Top Key Points

  • Yamaha India has launched the FZ-S FI V4 in two new colours – Dark Matte Blue and Matte Black.
  • The bike remains unchanged mechanically and features-wise.
  • It is powered by a 149cc single-cylinder motor that makes 12.2bhp and 13.3Nm.
  • The FZ-S FI V4 is priced at Rs. 1,28,900 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Yamaha has unveiled the FZ-S FI V4 in two spanking new hues – Dark Matte Blue and Matte Black. But what else does the new iteration of this renowned motorcycle bring to the table?

1. New Paint Schemes:

  • Dark Matte Blue
  • Matte Black

These will be up for grabs alongside the existing shades:

  • Metallic Black
  • Metallic Grey
  • Majestic Black

2. Design and Build:
The bike sports a brawny facade accompanied by a substantial body framework. Yamaha has opted to stick with the scooped seat and commuter-centric riding posture characterized by neutrally positioned footrests and an expansive handlebar.


3. Engine and Performance:

  • Engine: 149cc single-cylinder
  • Power: 12.2bhp
  • Torque: 13.3Nm
  • Transmission: 6-speed gearbox

4. Features:

  • LED Lights: Ensuring brighter and more efficient illumination.
  • Digital Instrument Console: Facilitates smartphone connectivity, granting riders access to call alerts, SMS/email updates, phone battery status, and much more.
  • Safety: Comes equipped with ABS.

5. Hardware Specs:

  • Suspension: Telescopic forks (front) and dual shocks (rear).
  • Brakes: Disc brakes at both ends – 282mm at the front and 220mm at the rear.
  • Wheels & Tyres: 17-inch wheels, outfitted with 100/80 (front) and 140/60 (rear) tyres.

6. Price:
The Yamaha FZ-S FI V4, adorned in its new shades, comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,28,900.

7. Rivals in the Market:

  • Suzuki Gixxer
  • Honda CB Hornet 160R
  • TVS Apache RTR 160 4V

Pros of Yamaha FZ-S FI V4

  • Stylish design
  • Fuel-efficient engine
  • Comfortable ride
  • New features like smartphone connectivity and a fully digital instrument console
  • Affordable price

Cons of Yamaha FZ-S FI V4

  • The engine lacks a bit of power and torque compared to some rivals
  • Hardware is not as sophisticated as some rivals


While the new shades definitely add a fresh appeal, Yamaha has kept the core aspects of the FZ-S FI V4 consistent. For those on the hunt for a motorcycle that blends style with performance, this might just be a worthy contender, especially when pitted against the likes of the Suzuki Gixxer and others in its league.

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