Ending all the speculations, Finally, Yamaha has launched its all new FZ25 in India. Yamaha FZ25 bike comes with an impressive price tag of Rs 1,19,500(Ex-showroom Price, Delhi). With this bike, Yamaha has entered the highly competitive 250cc high-performance segment and market, while it is very much affordable among the naked matorcycles.
Yamaha first officially announced about its new motorcycle last month and was touted to be called the ‘Yamaha FZ 250’ upon launch. With this new launch, the company’s effort to taking the FZ brand to the next level seems to succeed. With deliveries scheduled to commence from 1st February 2017, here’s everything you that the Yamaha FZ25 has to offer.
Yamaha FZ25 Bike Specifications
Engine and Power: The bike powers on a new oil cooled 249cc single cylinder fuel injection engine that delivers 20.6 bhp of power at 8000 rpm and 20 Nm of torque at 6000 rpm. The motor comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
Weight: It features a diamond type frame and shares 148 kg of kerb weight.
Mileage: Backed with BlueCore technology, the bike is likely to deliver 43kmpl of fuel efficiency.
Fuel Capacity and Tyres Info: The naked street design looks good. It comes fitted with a 14-litre fuel tank and runs on 100/80 section front as well as 140/70 section rear 17-inch tyres. The ground clearance stands at 160 mm while the fuel tank capacity is a decent 14 litres.
Other Features of Yamaha FZ25 Bike
Other features of the bike include an LCD instrument cluster, 282 mm front and 257 mm rear disc brakes, full LED headlamps and tail lights. The Anti-Locks Brakes (ABS) have been given a miss completely. The lights are backed with AHO technology (Automatic headlamp on), whereas for seating, the FZ25 gets split seats that makes it look sportier.
The FZ 25 shares some parts such as the footpegs, number plate holder and so on with other models in the Yamaha line-up in a bid to keep costs low. The fantastic pricing also comes from the fact that the model is being produced in India. The reason why the pricing was so important on the new FZ25 was because of the company’s past experiences in this space.
Yamaha will be offering the FZ25 in three colour options of Knight Black, Warrior White and Ballistic Blue.
There’s a high competition but also good opportunity for 250cc segment bikes.
The company decided to launch this 250cc segment product, considering India being the fastest growing two wheelers market. The new FZ 25 will take on the likes of TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, KTM 200 Duke, Bajaj Pulsar NS200 and Honda CBR250R. The 200cc-250cc motorcycle segment in India is one of the fastest growing and sees a lot of demand from a younger user base. Bike ranging from the price bracket of ₹ 1 lakh to ₹ 2.5 lakh have seen a growth of 20 per cent in volumes over the last four years.
SIAM data also shows that the period for April-October 2016 saw 1,12,150 units of motorcycles sold which belonged to the 200cc-250cc segment. The competition is surely tough but Yamaha believes that it has a quality product in the FZ25, one that can take the fight to all these worthy competitors. The FZ25 will be available from 1st February across Yamaha dealerships in the country.