Hong Leong Yamaha Motor has officially launched the new Yamaha FZ150i. The bike, dubbed as “street naked”, was launched today by the Managing Director of Hong Leong Yamaha Motor, CH Ng at the Sunway Resort & Spa Hotel.
Powering the popular naked bike is the proven 150 cc four-stroke engine with fuel injection, along with a host of enhanced features to improve performance as well as efficiency. The liquid-cooled engine is mated to a five-speed gearbox and makes 16 hp and 14.5 Nm of torque.
With “Innovation” and “Style” at its core, the new FZ150i sports new and improved features such as redesigned head and tail lights, new cover and undercowl, digital meter, sporty fuel tank, key-shutter with a 2-track key system as well as wide rear tubelss tyre and a rear disc brake.
Speaking at the launch ceremony, Ng said, “Like its predecessor it is positioned to capture new motorcycle owners in this segment as well as the step up market from the other category. It will provide a new option for customers that want an innovative, stylish and premium motorcycle.”
The sales price of the new Yamaha FZ150i is RM 8,538 (Peninsular Malaysia only, excluding road tax, insurance and number plate) and will be available at all authorized Yamaha dealers throughout Malaysia.
THE NEW STREET NAKED YAMAHA FZ150i SET TO BLAZE MALAYSIAN ROADS.
Bandar Sunway, 16 April 2014 – Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn Bhd today revealed their latest addition to the Yamaha staple of motorcycles, the new Street Naked FZ 150i.
In a ceremony specially tailored for the media held at the Sunway Resort & Spa Hotel, the new FZ150i was unveiled by Hong Leong Yamaha Motor’s Managing Director, Mr. C. H. Ng, who describe the new motorcycle positioned as “Street Naked” as it has been developed from in trend “Naked Styling” motorcycle design concept found on big cc bikes. The concept integrates advance naked design, sporty riding position, innovative features coupled with excellent fuel economy from the proven Yamaha fuel injection system to provide a complete street bike package.
“Today marks a special day as we move to strengthen and improve our market presence in the street category of the Malaysian Motorcycle Industry with the introduction of the new Street Naked FZ150i” said Mr. Ng.
“Like its predecessor it is positioned to capture new motorcycle owners in this segment as well as the step up market from the other category. It will provide a new option for customers that want an innovative, stylish and premium motorcycle.”
“The new Yamaha FZ150i which incorporates the naked big cc bike styling with new sporty and macho looks, powered by the proven fuel efficient 4 stroke, 4-valve SOHC 150cc liquid cooled fuel injection engine along with a string of new and improved features that will surely impress the most discerning motorcycle customer.” added Mr. Ng
The new FZ150i appropriately themed “Innovation” and “Style” comes with a series of new and improved features that includes:
1. Powered by the proven fuel efficient 4-stroke 4-valve SOHC 150cc liquid-cooled Fuel Injection engine.
2. Newly designed head light and flasher.
3. Modern Digital meter.
4. Safety key-shutter with a 2-track key system.
5. Sporty fuel tank design.
6. Sleek and compact tail light.
7. Rear disk brake.
8. Wide rear tubeless tyre.
9. Sporty inner fender and undercowl.
The new FZ150i is UN-ECE compliant and comes with modern graphics with a choice of White, Red and Black.
“It is our hope that the introduction of this new street-naked Yamaha FZ150i will inject new excitement and interest into the street bike category thus encouraging more motorcycle owners to step up to own an innovative and stylish bike.” quipped Mr. Ng.
The sales price of the new Street Naked FZ150i is RM 8,538 (Peninsular Malaysia only, excluding road tax, insurance and number plate) and will be available at all authorized Yamaha dealers throughout Malaysia.