IAB Report – Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0 John Abraham edition gifted to the actor


Nithyanandh K,

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!

Features cosmetic changes.

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.

Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0 John Abraham Edition side
The special edition features purely cosmetic upgrades.

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.

Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0 John Abraham Edition
It remains to be seen whether Yamaha will sell the special edition model in limited numbers.

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.

Check out our tech spec comparo of the FZ FI V2.0 series against its rivals

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

[Head to Slideshare if you can’t view the press release.]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Yamaha FZ-S News & Updates

Honda CB Hornet 160R vs Yamaha FZ-S vs Suzuki Gixxer specs comparo

Honda CB Hornet 160R vs Suzuki Gixxer vs Yamaha FZ-S – Comparo

2015 Yamaha FZ-S FI Shark White front quarter

Yamaha FZ-S FI, Yamaha Fazer FI relaunched with new colours – IAB Report

Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0 at the 2014 NADA Auto Show Nepal

Nepal Live – Yamaha FZ-S v2.0

Hyundai ix25 production model spied front

IAB Weekly Retrospect – Hyundai ix25, 2015 i20, Yamaha FZ, Mahindra S101, Fiat Avventura

Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0 white red side

Report – Yamaha FZ FI V2.0 series to sell alongside the old Yamaha FZ series

old Yamaha FZ-S vs new Yamaha FZ-S V2.0 red front three quarters

Old vs New – Yamaha FZ-S V2.0 vs Yamaha FZ-S