Yamaha unveiled a new version of its YS250 Fazer for the Brazilian market that runs on gasoline, ethanol fuel, or a mixture of both. The new YS 250 Fazer BlueFlex is Yamaha’s first flex-fuel model, but the manufacturer says it plans to add more BlueFlex models in the future.
Brazil is the world’s second largest ethanol fuel producer and the most successful biofuel-based economy. About 90% of all new cars sold in Brazil use ethanol but flex fuel motorcycles are relatively new.
Honda launched the first flex fuel motorcycle in 2009, the CG150 Titan Mix. At 249cc however, the Yamaha YS250 Fazer BlueFlex becomes Brazil’s largest-displacement flex fuel motorcycle. Continue Reading »