Yamaha Motors is a global automotive maker which has entertained the Indian automobile market with its distinct bikes. Yamaha Frazer is one of its bikes which falls in the sports bike segment. Its variant Yamaha Fazer 250 is powered by a 249cc engine which makes it suitable to ride on all sorts of terrains. Quick pick-up, acceleration and an advance engine are the special features of the bike.
The sports bike has 249cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, SOHC valve petrol engine. It churns out a power of 21bhp at 7500rpm with a torque of 20.5Nm at 6500rpm. It has an air cooled engine with ECU / CDI ignition type to utilize fuel efficiently. The bore x stroke of the bike is 74.0 x 58.0mm. It has an electronic fuel injection system. The sports bike has a 5 speed manual gearbox along with multi-disc oil-plated mechanical actuation clutch. The average mileage of the motorbike is about 25kmpl with a fuel-tank capacity of 16liters. The overall dimension of the motorcycle is 2030mm x 745mm x 1050mm as length x width x height with dry weight of 139.2kg. It has a wheelbase of 1370mm with ground a clearance of 190mm.
The motorbike appears sporty with an aerodynamic design. It has a large silencer and a fuel-tank with bubble shape side panels. It has a halogen 12V 55/60W headlamp to provide a clear vision to the rider. It has knee-recess on both sides to ensure ease to both the pillion as well as the rider. An aluminum designed sub-frame section is mounted for the pillion foot-pegs to enhance ride quality. It is blessed with an electric start facility. The instrument panel of the bike includes tripmeter, speedometer, low fuel and oil indicators. The bike is obtainable in 4 different shades.
The bike is furnished with a disc brake of 260mm at the front and a drum brake of 130mm at the rear, helps to stop the bike instantly and ensures safety. The sports bike has telescopic fork and monolink with monoshock suspensions at the front and rear respectively. The bike is blessed with 17inch alloy wheels with alloy spokes and tubeless tyres. The tubeless tyres ensure puncture resistant, trouble free drive The size of the tyre at the front is 100/80-17 M/C 52S and at the rear 130/70 - 17 M/C 62S.
Yamaha Fazer 250 is designed to target the young crowd with its speed and fuel-efficiency. The broad tyres proffer safety and easy control to reduce risk conditions. Other bikes like Kawasaki Ninja 250R, Honda CBR250R, Hyosung GT250R can give a tough competition to it.