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Yamaha Motorcycle seems to be making all the right in shifting focus from a commuter bike manufacturer (in to building sporty motorcycles at biking aficionados. The company revealed its bold new product plan when it simultaneously the hyper YZF-R1 and macho around end-2007 and then out the YZF-R15 early this In November 2008, bang in the of the festive season, it launched the FZ-16.

Is the latest Yam a real-world with fizz? AutoCar took a gruelling road to find out…

The rugged and 153cc FZ-16 is an eyeball and borrows handsome lines its litre-class sibling, the FZ-1. As on Indian bikes today, is a liberal dose of black on the alloys rims, engine, and silencer, all of it to good effect. The lends body to its single frame with a clever radiator cowl, complete vents that scoop air to the hot and spark plug region.

Above this lies a halogen headlight with a well-spread beam and a city set in the chin. However, the front seems like an afterthought and is a scar on such a handsome feels AutoCar (Dec.

This bike which not have a kickstarter, thumbs to with just a short of its button starter. The rider from an engine-kill switch as as a set of smart handlebar ends. The wide handlebar comes clamped to a steering brace and all-inclusive switches, dogleg conventional mirrors and palm that offer good

The FZ-16 has a huge resin-fabricated Placed above the actual bay, this bi-colour houses a brushed finish filler and offers knee that easily accommodate a tall rider’s thighs. The comes with alloy drilled foot protectors for the and a spilt grab bar.

Much of its muscular demeanor from its massive tyres, the sitting under a neat flanked by an exposed O’ring drive-chain. And the latest Yamaha a stubby silencer. So, the FZ-16 is with excellent attention to and flawless build quality we have often lauded on models in India.

Although the FZ the fastest in its segment, its forte in the carefree manner in which is delivered, making it a joy to ride in the It uses a new four-…, air-cooled and Yamaha engine that two valves and is fed by a Mikuni CV-type This engine has large fins on its sides, as well as the sump area.

Ignition is and considers throttle position – to a Throttle Position Sensor – before deciding on the spark to be supplied to the combustion chamber.

The comes with a precise one-down, four-up gearbox operates via an adjustable toe-shift This slick-shifting gearbox perfectly spaced ratios and supported by a light and city progressive clutch. The Yamaha has a exhaust note and develops at 7500rpm.

It musters an above-average 1,42kgm of at 6000rpm, which helps it strong low and mid-range power tapers off at higher rpm, but is to make this a great to carve through city

The FZ-16 managed to accelerate 60kph in 5.59sec, on its way to a respectable top whack of 109kph says (Dec. ’08). It also impressive in-gear acceleration as can be gauged from the 4.87sec it to run between 60-80kph in fifth. The is good enough for 41.4kpl in the with a healthier 46.8kpl on the highway.

This Yamaha 150 is suited to stress free carving, feels AutoCar ’08), thanks to that handlebar and is just as good a to munch miles on while fast on highway excursions. quality is near perfect, set towards the firm side and can be adjusted seven steps on the shock absorber by a rider a plusher ride.

Yamaha also gets its spot-on and a few Indian bikes as comfortable and well sorted a stance that is neither too nor too upright. The FZ’s low riding feels soft but makes up for by being really wide ad shaped.

Yamaha FZ 16

Among the FZ-16’s parts are the massive, new compound and MRF footwear; the rear 140/60×17 radial is easily the fattest on an 150cc. Enourmous traction and a feel are available all the time, the rear tyre sometimes a unique rumble which is at low speeds.

Handling is rock in a straight line, precise, forgiving and with turn light. The FZ stitches up corners little effort, tight or speed and no matter how bad the tarmac may be. quality is of a high note too and confidence is enhanced by the large 267mm front disc and drum units.

Thus the FZ-16 is a class act Yamaha with the refined bike simply blowing the competition. It looks awesome, with a high standard of fit anf generous specifications and rock build quality. It uses a punchy engine, near-perfect and allows riders to esily its potential thanks to a superb posture, high grade and forceful brakes.

The FZ-16 isn’t as frugal as some but its outstanding virtues clearly up for this. It is unquestionably the most 1500c bike to buy today. up AutoCar (Dec. ’08), the Yamaha is a quantum leap and easily eclipses the current of Indian 150cc motorcycles.

At a Glance

List Price: Rs. (ex-showroom, India), Top Speed:

0-60kph: 5.59sec, Kpl(overall):

Economy: City – 41.4kpl, – 46.8kpl, Overall – 44.1kpl, size – 12 litres

For: style, forgiving handling, Tachometer difficult to read on the front number-plate location an afterthought

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