2015 Yamaha SR400- First Look Review- Photos- Specifications- Price

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2015 Yamaha SR400 – Look Long live the Yamaha’s all-new 2015 takes us back to 1978.

led by successful new offerings such as the YZ the highly entertaining FZ-09 and the Star Bolt Sportster had a solid 2013, with up 20 percent in a flat US market. But the company has by no means become a point proven by the new 2015 a classic-looking standard that on sale in June, powered by an 399cc four-… single a kickstarter. Yes, a kickstarter .

It takes chutzpah to introduce a streetbike in the US market, but that’s what Yamaha has done the narrow 384-pound SR400, traces its lineage back to the that made its US debut in Why 399cc? Japan’s tiered system has a 400cc limit, and the is unchanged for the US market to help the cost down.

And speaking of price, the 2015 SR400 has an MSRP of $5,990. the new SR400, available only in looks like it could be 1978 model—even to the point of having a little window on the cam to help the rider find top center—its sohc two-valve is now fuel-injected, enabling it to meet regulations and be easier to start, by a compression release on the left of the handlebar. Yamaha, in fact, the new SR400 is so easy to start it can be done by hand.

We’ll just have to see that. But in the meantime, we like we see in the SR400’s elemental hardware. includes a narrow, double-cradle frame, a centerstand, a 3.2-gallon tank, a comfortable bench a front disc brake and a drum with a handy indicating brake-shoe wear.

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It looks like the Japanese-built SR be an amenable machine to ride, with its 31-inch seat low weight, and excellent fuel “When you ride it, it will you back a few years,” explains Bob Starr, who calls the SR “a real that does not feel some cheap beginner’s

Although the chrome-intensive new SR400 indeed look very like a classic steed the 1970s—with old-style switchgear, fenders, and a simple analog (a 100-mph speedo and a 9,000-rpm the bike’s appeal. Yamaha, clear, must feel the US is ripe for such a bike, a that cries out to be customized taking you back to those when motorcycling was more and people took pride in able to kickstart their

Is Yamaha right? The company it did lots of market research in where buyers made it that they preferred the SR an electric starter. But will warm to the idea of an air-cooled that’s kick-start only?

conduct our own little research Would you prefer the SR400 or without, an electric starter?

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