Yamaha is gearing to launch the another superbike in India, the FZ1. The super bike will be launched in December and will be priced between R.s 8-9 lakh. Yamaha FZ1, with its 1000cc and four cylinders , would compete with the recentlylaunched Honda CB1000R. It is pitted in the same category as the Suzuki Bandit and Kawasaki Z1000S in the international market.
Yamaha may also plan the CKD route, if this is true, it will be the first superbike to be assembled by India. Assembling in India will help the company to price the bike at a more competitive price.