IAB Report – Yamaha India launches 9 new colors on FZ series
Posted on: Apr 2, 2014 - 11:54am IST
Post the introduction of new colors on the Yamaha R15 last month, the Japanese manufacturer has updated the FZ series of motorcycles with newer and fresher color options.
The Yamaha FZ-S sees the induction of three new colors: Preying Red, Pouncing Black and Hawk-Eye Gold (the last two colors being dual-tone shades).
The Yamaha Fazer gets two new solid colors in Ravine Red and Wilderness Black, while Terrain White is a new dual-tone shade.
While Panther Black is the new dual-tone shade, Raider Red and Ambush Blue are the two new solid colors on the Yamaha FZ16.
There are no mechanical changes however. All three motorcycles are powered by a single-cylinder, air-cooled, 153 cc engine producing 14 PS at 7,500 rpm and 13.6 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm matched to a 5-speed gearbox.
Yamaha is simultaneously working on a facelift for the FZ-S. Spyshots of a test mule reveal that the motorcycle will get a new air intake below its fuel tank, while the design of the taillight and rear mudguard are in for a makeover. Media reports indicate that changes are not merely skin deep, and that engineers are working towards enhancing the performance. The updated FZ-S should launch by the end of this year.