Yamaha Corporation [jamaha]) is a Japanese multinational corporation and conglomerate with a very wide range of products and services, predominantly musical instruments, electronics and power sports equipment.
It is one of the constituents of Nikkei 225 and is the world’s largest piano manufacturing company. The former motorcycle division became independent from the main company in 1955, forming Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, although Yamaha Corporation is still the largest shareholder.
Yamaha FZ 16
The FZ16 is the smallest model of the Yamaha’s FZ series of motorcycles. The design of the bike, however, is a great attraction for youngsters and this is where Yamaha manages to win the hearts of its customers. But there is the engine to keep you engaged as it comes with a 153cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that generates 13PS of power. The FZ16 gets a telescopic suspension at the front and monocross suspension at the rear which helps in absorbing the potholes in the city.
QUICK FACTS & OVERVIEW
|Ex-Showroom Price (Delhi)||Rs 74,491|
|On-Road Price (Delhi)||Rs 83,200 (approx.)|
|Mileage||40-50 kmpl (approx.)|
|Shades||Panther Black, Raider Red, Ambush Blue|
|Official Tagline||Lord of the Streets|
|Warranty||For 2 years or 30000 kms from the date of purchase (whichever is earlier)|
Yamaha FZ16 is the smallest model of the Yamaha’s FZ series of motorcycles. It’s design elements are very stylish and dynamic and Yamaha calls it the ‘Lord of the Streets’.
The FZ16 is powered by a 153cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine that generates 13.8bhp at 7,500rpm and 13.6Nm of torque at 6,000rpm mated to a 5-speed sequential gearbox. The FZ sports a telescopic suspension at the front and monocross suspension at the front that provides 120mm of travel making it an ideal motorcycle for Indian riding conditions.
The motorcycle is equipped with disc brake at the front and drum at the rear. The FZ16 gets 17-inch wheels with 100/80 and 140/60 radial tyres at the front and rear respectively. The exhaust muffler goes very well with the styling of the motorcycle too.
The motorcycle weighs 135kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 12 liters.The FZ16 is available in India in three colors – Panther Black, Ambush Blue and Raider Red. The motorcycle is priced at Rs 74,343 (Ex-showroom Mumbai).
Technical Specification Of Yamaha FZ 16
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
|Overall Length||2075 mm|
|Overall Width||770 mm|
|Overall Height||1045 mm|
|Ground Clearance||160 mm|
|Seat Height||790 mm|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||135 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||12 litres|
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
|Top Speed||112 kmph|
|Mileage (City)||40 kmpl|
|Mileage (Highway)||50 kmpl|
|Mileage (Combined)||45 kmpl|
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
|Step-up Seat/Split Seat||
|Battery Type||Maintenance Free|
|Head Light||12 V, 35/35W|
|Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)||
|Caster Angle||25 degree|
ENGINE & GEARBOX
|No. of Cylinders||1|
|No. of Gears||5|
|Maximum Power||13.8 Bhp @ 7500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||13.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm|
|Engine Description||Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-Valve|
|Cylinder Layout||Forward-inclined Single Cylinder|
|Bharat Stage IV (BS4)||
|Gearbox Type||Constant Mesh|
|Gear Ratios||1st=2.714 2nd=1.789 3rd=1.318 4th=1.045 5th=0.875|
|Primary Reduction Ratio||3.409|
|Secondary Reduction Ratio||2.857|
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
|Front Brake||267mm Hydraulic Disc|
|Rear Brake||130mm Drum|
|Front Suspension||41mm Telescopic Forks|
WHEELS & TYRES
|Wheel Type||5 Spoke Alloys|