Yamaha FZS (FZS V1)

Yamaha FZS (FZS V1)


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₹ 75,893
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Monday, 28 August 2023 05:23 PM

Yamaha India has stricken the carburetted versions of the FZ-S and Fazer, along with their scooter, the Ray, from their rosters. Just recently, Yamaha has chosen to discontinue the carburetted version of their ever-popular FZ-S, as well as its semi-faired cousin, the Fazer, in India.

Colour Options and Price in India
Bike Variant Yamaha FZS (Old)
Availability Status in India Discontinued
2-Wheeler Type Sports
Latest Price in India Yamaha FZS (Old Model) price was Rs 75,893 before being discontinued.
Fuel Type Petrol
Colour Options Preying Red, Pouncing Black, Hawk-Eye Gold
Official Tagline Lord of the Streets
Vehicle Overview Yamaha FZ-S Version 1.0 is a street bike that resembled a big section of Indian performance bikes on road few years back. The first version was not as sharp as the current version but still, an ideal street bike design is nothing different from the FZS version 1.0. It is powered by a 153cc, air cooled engine producing 13.8 BHP at 7500 rpm and 13.6 Nm at 6000 rpm. The gearbox used on the FZS is a 5-speed manual unit. It came equipped with a 267 mm front disc while the rear still remains 130 mm drum unit on the FZ series. It rivals Suzuki Gixxer and Bajaj Pulsar series in the Indian market.
Engine Details Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-Valve
Fuel System Carburetor
Cooling Air Cooling
Engine cc (Displacement) 153 cc
Maximum Power 13.8 Bhp @ 7500 rpm
Maximum Torque 13.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Emission Norms BS4-Compliant
Lubrication Wet Sump
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Bore 58 mm
Stroke 57.9 mm
Cylinder Layout Forward-inclined Single Cylinder
Number of Gears 5
Gearbox Type Constant Mesh
Clutch Constant Wet Multi Plate
Gear Ratios 1st=2.714 2nd=1.789 3rd=1.318 4th=1.045 5th=0.875
Primary Reduction Ratio 3.409
Secondary Reduction Ratio 2.857
Mileage Yamaha FZS (Old Model) mileage is 40-50 kmpl (approximate).
Front Brake 267mm Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake 130mm Drum
Front Tyre 100/80-17
Rear Tyre 140/60-R17
Wheel Type 5 Spoke Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
0-60 kmph 5.20 secs
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension Monocross Swingarm
Frame (Chassis) Diamond
Overall Length 2075 mm
Overall Width 770 mm
Overall Height 1090 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Wheelbase 1334 mm
Kerb Weight 135 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 litres
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital-1
Fuel Gauge Digital
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Capacity 5.0 Ah
Voltage 12 V
Head Light 12 V, 35/35W
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Miscellaneous Information
Caster 25 degree
Trail 101 mm

Yamaha FZS (FZS V1) Review

21 Dec, 2021 12:44 PM

Quick Review by Maxabout Team

Yamaha has once revolutionized the Indian street biking lovers by presenting their modern street fighters named FZ16 and FZS. The FZ16 is a basic machine, with the FZS being more cosmetically updated. The crown on its headlight just ruled everywhere at the time when there was no competition for the segment Yamaha created and till date, the impact on the mind of people can be clearly seen. Yamaha FZS v1.0 is marvellous, a true masterpiece of its time and deserves the fame it had at that time.

At the time of its launch, it was different. The difference was all due to its physique, the body styling it had been present in no other. Every bike looked like an undernourished person before a bodybuilder. The no frame headlight and that too with an aggressive design is the first of its kind. The muscular tank and the massive tyre sizes were all new for the Indian motorcycle industry. Yamaha created a really different machine at that time, which even until today is the most loved design in an entry-level street bike. 9 out of 10 say it to be a better design than the v2.0, making it a really lovable bike.

The fully digital instrument console on the Yamaha FZS v1.0 is quite different from the other digital displays of that time. The tachometer is an analogue-inspired digital display, which showed the rpm in small blocks of rectangular symbols, which was very pleasing at that moment. The screen shows the digital speedometer and odometer, with a switch for changing and clearing the trip distances out of it. It is a black and white digital console, with an orange light in the background at night.

The v1.0 has a brute engine, which focuses more on higher values, but lacked some of the refinement. It was one of the few 150 cc bikes which could cross the 100 kmph mark easily and much smoother. The 153 cc, single cylinder engine uses carburettor as its fuel system and produces 13.8 BHP @ 7500 rpm and 13.6 NM @ 6000 rpm. The performance is outstanding, much refined than the generation of Pulsars of that time. The engine pulls a massive 140/60-R17 tyre, which at that time was the largest one in an Indian made motorcycle. Even the Pulsar 220 was missing on this tyre size and this showed the domination Yamaha made on each mind at that time. Road grip is excellent and it soon became the favourite of insane riders and stuntmen.

The Yamaha FZS is having a 267 mm disc brake at the front with a 100/80-R17 tyre. This was the ideal size of a sports bike's rear tyre at that time. The rear has a drum brake and the whole system made Yamaha FZS a very safe ride. The suspension at the front is the telescopic forks whereas the rear has a monoshock suspension, which was also counted as a very attractive and luxury feature at that time. The ride control is awesome and the handling was far better than any other bike in its segment at that time.

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User Reviews for Yamaha FZ (2018)

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Overall good to bike compare other brands, ride like a car feeling

Shivakumar - | One year ago
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Still now never seen this type of bike in India, I ride so many bikes to more cc bike, but this bike is good, thanks to company and model designer's old version FZS is too good.

Best Features: All feature is good, and this is not Yamaha bike, this ride feeling is equal to car ride feeling

Pros: That pick up and highway riding so ultimate, this is not only Yamaha bike, over all features exellent

Cons: No deslike options

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Good Control Bike

Rajesh - | One year ago
helpful 2

I have used this bike from last 6 years and in 6 years no problem and running good. Thanks to Yamaha Bike pickup very high and well control on the road.

Best Features: Bike pickup very high and well control on the road

Pros: Very good recently I had problems in engine time chain and head problem overall it's a good bike and value for money

Cons: Seat and fuel tank are not in well fit good standards.

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Yes.. Yamaha...!!

Mayur Bhoite | One year ago
helpful 6

Ride quality is awesome and cornering is good. Reliable engine but avoid off-roading

Best Features: Ride Quality, Refined Engine

Pros: Design & Styling, Reliable, Refined Engine, Fit & Finish

Cons: Lack of 6th Gear, Price

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This is a really good bike with Fi Engine

Poran Borah | 3 years ago
helpful 4

Overall, the bike is very good and can be used almost everywhere.

Best Features: blue core technology

Pros: good performance, good mileage & good build quality

Cons: low top end, pillion seat comfort

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I love my Yamaha FZS v2.0

Niranjan Kumar | 6 years ago
helpful 4

It is running smoothly and with out any trouble. If you looking for sport bike with best mileage and style you can go blindly.

Best Features: Milage, Look, Comfort

Pros: I love my bike's mileage, Style, Comfort

Cons: Not Suitable For Family

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Yamaha FZS (FZS V1) Comments

User Comments
Naman Vashisht
7 years ago

The Bajaj FZS Version 1.0 is the original naked street bike which remained undisputed for almost half a decade.

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