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...

The Yamaha FZ16 along with the YZF-R15 helped the Japanese two wheeler maker sustain operations in India. The head of the Byson has decals that follow...

Performance upgrades for the FZ and R15 are not cheap by any standards In order to extract more power and performance from your Yamaha R15 or FZ series bike, you don’t have to look very far these days. All you need is to do is go for the Daytona racing kits from Yamaha. The two reasons that might not make you very happy – 1) it’s a costly affair 2) the kits are...

After the introduction of new colors on the Yamaha R15, special editions of the Yamaha FZ16 and Fazer with radically different paint schemes have reached showroom floors in some parts of the country. The idea behind such special editions is to cash in on the festive season rush. According to motoroids, there is no mechanical difference. The paint scheme combines blue,...

Yamaha launched the highly anticipated new Fazer here today, which is the scaled down version of the internationally acclaimed Yamaha FZ1 sans the powerful 1000cc R1 engine. The new Fazer shares its underpinnings and the same 153cc, 14Bhp engine of the naked-bike sibblings – FZ-16 and the spiced up FZ-S. For a price of Rs.72,000 (ex-showroom Delhi) the new Fazer...

Yamaha India registers 192% sales hike in January 2009 With the help of its two stunning bikes, FZ16 and YZF R15 – India Yamaha Motor Ltd registered sales growth of 192% during January 2009, at 18,320 units, as compared to 6,284 units in January 2008. The 18,000+ figure may not be as high as posted by other bike-makers, but the 192% is a huge leap forward in the right...

Popular Japanese bike maker – Yamaha, which has created shock-waves in the Indian Two-wheeler segment, will unveil its own showroom in Mumbai, which will be named as - ‘The Bike Station’. This new Bike Station is expected to foster Yamaha’s physical presence at dealerships that already exist in other major Indian cities. The new Mumbai Bike Stations...

Yamaha launched two mega hit bikes in India in 2008, the Yamaha FZ16 and the Yamaha R15 (some call it the mini-R1, no?) are held accountable for this feat- Yamaha India has registered an exceptional 18% boost in its sales in 2008. The FZ16 is doubtlessly the talk of the town, taking the crowd away from the R15, which was the preceding head turner. 22,000 paid bookings...

The FZ16 carries on to describe Yamaha’s intention in India. It looks and performs far better than any of the other 150 cc bikes and stands second to the R15 with which it shares space at Yamaha’s dealership. The FZ16 incorporates technology that intrigues even the average man. Take for instance the engine, which was particularly designed for application on...