2017 Yamaha Byson FI updated in Indonesia, price unchanged

08/06/2017 - 08:32 | ,   | Neelanjan Chakraborty

The Yamaha Byson is essentially a re-badged Yamaha FZ-S FI v2.0 with liquid-cooling.

Yamaha Indonesia has introduced a minor update to the 150 cc motorcycle, the Yamaha Byson FI. The motorcycle gains new matte based colour options and redesigned rear view mirrors.

2017 Yamaha Byson Matte Red front three quarter
The 2017 Yamaha Byson FI gets new Matte Red, Matte Brown and Matte Grey colour options.

The 2017 Yamaha Byson FI will be available in Matte Red, Matte Brown and Matte Grey. Body colours Options for the last year’s model included Silver Bold, Red Combat and Black Fighter. The rear view mirror now has a pointed end as seen in the 2017 Yamaha V-Ixion. Yamaha Indonesia also claims that the motorcycle is more eco-friendly and complies to Euro3 emission norms.

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Powering the 2017 Yamaha Byson is a 149 cc water-cooled, SOHC mill coupled to a 5-speed gearbox. The fuel injected engine is capable of producing 13.06 PS of maximum power at 8,000 rpm and 12.98 Nm of peak torque at 6,000 rpm. The Yamaha Byson gets a 130/70-17 profile rear tyre.

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The 2017 Yamaha Byson tips the scales at 133 kg and has a 790 mm seat height. The fuel tank can store 12-litre of petrol. Brakes include a disc in the front and a drum setup in the rear. The ground clearance is set at 170 mm.

2017 Yamaha Byson new rear view mirrors
The 2017 Yamaha Byson's rear view mirrors are pointed like the ones seen in the 2017 Yamaha V-Ixion.

The 2017 Yamaha Byson FI continues to have an unchanged price tag of IDR 22,950,000 (OTR, Jakarta).

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