Yamaha FZ-X FI Specifications
|Engine Type||Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, 2-Valve, SOHC|
|Cooling System||Air Cooled|
|Starting Mechanism||Self Starter Only|
|Max Power||12.4 PS @ 7250 rpm|
|Max Torque||13.3 Nm @ 5500 rpm|
|Top Speed||110 Km/h|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||10 liters|
|Front Tyre||100/80-17 – Disc|
|Rear Tyre||140/60-R17 – Disc|
|Braking System||Single-Channel ABS|
|Suspension Setup||Telescopic Front Forks and 7-Step Adjustable Monocross|
|Seat Height||810 mm|
|Ground Clearance||165 mm|
|Kerb Weight||139 kg|
|Colors||Matt Copper, Metallic Blue, and Matt Black|
MAW Enterprises, the official distributor of Yamaha motorcycles in Nepal, has introduced their inaugural neo-retro 150cc bike. During the launch event, the highly-anticipated FZX was revealed, highlighting its unique features and characteristics.The Yamaha FZ-X is a fresh addition to the well-known FZ Series, utilizing the same engine as the FZS v3, but boasting an entirely unique design. Additionally, it will showcase fresh and captivating features that will solely be accessible to this particular model.
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The Yamaha FZX deviates from the conventional street-fighter pose, ushering in a new epoch of neo-retro motorcycles that amalgamates vintage aesthetics with contemporary functionality. Its fundamental design is inspired by the retro motorcycles of the bygone era, while its practical elements are modernized. The frontal section showcases a round headlamp equipped with bi-functional LED lighting and LED DRLs. Similarly, it boasts a slender oval-shaped ring LED taillight.The side profile of Yamaha FZX gives a boxier look, reminiscent of retro motorcycles, with a muscular fuel tank and metal fuel tank cover. The bike features a classic two-level seat with tuck and roll, along with block pattern tires, blacked-out engine cowl, and several body claddings. It is offered in three distinct color options: Matt Copper, Metallic Blue, and Matt Black.
The engine of the Yamaha FZX is a 149cc, air-cooled, 2-valve, SOHC configuration, which is capable of producing a maximum power output of 12.4PS at 7250 rpm and a peak torque of 13.4Nm at 5500 rpm. It comes paired with a 5-speed gearbox and has a fuel tank capacity of 10 liters. The engine of FZX is compliant with BS6 emission norms. It’s worth noting that the Yamaha FZX shares the same engine as the current Yamaha FZS v3. However, Yamaha has made a decision to equip it with a 10-liter fuel tank instead of the 13-liter tank on the FZS v3.
Dimensions and suspension
The bike measures 2020 mm in overall length, 785mm in width, and 1115 mm in height, making it 30 mm longer and 35mm taller than the FZ. In addition, it has a longer wheelbase of 1333mm compared to the FZ.
The front of Yamaha FZ-X FI features a telescopic suspension setup, while the rear gets a mono-shock that is similar to the one on the FZ. The Mono-Cross suspension unit at the rear is 7-step adjustable, allowing for preload adjustability.
To bring this bike to a stop, it has a 282 mm front disc brake and a 130 mm rear disc brake. These brakes are appropriate for the power output of the engine, and the single-channel ABS system from Yamaha is of good quality.
Top-speed and Mileage
The Yamaha FZ-X 150 is capable of achieving a top speed of around 115 kmph, with a 0-100 kmph acceleration time of approximately 15 seconds. The bike also boasts an average mileage of around 45 km/l – 50 km/l.
When it comes to pricing, the Yamaha FZ-X FI is currently available only in a single variant in Nepal and it costs Rs. 4,35,900. While some may find the price to be high, it’s important to note that the FZX offers unique features and styling that set it apart from the Yamaha FZS BS6, which retails for Rs. 3.94 Lakhs.