Yamaha R15 V3.0, Yamaha FZ25, Yamaha Fazer 25 (Photo Credit: Twitter)
Planning to buy a Yamaha motorcycle? Not a bad idea, but Yamaha motorcycles will cost you a bit more. You read it right. Yamaha, the Japanese two-wheeler major, has increased the price of the R15 V3.0, FZ25 and the Fazer 25. However, the hike should not make you worry, because the motorcycles have received a price hike of only Rs 600.
After the hike, Yamaha’s 155cc supersport, the R15 V3.0, now retails at Rs 1.40 lakh. On the other hand, the Darknight edition is now costs Rs 1.42 lakh. Interestingly, even with the marginal price hike, the R15 V3.0 is still affordable than its rival, the KTM RC 125, which retails at Rs 1.47 lakh. It is to be noted that the MT-15 is not affected by this price hike and continues to retail at Rs 1.36 lakh.
FZ-FI, FZS-FI, FZ25 and the Fazer 25 are other Yamaha motorcycles which have received a price hike apart from R15 V3.0. While the baby FZs are now priced at Rs 96,180 and Rs 98,180, the FZ25 and the Fazer 25 now retails at Rs 1.34 lakh and Rs 1.44 lakh respectively.
In a related news, Yamaha has discontinued the YZF-R15S and the Fazer 150 motorcycles in the Indian market. Both the motorcycles were not updated with ABS after the new safety norms kicked in from 1 April 2019.
In January this year, Yamaha launched two new motorcycles in its FZ range in the premium segment priced up to Rs 97,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). The two new bikes FZ-FI and FZS-FI are equipped with the advanced braking system, anti-lock braking system (ABS) and are powered by 149 cc 4-stroke, single-cylinder engines.