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Yamaha FZ16 Reviews

Posted on: January 9, 2009

Yamaha FZ16

Yamaha FZ16

Yamaha FZ16
Maker : Yamaha
Body Type:
Price(Ex-Mumbai) :Rs 73,234 /-

This high quality masterpiece is waiting to smash all the records and without doubt become a rage for the next generation. Macho, Muscular are the sort of adjectives that come into your mind and this is exactly what Yamaha had in mind when they were styling this one. The bike gets its looks from the global FZ series known for awesome looks and tremendous power.

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FZ16 has been designed with a lot of detailed attention and careful thought. This ultimate degree of perfection means even the slightest feature has not been overlooked. Only Yamaha ensures this kind of craftsmanship.

The rider and the machine share a feeling of oneness, and from all the angles this will give you different impression. With finest components have been used in its precise manufacturing, FZ16 possesses both a rough and brutish expression as well as a certain subtlety.

The mini-Fazer features state of the art – YTPS (Yamaha Throttle Position Sensor), for better throttle response and fuel efficiency and will be loaded with a fully digital console with digital readout for RPM, Speed, Trip and Odo.

Main Styling Elements of FZ-16:

-Big center mass
-Tough looking front forks
-Tough looking chassis
-Mid-ship stubby silencer
-Super wide tyres
-Rugged shaped body parts

Redefining the 150cc bikes segment this stylish yet innovative FZ16 has macho and muscular body. It keeps it simple, with street-tough naked styling and super-civilized power delivery and a specially designed riding position that gives riders extra confidence at lower speeds.

The Yamaha FZ16 is an urban-cool bike built for great performance and easy-living functionality, because that’s the whole idea of a bike like this. It has got heart-pumping knockout performance and it’s got serious attitude on top of that, a lean and mean look that’s all about raw power.

It keeps it simple, with street-tough naked styling and super-civilized power delivery and a specially designed riding position that gives riders extra confidence at lower speeds.The meters on the FZ16 are installed in a Full Liquid Crystal Display. The speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, fuel gauge and other indicators are set in optimum position to keep the field of vision clear. Also, the engine starting signal is an example of the spirit of innovation.

The steel fuel tank with a plastic resin outer cover takes advantage of the freedom of shaping that plastic provides, giving the tank cover a powerful shape with modulations suggestive of the muscular body of an athlete.

To give a sense of volume to the machine, an external diameter of 35mm is adopted in a two-layer type exhaust to minimize the effect of heat on the pipe. The layout features a large-volume primary character on the underside of the crankcase. The muffler is an irregular shaped tapered type mid-ship muffler.

A Monocross rear suspension unit provides 120 mm of wheel travel, while optimized oil and damping valve specs help ensure agile running performance and handling. It inhibits bottoming while riding with a tandem passenger as well as providing a very comfortable ride.Unlike the Yamaha R15, the Yamaha FZ16 is a macho street fighter. The bike gets its looks from the global FZ series known for awesome looks and tremendous power.

The petrol tank, silensor, the yellow-gold plated rear shock absorber and fat tyres give enough clues to the true strength of the Yamaha FZ16 motorcycle – torque that is a bit higher than the 160 Apache RTR and tuned for acceleration and mid-range than outright top speed.

Unlike the R15, the Yamaha FZ16 motorcycle is more a city bike, tuned for aggressive city riding than for pure top speed. The commerical launch will happen in the festive season of October after which the bike will go on sale throughout the country.FZ16 gets its DNA from global FZ series of Yamaha motorcycles. Fat tyre at the rear, beefy tank, beefy front fork compliment the FZ16’s muscular character, which is all set to become a huge hit among the young crowd in India.

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