EXCLUSIVE: Yamaha FZ25 BS6 Unofficial Bookings Open
Expect deliveries to commence by the end of March or early April
- There’s a new ‘S’ variant in the lineup as well.
- Power and torque figures remain the same as before.
- The BS6 FZ25 gets a new LED headlamp unit, an underbelly cowl, and more.
Unofficial bookings for the BS6 Yamaha FZ25 have commenced for a token amount ranging from Rs 3,000 to Rs 10,000 depending on the dealership. Expect deliveries to begin by the end of March or by the first week of April. With the BS6 update, Yamaha has added a new ‘S’ variant to the list.
While the standard model is expected to get a price hike of Rs 3,000 to Rs 5,000, the top-spec variant could cost anywhere between Rs 4,000 to Rs 7,000 more than the base BS6 model. For perspective, the BS4 model retails at Rs 1.37 lakh (ex-showroom).
Powering the new FZ25 is the same 249cc motor as before. Although Yamaha has tweaked the motor to make it BS6 compliant, it makes the same power and torque figures as before -- 20.8PS at 8000rpm and 20.1Nm at 6,000rpm. Transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed transmission. Usually, BS6-compliant two-wheelers gain a bit of weight compared to their predecessors, but in the FZ25’s case, it’s just 1kg heavier than before! This shouldn’t affect the performance, but we will reserve our judgment until we do a proper road test review.
As you can see, there are some minor cosmetic updates as well. The BS6 FZ25 features a new LED headlamp unit, an underbelly cowl, and a new multi-function negative LCD instrument console. And just like the other BS6 Yamahas, it also comes with a side stand engine cut-off switch. The FZS 25, being a touring focused motorcycle, comes equipped with a visor and knuckle guards.
In terms of competition, it goes up against the BS6-compliant Suzuki Gixxer 250.