|More Information on the Yamaha FZ150i|
The Yamaha FZ150i is a 150 cc motorcycle manufactured by Yamaha Motor exclusively for Asian and Indian markets. It was launched in Malaysia in January 2008 at First World Hotel, Genting Highlands as the first completely knocked down (CKD) bike to be fuel-injected in Asian motorcycle market. In Indonesia it is known as the Yamaha V-Ixion.
In Malaysia, the FZ150i is locally assembled at the Hong Leong Yamaha (HLY) plant at Sungai Buloh, Selangor. According to HLY web site, this model is expected to be sold by 500 units a month after the first year of its introduction. Apart from Malaysia, the FZ150i is also available in other Asian countries such as in Singapore and Indonesia.
HLY introduced a new FZ150i design in April 2014 which is the same as New V-ixion Lightning with a new undercowl. The engine is upgraded to produce 16.5 horsepower with 14.5 nm of torque with the same rpm as the old model. An oxygen sensor was added to the exhaust port of the engine. The front and rear tires were upgraded with Dunlop D102A 90/80-17s at the front and 120/70-17s at the rear, mated with star-shaped 5-spoke alloy wheels. Rear braking is improved by using a Nissin single piston calliper with 200 mm disc. It has a grab bar for pillion is positioned under the side rear body of the bike.