2021 Yamaha FZ-X BS6 First Look Review - The Most Affordable Retro Bike in India

Updated On: 23 June 2021 Shakti Nath Jha

Yamaha Motor India recently launched the all-new Yamaha FZ-X BS6 in the country. The new Yamaha FZ-X is a retro-styled motorcycle and it has been launched to cater to the masses. The FZ-X is a big launch from the company after a really long time and what's further interesting is that it is the most affordable retro motorcycle in India. So, today in this article, we will be sharing with you the First Look Review of the new 2021 Yamaha FZ-X BS6.

2021 Yamaha FZ-X BS6

2021 Yamaha FZ-X BS6 - First Look Review

Looks and Colour Options

The new Yamaha FZ-X is a retro-styled motorcycle and so it gets a circular headlamp with LED DRL and a LED taillamp. This new motorcycle has an old-school charm and it gets a chiselled fuel tank with an offset fuel filler and one can even get tank shrouds. It is available in three stunning colours. They are Matt Copper, Matt Black and Metallic Blue shade (gets a tan seat).

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Dimensions and Capacity

SpecificationYamaha FZ-X
Length2020 mm
Width785 mm
Height1115 mm
Wheelbase1330 mm
Ground Clearance165 mm
Seat Height810 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity10-litres
Kerb Weight139 kilograms

Engine, Transmission and Mileage

The all-new 2021 Yamaha FZ-X is powered by a BS6 compliant 149cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This BS6 motor churns out 12.4 PS of maximum power at 7250 RPM and 13.6 Nm of peak torque at 5500 RPM. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Now, talking about fuel efficiency, so as it is the same mill that also powers the FZ-S, you can expect it to deliver around 50-55 kmpl in real-world riding conditions.

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2021 Yamaha FZ-X BS6 Review

Tyres, Brakes and Features

The new Yamaha FZ-X gets disc brakes at either end with single-channel ABS. The suspension duties on the motorcycle are performed by telescopic forks at the front and it gets a mono-shock absorber at the rear. Also, it runs on 17-inch tubeless tyres and the rear tyre of FZ-X is a superior radial unit.

The front tyre of the bike measures 100/80-17 while the rear one is a 140/60-R17 unit. It gets a digital instrument cluster that shows a ton of information. This console is even compatible with a smartphone via Yamaha's Y-Connect app. Using this, one can check FZ-X's mileage, last parked location, mobile battery status, malfunction alert, and even access call and SMS alerts.

Price and Rivals

The new 2021 Yamaha FZ-X BS6 has been launched in India in two variants. The base variant that doesn't get any sort of connectivity features has been priced at Rs 1.17 lakhs. The top variant that packs Yamaha's new Motorcycle Connect feature has been priced at Rs 1.20 lakhs. All the prices stick to Ex-showroom Delhi. It rivals the 150cc - 160cc premium sporty commuters and also the Hero Xpulse 200T which is almost a similar kind of motorcycle.

2021 Yamaha FZ-X BS6 Review
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So, this was our First Look Review of the new 2021 Yamaha FZ-X BS6. What are your thoughts on this retro motorcycle from Yamaha in India? Do feel free to share your opinions with all of us in the comments section below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners. Further, also subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.

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*Ex-showroom Price inNew Delhi

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