Yamaha has been a consistent player in the BS6 upgrade. Soon the manufacturer will also launch its affordable quarter-liter bike into the BS6 avatar. The bike in the transition is expected to have various forms of changes and also the price hike. Continue reading the article and we’ll see the expected specification the upcoming BS6 Yamaha FZS 25, FZ 25.
BS6 Yamaha FZS 25 Engine
The BS6 model will retain the engine from the BS4 counterpart. As the name suggests the engine is a 250 cc single-cylinder, oil-cooled, fuel-injected engine. However, the BS6 model will have BS6 compliant tweaks. The BS4 model produced around 20.6 bhp max output and 20 Nm of peak torque. The BS6 model is expected to have some drop-in power but should provide similar torque output. The engine is mated with a 5-speed gearbox. Considering the power, it’s not like other 250 cc motorcycles, but the bike still provides great low-end punch and still matches more powerful bikes.
BS6 Yamaha FZS 25 Design
The motorcycle is a naked sport but has nice fairing elements that make it appear bigger. The FZS 25 model will have an additional fairing, bigger windshield and premium colour options than the FZ 25. The bike will appear pretty much different than the BS4 model due to the completely new headlamp unit. This headlamp should remind you of some other big touring motorcycles. Overall, the bike looks nice and resembles other Yamaha motorcycle in the country.
There will no major major changes in the hardware department. For instance, BS4 model possesses telescopic suspension at the front wheel and swingarm type mono-shock at the rear. Braking duty of the bike is managed by 282 mm disc at the front and 220 mm disc at the rear that is assisted by dual-channel ABS for better safety. Both the wheels are of 17-inch. It gets 100/80 section tyre at the front and 140/70 section tyre at the rear, both tyres tubeless. The seat height is at 795 which is easily accessible by average heightened Indian. Ground clearance is at 160 mm which is kind of acceptable.
BS6 Yamaha FZS 25 Features
As per the images circulated across the internet, it should have LED headlamps, LED taillamps, indicators. The fully-digital instrument cluster is expected to be retained from the BS4 model. Other convenient features include comfortable seats, pass light switch etc.
Price and Rivals
The pricing of the BS6 Yamaha FZS 25, FZ 25 is expected to have a hike of Rs 5,000 to 6,000 over the BS4 model. For reference, the current pricing of the BS4 model is Rs 1.34 – 1.36 lakhs (ex-showroom). The MotoGP edition is expected to come sometime later. Its major rivals are Suzuki Gixxer 250 and newly arrived Bajaj Dominar 250.