2011 Yamaha FZ8 Super Streetbike

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Yamaha FZ8


Before you judge book by its cover as just … bike let’s get the straight: This is the best to come from Yamaha in It’ll make you forget the and even the R6 fans in the house find the FZ8 a better choice.

a capable, affordable, do-it-all that is as sporting as it is comfortable. is edgy and modern, power is than ample with a shove even stronger an FZ1 (its 1000cc big brother) and characteristics are light and nimble. not enough to convince you?

The FZ8 for just $8490, only more than the entry-level and a whopping $2000 less the FZ1. Just imagine the you can add for two-Gs.

Yamaha chose to the FZ8 in the winding hills north of Los and under the regiments of the event we saw from tight 15 MPH kinks to 100 MPH sweepers. The continuity of the motor and was damn near ideal for the leading some to believe Yamaha had extensive time to the package. Those in the know had the answer-the FZ8 has been available in since 2010.

In the saddle the first thing notice is the buttery-smooth motor and six-speed transmission. The new 779cc isn’t just a downsized FZ1 instead it’s a stand-alone OK, so it shares the same ’07-’08 R1 and … with the current but everything else has been

Yamaha awarded the motor good midrange by keeping the … of the FZ1 motor and simply the bore to arrive at the magical ratio of 68mm x 53.6mm. atop the long-… motor is a cylinder head with intake and exhaust valves as as revised cams.

New 35mm bodies (down from the 45mm units) also Yamaha’s Sub Throttle Valve that uses stepper rather than an actual to control throttle operation. long velocity stacks measure 150mm (cylinders 2 and 3) and (cylinders 1 and 4) sit atop the new fuel system and reside inside a airbox for an intake combo good for swells of mid-tach means easy wheelies.

But don’t let the midrange focus the thunder; this engine was meant to spin thanks to chambers with 12:1 ratios that push on a new with 30 percent less weight than an FZ1 unit. arrives at a lofty 11,500 RPM the new stainless headers and catalytic shorty can sound great the healthy intake howl.

is robust off the bottom with a bump in steam around RPM. From there, whack is available up to the rev-limiter, reports that Euro are churning out nearly 110 HP at the rear In the canyons, the torque makes for corner exits without effort.

This is the kind of motor that gets done quickly, unlike the FZ1 motor that lacks power in favor of serious hit. On the street the FZ8 will eat its brother’s lunch anywhere 100 MPH, and staying in the meat of the doesn’t necessitate fanning the lever either.

The broad of power is now backed by a wide-ratio with revised FZ1 ratios and overall gearing. First is short enough for nabbing the from a stoplight over sportbikes, and each subsequent cog that is well spaced to you in the race. During the press the FZ8 was never caught in the wrong and an indicated 75 MPH showed just RPM on the tach in top gear.

Cruising speeds are comfortable up to 85 MPH where vibration still entered the building, but windblast an issue. It is a … bike all, so we’ll let that slide.

The chassis is willing, but for work you might consider upgrades. Unlike the adjustable on the FZ1, the FZ8 receives non-adjustable KYB forks and a preload-only adjustable shock. The cast aluminum and …-cast aluminum swingarm are from the FZ1, as is the suspension

The FZ8 weighs just 467 pounds with fluids and flops side-to-side like a proper bike should-with ease. A nudge on the bar results in instantaneous lean angles, making and twisty roads into pumps. But push the FZ8 too hard and eventually find the limits of the suspenders, as peg feelers start away at the pavement.

Push a little harder and braking has the rear tire as the front forks compress into their travel. this is the tradeoff one must pay for a price tag and a plush highway Truthfully, the limits of the stock aren’t found until the reaches arrest-me-officer speeds.

If the suspension has some of you track crossing your arms, the blood pressure pills. some used FZ1 forks and a shock online and you’ll yourself a budget … of commuting to work and embarrassing a sportbike both on and off the track.

front calipers squeeze discs secured by an FZ1 front and handle the braking duties enough juice to haul the hay at any sane speeds. As for the rear it measures a half-inch slimmer the FZ1 unit for a smaller tire helps for quicker turn-in

Ergonomics nearly mirror of the FZ1, which means got the all-day comfort that and long-haulers are looking for. Our through the canyons and urban stretched nearly 175 miles eight hours, and rider was virtually non-existent. Try that on sportbike.

Furthering the note that is a bike of many faces, the 4.5 gallon tank and the near fuel mileage means you can fuel stops up to 200 miles. means long day trips or for commuters, a once-a-week filler-up is all need.

Yamaha FZ8

Initially we couldn’t why Yamaha would import the FZ8 when it already had a 1000cc FZ1 and a FZ6R. But all bets were off the first few miles-the FZ8 is that It isn’t a 150 HP sportbike dressed swoopy bodywork built to the track, but it is a sensible and exciting that many riders consider when shopping for next steed.

It handles it’s on rails, looks has serious juice and should some coin on insurance. a jack-of-all-trades ace that does a lot of well instead of one thing And at $8490 it’s a lot of bike for dollar.

The friendly price tag there should be some to make yours unique We can just see it now: powdercoated FZ1 suspension, an undertail, nice and a weekend full of wheelies and roads. Yamaha nailed it the FZ8 and proved that sometimes the less taken is truly the to utter greatness.

2011 Yamaha FZ8


Colors: Black (the there is).

Engine: 779cc, inline-four, 16-valves

ratio: 12:1

Frame: spar cast aluminum

suspension: 43mm KYB inverted non

Rear suspension: Mono type rear shock

Yamaha FZ8


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