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Aerox 155 gross sales shock Yamaha India; plans to extend availability | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Yamaha Aerox has obtained an amazing response and the corporate is working to satisfy demand.

The Yamaha Aerox 155 scooter, which went on sale in September 2021, has fared much better than what the corporate anticipated. It brings Yamaha’s venerable R15 engine and a sporty, enjoyable character to the desk in a design by no means earlier than seen in India. 

Yamaha says that it by no means anticipated the Rs 1.32 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) scooter to obtain such a optimistic response, and it has been overwhelmed with the variety of bookings obtained. That in flip has led to lengthy ready durations – a problem compounded by the restricted availability, because the Aerox 155 is simply offered by way of a handful of Yamaha Blue Sq. sellers throughout India. Present ready durations stretch as much as 90 days, and so we reached out to the corporate to know the explanations behind the delay and the way it plans to scale back the ready time for the scooter. 

Yamaha Aerox 155: causes behind lengthy ready interval

The corporate says that, like the remainder of the auto trade, it too has been severely affected by the worldwide semiconductor scarcity and disruptions in provide chains. The corporate provides that almost all clients are conscious of the state of affairs and are keen to attend for the scooter. That stated, there have been a couple of cases the place clients have cancelled their bookings as a result of lengthy ready time. 

At current, the ready time for the Yamaha Aerox in Black or Blue colors is something between 45 to 60 days, whereas the Gray Vermillion color has a ready interval of roughly 90 days. And in the event you had been hopeful of getting the Aerox 155 within the Monster Power MotoGP crew colors, it’s now not obtainable.

Yamaha plans to scale back Aerox 155 ready interval

Yamaha India says it’s “ taking measures” to make sure that the Aerox 155 is being delivered as shortly as doable. A Yamaha vendor in Maharashtra, as an illustration,  stated that whereas the official ready time is 60 days, they’ve managed to ship models inside 45 days of reserving.

Yamaha can also be assured that, as the provision chain state of affairs improves, will probably be in a position to make the Aerox 155 obtainable by way of all Yamaha authorised sellers and never simply the Blue Sq. showrooms that the scooter is at the moment obtainable in. This bit of reports ought to come as music to the ears of these dwelling in cities like Mumbai which don’t have a single Blue Sq. showroom but.

What do you consider Yamaha’s resolution to introduce the Aerox 155 in all Yamaha Authorised showrooms? Tell us within the feedback.

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