Yamaha Motor India has launched its newest 150cc offering in the Indian two-wheeler market, the FZ-X. Based on the underpinnings of the popular FZ series, the new Yamaha FZ-X carries a neo-retro design and is being offered in two different variants. While the base variant which misses out on Bluetooth connectivity is available at Rs. 1,16,800, the more premium variant which gets the said feature is priced at Rs. 1,18,800.
2021 Yamaha FZ-X: Design
The all-new Yamaha FZ-X wears a neo-retro design which is completely different from that of the motorcycle on which it is based, the Yamaha FZ. The Yamaha FZ-X gets a round shaped headlamp unit with centrally placed projector headlamp and ring shaped daytime running LED around it.
The side profile carries a minimalist design with a chiseled fuel tank with a thick plastic stripe running through its center. The rear profile of the motorcycle has been given a plain theme with no proper rear side body panels, tubular grab rail and a rounded rectangular LED tail lamp. To add some rugged appeal to the motorcycle, Yamaha has equipped it with block tread tires and engine sump guard.
2021 Yamaha FZ-X: Powertrain
The Yamaha FZ-X gets the same four-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 149cc engine from the standard FZ. The engine here in the FZ-X is coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox and makes 12.2 PS @ 7,250 rpm of maximum power and 13.3 Nm @ 5,500 rpm of peak torque outputs.
2021 Yamaha FZ-X: Chassis
The Yamaha FZ-X shares the 41mm hydraulic telescopic front forks and a fully adjustable rear mono-shock with the standard Yamaha FZ. Even the front 282mm disc brake and 220mm rear disc brake with single channel ABS have been retained from the standard FZ. However, as compared to the standard FZ, the new Yamaha FZ-X is a slightly bigger motorcycle, with 2020mm of length, 785mm of width and 1115mm of height.
2021 Yamaha FZ-X: Features and Equipment
The Yamaha FZ-X has been equipped with a number of new age features like a fully digital blue backlit instrument console with smartphone connectivity for real time call and SMS alerts andUSB charger, full LED headlamp and tail lamp. The motorcycle is also compatible with Yamaha’s in-house developed Y Connect App, through which one can get real time data on his/her smartphone, like incoming call and SMS alerts, rev meter, battery level, malfunction notification, locate your bike, oil check timing, riding history and parking record.
2021 Yamaha FZ-X: Variants and Colors
The Yamaha FZ-X has been launched in three different color options – Metallic Blue, Matt Black and Matt Copper. There are two different variants – the standard variant which does not get the Bluetooth connectivity and Y-Connect compatibility (Rs 1,16,800) and the premium variant which gets both of them (Rs. 1,17,800). With these prices, the new Yamaha FZ-X slots in between the entry level standard FZ and FZ-S range and the more powerful and bigger FZ-25.
In addition to it, Yamaha is offering a free Yamaha Original Casio G-Shock wrist watch to first 200 customers of the motorcycle as a part of welcoming gesture.