The 2017 Yamaha Fazer 25 has been launched in India at a price of Rs. 1.28 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). The sportsbike has been introduced only in a single variant.
]The new Fazer 250 cc is essentially a faired iteration of the FZ25 naked motorcycle. Interestingly, the bike gets Fazer 250 badges on the fairing, though the official model name is Yamaha Fazer 25. This appears to be a part of the company’s strategy to name the two bikes – the FZ25 and Fazer 25, in a similar fashion.The Fazer 250 reveal that it will retain most of the elements of the Yamaha FZ25, especially on the rea. The rear fenders, sub-frame, tail light area, swingarm, fuel tank,
The Yamaha Fazer 25 retains most of the elements of the Yamaha FZ25, especially on the rear. The rear fenders, sub-frame, tail light area, swingarm, fuel tank, seats and exhaust unit are a straight lift from the naked sibling. The chiseled fuel tank is surrounded by a plastic fairing. However, this fairing doesn’t stretch all the way to the pan of the bike, exposing the engine. This will likely aid the engine cooling of the bike. The headlamp is a straight lift from the FZ25, though it gets a new cowl surround and windshield.
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Mechanically, the bike remains identical to the FZ25. It uses the same engine, gearbox, suspension setup and braking system
The Yamaha Fazer 25 competes against the Honda CBR 250R and KTM RC 200. It is placed between the FZ25 and the R3 in the company’s lineup.
Yamaha Fazer 250 expected price in India
The FZ 25 was launched in India at a price of Rs. 1,19,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Fazer 25 is essentially the same bike, though it gets some additional plastic fairing. This gives it a sports bike like look and enhances its overall appeal. As a result, Yamaha has priced the Fazer 25 slightly higher than the FZ 25, at a premium of Rs. 10,000.
The Yamaha Fazer 25 / 250 is priced at Rs. 1.29 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).
|Model||Price (ex-showroom, Mumbai)|
|New Yamaha Fazer 25||Rs 1.29 lakh|
Yamaha Fazer 25 specifications
The Yamaha Fazer 25 / Fazer 250 is powered by the same engine and gearbox combination that is found in the FZ 25. As a result, the specification sheet includes a 249 cc, single cylinder, oil cooled engine, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. This powertrain setup develops 20.9 PS and 20 Nm of torque.
|Engine||249 cc, single-cylinder, oil cooled|
|Power||20.9 PS @ 8,000 rpm|
|Torque||20 Nm @ 6,000rpm|
Yamaha Fazer 250 mileage (expected)
Official mileage figures for the Fazer 250 will likely be pegged about 45 km/l. However, in the real world, expect the semi-faired bike to deliver a fuel economy of around 35 km/l.
|Official mileage figure||around 45 km/l|
|Real world fuel economy||around 35 km/l|
Yamaha Fazer 250 competition
- KTM RC 200
- Bajaj Pulsar 200RS
- Honda CBR 250 R
Yamaha Fazer 25
Yamaha Fazer 250 will bridge the gap between the FZ25 and the R3. It will thus be the entry-level model in the faired range of Yamaha bikes in India. It will be based on the FZ25 and thus will get a potent enough engine and gearbox combo.