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Yamaha FZ1 to be launched in India

India Yamaha Motor is all set to launch its 1000cc street motorcycle, FZ1 in India in a few days from now.


Yamaha is looking to position FZ1, cheaper than the Honda CB1000RR, which at the moment is the cheapest Japanese litter class bike, one can buy in India and would be competing head on with FZ1.

While initially FZ1 would be imported as completely built unit from Australia or Japan, India Yamaha Motor is looking at the possibility of importing FZ1 in semi-knoecked down state to further reduce the price and lure more customers towards its brand.

Yamaha FZ1 Specifications

Type 998cc liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 20 valves
Bore x Stroke 77 x 53.6mm
Compression Ratio 11.5:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel injection
Ignition Digital TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition with 32-bit ECU
Transmission 6-speed w/multiplate clutch
Final Drive O-ring chain
Suspension / Front 43mm fork; fully adjustable, 5.1-in travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock; adjustable preload and rebound damping, 5.1-in travel
Brakes / Front Dual 320mm floating discs w/4-piston calipers
Brakes / Rear 245mm disc w/single-piston caliper
Tires / Front 120/70-ZR17
Tires / Rear 190/50-ZR17
Length 84.3 in
Width 30.3 in
Height 47.4 in
Seat Height 32.1 in
Wheelbase 57.5 in
Ground Clearance 5.3 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 25.0
Trail 4.3 in
Fuel Capacity 4.76 gal
Fuel Economy 35 mpg
Wet Weight 487 lb


  1. What’s the Ground clearance of Yahama R15, FZ, Fazer?

  2. what is the prize of FZ1?

  3. Whats the price of FZ1 ???

  4. Price should be around 8.5 to 9.5 lacs.

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