IAB Report – Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0 John Abraham edition gifted to the actor
As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I’m, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!
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On the sidelines of flagging off the “Mission 10,000 km” expedition which will see 20 Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0 riders cover the mentioned distance across the country, Yamaha has gifted Bollywood actor Mr. John Abraham a special edition FZ-S.
The Yamaha FZ-S John Abraham Edition provides exclusivity by means of a unique black and grey dual-tone color theme with interesting decals. The fuel tank features the actor’s signature and the forks are adorned with FZ-S decals, matching the body color.
Yamaha has not announced whether it plans to sell this special edition to customers or it is an example for Mr. Abraham. Apart from the exclusive appearance, the special edition FZ-S FI V2.0 stays true to the regular variant which features a new silencer, split seat, revised digital instrument console, tank extensions etc.
The recently launched naked motorcycle is powered by a slightly downsized 149 cc fuel-injected petrol engine which puts out 13.1 PS (12.9 bhp) and 12.8 Nm of torque. The previous version, which continues to sell alongside, is powered by a 153 cc motor generating 14 PS (13.8 bhp) and 13.6 Nm of torque.
Even though the outputs have dropped in the V2.0, it is 3 kg lighter, claiming no loss of performance. The transmission continues to be a 5-speed unit.
Competitors: Suzuki Gixxer, TVS Apache 160 RTR, new Honda 160 cc motorcycle
Yamaha FZ-S – Image Gallery
Yamaha FZ-S John Abraham Edition – Press Release
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