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Of the three big two-wheeler manufacturers from Japan, Yamaha was the last one to enter the gearless scooter segment. In the last three years, the company has invested considerable effort to try to catch up with its rivals. Today, Yamaha has a strong scooter line-up: from the sporty-looking Ray, to the no-nonsense Alpha. Now, there's another entrant in this scooter family: the chic Fascino.
The Fascino’s design is a refreshing change. From the paint to the tasteful use of chrome, the new scooter looks fancy. The neo-retro design does remind you of the Vespa, and that's no bad thing. Personally, we like the big white dials and the use of top-quality switchgear. There are no decals, and the matt-finish paint options make the scooter stand out.
The engine is the same 113cc motor that we see in the Ray and Alpha. The output is the same as well, with the engine making 7bhp and 8.1Nm of torque. The lack of power can be noticed during initial acceleration. While the engine lacks low-end zing, it can take the Fascino to an indicated speed of 80kph without much effort. The engine feels pretty comfortable when you're cruising at top speed for longer durations, too. Riding the Fascino around town and highway the motor is a fuss-free affair.
At 70kph, the scooter feels planted. In fact, it is one of the most stable scooters that we've ridden recently. There is a downside to it, though – the firm suspension. While riding through pothole-ridden roads, the ride was a bit bumpy. Luckily, the well-padded seat cushions your spine from the jolts. The 103kg Fascino is manageable in traffic, and the short turning radius helps manoeuvre the scooter through tight spots. The only problem that we faced is the riding position. As is the case with most scooters, the Fascino is built for short riders. So, even if you're five-feet-eight, a long ride might get tiresome.

By pravat kumar mohanty
On: Oct 01, 2015 | 3714 Views
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  • Poor Bike.

    Fascino discontinued because of the large number of complaints, fake mileage, high service cost and no spares.....Read More

    By yedu krishnan
    On: Feb 12, 2020 | 124 Views
  • Excellent Scooter

    Excellent scooter in this budget, pick up is superb, front telescopic suspension function is awesome and rear.....Read More

    By abu sidiq
    On: Feb 11, 2020 | 79 Views
  • Good Scooter

    It's a good scooter with retro Looks, good pickup and fuel-efficient.

    By chandra prakash dewangan
    On: Feb 10, 2020 | 23 Views
  • Best Scooter.

    It is the best scooter I have ever got. Maintainance is very less and also mileage is good.

    By abhishek singh
    On: Jan 14, 2020 | 99 Views
  • Best scooter.

    The ride quality of the scooter is very smooth and easy handling.

    By kavita s
    On: Jan 13, 2020 | 169 Views
  • Excellent Bike.

    Comfort to ride, a nice breaking system, the seating position is good, mileage is acceptable.

    By bharath mahesh
    On: Jan 09, 2020 | 111 Views
  • Great scooter.

    Great in design, smooth drive experience with good engine capacity in the segment.

    By anonymous
    On: Dec 28, 2019 | 115 Views
  • Best scooter.

    Smooth driving, safe brake system, vintage look. I am happy that I choose Fascino.

    By anonymous
    On: Dec 27, 2019 | 319 Views
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