innovation will be backed by Yamaha’s network expansion plans in tier-II and tier-III cities,” he added.