What’s new and better about Yamaha Fz V3?by Ravi Singh Rana Digital Marketer
A while ago, the 15-160cc bikes segment was taking rounds in the market with TVS Apache and Bajaj Pulsar dominating the space. At the same time, Yamaha got its space for itself in the same segment by introducing FZ. The unique name has been given to the bike “lord of the streets” which is justified as it carries itself well on road. All thanks to its design. With the comfortable ride and stylish look, many consumers found it attractive and it got its place in garages.
The updated design
Yamaha launched something new in its most selling bikes FZ-S FI vintage edition. The company wants to attract more young customers by offering the perfect balance between technology and style. With the new FZ vintage edition, the bike gets a new paint scheme with the best features that control a lot of technology.
It has the same DNA and style as the FZ brand with some upgrades in its graphics. The best one and that is noticed the most is the timeless vintage graphics on its body panels. The look is finished with a new leather single-piece design. The seat is comfortable to sit with its cushioning works and excellent fit.
A powerhouse - Yamaha FZ-S FI
To begin with, the bike comprises the same engine as any conventional motorbike. If you would like to know, the bike has 149cc air-cooled engine. The motor of the bike generates about 12.4ps of max power and the peak output is 13.6 Nm.
Specifications are as follows:
è Transmission: 5-seed
è Engine: 149cc air-cooled, 2 valve SOHC engine
è Torque: 13.6 Nm @ 5500 rpm
è Power: 12.4 Ps @ 7250 rpm
When you are going to drive it, you will get to know that the engine power when gets to the rear wheels via 5-speed transmissions is very smooth. Not only this, as the company defines, its engine is a lot more refined and there’s a negligible vibration.
Telescopic forks at the front and a 7-step adjustable motocross at the rear take care of suspension. Anchoring handles 282mm and 220mm discs at front and rear respectively assisted by a single-channel ABS.
The FZ V3 vintage edition is adorned with a new British racing green paint scheme which has flag-style graphics on rear panels and fuel tank. It is called a vintage bike because of its retro appeal that has a tan-brown single-piece seat.
What are some of its new features?
Another major and best update in addition to the bike is the in-house developed Connect X application where the users can connect their smartphones to Bluetooth. It offers various other utilities like locate my bike, riding history, hazard, E-lock, answer back feature, and parking record. It also comprises a negative LCD instrument cluster panel where the background is black and white lettering and offers various other information.
The Bluetooth module for smartphone connectivity was also introduced in the Dark Knight version a few weeks back.
Is this model of vintage edition expensive than others?The changes in the new model make the bike one of its kind in its segment. It is one of those motorcycles that come with connected technology along with the exclusive Yamaha features. The bike costs Rs 1.09 Lakh making it the most affordable bike with the best and latest features. It is 5000 more expensive than standard options and 2000 expensive than Dark Knight.
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