Yamaha FZ16 Review

Yamaha bikes have always been famous for their designs and powerful performance. Many international bike brands have made entry in the Indian bike market. Following this there has been an increase in the demand for exotic looking powerful bikes. As per the demand many companies have introduced several bikes that draw inspiration from these international bike brands. The Yamaha FZ16 is one such bike with an international design and aggressive styling.

Yamaha FZ 16

Yamaha FZ16 Specifications

The Yamaha FZ16 review shows that the bike comes with 4-stroke air cooled 2-valve SOHC 153cc engine and this can deliver power of 14PS at 7500 rpm along with peak torque of 14 Nm at 6000 rpm. The length of the bike is 1975mm and its width is 770 mm and the height of the bike is 1045mm. The bike has 5-speed return type gear feature and constant mesh wet multiplate clutch.

As per the Yamaha FZ16 review the bike has diamond frame type and has electric starting feature. The sleek design of the bike makes it a real head turner. The bike has telescopic front suspension along with monocross rear suspension. The suspension system ensures that the bike rides well and the bumps in roads are not felt.

The brake system of the bike includes hydraulic single front disc brakes and rear drum brakes. The bike weighs 137 kgs and has a ground clearance of 160mm. The bike has a wheelbase of 1335mm and its fuel tank capacity is 12 litres.

Yamaha FZ16 Mileage

The company claims to deliver mileage of 50km/litre but it is expected that the bike can actually deliver around 40 km/litre.

Yamaha FZ16 Features

The handling of the bike is excellent even though it has quite an aggressive design. The position of handle bars is also good and so ensures that the riding position remains comfortable. The instrumentation of the bike is however not that good. The needle used in the tachometer is quite small and may make reading the values difficult. The instruments may also seem slightly smaller.

Yamaha FZ16 Price and design variations

The starting price of the Yamaha FZ16 is Rs 73000 and the bike is available in two design variations which include Yamaha FZ16 and Yamaha FZ16 Limited Edition

Yamaha FZ16 Colors

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

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

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