Based on the Neo-Retro design, the Yamaha FZ-X has been introduced in India with smart features and tech for a hassle free ride
Words by:- Harshit Srinivas
Yamaha has launched the FZ-X in India. Retaining the same four-stroke SOHC 149cc motor, the FZ-X is equipped with smart features to keep you connected with the world on the go and allowing you to enjoy your ride without any hassle.
The FZ-X, based on the neo-retro design, offers a comfortable riding position with high handle bars that are placed closer to the rider. In addition to this, are some distinctive updates such as side covers, engine guard and front forks finished in black. On the features front, the FZ-X gets a Bluetooth enabled Communication Control Unit that is compatible with the Y-Connect app, an LED setup for headlamps and tail lamps, LED DRLs, a LCD instrument cluster with power socket and a side stand engine cut off feature.
Speaking on the launch, Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India Group of Companies said, “We stay committed to offer the best of our products to the Indian two-wheeler audience and FZ-X is one step further in that direction. Today, we announce the launch of all-new FZ-X, Yamaha’s first Neo-Retro offering for the Indian market that provides the perfect balance of practicality, durability, technology and style. It is introduced to cater to a larger group of customers that want to Ride Free and enjoy Yamaha’s leading technology, performance, and style, without compromising on the comfort required for daily commute. Going forward, we will continue to offer more exciting products and experiences to our customers in India.”
The Yamaha FZ-X is a new addition in the entire FZ range, and will be sold at a sticker price of Rs 1.16 lakh (ex-Showroom) for the non-bluetooth variant and Rs 1.19 lakh (ex-Showroom) for the Bluetooth enabled variant. The FZ-X will be available in three colours— Metallic blue, Matt Copper and Matt Black at your nearest dealerships from June 2021 and the first 200 buyers will get a Yamaha G-Shock watch along with the motorcycle.