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Yamaha India 14.4% sales growth in June ’14, new FZ and FZ-S launch

2014 Yamaha FZ-S

Yamaha Motor India reports 14.3% domestic sales growth for June 2014 with 40,666 units sold in June 2014 over 35,561 units sold in June 2013 in the domestic market. Yamaha Alpha has provided a major sales fillip.

2014 Yamaha FZ-SUnder its FZ series, Yamaha FZ Version 2.0 and FZ-S Version 2.0 is now launched to fuel deluxe segment growth. Masaki Asano, Managing Director, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd and Brand Ambassador John Abraham were in attendance. FZ is available in Panther Black & Scorching Red at a price of Rs 76,250, and FZ-S in Astral Blue, Moonwalk White, Cyber Green & Molten Orange at a price of Rs 78,250/- (ex-sh Delhi).

Yamaha India has a strong 150cc deluxe segment presence. New bike introductions are intended to strengthen its foothold in the segment. In the deluxe segment, Yamaha India commands 16.2% market share.

Mr Roy Kurian, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd emphasised on Yamaha’s strong growth numbers, which reflect its robust business plan and strategic customer engagement programs. Alpha launched at the Auto expo is a key growth driver. Yamaha also has faith the government and its policies will fuel a favourable sales environ.

New Yamaha FZ-S technical specifications:

Model nameFZ-S
Homologation Type Code
Model type code2GS2
Chassis type codeRG072
Engine type codeG3C8E
Overall length1,990mm
Overall width770mm
Overall height1,050mm
Seat height790mm
Minimum ground clearance160mm
Wet(with oil and a full fuel tank)132kg
Perfor mance
Fuel Consu?ption
Minimum turning radius2.6m
Engine Performance
Engine typeAir cooled,4-stroke,SOHC, 2-valve
Cylinder arrangementSingle cylinder
Bore & stroke57.3 × 57.9mm
Compression ratio9.5 ? 1
Maximum horse power9.7kW(13.1PS)/8000r/min
Maximum torque12.8N?m( 1.3 kgf?m)/6000r/min)
Starting system typeElectric
Lubrication systemForce-feed lubrication,wet sump
Engine oil capacity1.2L
Fuel tank capacity12L
Carburetor Type/Fuel supplyFuel injection
Ignition system typeTCI(Transistor controlled ignition)
Spark plug modelCPR8EA-9
Battery voltage/capacity12V,4.0AH(10H)
Battery TypeETZ-5
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 3.409 (75/22)
Secondary reduction ratio2.929 (41/14)
Clutch typeWet, multiple-disc
Gear ratio
Transmission typeConstant mesh 5-speed
Shift type Return
Gear ratio-1st gear2.714 (38/14)
Gear ratio-2nd gear 1.789 (34/19)
Gear ratio-3rd gear1.318 (29/22)
Gear ratio-4th gear1.045 (23/22)
Gear ratio-5th gear0.875 (21/24)
Gear ratio-6th gear
Frame typeDiamond
Caster angle25°0?
Tire size(Front)100/80-17M/C(52P)


Tire size(Rear)140/60-R17M/C(63P)

revz-Y (Tubeless)

Brake type(Front)Hydraulic disc brake
Brake type(Rear)Mechanical leading trailing shoe brake?Drum brake?
Diameter of  brake disk(Front)267mm
Diameter of  brake disk(Rear)
Inside diameter of drum / Effective radius of disc(Front)242mm
Inside diameter of drum / Effective radius of disc(Rear)130mm
Suspension type(Front)Telescopic
Suspension type(Rear)Swingarm
Shock absorber
Shock absorber assembly type(Front)Coil spring/oil damper
Shock absorber assembly type(Rear)Coil spring/oil damper
Wheel travel(Front)130mm
Wheel travel(Rear)120mm
Inner tube diameter of front fork41mm
Bulbs(voltage/wattagex quantity)
Headlight bulb typeHalogen bulb
Auxiliary light12V,5W×1
Brake/tail light12V,21/5W×1
Turn signal light(Front)12V,10W×2
Turn signal light(Rear)12V,10W×2
Odometer Liquid crystal
Trip meter Liquid crystal
Water temperature meter
Fuel gaugeDigital

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