Yamaha FZ-S and Fazer FI version motorcycles are priced at INR 82,159 and at INR 87,305 respectively (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Both bikes are offered in a range of sporty colour combinations and body graphics, thus making them more attractive to target customers in the country between the age of 18 to 30 years.
Yamaha FZ-S FI version receives colours of Wolf Gray, Shark White, Viper Black and Alligator Green while Fazer FI version is offered in colours of Snowstorm White, Ravine Black and Volcano Red.
Yamaha FZ-S and Fazer FI are both powered by the same 149cc, 4 stroke, SOHC, single cylinder engine. The engine features Yamaha’s new Blue Core technology, which results in smoother ride, better acceleration and improved mileage.
Mr Roy Kurian, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd, said, “The launch of new color variants of FZ-S Fuel Injector version and FAZER Fuel Injector version are in line with our promise to constantly delight our customers and it is a clear illustration of how the market has responded to our bikes.”
Yamaha Motor India has seen sales surge by 15% in the month of August 2015 with the introduction of new launches. Yamaha sold 61,440 units in August 2015 as against 53,242 units in August 2014. This was despite various unfavorable factors such as increased input costs, weakening rupee and low customer enthusiasm in the country.
Earlier this month Yamaha Motor India also inaugurated a new two wheeler plant in Tamil Nadu, their third in the country. Located at the industrial park in Vallam Vadagal on the outskirts of Chennai, the new plant is spread over 177 acres of which 68 acres is dedicated to vendor partners.
Yamaha will produce the 125cc Saluto motorcycle and Fascino, Alpha, Ray, Ray Z scooters at this plant. Initial production capacity stands at 450,000 units while the plant employs over 2,000 persons as on date. Workforce will be increased to 3,900 by 2018, out of which 40% will be woman workers.