Yamaha FZ 25 has received the prestigious India Design Mark (I Mark) award from the Indian Design Council for its engineering and design. Since 2012, Yamaha's design philosophy has received the true testimony for its entire range of products like YZF-R15 (2012), Cygnus Ray (2013), Cygnus Ray Z (2014), Cygnus Alpha and FZ (2015), Yamaha Fascino & Saluto 125 (2016), Cygnus Ray ZR and YZF R3 (2017) followed by FZ 25 winning the certification this year. For those asking, India Design Council is an autonomous body of Government of India established under the aegis of Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Roy Kurian, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd. said, "Yamaha is excited to be honoured by industry’s one of the most coveted recognitions, ‘India Design Mark’. The brand always strives to bring the most innovative and stylish products to its consumers and this certification have further induced Yamaha’s zeal to cater to its patrons with exciting products that revs heart for its excellence in design, style and comfort.” In 2008, the company had introduced FZ series in India which has got an overwhelming response from Indian customers. By 2017, while over 1 million proud owners of FZ series were waiting for up gradation, the all new FZ 25 was launched to strengthen & expand FZ brand in India.
Based on a lightweight frame, Yamaha FZ 25 is powered by a newly designed air-cooled, 249 cc, high torque, fuel-injected engine. Speaking of the India Design Council, it is a national strategic body for multi-disciplinary design and is involved in promotion of design to ultimately make India a design enabled country. The India Design Council is spearheading the national design direction and is working with other government agencies, the design community, industry and education institutions to promote design in business, society and public services and developing design excellence. And, India Design Mark award is granted to an applicant after following a diligent evaluation process aimed at identifying good design that exceeds the prescribed criteria of evaluation.