13 May, 2008
India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. has announced the launch of the all new Yamaha G5 106 cc with electric start which adds to its Sharp yet classy looks with modern fit and finish. The earlier G5 was highly appreciated by the customers as the sporty, stylish yet comfortable as commuter. The new G5 also promises an experience which speeds up the rider into the next level of biking with an electric start engine.
G5 is very trendy with vibrant colors and techno graphics. Adding style to G5’s strength is its super cool features, including the innovatively designed indicators and easy to read instrument consol and Sleek stylish aerodynamic cowling.
Since the bike has been designed for daily commuting, special emphasis has been given on shaping it for the maximum comfort of the rider. Ride posture and comfort is good, with considerable support being offered by the broad seat squab. Keeping the Indian driving conditions in consideration, the adjustable shockers make the riding more comfortable.
Delighted at the launch of G5, Mr. Takahiro Maeda, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Executive Vice President, said "We plan to continue gearing up our existing product line and marketing initiatives. The Yamaha G5 with Electric Start is an ideal combination of Style and Design, Mileage and Reliability. We are paying attention at the customer who always looks for more; the new G5 is the product which is equipped with Electric start as a convenient feature which most of the 100 cc Bike does not have. With this launch, we are ready to extend our products and services."
The G5 will be available nationally through the company's existing wide network of dealers, in addition to the company’s owned Bike Station. The G5 will be offered in 2 colors including Deep Red Metallic K and Yamaha Black. Targeted at young biking enthusiasts, the new G5 is priced at Rs.39,380 (Ex-showroom-All India).
G5 is a machine engraved with attitude, built on durability and on excellent performance. So ride on and define new trends wherever you go.
About India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd.
Yamaha made its initial foray into India in 1985. Subsequently, it entered into a 50:50 joint venture with the Escorts Group in 1996. However, in August 2001, Yamaha acquired its remaining stake becoming a 100% subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, Japan (YMC). In 2008, YMC entered into an agreement with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. to become a joint investor in the motorcycle manufacturing company "India Yamaha Motor Private Limited (IYM)".
IYM operates from its state-of-the-art-manufacturing units at Surajpur in Uttar Pradesh and Faridabad in Haryana and produces motorcycles both for domestic and export markets. With a strong workforce of more than 2000 employees, IYM is highly customer-driven and has a countrywide network of over 400 dealers. Presently, its product portfolio includes Gladiator Type SS & RS (125 cc), YZF-R1 (998 cc) and MT01 (1670 cc), Crux (106 cc), Alba (106 cc), G5 (106 cc). IYM is also planning to launch 150 cc liquid-cooled YZF-R15 and 150cc air-cooled FZ in 2008.