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Yamaha FZ250 Launch - Press Release

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Yamaha FZ250 Launch - Press Release

  1. 1. Yamaha’s all new powerful FZ25 debuts in India The powerful 249 cc Mid-class Street Fighter offers high performance & superb controls New Delhi, 24th January 2017: India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. today launched the much awaited FZ25 to its successful and popular FZ Series. The new model FZ25 has been developed with a newly designed air-cooled, 249 cc, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve, single-cylinder, high-torque fuel-injected engine on a lightweight frame (148 Kgs) enabling the joy of control as the rider intends. These features will establish the FZ25 as a “Powerful, mid-class, street fighter” for the Next FZ World. The design emphasizes both the senses of mass forward layout and downforce, evoking the powerful muscles of an athlete. This newly launched street model delivers riding enjoyment as well as excellent fuel efficiency and environmental performance and is targeted for biking enthusiasts in the age group of 20 to early 30s. The wide speculations finally made it to the much awaited grand launch today at the Pullman Hotel, New Delhi as Bollywood heartthrob John Abraham revealed the new model to public applause and delight. The FZ25 will be available at across all authorised Yamaha dealerships in three exciting colour schemes - “Ballistic Blue”, “Warrior White” and “Knight Black”. The new model will be available in the market beginning February 2017. Based on a reliable 249 cc single-cylinder engine proven on sport bikes for the Japanese market, the model’s engine has been fine-tuned and optimized for the Indian traffic environment, primarily in the intake/exhaust systems and the ignition system. Building on the reputation, the new model has been developed with Yamaha’s New Generation Engine Development Ideal – ‘Blue Core’ featuring overall improved performance including fuel efficiency, acceleration and environmental friendliness. The model is compliant to BS IV emission standards. With its maximum power output of 20.9 PS at 8,000 rpm and maximum torque of 20 N・ m at 6,000 rpm, the new 249 cc model also offers an impressive array of new features including the LED headlight (First 250 cc model in India*) and an LCD instrument cluster with a high-quality look evoking a sense of innovation, a mudguard that moves with the swing arm, wheels with a spoke design like that of MT Series bikes and racing style footpads (rear seats) making it an irresistible option as the top-end model of the FZ Series. At the same time, it offers the nimbleness and easy-to-use character for daily use as well as riding excitement in a variety of usage scenes. *As ofJuly 2016, Yamaha Motor survey Model Launch Date Colours FZ25 January24, 2017 “Ballistic Blue” “Warrior White” “Knight Black”
  2. 2. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Masaki Asano, Managing Director, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd, said, “The FZ series has been a great performer ever since its launch in 2008. FZ Series performed very well in India and crossed 1.3 Million sales since its launch and has developed as a strong brand in the deluxe segment. Now the deluxe segment customers can step up to a premium model and Yamaha is very happy to offer an option which is armed with more power, impressive new features, sporty look and aggressive styling. Introduction of new FZ25 Model in FZ family will surely appeal to today’s confident generation. With this launch, Yamaha will line up a compact FZ series only to enhance its solid brand image in performance motorcycles.” Mr. Roy Kurian, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. added, “FZ25 is a refined mix of raw power along with superb control and balance. The bike has been personalized for street smart, new age macho riders with aspiration to move towards a more powerful bike. For a powerful bike like this, it is important to have balance and control. Following the FZ legacy, the bike also inherits high level of riding performance and styling DNA worthy of its series. While the bike has been engineered for new age biking enthusiasts, its superior design and comfort makes it perfect for daily use as well.” With the new launch, the company is confident that it will be able to make new inroads in the customer base especially those who wants to step up from the deluxe segment to premium. The company is very bullish on the new launch and is very confident that it will keep up with the strong growth numbers the company has witnessed in the last few years. About Yamaha’s Blue Core Technology Implemented by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, (YMC), Japan on various models, “BLUE CORE” is a next-generation engine development ideal for models that take riding enjoyment, fuel efficiency and environmental performance to all-new levels. The “BLUE CORE” ideal focuses on the following three points:  Increasing combustion efficiency (combustion control)  Increasing cooling efficiency  Reducing power loss Other Key Features of the New FZ25:  Good Mileage (43 km/L) & Excellent Engine Performance and improvement in fuel economy  First LED headlight on a 250cc model in India (As of July 2016, Yamaha Motor survey), an LCD instrument cluster with a high-quality look  Maximum power output of 20.9 PS at 8,000 rpm and maximum torque of 20.0N・m at 6,000 rpm  Outstanding balance of acceleration performance, fuel efficiency and eco- friendliness.  Its lightness (148 kg) and agility, together with its riding position that conveys the model’s newness and freshness while bringing out its street fighter character  New front and rear suspension settings
  3. 3.  Excellent riding comfort for single & tandem riding with a flat long seat and large foot space for both rider and pillion.  Rear tire with specially formulated compound and lightweight wheels  282 mm diameter front disc and 220 mm diameter rear disc  14-liter fuel tank with plastic resin tank cover  160 mm of ground clearance  Easy-to-grip aluminium grab-bars About Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd Yamaha Motor made its initial foray into India in 1985 as a joint-venture. In August 2001, it became a 100% subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, (YMC), Japan. In 2008, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. entered into an agreement with YMC to become a joint-investor in India Yamaha Motor Private Limited (IYM). YMC has established its wholly-owned subsidiary - Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. (YMIS) in India to independently support IYM in Sales & Marketing of its products. Presently, YMIS supports IYM to market and sell its two-wheelers including: Sports models such as YZF-R3 (321 cc), YZF-R15 version 2.0 (149 cc), YZF-R15S (149 cc); other models such as FZ (153 cc); Blue-Core Technology enabled models such as FZ-S FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), FZ FI (Fuel- Injected, 149 cc), Fazer FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), SZ-RR version 2.0 (149 cc), Saluto (125 cc), Saluto RX(110 cc), Cygnus Ray-ZR(113 cc), Fascino (113 cc), Cygnus Alpha (113 cc), Cygnus Ray Z (113 cc); latest superbike MT-09 (847 cc) as well as imported models comprising of VMAX (1,679 cc), YZF-R1M (998 cc) and YZF-R1 (998 cc). For more information contact: Bhaskar Majumdar/ Amit Jha/Anshuman Dutta Adfactors PR Pvt. Ltd Mobile: 09811194244/ 08588802820/9971553969 Email: bhaskar.majumdar@adfactorspr.com; amit.jha@adfactorspr.com; anshuman.gunjan@adfactorspr.com

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