Yamaha India launches updated FZ range of motorcycles
Yamaha India has launched the updated FZ range of motorcycles, the FZ Fi and the FZS FI. Among the changes that both the motorcycles feature, the have gotten lighter and also feature a new matte red shade. Further, the motorcycles feature side stand engine cutoff along with Bluetooth-enabled Yamaha Motorcycle Connect X on the FZS Fi. The FZ Fi has been priced at Rs 1.03 lakh while the FZS Fi has been positioned above it at Rs 1.07 lakh, ex-Delhi.
The updated FZ comes in two new colour options, Racing Blue and Metallic black while the FZF Fi gets Dark matte blue, Matte black, Dark knight & Vintage Edition, in addition to the new shade mentioned above. Yamaha has confirmed that the weight has been reduced by 2 kg, which as claimed by the company, will offer better manoeuvring along with improved comfort of handling. We are yet to get official clarity on how has Yamaha India achieved the weight reduction on the FZ series.
The BSVI-compliant single-cylinder 149cc engine does not get any change in terms of the state of tune. Except that the exhaust has been updated for a better engine note. Yamaha's Connect X application on the motorcycles offer features such as answer back, e-lock, locate my bike, hazard etc.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India Group of companies said, "FZ is an iconic brand of Yamaha and in India, we want to recreate its excitement every year with additional features and new offerings. Last year, we had launched the YAMAHA MOTORCYCLE CONNECT X Application in Dark Knight & Vintage models as an accessory. This feature was accepted well by our customers & moving forward with today's launch of FZSFI, we have decided to make it as a mandatory feature for our FZS FI Models. We are committed to offer something exceptional to the motorcycling customers of India & today we are upgrading our popular FZ series with features like Side Stand Engine Cutoff Switch & Inbuilt Bluetooth Connectivity for FZS-FI. With the upgrade of FZ series, we have completed the upgrade of all the models in Yamaha Lineup with Side Stand Engine Cutoff Switch. We will keep on listening to our customers & continue to launch new products under the banner of The Call of The Blue."
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