2014 Yamaha FZ-09 First Look — Motorcycle USA

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2014 Yamaha FZ-09 Look

When Yamaha its Inline Triple Crossplane engine at Intermot in October of many wondered and speculated and in what, the Inline 3-cyclinder show up in first. The Tuning company just answered question at its annual dealer with the announcement of the 2014 FZ-09.

Replacing the FZ8, the is a … sportbike that describes as having “an performance character and fundamental More simply put the engine and output will be exciting and will be lively while not an arm and a leg. That’s a tall for an all-new motorcycle with a that is all-new as well. At the FZ-09 rings in $900 than the bike it replaces.

The MSRP also makes it the priced in its class, costing less than the next triple, the Triumph Street 675.

The FZ-09’s Inline crossplane engine has a displacement of with a 78mm bore and …. Dual overhead actuate four valves per The 120-degree crankshaft’s even order is claimed to allow for revving yet torquey character.

A balancing shaft rotates to the crankshaft direction to quell

Air is delivered to the ride-by-wire YCC-T Chip Controlled Throttle via unequal length intake Yamaha calls these “variable length,” but they do not or move so “varied length” be a better description. Along the YCC-T system comes D-Mode variable throttle system that allows the to choose from three riding modes or maps.

maps are optimized for different on the road, but are not traction control. prevalent electronic nanny, is also absent. With an so low some tech must be apparently.

A stainless steel exhaust system expends gases and is mass centralized to the center of gravity as low as possible for handling.

To utilize the torque character of the engine, Yamaha optimized the ratios of the 6-speed transmission to the low- to mid-speed grunt. The size has been compacted to the cases as narrow as the cylinder and head.

A new aluminum frame around the compact crossplane and utilizes an externally mounted This means the suspension is on the outside of the main frame allowing for a narrow midsection at the area. Up front a 41mm fork strokes through 5.4 of travel. At the rear a horizontal shock and linkage give 5.1 of travel.

Yamaha FZ 1S
Yamaha FZ 1S

Adjustments are preload and rebound at ends.

Compared to the FZ8, the has a shorter wheelbase and less The new 10-spoke aluminum wheels are by 8.5 pounds, and the bike as a whole 53 pounds less, tipping the full of fluids at 414 pounds. All combines for what Yamaha as a light and neutral feel still being sporty.

on the FZ-09 are more upright and it has a layout with the bars 53mm taller and 40mm back. Legroom has increased as finding the pegs 26mm and 2mm back. The 32.1-inch seat is identical to the outgoing model.

With just a moment to sit on the it was immediately clear the seat-to-tank is remarkably narrow and should some strain off the hips on rides.

At a glance there is no the FZ-09 as a Yamaha and that in the FZ family; it’s updated but make a huge departure in New switchgear, LED taillights and a new LCD meter are sporty and high quality.

should be hitting dealer in October. Will the crossplane make it into more in the future? In this day and age it does not financial sense to create an design for a singular model.

When the Yamaha reps quizzed on this fact just shrugged and smiled.

Yamaha FZ 1S
Yamaha FZ 1S
Yamaha FZ 1S
Yamaha FZ 1S
Yamaha FZ 1S


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