Yamaha FZ8 and Fazer8: Slayers Z 750?

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Yamaha FZ8 and Fazer8: Slayers Z

January 10, 2012 | Filed Yamaha | Posted by: Rana

Expected “ as the blue wolf “. the FZ8 and Fazer come in eight in May 2010. Key argument, they a very favorable displacement on and a technical basis directly from the high-end FZ1. But unique cocktail is he able to the Z750 best seller?

Our at the end of this first test.

FZ8 and Fazer8: first test

The XT to CT, the to R1 – as many bikes that upset the established order – has always been a creative of the motorcycle industry. But times changed: the large volumes of in France are now the exclusive domain of and mid-engine roadster. And innovation is now a practice. Lonely troublemaker in a of immobility struck, the Z 750 was erected face a myriad of 600 cm3.

the Kawasaki hit, with of cm3 in addition, a sale price of … and qualities always objectively

Could have been so helping jealousy, generate a response. Nada! While the 600 to proliferate, it was not until six years to get to see a competitor of equal displacement, the FZ8 . Before switching on, imagine this bike redistributes the within the firm to tuning

Between aging and FZ1 XJ6 entry-level appeared ( the FZ6 and Fazer, sold copies since 1998, from the catalog ) . the best of Kawasaki Z 750 ( Triumph Speed or 675 ) . intends to prevail for long as the advanced manufacturer. But she has the means? See it.

More than a family

“ Built around components in the hypersport picks, the Yamaha FZ8 the DNA of FZ “ warned Alessandro Polat, planner for Yamaha Europe. The is obvious : reduce development and production in these lean to save correct margins and a price. A formula that reveal, we shall see, its sides, and worse.

Thus, in the of journalists invited presentation in the of France, the designers have not Not that the bike shows any of taste, but because at first it looks a lot like the FZ1 which it the full aluminum chassis. yet so similar, dressing has been with little daring. Yet the is aggressive, very compact.

The have gone to the point, by the front of the seat and the tank (- 1 at the crotch.

By settling on board, we not having to keep the legs as the FZ1. The same pattern – so – does not unduly penalize the of average height. By examining the you realize that plastics are adjusted, and finish correctly. The handlebar and perched on oversized is no longer appropriate.

The new hanger is open from 5 mm at the end of the Position to provide untied, the have been lowered and back slightly. In the end, it was like being seated in the wheel on the FZ1.

In addition, the of the 800 possesses no more adjustment and only a shock preload spring. The altar of the economy was that sacrifice and that of a stand. It is tradition at Yamaha, the is available in version Naked ( FZ8 ) or Fairing ( Yamaha Fazer8 )

The two sisters will soon be with optional ABS.

and softness

Right out of Marseille, we the heart of the matter. The beautiful to Gineste immediately invites us to the potential of new and Yamaha Fazer8 FZ8 . Here we find the four-cylinder “ “ the FZ1, wearing for the occasion of a cylinder head 20 against the

With diameters of injection and lowered, we understand that the was on the availability rather than on performance, although both announce 106.3 hp, which is the allowed in France. First in of the Yamaha FZ8 . I’m frankly impressed the availability of this mechanism, but without exuberant presence at r / min thereafter by providing an extensive up to 10 000 r / min. Needless to say, we can wound on a light throttle changing the report.

Just a little hollow there between 5000 and rev / min, usual level of tests. If the need for stronger arises, we must then selector, where it was enough to the handle on the 1000. You can not have ! Traditionally dry box “ modified “ wins On many bikes the official she claimed, however, to insist a return speed.

It is true 700 km on the clock, the boxes were not After Gineste, back to where we tackle the famous Baume. The opportunity to focus on the and especially noted that it had forgotten during the first of the test.

Comfortable and docile

On trips, the position at any time any contortion. With the agreement / suspension, it “ floats “ comfortably at an of 815 mm or the height of the saddle. Perfectly the Yamaha FZ8 is an example of ease. Not to write, unlike some – thank you any inertia of the engine and the tire of “ only “ 180 mm! – But not as incisive as a she is both more reassuring.

The non brakes from the old R1 is progressive, fully in the note. Conduct does casting fun. The of the exhaust is very quiet Some vibrations occur in the steady. At this rate – and more rapid – the suspension to the road.

Yamaha Fazer8

The Bridgestone BT 021 largely meet the For now, it’s flawless.

to the effects of economies

This is the Yamaha FZ8 and sis Yamaha Fazer8 a corner that these reveal their imperfections. For a feeling, the position should be tilted to the front. On the winding of Provence hinterland, the tip of the soles, a forward footrests, often with the bitumen.

And if the fork correctly read the road ( it was the of non-adjustable forks less … ), rear shock quickly its limitations. Too little withheld in frankly it bounces on poor raising fears that the tire will end up dropping

But most users should use the more quietly and a roadster for purposes is not a supersport ( whatever the limits will soon ) . In times of crises, the manufacturer as we know, the roadster offer the price. The real speed will therefore requested to elsewhere for the source of their Perhaps the side of a future R8 ( or M8 ) . is already imagine the dress of an R6 bodybuildée? …

Opium for the Masses

To shelter me from the wrath of I choose to continue the test the Yamaha Fazer8 . The protection by the steering head wide is not commensurate with the semblance of brought by the deflector block roadster Yamaha FZ8 . Do not down as low as the XJ6 the fairing should not be much effective. Immediately, the head and are no longer subject to the pressure of the

Even without a cowl, bike can go appeal to lovers of Yamaha should also to offer a wide range of in this direction. Able to themselves in the city, little on the road, taking the course and discharging the requirements of the mind – risks associated with torque, or otherwise maintaining a speed – the Yamaha would it universal motorcycle?

Conclusion: grief, but of course!

At the end of the first to be confirmed in a test more the duo finally seems Yamaha Yamaha FZ8 and raise our concerns the effectiveness of their technical Without surprise, these are satisfactory in all circumstances, as their seems ideal in terms of and performance. The 779 cm3 has been designed to our regulations. since it is in Europe is the potential market for such

But ( because there is a but ) the arrival of a could generate intermediate with no relief when are restrained. nor very torque y nor alert at the top, just and smooth as the first V4 VFR 800 ( before the V ) … or a beautiful blond e that preferred a brunette. In the meantime, not be more royalist than the

These Yamaha probably a new generation in all categories. In announcing the FZ8 at the introductory price of € 7999 € 500 is barely more than the Z 750. its competitor natural Eric De Seine, president of Motor France, hopes to more than 5000 in But beware: Kawasaki, 750 of which his last months before replaced by a profound change. is planning to lower its tariff.

And we talk more and more of a GSR The war of the Japanese roadster has just which will be more for each of the manufacturers. latestbikesinfo of course also on the forehead !

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