Updated On: 21 July 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
Yamaha Motor India recently launched the all-new Yamaha FZ-X retro bike in the country. The new Yamaha FZ-X is a retro-styled motorcycle based on the FZ-S and it takes its design inspiration from the Yamaha XSR series that is sold abroad. Now, prior to its official launch, we all were hoping that the FZ-X will be a dual-purpose motorcycle, however, in reality, it isn't the case. So, here we have a digitally modified hard-core version of the Yamaha FZ-X.
As you can see in the image above, this digitally modified hard-core off-road version of the all-new Yamaha FZ-X looks ready to go on an adventure. The rendered version of the motorcycle gets a lot of additional components. For instance, it features a new tall windscreen with knuckle guards, a belly pan to protect the engine, a high-raised secondary mudguard and new grab rails at the rear. It even gets a customised exhaust. However, the biggest change is its tyres. This rendered bike off-roader gets knobbed-tyres with steel rims.
However, as it is a digitally modified version of the FZ-X motorcycle and not an actual one, so it doesn't get any mechanical changes. The 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 five-speed manual gearbox. For braking duties, the new Yamaha FZ-X gets disc brakes at either end with a single-channel ABS as an additional safety aid.
The suspension duties on the motorcycle are performed by telescopic forks at the front and it gets a mono-shock absorber at the rear. It runs on 17-inch tubeless tyres and its rear tyre is a radial unit. The new 2021 Yamaha FZ-X has been launched in India in two variants and it is priced between Rs 1.17 lakhs - Rs 1.20 lakhs. All prices stick to Ex-showroom Delhi. What are your thoughts on this digitally modified version of the FZ-X? 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 amazing motoring updates.
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