Yamaha India has just launched as many as three new paint options for the Yamaha Fazer FI Version 2.0. This update of sort comes more than a year after the new Fazer was first launched in India. The Yamaha Fazer FI Version 2.0 will be now available in new shades of white, black and red, along with all the earlier color options. Speaking on the release of the latest update, Mr Roy Kurian, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd, said, “Since its launch, both the products have gained immense popularity amongst customers, especially youngsters. It has been our constant endeavor to bring further excitement and variety for our style conscious customers. The launch of new color variants of FZ-S Fuel Injector version and FAZER Fuel Injector version are in line with our promise to constantly delight our customers and it is a clear illustration of how the market has responded to our bikes. The core concept of FZ-S Fuel Injector version and FAZER Fuel Injector version remains the same, with these new colors we strive to continuously interact and excite our target customers.”
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The Yamaha Fazer FI Version 2.0 is available in one variant, and is priced at Rs. 87,305 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
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Yamaha Fazer V2.0 Colours
The Fazer Version 2.0 is now available in a wide range of colours –
- Snowstorm White (new)
- Ravine Black (new)
- Volcano Red (new)
- Red Dan
- Black Hawk
- White Cloud
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Fazer V2.0 vs V1.0
In terms of design, the latest generation Fazer borrows a lot of components from the new FZ. Starting from the tank all the way to the rear, the FZ and Fazer are the same. There is a new split-seat, a new pillion grab rail, the twin-lamp fairing has been redesigned, so have the visor and the tank extensions. d
The biggest difference is the new fuel-injected 149-cc, 12.9 BHP / 12.8 Nm engine, which replaces the previous 153-cc carbureted unit. The power figure is lower by about 0.9 BHP and the torque is down by 0.8 Nm, but the engine is more fuel-efficient than before. Yamaha’s ‘Blue-Core’ technology helps the Fazer be a claimed 14 per-cent more fuel-efficient than before. The Fazer has shed about 4 Kgs in terms of weight, this coupled with new front and rear suspension settings, new front and rear tubeless tyres and chassis changes makes the Fazer more agile, a better performer and also helps with the higher fuel-efficiency of the bike.
The Fazer, interms of features, gets a new multi-function instrument cluster which includes an ‘ECO indicator’ which will encourage fuel-efficient riding.
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- L x W x H in mm: 1990 x 760 x 1115
- Seat Height : 790 mm
- Ground clearance : 160 mm
- Wheelbase : 1330 mm
- Air-cooled, Single-cylinder, 149-cc, Air-cooled engine with Fuel-Injection
- 13.01 BHP @8000 RPM
- 12.8 Nm @ 6000 RPM
- Only electric start
- Chain driven rear wheel
- 100-mm section front tyre, 17-inch wheel
- 140-mm section rear tyre, 17-inch wheel
- Tubeless tyres
- 242-mm, front disc brake
- 130-mm. rear drum brake
- Telescopic front suspension
- Mono-shock rear suspension
- LCD instrument cluster, Speedometer, Tachometer, trip and Fuel gauge.
The Fazer is on sale in India right now. Yamaha seems to be concentrating on making the FZ series a better commuter motorcycle than an all-out performance offering, will this help sales? Let us wait and watch.
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