India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. has launched a new motorcycle to cater to the mid-class tourer segment. Called as the Yamaha Fazer 25, the new bike will be available in two colour schemes – Rhythmic Red and Soulful Cyan. Bookings for the Fazer 25 are open and the bikes are scheduled for delivery by September 2017.
The new Yamaha Fazer 25 is the faired version of the Yamaha FZ 25 and shares the same mechanicals as well. Powering the tourer is a BS-IV compliant, 249 cc, air-cooled 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve, single-cylinder fuel-injected ‘Bluecore’ engine.
The motor produces a power output of 20.9 PS at 8000 rpm and maximum torque of 20 Nm at 6000 rpm. The motorcycle is equipped with a 5-speed gearbox and features a fuel tank which has a carrying capacity of 14-litres.
“Yamaha is known as the manufacturer of some of the versatile sport tourers that has created excitement in the motorcycling culture of the world. Since 2008, Yamaha has seen 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,” said, Mr Masaki Asano, Managing Director, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.
The 2017 Yamaha Fazer 25 gets an aerodynamic cowl with wind protector, LED headlamp LED position lamps, multi-function LCD display, Split seat with slip-resistant material, Dual horn and LED brake light amongst other features.
The motorcycle weighs 154kg. Braking power comes from a 282 mm disc at the front and a 220 mm disc at the rear. There is no option for ABS as of now. The 2017 Yamaha Fazer 25 rides on 41 mm front telescopic forks and link-less monocross suspension at the rear.
The new Yamaha Fazer 25 is being launched with the theme of ‘Great stories begin on weekends’. The bike is targeted for youngsters in their 20s and early 30s. With this new launch, the company is confident that it will be able to capture a new customer base, especially those who want to step up to a premium touring-friendly motorcycle.
“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,” added Mr. Roy Kurian, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.
2017 Yamaha Fazer 25 Price:
Mumbai: INR 1,28,335/-
Delhi: INR 1,29,335/-
Prices are ex-showroom
2017 Yamaha Fazer 25 Specifications:
Engine type: Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
Displacement: 249 cc
Bore & stroke: 74.0×58.0 mm
Compression ratio: 9.8:1
Maximum horse power: 20.9 PS @8000rpm
Maximum torque: 20.0 Nm @ 6000rpm
Carburetor type/Fuel Supply: Fuel injection
Clutch type: Wet, multiple disc
Transmission type: Constant mesh: 5-speed
Shift type: Return
Width: 770 mm
Height: 1115 mm
Seat Height: 795 mm
Wheelbase: 1360 mm
Minimum ground clearance: 160: mm
Weight (with oil and a full fuel tank): 154 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity: 14L
Minimum turning radius: 2.5 m
Frame type: Diamond
Tubeless tire size (Front): 100/80-17M/C 52P Tubeless
Tubeless tire size (Rear): 140/70-17M/C 66S Tubeless
Brake Type (Rear): Hydraulic single disc brake
Brake Type (Front): Hydraulic single disc brake
Diameter of brake disc (Front): 282 mm
Diameter of brake disc (Rear): 220mm
Suspension type (Front): Telescopic fork
Suspension type (Rear): Swingarm (Monocross)
Shock absorber assembly type (Front and Rear): Coil spring/Hydraulic Damper
Auxiliary light: LED
Brake/Tail light: LED
Turn signal light (Front & Rear) 12V, 10W x 2
Fuel gauge: Digital
Fuel consumption indicator: Equipped