20th April, 2015: Launched in 2008, Yamaha FZ-16 received many changes till now, specially new colour schemes. However, the biggest update seen in 2014 in the form of an all new model, called version 2.0, like their faired machine- R15. The new Yamaha FZ FI version 2.0 got a totally revised styling, based on the same platform. It also received a superior and more refined engine with Blue Core technology, providing smoother performance and better mileage. Power of the new mill is just 12.9bhp which is lesser compared to the 13.8bhp of the older 153cc motor. However, the new design of the version 2.0 enhances its acceleration and top speed.
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153 cc, Petrol, 50 KmplRs 71,255*
149 cc, Petrol, 53 KmplRs 76,250*
Yamaha’s top selling motorcycles in India are from FZ series, which is also among the best selling 150cc premium bikes in the market today. Being first model in India, FZ-16 is the oldest and most raw machine of the series with minimal body panels, while the new FZ FI Version 2.0 is based on advanced technology and design. Both the bikes are based on one platform, however, you can see major changes in their appearance as well as their hearts. Where the older model houses a 153cc, carbureted mill, the new one has an upgraded 149cc, Blue Core, fuel injected engine. Power output of the new motor is around 1bhp lesser than the older one, however, the new bike has better acceleration and higher top speed along with 14 percent improved fuel economy.
Christened as FZ-S FI version 2.0 and FZ FI version 2.0 the, the changes are visible in the form of a rear panel and tail light, headlamp unit, grab rails and split seat. The other elements such as the fuel tank, front fender and switchgear remain the same to maintain the aggressive stance of the bikes. The rear is now more appealing with the new rear mudguard and tyre hugger. Yamaha has offered an eco indicator with the multi-functional instrumental console and both the bikes now sport new pattern radial tyres that are puncture resistant and enhance grip on wet surfaces.
Yamaha has incorporated its all new Blue Core technology that is designed to improve the acceleration of the machine - maximum combustion, reduced power loss, optimized control of fuel supply and ignition timing, all these factors together have made the performance of the FZ FI and FZS FI version 2.0 better.
Both the old and the new Yamaha FZ, features a MidShip design, which incorporates, an agile styling along with premium equipments. They have fully digital console, wide streetfighter handlebar, sporty muffler, alloy wheels, chunky 100/80 section front and 140/60 section rear tubeless tyres, wide 43mm front telescopic forks, adjustable monocross suspension at the rear and many more. The new FZ Version 2.0 also features a split-pattern seat, providing more room for the pillion rider. For more details about any of the versions of Yamaha FZ, click on that variant.
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02 Aug, 2014 | 483 views
Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. continues perform good on sales chart as it has recorded a growth of 36% in domestic sales during July'14 over July'13. The company has added couple of more exciting products like Yamaha FZ series - FZ Version 2.0 and FZ-S Version 2.0 that will help them to accelerate the sales. The company sold 50,286 units in July 2014 as agains...Read More
19 Apr, 2014 | 1178 views
The Indian wing of the Japanese two wheeler giant, Yamaha Motor India is continuously testing its 2014 FZ-S Version 2.0 for a long time now. Once again, a spy picture has been emerged of the test mule on Greater Noida Express Way. The bike is based on the FZ concept showcased at the 2014 Indian Auto Expo with some major cosmetic changes over the existing FZ Platform.Read More
21 Mar, 2014 | 1101 views
As we reported you earlier, Yamaha Motor India is all set to launch an updated version of its best selling 150cc, FZ series, and the test mule in the spy pictures was looking much similar to the model showcased at the Auto Expo 2014. Now some closer spy shots of the bike have been captured by the Motoroids, in which the motorcycle is looking production ready.Read More
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