After the ban of BS-III in the Indian market, a number of automakers have introduced their BS-IV compliant models. And now, it is time for the Japanese manufacturer to introduce its updated lineup. Yes, Yamaha has introduced BS-IV compliant scooters and motorcycles, which are slightly updated in terms of features and design as well.
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All the new scooters and motorcycles will now come with AHO (Auto Headlamp On), which is an alternative name of always-on headlights. This has become a mandate by the Indian government to equip this feature in the upcoming two-wheelers. With no on-off switch anymore, the headlights will be switched on automatically as soon as the engine starts and will continue until the engine is killed.
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Considering the updated BS-IV compliant fleet of Yamaha, it includes Blue Core-powered motorcycles such as the FZ series and the SZ-RR. All these bikes retain the previous features and are not updated on the mechanical front. The FZ series is powered by a 149cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled and fuel injected SOHC engine that delivers 13.2 hp maximum power and 12.8 Nm peak torque.
Whereas, Fascino and Cygnus Alpha is powered by an 113cc engine which is mated to V-belt automatic transmission. Both these scooters deliver 7.1 hp maximum power and 8.1 Nm peak torque. A minor update has been done on the color scheme, both these scooters will be available in two-tone paint scheme. With the Yamaha’s new BS-IV compliant lineup, the prices of the models are also revised.
The price for FZ-S FI is Rs 82,780 while FZ FI is now priced at RS 80,726. The Fazer FI, and SZ-RR are priced at Rs 87,935 and Rs 67,694 respectively. Considering the scooter range, Fascino is priced at Rs 54,330, while Cygnus Alpha (Disc) and Cygnus Alpha are priced at Rs 54,586 and Rs 51,369 respectively. Honda and TVS have already updated its lineup and now let’s see how the updated lineup of Yamaha performs in the Indian market.