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Scoop! Is this the next-gen Yamaha FZ150?

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Thanks to Sivasundar Radhakrishnan for sending these images in. Heartfelt gratitude for sharing it with other enthusiasts via this Team-BHP page

Test mules of an upcoming bike were recently spotted on the Bangalore-Chennai highway. Could this be the next generation Yamaha FZ150?

The prototypes seen here on Sriperumbudur license plates are camouflaged in black tape. They reportedly had an LED headlight but a conventional tail lamp and turn signals. Also note that the shape of the tail lamp looks similar to the current FZ. The fuel tank has a knee recess and a short fairing underneath. The bike has a stepped seat and side-mounted exhaust with a silver heat shield. 

The test bikes have a conventional telescopic type front suspension and a monoshock at the rear. They are sporting alloy wheels and have disc brakes at both ends. 

The current Yamaha FZ comes in two variants - FZ and FZS. The bikes are powered by a 149cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine with fuel injection that produces 13 BHP @ 8,000 rpm and 12.8 Nm of torque @ 6,000 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox.

 
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