Yamaha India at a launch event in J W Marriott Hotel, New Delhi, India has launched the new model of its popular motorcycle, the 2014 Yamaha FZ V 2.0 and the FZ-S V 2.0 and was unveiled by the Brand Ambassador and Bollywood Heartthrob, John Abraham. Undoubtedly Yamaha has a strong foothold in the 150 CC deluxe segment with a market share of 16.2% in India. The new bike is an improved version of its predecessor in terms of both design and performance. The company has witnesses a strong growth in last few years aiming the stylish yet economy conscious young riders.
The FZ series has been a stellar performer ever since its launch back in 2008. The iconic bulky tank and muscle, typical of a roadster naked bike was a big hit among the youth in India. And with times, the popularity has only increased. In this post, we share with you all that you need to know including the features, specifications, price, availability as well as a first hand video review of the motorcycle from thee launch event.
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Price and Availability
2014 Yamaha FZ-S V 2.0 has been priced at INR 76,250 and goes on sale on 30th June 2014 at Yamaha India showrooms across India.
Specifications and Features
Key specifications and features of the 2014 Yamaha FZ includes:
- 149 CC Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2 Valves
- Peak power of 13.1 BHP
- Peak torque of 12.8 Nm
- 5 Speed manual transmission gearbox
- Kerb weight of 132 Kg
- Full Digital multi-information instrument cluster
- Disk brakes as front
- Sharp clear headlamps at front
- Black alloy wheels
- Attractive fairing
- More aerodynamic
- Improved comfort and reduced vibrations
- More comfortable seats- Larger seat size
- 14% more mileage compared to previous generation motorcycle
- Light weight chassis improves efficiency
- Improved tyres with tubeless radials technology
The Blue Core Technology introduced with the new 2014 FZ in India includes better control over the fuel economy by virtue of better control of fuel flow, along with reduction in losses, light weight moving parts and improvements in the engine design.
The 2014 Yamaha FZ is available in 2 colours:
1. Panther Black
2. Scorching Red
Video Review of 2014 Yamaha FZ V 2.0
Our Take On 2014 Yamaha FZ-S V 2.0
It would be only true to say that the new 2014 FZ possess a design that reflects Yamaha’s philosophy as they term it ‘Refined Dynamism’. With the new design and technical improvements including the Blue Core, the 2014 Yamaha FZ V 2.0 is more advanced not only on performance, but also on fuel economy. The ride quality, handling and the style quotient is already pretty attractive. The 2014 Yamaha FZ V 2.0 is easily one the best options you can get in the 150 CC deluxe segment.