Yamaha’s marketing strategy has been immensely aggressive with launches being scheduled one after the other with products like the Yamaha R15, Yamaha FZ-16, Yamaha SZ, Yamaha SZ-X and Yamaha YBR along with high performance machines like Yamaha YZF R1, Yamaha MT-01 and Yamaha V-Max.
Today the same has launched two new bikes one belonging to the superbike category and other to the SZ series which are Yamaha FZ1 and Yamaha SZ-R respectively. Yamaha SZ-R is exactly same to its elder siblings i.e SZ and SZ-X except for some minor changes.
From the technical point of view it carries the same heart with the same amount of torque and power but appearance wise is well distinguished from the other two in the family.
|Engine type||Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC|
|Bore & Stroke||58.0 × 57.9 mm|
|Maximum power||12.1PS / 7,500 rpm|
|Maximum torque||12.8N.m / 4500 rpm|
|Starting system||Electric Start|
|Cylinder layout||Single cylinder|
|Clutch type||wet, multiple disc|
|Battery||12 V, 5 AH (10 AH)|
|Headlight||Halogen bulb (12 V, 35/35 W)|
|Primary/Secondary reduction ratios||3.409/3.000|
|Transmission type||5 gear constant mesh|
|Caster/Trail||26 degree/99 mm|
|Gear ratios||1st=2.714, 2nd＝1.789, 3rd=1.318, 4th=1.045, 5th=0.916|
|Rear suspension||Swing arm|
|Front brake||Drum(150 mm)|
|Rear brake||Drum (130 mm)|
|Front tyre||2.75-17 41P|
|Rear tyre||100/90-17 55P|
|Overall length x width x height||2,050mm x 730mm × 1,100mm|
|Kerb Weight||132 kg|
|Minimum ground clearance||165mm|
|Engine oil volume||1.0 litres|
|Fuel tank capacity||14 liters|
|Seat Height||802 mm|
A[art from the conventional features being offered with the SZ-Series this new bike comes with the following exceptional features:
The bike has been priced at Rs.55,500 (Ex-Showroom Delhi). The on-road price will come out close to Rs. 60000 in Delhi.