India Yamaha Motor launched the much awaited Fazer 25 touring motorcycle in the Indian market.
Continuing the success and popularity of the FZ Series, the all new Fazer 25 is designed to deliver riding comfort during long distance rides and high fuel efficiency.
The motorcycle is developed targeting the youngsters in their 20s and early 30s.
The Fazer is essentially the FZ25 with a full fairing and design tweaks for better touring comfort. The is powered by an air-cooled, 249 cc, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve, single-cylinder, a fuel-injected engine similar to the one available on the FZ25 street naked.
The engine delivers maximum power output of 20.9 PS at 8,000 rpm and maximum torque of 20 Nm at 6,000 rpm. The bike gets a 5-speed gearbox as compared to a 6 speed offered on the Bajaj Pulsar RS200.
The new Fazer 25 will be available at Yamaha dealerships in 2 exciting colour schemes – “Soulful Cyan” and “Rhythmic Red”.
The quarter litre motorcycle comes with LED headlamps, LED DRLS, LCD instrument cluster, stepp
ed seat, and a small windshield on the front.
The Fazer 25 uses 41 mm telescopic front suspension with a link-less monocross setup at the rear. Brakes are disc at both ends with a 282 mm front and 220 mm rear disc. The bike however misses out on ABS. The tourer is about 6 kgs heavier compared to the FZ25 and weigs 154kgs.
Yamaha Fazer 25 prices
The 250cc Fazer is priced at Rs. 1,29,335 Ex-showroom Delhi and Rs. Ex-showroom Mumbai.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Masaki Asano, Managing Director, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd,
said, “Yamaha is known as the manufacturer of some of the versatile sports tourers that have created excitement in the motorcycling culture of the world. Since 2008, Yamaha has seen the similar excitement in customers with the introduction of performance motorcycles in India. Now, it’s time Yamaha takes it to an all new high with the next line of the FZ generation bikes. With its improved looks and other suitable changes, the new Fazer 25 will keep up with the expectations of the FZ breed of riders.”
Mr. Roy Kurian, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.
added, “The new trend of motorcycling has ushered in India as the touring culture is trending everywhere in motorcycling society. The new Fazer 25 with superb control and balance will further meet the expectations of the touring enthusiasts who look for smooth cruising with undiluted power-balance delivery. Besides, the bike will also meet the expectations of both advanced riders and calm commuters and thus, aims to fulfil the aspirations of a diverse age group.”
With the new launch, the company is confident that it will be able to make new inroads in the customer base, especially those who want to step up to a premium touring-friendly motorcycle. The company is very bullish on the new launch.