Yamaha priced the FZ-FI at Rs 95,000 and the FZS-FI at Rs 97,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 3rd-generation FZ-Series bikes get the same air-cooled, 4-stroke, 149 cc, SOHC, 2-valve, single-cylinder, fuel-injected
BLUE CORE engine seen on other Yamaha bikes as well.
The new FZ-FI and FZS-FI with the 149 cc engine gets new settings along with a compression ratio of 9.5:1 and delivering a maximum 13.2 PS power @ 8,000 rpm and 12.8 Nm torque @ 6,000 rpm.
The new FZ-FI and FZS-FI will also feature newly designed sub frame, BOSCH single-channel ABS in the front wheel along with higher handlebar position, LCD instrument cluster, separate housings for LED headlight beams, rear disc brakes, FZ25 mudguards, newly designed plastic resin tank cover, sliding engine kill switch, main switch in the front of the tank and two-level seat with comfortable grab bars.
The new FZS-FI will additionally feature a lower engine fairing, partly chrome finished air intake and exclusive colour schemes.
The introduction of the new FZ-FI and FZS-FI with ABS followed the first launch of ABS enabled YZF-R15 Version 3.0 from the company in 2019. The newly launched models are introduced in India on the backdrop of The Call of the Blue, the new brand campaign launched by Yamaha in 2018.
The FZ-F1 gets two colour options – Metric Black and Racing Blue while the FZS-FI gets three – Matt Black, Dark Matt Blue and Gray & Cyan Blue.
At the launch, Motofumi Shitara, Chairman, Yamaha Motor India Group of companies said, The excitement of The Call of the Blue continues with the launch of the new FZ-FI and FZS-FI with ABS in India today as a part of its offering of extraordinary motorcycling experiences from Yamaha.