Yamaha FZS has an international sporty and macho looks. Eye-catching design of the bike is superb. The cosmetic treatment and curves at the bike feels like a robot. The lower part of the Yamaha FZS is left naked. Especially chain and engine are not having covers. The middle fairing looks like a robot parts. At the first look, pillion foot rest looks awkward. However, for better seating position, this helps a lot. Foot pegs, gear box is left in sliver colour.
This 150cc machine,Yamaha FZS, houses a number of big parts incorporated at various places smartly. Like it has pretty wide tyres, huge tank, beefy forks and so on. The Yamaha FZS is available in attractive black with yellow, black with red, black cyber green and sport electric blue. Now it has new style stickring on the tank as well.
The headlamp of the Yamaha FZS has greater looks than the firms previous launch Yamaha FZ-16. The head lamp have a new cap on it which makes it look much better. In addition to this, the bike claims the black treatment at most.
The Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) console provided with a many high-tech features such as digital speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, fuel gauge and other indicators are set in optimum position to keep the field of vision clear. This LCD dashboard is not different from what Yamaha FZ-16 have. One thing about Yamaha FZS that will grab attention of youths is engine starting signal. The silencer has different size in the segment which is also found in some of the bikes in the segment. Overall, it looks bigger than Yamaha FZ-16 due to its front fairing. Airscoops are very sort in size. The logo of Yamaha is given on airscoops while bike logo is on tank. The tank's centre portion is nicely covered with body colour skin.
The overall height, length and width of Yamaha FZ-S are 1045mm, 1975mm, 770mm respectively. It has a wheel base of 1335mm and kerb weight is 137kgs. It has a ground clearance of 160mm. Yamaha FZ-S comes with Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve with displacement of 153.0cm3 Yamaha FZ-S develops 14PS@7500rpm with a return type 5-speed gearbox and generates a torque of 14Nm@6000rpm.
The Yamaha FZ-S is started by electric start. The front suspensions in Yamaha FZ-S include Telescopic and the rear suspension includes Monocross. The rear monocross suspension unit provides 120 mm of wheel travel. The front wheel has 267mm Hydraulic Disc brakes and rear wheel has a conventional drum brakes. This feature is also the main thing which prove it a sporty and safe bike. The disc brakes are highly efficient and gives instant response.
What one can expect from a sports bike like this. Awesome pickup, fast acceleration and wonderful top speed. Yes, it has all. The top speed is 135 kmph and the machine can reach 0-60 kmph in only 5.5 seconds.
Yamaha FZS can give an average of 36 kmpl in city condition and a maximum of 47 kmpl on highway. The maximum capacity of fuel tank is 12 Litres and 1.2-litres reserve. Large fuel tank capacity. Its saves frequent visits to the petrol pump.
The Yamaha FZS comes in yellow strike and silver tech. Recently the company added two new colour to it which are black cyber green and sport electric blue. Yamaha FZS possesses a few parts where the body colour is used. It can be seen only at fuel tank, air scoops, side panel and at rims. Model name sticker too has a great change now. We can say that these colours are there for the sake of cosmetic purpose.
Available colours Are :
The sports bike fitted with utmost safety features which include disc brakes. At front the brake system is disc with the specification of 267 hydraulic. But the rear one is conventional drum type.
In line to make it safer and comfortable bike, the company equipped it with monocross suspension at rear side. The ability of absorbing shock of bump etc is really good. It provides 120mm of wheel travel.
Wheels and Tyres
The wheels are in proportion of a bike like Yamaha FZS. No doubt that it has the smartest wheel and tyre combination. The size of the tyres is awesome. The specifications of the front and rear tyre are 100/80-17 and 140/60-R17 respectively. Five-spoke alloy wheels do the needful for the beholders eye.
Wheel Base and Controlling
This big beast has widest wheel base i.e. 1335mm. The wheelbase is guarantee of safe travel. Since safety depends on wide wheelbase, brakes and suspensions. Simply, if you have these sorts of safety combinations, the journey will be a memorable one for sure.
The sitting position for the rider is comfortable and safe. Pillion backrest is not provided that disappoint the passenger but for the sake of the bike's sporty look it was avoided. However, foot-pegs, footrest and rear grab bars are there to make sure the pillion's safety.Due to big tyres, wheelbase and advanced engine technologies, the rider feels better control over the beast and it adds to the safety concerns as well.
Always Macho and Muscular bike. The top speed is excellent that is 132 kmph.
The bike looks very similar to the FZ-16, so going for the FZ-S is not a clever deal.