New Delhi, 7th December, 2017: India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd is delighted to announce that Yamaha FZ 25 has won the top honours at the recently concluded CII Design Excellence Awards under the category of ‘Two-wheeler – commercial’. The Design Excellence awards were initiated by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in 2011 to establish design as a tool for national competitiveness in the country.
The stylish FZ 25 design emphasizes both the senses of mass forward layout and downforce, evoking the powerful muscles of an athlete. The street model delivers riding enjoyment as well as excellent fuel efficiency and environmental performance and is targeted for biking enthusiasts in the age group of 20 to early 30s.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Roy Kurian, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said, “Yamaha is committed towards innovation in performance and design. This award testifies why customers feel the excitement while on the saddle of Yamaha’s two wheelers.”
About Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd
Yamaha Motor made its initial foray into India in 1985 as a joint-venture. In August 2001, it became a 100% subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, (YMC), Japan. In 2008, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. entered into an agreement with YMC to become a joint-investor in India Yamaha Motor Private Limited (IYM). YMC has established its wholly-owned subsidiary – Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. (YMIS) in India to independently support IYM in Sales & Marketing of its products.
Presently, YMIS supports IYM to market and sell its two-wheelers including: Sports models such as YZF-R15 version 2.0 (149 cc), YZF-R15S (149 cc); Blue-Core Technology enabled models such as FZ 25 (249 cc), Fazer 25 (249 cc), FZ-S FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), FZ FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), Fazer FI (Fuel-Injected, 149 cc), SZ-RR version 2.0 (149 cc), Saluto (125 cc), Saluto RX(110 cc), Cygnus Ray-ZR(113 cc), Fascino (113 cc), Cygnus Alpha (113 cc), Cygnus Ray Z (113 cc); latest superbike MT-09 (847 cc) as well as imported models comprising of VMAX (1,679 cc), YZF-R1M (998 cc) and YZF-R1 (998 cc).