Priced at Rs 1.19 lakh (ex, Delhi), the new Yamaha FZ25 goes against the Honda CBR 250R and the KTM Duke 200.
Yamaha’s released Yamaha FZ25 naked streetfighter in India almost a month ago on January 24, 2017 at a sticker price of Rs 1.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Taking on the likes of KTM Duke 200, Bajaj Pulsar RS200 and Honda CBR 250R in the segment the naked streetfighter is aimed at the young bike enthusiasts. Just so you know, the bike has been designed and developed by Yamaha’s R&D in India and is the second product from Yamaha in the quarter-litre segment after YZF-R3.
Built on the diamond frame chassis, the FZ25 of FZ250 takes design inspiration from the FZ Version 2.0 and the M-Slaz. It uses a 249cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine with fuel injection and Yamaha’s Blue Core technology. Currently, India is the only market where the FZ25 is being produced and as reports opine, Yamaha could commence exporting it to overseas market in future Read More – Yamaha MT-03 – All You Need To Know
The new entrant in Yamaha India’s FZ line-up is available at an affordable price of Rs 1.19 lakh. The aggressively priced naked streetfighter has the potential to chip in volumes for Yamaha on the back of its lucrative pricing.
Yamaha FZ25 Bookings
Prospective buyers can book the bike by paying a token amount of Rs 10,000. While the bike was launched in the last week of January, deliveries are expected to commence sometime this month.
Based on the same diamond-frame chassis as the fully-faired Yamaha R3 motorcycle, the FZ25 is a naked bike that appears like an evolved version of FZ. Featuring LED headlamps and tail-lamps, it is the first quarter-litre bike to get LED units. Most of the design cues on the bike are borrowed from the larger models from the FZ range and MT series. Key elements like compact front fairing, sculpted fuel tank with large extensions, wheels inspired by MT Seires, racing style footpads, split seats and stubby exhaust with silver finished plastic casing accentuate the sporty appearance.
In addition, the bike also packs a 90 x 33.5mm LCD instrument cluster with speedometer precision, instrument panel with digital speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, fuel consumption indicator, fuel gauge & clock and liquid crystal odometer. Read More – Yamaha R15 V3.0 Will Be More Powerful
The new Yamaha 250cc naked streetfighter is offered with three colour schemes-Knight Black, Warrior White and Ballistic Blue.
|Engine||249cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled|
|Max Power||20.6bhp @ 8,000rpm|
|Max Torque||20Nm @ 6,000rpm|
Engine used for powering the bike is the 249cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, SOHC, fuel-injected unit with Yamaha’s new-generation ‘Blue Core’ technology. In terms of power, the single cylinder engine churns out maximum power of 20.6bhp at 8,000rpm and 20Nm of torque at 6,000rpm. For transmitting power, the BS IV compliant engine uses the constant mesh 5-speed gearbox. The bike is claimed to have a top speed of 148kmph, which is pretty impressive.
Yamaha claims an impressive 43kmpl of fuel economy for the newly launched FZ25 naked bike. While the bike delivers 43kmpl in ideal conditions, the figures are a bit different in real-life conditions. Within city, FZ25 returns 35kmpl as opposed to the 40kmpl mileage on highways.
Weighing around 148kgs, the new FZ25 is a lightweight streetfighter with boastful dimensions. That said the bike measures 2,015mm in length, 770mm in width and 1,075mm in height. The seat height is around 795mm, whereas the wheelbase & ground clearance estimate at 1,360mm and 160mm respectively. While the fuel tank has a capacity of 14-litres, the turning radius is around 2.5m.
Suspension set up on the new Yamaha FZ FZ25 comprises 41mm telescopic forks at front and monoshock absorbers at rear. As for the stopping power, the bike equips dual disc units. At front, it uses 280mm units and at rear the bike sports 220mm brakes.
-Digital instrument cluster
-Sculpted fuel tank with large extensions
-Easy-to-grip aluminium grab-rails
-Dual disc Brakes
Front-17-inch (100/80-17M/C 52P Tubeless)
Rear-17-inch (140/70-17M/C 66S Tubeless)
The latest bike to join Yamaha’s FZ series competes against KTM Duke 200, Honda CBR 250R and Bajaj Pulsar RS200 in the segment.