Japanese automobile manufacturer Yamaha which is considered as a major motorcycle brand in India has recently launched its Fazer FI version 2.0 in India. The motorcycle is available for purchase at Rs 84,000 (ex-showroom price, Delhi), and incorporates various improvements from its predecessor, the original Fazer FI.
Key characteristics and dimensions of Yamaha’s Fazer FI version 2.0:
- 4-stroke 150CC single-cylinder fuel injected engine
- In-engine Blue Core technology, which is claimed to enhance fuel efficiency
- 12 BHP power, and 12.8Nm Torque
- 5-speed transmission
- New puncture-resistant tubeless tyres
- Entire motorcycle assembly weighs in at 138 kilograms
- Three outer colour variants available viz. Red Dawn, White Cloud and Black Hawk
- Newly Designed Tandem Seat & Grab bar for good rider comfort
- Multi-function instrument panel featuring an “ECO Indicator”that lights up when the machine is ridden in an eco-friendly manner
- New Chassis-related changes for a light, agile ride
- New puncture-resistant tubeless tyres for improved handling stability.
Yamaha India states that it has targeted the new Fazer FI at ‘adventurous ‘young men in the age-group of 18-30, however the company has not made public the exact mileage that the Fazer FI version 2.0 is expected to offer to its users.
We expect the motorcycle to offer a mileage of approximately 55 Kmpl in standard city conditions.
Yamaha Fazer FI version 2.0 will be available to buy across Yamaha authorized showrooms across the country from October this year.
Speaking on the occasion of the Fazer FI version 2.0 launch, Mr Roy Kurian, Vice President- Sales and Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd, stated, “We have introduced our new offering Fazer FI Version 2.0 particularly keeping the spirit of touring in mind, combining both fun & economy for the customers to ride free in the open blue sky. Our FZ FI and FZ-S FI version 2.0 introduced in June’14, have been getting tremendous response and we are confident even the Fazer FI with our latest technology, ‘Blue Core’, will be heartily welcomed”.