Wednesday, September 24, 2008

LORD OF THE STREETS (YAMHA LAUCHES NEW FZ16 in to India)

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LORD OF THE STREETS

In this country’s motorcycle history a new chapter begins. A masterpiece is born. While inheriting the quality of the famous brand, the FZ16 was also born to revolutionize the era and carry out a mission. Its appearance more than any other, overflows with dynamism and originality. The running performance is brimming with thrust that overpowers all others. This quality solely belongs to YAMAHA’s advanced technologies. The FZ16 takes attention away from others on the road as it makes its personality felt. Lord of the Streets -FZ16- You will be drawn to this machine that in the next era will become the king of the streets.

"LORD MAKES NEW RULES"
The rider’s will is spread to the handle, the body and then the engine giving birth to unprecedented torque. This force is truly dynamic. Due to minute calculations and overcoming major challenges, an ultimate body balance has been produced. The agile running performance is extremely exciting. The superior performance brings riding feel, which when you ride provides you an emotional high. Thus this is unique not only for the rider but also a source of great fascination to the onlooker. With the FZ16 you have the sensation of ruling the streets to your heart’s content.

"LORD TAKES OVER"
Each and every part of FZ16 has been designed with a lot of detailed attention and careful thought. This ultimate degree of perfection means even the slightest feature has not been overlooked. Only YAMAHA ensures this kind of craftsmanship. The rider and the machine share a feeling of oneness, and from different angles the impression is different. This is particularly because the finest components have been used in its precise manufacturing. The FZ16 possesses both a rough and brutish expression as well as a certain subtlety. This high quality masterpiece will without doubt become a rage for the next generation.

Feature

Click the list on the right to see the descriptions.

  • Engine

  • Suspension

  • Muffler

  • Rear tyre

  • Disc brake

  • Front suspension

  • Headlight

  • Fuel tank

  • LCD meter

Engine

"Air-cooled, 4-stroke, single-cylinder 153cc engine"

A newly designed 153cc air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder, 2-valve engine with a max.output of 14 Ps and a max. torque of 14 N.m., characterized by its breathtaking pick up and featuring an electric starter.

Suspension

"Monocross suspension adopted"

A Monocross rear suspension unit provides 120 mm of wheel travel, while optimized oil and damping valve specs help ensure agile running performance and handling. It inhibits bottoming while riding with a tandem passenger as well as providing a very comfortable ride.

Muffler

"Exhaust efficiency, sound and concentration of mass"

To give a sense of volume to the machine, an external diameter of 35mm is adopted in a two-layer type exhaust to minimize the effect of heat on the pipe. The layout features a large-volume primary character on the underside of the crankcase. The muffler is an irregular shaped tapered type mid-ship muffler.

Rear tyre

"India’s first “140/60-17” size radial tyre (rear)"

The rear tyre is India’s first radial tyre with a 60% aspect ratio. Both the front and rear tyres on this model are tubeless type that are less susceptible to sudden flattening should the tyre be punctured.

Disk brake

"Large-diameter front disc brake adopted"

At the front, a large Ø267mm disc brake is adopted. The two-pot caliper makes full use of the outer perimeter of the disc to provide strong stopping power. The optimized specs of the operational parts provide a high-level of balance, excellent initial braking performance and good operational touch.

Front suspension

The inner tubes on the front fork are the first large Ø41mm units adopted on a motorcycle made in India and the stroke is a generous 130mm. With the front assembly dimensions, they provide good shock absorption. The good damping characteristics during acceleration and braking contribute to increasing stability.

Headlight

"Multi-reflector headlight adopted"

The bulb’s illumination and the type of light unit employed gives greater freedom of design. This creates an aggressive-looking front view and the transparent lens gives this unit a highly stylish image that accentuates the character of the model’s ride.

Fuel tank

"12-liter fuel tank with uniquely styled plastic resin cover"

The steel fuel tank with a plastic resin outer cover takes advantage of the freedom of shaping that plastic provides, giving the tank cover a powerful shape with modulations suggestive of the muscular body of an athlete.

LCD meter

"Full LCD meter"

The meters on the FZ16 are installed in a Full Liquid Crystal Display. The speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, fuel gauge and other indicators are set in optimum position to keep the field of vision clear. Also, the engine starting signal is an example of the spirit of innovation.


Colour

LAVA RED

FZ16 LAVA RED
FZ16 LAVA RED

MIDNIGHT BLACK

FZ16 MIDNIGHT BLACK
FZ16 MIDNIGHT BLACK

FLAMING ORANGE

FZ16 FLAMING ORANGE
FZ16 FLAMING ORANGE

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Specs

The ultimate degree of perfection means
even the slightest feature has not
been overlooked.

FZ16

Engine

Engine type Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
Displacement 153.0cm3
Bore & Stroke 58.0 × 57.9mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Maximum output 14PS / 7500 rpm
Maximum torque 14 N.m / 6000 rpm
Starting method Electric starter
Lubrication type Wet sump
Carburetor type BS26
Clutch type Constant mesh wet multiplate
Ignition type CDI
Primary/secondary reduction ratio 3.409 / 2.857
Transmission type Return type 5-speed

Chassis

Frame type Diamond
Suspension (front/rear) Telescopic / Monocross
Wheelbase 1,335mm
Brake type(front/rear) Hydraulic single disc / drum
Tire size (front/rear) 100/80-17 / 140/60-R17

dimensions

Overall Length × Width × Height 1,975mm × 770mm × 1,045mm
Seat height 790mm
Wheelbase 1,335mm
Minimum ground clearance 160mm
Dry weight/Curb weight 126 kg / 137 kg
Fuel tank volume 12 liters
Engine oil volume

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