New Delhi: The 150 cc motorycle segment is one of the most popular displacement categories among Indian youth. Bike lovers feel enthralled by the acceleration, good looks, decent power, performance and fair fuel efficiency of the segment.
Here in this list we offer top five 150cc bikes that provide adequate power to the rider without denting the monthly fuel budget.
5. Yamaha FZ-S (or Fazer)
Yahama FZ S is the most muscular 150cc bike in the Indian market till date. The bike certainly looks appealing due to its naked styling and edges that makes it sporty. The headlamps on FZ S give it an aggressive look with midship muffler adding to its looks. In its latest update, Yamaha has launched a selection of new colours to the FZ-S: the Fearless Black, Glory Gold, Raging Red and Tempest Blue.
The Yamaha FZ-S is powered by a 153cc single-cylinder 4 stroke engine that delivers a maximum power output of 14PS @7500 RPM. The torque delivered can go up to 13.6Nm at 6000RPM. There are both electric and kick start options The wheelbase measures a standard 1334mm and the bike has a ground clearance of 160mm. This 135kg bike has a total fuel capacity of 12 liters. The styling of the bike is very masculine and has edges and lines that make the machine look extremely sporty. The recent update gave the bike new body graphics, bigger rear fender, kick start, wider and longer rear seat and new rear grab rails. The upgrades results in a modern look and a comfortable to ride for both rider and pillion. Both FZ-S and Fazer are performance oriented bikes. The bikes deliver quick throttle response and smooth gear-shifts.
Although Yamaha claims a fuel efficiency of 50.81kmpl, the bike returns an average of 30 kmpl in city and a better 34 kmpl on straight roads, which is not better than the 200cc Pulsar!