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Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid First Ride Review

Written by Parichay Malvankar

In mid-2021, India Yamaha Motor launched the new Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid scooter in the Indian market. The Yamaha Fascino Hybrid comes with a new hybrid system that provides power assist to the internal combustion engine. The scooter comes with a neo-retro design and a powerful yet efficient 125cc engine.

The Fascino 125 also comes with the latest engine technology, which claims to increase 16% more mileage than the predecessor. Also, the Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid features a Smart Motor Generator system and Automatic Stop & Start System and complies with the latest BS6 emission norms. In this video review, we bring you all the details of the Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid so you can make an informed buying decision.

Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid – Price and Colours

The Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid comes with a price tag starting at INR 72,500 ex-showroom, Delhi, for the drum brake version. The disc brake version comes with a sticker price of INR 79,330 ex-showroom, Delhi. Yamaha offers the Fascino 125 Hybrid in nine colour options – Vivid Red, Yellow Cocktail, Cyan Blue, Metallic Black, Dark Matte Blue, Suave Copper, Cool Blue Metallic, Vivid Red Special and Metallic Black Special. Depending on the colour choice, the price may go up to INR 81,330 ex-showroom, Delhi.

Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid – Technology

The new Fascino 125 Hybrid comes with a Smart Motor Generator (SMG) System. The SMG system not only starts the internal combustion engine silently by reversing the direction of electricity but also offers power assist to the petrol engine. This leads to a significant increase in efficiency and also a reduction in emissions. The smart system also reduces instability during start-outs and also helps the engine during uphill starts. The power assist is automatically cancelled after three seconds of acceleration or immediately when the throttle is cut back. The rider is also notified on the instruments cluster when the hybrid system is in operation.

Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid – Technical Specifications

Powering the Fascino 125 Hybrid is a BS6 compliant 125 cc blue core motor. The engine comes with air-cooling and electronic fuel injection. The motor produces 8.2 PS of power and 10.3 Nm of torque and is paired to an automatic transmission. The Yamaha Fascino 125 Fi also features a maintenance-free battery, a 90/90-12 front tyre and a 110/90-10 rear tyre.

Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid – Top Features

The Yamaha Fascino 125 Hybrid comes with features such as full-digital instruments, Yamaha Motorcycle Connect X App, a side stand engine cut-off switch and a multi-function key with a seat opener function. The scooter also gets LED headlamps, LED DRLs, LED taillights, large ergonomically designed seats, a generous footboard and 21-litres of luggage space under the seat.

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