Yamaha Launches Neo-Retro Motorcycle FZ-X

India Yamaha Motor has launched FZ-X, its first neo-retro motorcycle for the Indian market.

The model showcases a neo-retro design theme for a nostalgic experience while being packed with industry-leading technology to meet the riding needs of young India, said a press release.

It is powered by an air-cooled, 4-stroke, 149 cc, SOHC engine, offers a masculine and commanding presence and comes across as a handsome motorcycle with strong metal components, said the release further.

The new FZ-X comes with a 2-valve Blue Core FI Engine which generates 12.4PS of peak power at 7,250 rpm and 13.3Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm. The exhaust note too is extensively tuned to produce a powerful sound.

The feature-loaded FZ-X is Bluetooth-enabled and it also receives a Communication Control Unit, which is compatible with Yamaha’s dedicated Y-Connect app.

The new FZ-X gets a higher handlebar that is positioned closer to the rider, which in sync with a relatively flat and plush feeling step-up seat and well-positioned foot-pegs that offer improved ergonomics.

The motorcycle showcases a minimum ground clearance of 165 mm and weighs 139 kg (with oil and a full fuel tank).

FZ-X comes in three colours: Metallic Blue,  Matt Copper and Matt Black.