The new Unified Braking System (UBS) is a new age braking concept from Yamaha that supports partial application of the front brake simultaneously when the rear brake is applied completely. The UBS enabled motorcycles from Yamaha will now have improved braking controls due to intensification of braking force with the help of the new technology.
The new Saluto with UBS (125 cc) will have an air cooled, 4 stroke, SOHC, 2-Valve engine based on the Blue Core Engine Development ideal and lightest in its class at 114 kg. The disk brake models with UBS have been developed for better controls and reliability.
The new Saluto RX with UBS (110 cc) mounts an air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 110cc, 2-valve single-cylinder engine based on the Blue Core Engine Development concept and lightest weight in its class at 99 kg.
Commenting on the launch,
Mr. Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India group of companies said: “Yamaha’s unique style is to continually innovate its products in order to have a strong connect with the customers. At the same time, the company also feels equal responsibility to ensure safety for the riders by introducing latest technologies. The Unified Braking System (UBS) will now create easy riding scenario for any rider. The controlled experience of riding backed by Yamaha’s DNA of exciting, stylish and sporty will also spur excitement in the market.”
NEW SALUTO RX with UBS (110 cc) Price Rs. (ex-showroom Delhi) Matt green, Ritzy red, Snappy cyan Rs. 52,000 Darknight Rs. 53,000
NEW SALUTO with UBS (125 cc) Price Rs. (ex-showroom Delhi) Colours Armada blue, Sparky cyan, Brave black Matt green Drum brake Rs. 58,800 Rs. 59,800 Disc brake Rs. 60,500 Rs. 61,500
About Yamaha’s Blue Core Technology
Implemented by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, (YMC) Japan on various models, “BLUE CORE” is a next-generation engine development ideal for models that take riding enjoyment, fuel efficiency and environmental performance to all-new levels. The “BLUE CORE” ideal focuses on the following three points:
· Increasing combustion efficiency (combustion control)
· Increasing cooling efficiency
· Reducing power loss
About Yamaha Motor India group of companies
Yamaha Motor made its initial foray into India in 1985 as a joint-venture. In August 2001, it became a 100% subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, Japan (YMC). In 2008, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. entered into an agreement with YMC to become a joint-investor in India Yamaha Motor Private Limited (IYM). IYM’s manufacturing facilities comprise of 3 State-of-the-art plants at Faridabad (Haryana), Surajpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu). The infrastructure at all the plants supports production of motorcycles and parts for the domestic as well as overseas markets. YMC has established its subsidiaries – Yamaha Motor Research and Development India Pvt Ltd. (YMRI), Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt Ltd. (YMIS) and Yamaha Motor India Pvt Ltd. (YMI) in India to independently support IYM in development, sales & marketing of its products and overall business planning & regional control respectively.
Presently, its product portfolio includes: Sports model YZF-R3 (321 cc), YZF-R15 version 3.0 (155 cc), YZF-R15 S (149 cc); Blue-Core Technology enabled models such as FZ 25 (249 cc), Fazer 25 (249 cc), FZ-S FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), FZ FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), Fazer FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), SZ-RR version 2.0 (149 cc), Saluto (125 cc), Saluto RX (110 cc), Cygnus Ray-ZR (113 cc), Fascino (113 cc), Cygnus Alpha (113 cc), Cygnus Ray Z (113 cc); latest superbike MT-09 (847 cc) and YZF-R1 (998 cc).