India Yamaha is all ready to leap in Indian 250cc bike market with the launching of a 250cc bike in this year. In the same segment, Kawasaki Ninja 250R and Honda CBR 250R have attracted bike lovers; other companies are also working on 250cc bikes in India that include Bajaj Pulsar 250R, TVS Apache 250R and Suzuki GW250. The launch of the Yamaha 250cc bike is expected before end of this year or on Diwali. The new Yamaha 250cc bike is expected with competitor price range of between Rs. 1.75 lakhs to 2.0 lakhs.
Yamaha 250cc bike is expected in Yamaha FZ series and it might be loaded with a single cylinder fuel injected 250 cc engine with liquid cooling. It might be Naked motorcycle as Suzuki GW250. The bike will have general but aerodynamic body design and attractive graphics. This upcoming Yamaha 250cc bike might be loaded with dual disc brake and latest security system ABS as Honda CBR 250R. It would also have 4 valves and an adjustable monoshock at the rear. As other entry-level sports bikes, it is expected with fatter tyres to give it sporty and bold look in the segment.
Yamaha India is doing well in Indian market and having almost all the segment bikes from entry-level to supersports. The company is providing reliable and durable two-wheelers and recently launched Yamaha SZ that is awarded by 'Bike of the Year Award'. In Yamaha's portfolio Yamaha VMAX is the high-end super.
The new 250cc bike from Yamaha might be re-worked Yamaha Fazer or Yamaha FZ that come with 150cc engine, at present.