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2012 ZigWheels Reader's Choice Award : Bike Nominees

by Team ZigWheels Posted on 03 Dec 201251,271 Views12 Comments

Here are the two wheelers that have been considered for the 2012 ZigWheels Reader's Choice Awards. Check out the nominees for this year and cast your vote on our contest page


Yamaha Ray




Yamaha Ray:

The Yamaha Ray is a gearless scooter powered by a 113cc petrol engine. Targeted at women two-wheeler riders, the Ray offers features such as a comfortable seating position with easy leg reach, and extremely easy to use centre and side stands. The Yamaha Ray competes against the likes of Honda Activa.



113cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC


7.1PS @ 7,500rpm


8.1Nm @ 5,000rpm


Fuel Efficiency

51.6kmpl (City-47kmpl / Highway-65.5kmpl)

Price (ex-showroom Delhi)

Rs 46,000





Vespa LX125



Vespa LX125:

If you have the money to splurge on a scooter there is nothing that should stop one from going for this icon of the modern era. The Vespa scooter is not your average commuter but carries with it legacy of generations gone by.



125cc, 4-stroke, 3-valve, single-cylinder, OHC


10.06PS @ 7500rpm


10.6Nm @ 6000rpm



Fuel Efficiency

47kmpl (City-39.8kmpl / Highway-54.2kmpl)

Price (ex-showroom Delhi)

Rs 68,257





Hero Maestro



 Hero Maestro:

The Maestro is Hero MotoCorps second scooter and they have made sure they get it right. And they have for the better part of it. Good looks, a fuel efficient engine and some very comfortable ergonomics make the Maestro a very good choice amongst its contemporaries.


109cc, Air-cooled, single-cylinder OHC


8.2PS @ 7500rpm


9.10Nm @ 5500rpm


Fuel Efficiency


Price (ex-showroom Delhi)

Rs 56,891





Honda Dio



Honda Dio:

Aimed at youngsters, the Honda Dio is a funkier and sportier scooter offering from Honda with a lot of affordability.


Technical Specifications


109CC, Air-cooled, SOHC


8PS @ 7,500rpm


8.66Nm @ 5,500rpm



Fuel Efficiency

48kmpl (City-43.5kmpl / Highway-60kmpl)

Price (ex-showroom Delhi)

Rs 42,362




Suzuki Swish



Suzuki Swish:

After a successful stint in the Indian scooter segment with the Access 125, Suzuki has now brought a more young and appealing scooter offering in the form of the new Swish 125 scooter to appeal the young generation who find the Access a little too bland for their liking. The Swish's dual-tone colour scheme and aggressive design lines translates into an upmarket and stylish product in the scooter space.


Technical Specifications


124cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, OHC


8.7PS @ 7000rpm


9.8Nm @ 5000rpm



Fuel Efficiency

38kmpl (City-35kmpl / Highway-47kmpl)

Price (ex-showroom Delhi)

Rs 46,257



To vote for your favourite bike of the year, click here: 2012 ZigWheels Readers' Choice Award Poll


To read about our car nominees, click here:  2012 ZigWheels Readers' Choice Award : Car Nominees





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