Yamaha Fazer Review

Yamaha India has launched several bikes in the 150cc segment and after the success of FZ-S and FZ16 it has now launched the Yamaha Fazer. This bike is another version of Yamaha FZ16 and has been launched in 2009 and has since then become quite popular like other Yamaha Bikes. This bike directly competes with the likes of Apache 180, Pulsar, Karizma and GS150R.

Yamaha Fazer

Yamaha Fazer Specifications

Like the FZ16 and the FZ-S the Yamaha Fazer is equipped with a 4-stroke air cooled, SOHC 153 cc engine. This engine can deliver power of 14 bhp at 7500 rpm along with peak torque of 14 Nm at 6000 rpm. The bike has constant wet multiplate clutch and diamond type chassis. The length of the bike is 1975mm and its width is 770mm while its height is 1045mm.

The bike has its MidShip Muffler placed towards the central area of the bike and this provides improvement in exhaust efficiency as well as handling. The engine has been specifically designed for urban commuting as its broad tyres, high torque and low centre of gravity make it ideal for such driving.

The bike has telescopic front suspension and monocross rear suspension. The bike also has 267mm hydraulic disc brakes for the front along with rear drum brakes. The bike weighs 141 kgs and has a ground clearance of 160mm. The fuel tank limit of the bike is 12 litres and it has a wheelbase of 35mm.

Yamaha Fazer Mileage

The bike can deliver mileage of 40 km/litre in the city while the mileage on the highway is around 49 km/litre.

Yamaha Fazer Features

The great deal of attention has been given to the design of the bike. The bike has got large tyres, tank and sizeable forks and this gives it an aggressive look. The bike has a liquid crystal display and the different functions likes tachometer, fuel gauge, speedometer and trip meter have been arranged to allow easy visibility. The bike has 35W/35W headlamp and digital fuel gauge and speedometer.

Yamaha Fazer Price and design variations

The starting price of the bike is around Rs 81000 and the bike is available in two design variations which include Yamaha Fazer and Yamaha Fazer Limited Edition.

Yamaha Fazer Colors

The bike is available in four colors and these include lava red, electric blue, flaming orange and midnight black.

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Tim Webbar on August 16th 2010 in Bike Reviews, Yamaha

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