India Yamaha Motor has launched the company’s latest bike – Yamaha Fazer 25 in India at a price tag of Rs. 1,28,335 (ex-showroom, Mumbai) & Rs. 1,29,335 (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively. The Yamaha Fazer 25 is available in two different colours – Soulful Cyan & Rhythmic Red colour and it will go on sale at Yamaha dealerships starting from September 2017. The Yamaha Fazer 25 cost Rs. 10,000 more when compared with the Yamaha FZ25. The Yamaha Fazer 25 is a faired version of the Yamaha FZ25 street bike & it is also the first full-faired 250cc motorcycle that shares several components & cycle parts with the Yamaha FZ25. The Yamaha Fazer 25 is the most expensive Yamaha bike that is manufactured in India and the biggest difference is in aesthetic, with the front fairing & slightly different tail section.
The Yamaha Fazer 25 is powered by single-cylinder 249 cc engine that churns out 20 bhp of maximum power at 8,000 rpm and produces a peak torque of 20Nm at 6,000 rpm. The Yamaha Fazer 25 & Yamaha FZ25 has no difference in power and torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox and claims fuel efficiency of 43kmpl. The Yamaha Fazer 25 comes with 14-litre fuel tank and ensures a decent 600km range before refilling it. The Yamaha Fazer 25 equipped with 41mm telescopic front forks and hydraulic monoshock unit at the rear. The braking is managed by a 282mm front disc and a 230mm rear disc brake, which is mounted on 17-inch wheels that come wrapped with 110/80 section front tyre and a chunky 140/70 section rear tyre. The Yamaha Fazer 25 has a kerb weight of 154kg and it weighs 6kg more than the Yamaha FZ25. The Yamaha Fazer 25 does not come with ABS.
The Yamaha Fazer 25 shares the fuel tank, digital instrument panel, exhaust, taillight, the ergonomics and seating position also remains the same as that of Yamaha FZ25. Other differences between the Fazer 25 and the FZ25 are dual horns, newly positioned pilot lamps, a different material for the seat and the fairing. In addition to this, Yamaha Motor India used the dual-tone colour option cleverly.
At such a price tag, the Yamaha Fazer 25 will compete with Bajaj Pulsar RS 200, and the Hero Karizma ZMR.
Press Release Quote:
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Masaki Asano, Managing Director, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said:
“Yamaha is known as the manufacturer of some of the versatile sports tourers that have created excitement in the motorcycling culture of the world. Since 2008, Yamaha has seen the similar excitement in customers with the introduction of performance motorcycles in India. Now, it’s time Yamaha takes it to an all new high with the next line of the FZ generation bikes. With its improved looks and other suitable changes, the new Fazer 25 will keep up with the expectations of the FZ breed of riders.”
Mr. Roy Kurian, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. added:
“The new trend of motorcycling has ushered in India as the touring culture is trending everywhere in motorcycling society. The new Fazer 25 with superb control and the balance will further meet the expectations of the touring enthusiasts who look for smooth cruising with undiluted power-balance delivery. Besides, the bike will also meet the expectations of both advanced riders and calm commuters and thus, aims to fulfil the aspirations of a diverse age group.”