The Yamaha FZ 25 is being marketed as an upgrade for Yamaha FZ 2.0 riders.
The Yamaha FZ 25 follows the legacy of the FZ brand name. With its sporty looks and aggressive styling, the motorcycle will appeal to today's youth. Deliveries of the Yamaha FZ 25 will begin from February.
At the heart of the Yamaha FZ 25 is a 249 cc, single cylinder 2 valve, SOHC engine which is capable of producing 20.9 PS of power and 20 Nm of torque. The air cooled engine is assisted by an oil cooler and is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox. The engine gets Blue Core technology which is next generation engine development platform which will take riding enjoyment, fuel efficiency and environment performance to an all-new level. It increases the combustion and cooling efficiency, thereby reducing power loss.
Yamaha claims a fuel efficiency rating of 43 kmpl which is really commendable for a quarter litre motorcycle. The Yamaha FZ 25 has been fine tuned for typical Indian riding conditions which include a mix of fast paced, slow as well as bad roads. It is also the only quarter litre bike in the country to sport LED headlamp and LED taillamp.
The digital instrumentation includes a speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, odometer, two trip meters, fuel reserve trip meter, a clock, instant fuel economy and average fuel economy. The speedometer in the Yamaha FZ 25 claims excellent precision. The tried and tested mill has been sourced from the Japanese market which will mean that the bike will be niggle free. The low kerb weight and diamond frame too have been fine tuned for usage in India.
The quick rev builds up the character of the Yamaha FZ 25, which has been engineered to deliver outstanding performance. The bike is light and agile, making it an ideal city slicker and responds well to aggressive rider inputs. Personalised for street smart, new age macho riders with aspirations to move on to a bigger ride, the Yamaha FZ 25 emerges as an ideal motorcycle.
The exhaust sound is distinct and crisp, giving a rider a sense of pride. The overwhelming design presence and incredibly practical and easy to handle motorcycle add to the Yamaha FZ 25's brand image. The bike also boasts of a best in class torque figures.
With an aggressive price tag of INR 119,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi), the Yamaha FZ 25 can be a great option for existing FZ owners who have been waiting for an update. The promised low and mid range power of the bike makes it an ideal day to day motorcycle even for new riders.