Yamaha FZ

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 99,200 - ₹ 14,00,000
* Delhi. May vary.


Bike Variant Yamaha FZS Fi
Braking System Anti-Lock Braking System
Current Status Available
Body Type Sports Commuter
Fuel Type Petrol
Top Speed 109 kmph
Price in India Yamaha FZS Fi is priced at INR 98,680 in India (Ex-Showroom).
Shades Lightning Cyan, Opal White, Matt Green, Knight Red, Hurricane Gray
Official Tagline It's Not A Machine. It's ME.
Warranty in India 2 Years or 30,000 kms (whichever is earlier)
Vehicle Overview FZS Fi feels overpriced when compared to other 150cc segment bikes in India. It carries fuel injection and comes out to be the only bike with this technology around its price tag. It rivals Suzuki Gixxer and Honda CB Hornet 160R. The engine on the Yamaha FZS is ultra smooth 149cc unit producing 12.9 BHP and 12.8 Nm of torque.
Mileage 42-52 kmpl (Approx.)
Fuel Economy
Build Quality
Value for Money
Standout Features Fuel Injection, Wide Tyres, Vibrant Shades
Should You Buy It? Only consider Yamaha FZ-S if you are a true Yamaha fan. It has the least amount of power among all others but still rides very planted and smooth in all conditions.
Engine Description Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
Fuel System Fuel injection
Cooling Air Cooling
Displacement 149 cc
Maximum Power 13.1 Bhp @ 8000 rpm
Maximum Torque 12.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Emission Standard BS4
Lubrication Force-feed lubrication, wet sump
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Bore 57.3 mm
Stroke 57.9 mm
Cylinder Layout Single Cylinder
Number of Gears 5
Gearbox Type Constant Mesh
Clutch Wet, multiple-disc
Gear Ratios 1st=2.714 2nd=1.789 3rd=1.318 4th=1.045 5th=0.875
Front Brake 267mm Hydraulic disc brake
Rear Brake 130mm Mechanical leading trailing shoe, Drum brake
Front Tyre 100/80-17M/C (52P)NYLOGRIP ZAPPER-FX1 (Tubeless)
Rear Tyre 140/60-R17M/C (63P)revz-Y (Tubeless)
Wheel Type 5 Spoke Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension Monocross Swingarm
Frame Diamond
Overall Length 1990 mm
Overall Width 770 mm
Overall Height 1050 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Wheelbase 1330 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 132 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 litres
Turning Circle 2.60
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital-1
Fuel Gauge Digital
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free (ETZ-5)
Capacity 4.0AH (10H), Sealed type
Voltage 12V
Head Light 12 V, 35/35W
Turn Signal Light (Front) 12V,10W×2
Turn Signal Light (Rear) 12V,10W×2
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

Yamaha FZ Review

09 Jul, 2017 01:56 PM


Yamaha was the second brand to revolutionize the Indian motorcycle market after the Pulsar's, which back from 2003 has been a best performer. Before the introduction of the FZ series, all the performance was in the hands of Pulsars and Karizmas, with no special definition of a street fighter. No doubt, Yamaha's very own RD and RX series were present in the market but the need for a modern day muscular looking street fighter was the reason why the Indian FZ was born.

The inspiration for the Indian FZ was taken from its ancestor, the massive FZ1, which was not actually practical for a country like India. The Indian model needs some properties which are not mostly found in the international versions. The engine size decreases and side by side good mileage is build and a bike with Indian traditional standard is made. The only thing Yamaha managed here and proved to be the best was keeping the muscle spirit alive and making something which really challenged everything which comes in the way.

Starting from the original FZ-1, the real king of streets, the series goes as down as the FZ-16, which was the Indian street bike revolution. The FZ-1 is a beast inside, beauty outside model having a 998 cc, 4-cylinder engine producing 148 BHP @ 11000 rpm and a max torque of 106 NM @ 8000 rpm. The king has a 6-speed manual transmission and comes with twin hydraulic discs for the front (320 mm each) and a 245 mm hydraulic disc for the rear. A massive combination of 120/70-17 and 190/50-17 tires has been used for the front & rear respectively. It houses a huge 18 litres of fuel tank. After the engine specs, the second factor which made it uneasy for the FZ-1 to launch was its price, which is INR 11,42,999 (Ex-showroom Delhi).

Then come the turn of the mid-engine street-fighters, which are still awaited to be launched in India. These are namely the FZ-07, FZ-8 and FZ-09 which are expected to arrive with a price tag of INR 7 lakh, INR 8 lakh and INR 8.5 lakh respectively. The FZ-7 houses a 689 cc, twin-cylinder motor, the FZ-8 with a 779 cc and the FZ-9 with 847 cc engine. The common most elements within all these are the use of massive tires and aggressive body styling.

The game changers for Yamaha India were the FZ-16 v1.0 and FZ-S v1.0. These affordable naked street bikes had a minor styling and shade difference between them. Internally, the power source was the same 153 cc, 1-cylinder engine which produced 13.8 BHP @ 7500 rpm and 13.6 NM @ 6000 rpm. The riding pleasure of these made them very popular in a small period of time and mostly among those who loved bulky looking bikes. The huge 140/60-R17 was the major attraction and one major cause for its popularity at the initial stage. These were carburetted street bikes and with time they were upgraded to a new form.

Then Yamaha launched the FZ-16 v2.0 and FZ-S v2.0. These were built on the same frame as the version 1.0, but with time the technological changes were made. The newer version had fuel injection as standard on both variants, with the newly developed engine (149 cc) producing 12.9 BHP and 12.8 NM of torque. The down grading was seen as a negative point for some time, till the riders understood that the ride quality has even became better than before. The cosmetic changes were heavily done, with a new headlight and tail lamp changes.

The FZ series has always been the first choice for street bike lovers, but with rising competition, the sales have been highly affected and the prices have also significantly gone up from their starting days. But for those who love FZ, these things won't matter and feel of riding a bull will always stay alive in the hearts.

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