Yamaha Motor Honored at "CII Design Excellence Awards" — FZ25 Motorcycle for India Wins "Mobility Design" Category —
December 21, 2017
IWATA, December 21, 2017—Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:7272) announced today that the FZ25 motorcycle has been recognized at the CII Design Excellence Awards, winning the “Two-wheelers Commercial” - “Mobility Design” category. This competition is hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry, and the accolade represents the Company’s first honor in these Awards, received at its first application.
Now in their seventh year since establishment in 2011, the CII Design Excellence Awards recognize outstanding products manufactured and/or sold in India.
The award-winning FZ25 is produced and sold by Indian subsidiary India Yamaha Motor Private Limited. The FZ25 is a street model motorcycle featuring a new 250cc BLUE CORE engine, which delivers both riding enjoyment as well as excellent fuel efficiency and environmental performance.
First launched in 2008, the FZ series sits in a relatively high-priced category. However, it has won strong support from young customers, and these popular models have sold a total of more than 1.5 million units since their launch. The FZ25 is one model with which Yamaha Motor aims to further increase sales in the expanding high-priced range of the Indian motorcycle market.