2012 ZigWheels Reader's Choice Award : Bike Nominees

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

 

 

Scooters:

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.

 


Engine

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

Power

7.1PS @ 7,500rpm

Torque

8.1Nm @ 5,000rpm

10.89sec

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.

 


Engine

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

Power

10.06PS @ 7500rpm

Torque

10.6Nm @ 6000rpm

0-60km/h

8.10sec

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.



Engine

109cc, Air-cooled, single-cylinder OHC

Power

8.2PS @ 7500rpm

Torque

9.10Nm @ 5500rpm

9.19sec

Fuel Efficiency

44kmpl

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

Engine

109CC, Air-cooled, SOHC

Power

8PS @ 7,500rpm

Torque

8.66Nm @ 5,500rpm

0-60km/h

9.95sec

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

Engine

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

Power

8.7PS @ 7000rpm

Torque

9.8Nm @ 5000rpm

0-60km/h

7.70sec

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

 

 

 


 

by Team ZigWheels Posted on 03 Dec 2012
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