Out With The FZ8, In With The FZ-09 — Cycle News

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Yamaha FZ8

Out With The FZ8, In With The

The FZ8 has been replaced by a more torquier, lighter and cheaper

When Yamaha introduced its new Crossplane Concept Bike at the Motorcycle Show last feedback was so positive that moved forward and committed to its theory in what the company “will shape Yamaha’s motorcycle line up.”

The of these three-cylinder machines is the middleweight … sportbike which will take the of the previous and now-discontinued FZ8. In the FZ-09, Yamaha put special on certain key areas, such as position, cornering performance, size, originality of styling, technology and acceleration from a — the top six reasons why riders … sportbikes in the first according to a recent Yamaha

The all-new FZ-09 features new Crossplane Crankshaft Concept Engine technology.

The big news is the FZ-09’s motor and its three-cylinder but it also offers some of already proven innovations, as its MotoGP-inspired YCC-T ride-by-wire technology and D-Mode three-way throttle mapping, as well as new like variable-length intake

Power is relayed to the rear via a six-speed transmission, and exhaust is by a centralized 3-into-1 stainless-steel

Some might be disappointed the FZ-09 is not fitted with a clutch or offered with ABS But the flip side is lower and less weight. At 414 pounds, about 50 pounds lighter the previous FZ8.

Yamaha “exciting and quick revving, performance from the FZ-09’s According to Yamaha’s specs, the delivers 65 ft./lbs of torque, it claims is more than of its primary competitive models, the BMW F 800 R, Ducati Monster 976, Street Triple 675, Bonneville T100 and the FZ8.

The all-new motor is, of course, to an all-new and more narrow frame. The new frame with a new mounted swingarm combines to what Yamaha claims is and neutral handling, as well as steering feel at low speeds.

is made up of an inverted fork and a horizontally arranged shock, both featuring adjustable and rebound damping.

Yamaha FZ8

As mentioned, rider comfort was on Yamaha’s priority list. The end are handlebars that are 53mm and 40mm closer to the rider, and that are positioned 26mm and 2mm more rearward compared to the FZ8 Yamaha says gives the a more specious, pleasurable and feel.

Yamaha gave us a to look and sit on the bike and we can tell you the FZ-09 is, in fact, motocross-bike at the tank/seat junction (and through to the footpegs) and feels small and compact overall. In words, it feels fun.

The new FZ-09 triple has all of the ingredients to be a fun yet practical street bike.

To the FZ-09 a more sporty and look, it gets new 10-spoke cast wheels and new switchgear, LCD and LED tail light.

When unveiled the FZ-09 to us, it saved the bit of information for last – the FZ-09’s which is a jaw-dropping $7990. $900 less than the FZ8. It’s also than all of the aforementioned bikes in its

The FZ-09 will be available in two – red and black – and will be available in

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