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2021 Yamaha FZ-X Ride Review

Written by Parichay Malvankar

Yamaha recently launched a new Neo-Retro roadster, the FZ-X, in India. The motorcycle comes with a quirky design and contemporary features. The brand has also worked in the ergonomics department to offer a relaxed rider’s triangle apt for the everyday commute. Bookings for the Yamaha FZ-X are now open, and the brand has also commenced deliveries of the model in India. In this video review, we talk about the design of the FZ-X, the exhaust note, the seating position and ergonomics, as well as its features. Another review video is also dedicated to the riding dynamics of the FZ-X, which will help you make an informed buying decision.

Yamaha FZ-X – Price and Colours

The Yamaha FZ-X comes with prices starting at INR 1,16,800 ex-showroom, Delhi. The FZ-X also comes with the Yamaha Motorcycle Connect, which is priced at INR 1,19,800 ex-showroom, Delhi. The Yamaha FZ-X also comes with Matte Black, Metallic Blue, and Matte Copper colour options.

Yamaha FZ-X – Design & Features

The Yamaha FZ-X comes with a neo-retro rounded headlamp design that comes with an exposed projector light and LED peripheral DRLs. The bike features a peanut shape fuel tank with an offset fuel filler cap and FZ-X branding on the side. The motorcycle also gets boomerang-shaped faux radiator covers and black-out side panels. The brand offers a tuck and roll bench seat, contoured for comfort and mid-set footrests. The FZ-X also comes with an upright handlebar and a digital negative backlit instruments cluster. In addition to this, the FZ-X also gets a Communication Control Unit and Yamaha Motorcycle Connect features. The FZ-X also comes with a fibre engine bash plate and a pillion grab rail.

Yamaha FZ-X – Technical Specifications

Powering the Yamaha FZ-X is a 149cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine. The BS6 compliant fuel-injected engine produces 12.4 PS of power and 13.3 Nm of torque. The motor is paired to a 5-speed transmission and wet multi-plate clutch. The Yamaha FZ-X comes with a tubular chassis and 41mm telescopic suspension on the front. The motorcycle gets a 7-step adjustable monoshock on the rear. Stopping power comes from a 282mm hydraulic disc brake on the front and 220mm disc on the rear with a single-channel ABS. The Yamaha FZ-X comes with a ground clearance of 165 mm, a seat height of 810 mm and 139 kg of weight at the kerb.

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