Retro looks and modern technology. It’s basically Yamaha XSR900.
Yamaha’s new bike has fantastic FZ-09 platform which has been given a retro look. This motorcycle is designed to bring back memories of the XS line from the sixties and seventies. This model of Yamaha will soon hit the market in Europe.
The XSR900 takes inspiration from Yamaha’s rich history of sports bikes and motorcycle design, mixed with cutting edge technology.
Altered body and beltway front and rear lights, significantly changed the look of the bike, and the powerful CP3 “847cc Presumed 115ks. Traction control and ABS brake also improved compared to the model FZ-09th
Aluminum frame has a compact design that is wrapped around the engine, and the distance between the axles is 144cm. This motorcycle is for large people. The seats are located at 83cm from the ground, his weight was 195 kg. The front suspension is set at an angle of 25 degrees, and the rear suspension is made of aluminum and is connected to monoshock.
Yamaha claims the bike is built using data markets in Europe and the US, and has strong influence and current appearance of this type of motorcycles. Obviously, this motorcycle is associated with the design Roland Sands, who still recalls the spirit of the fantastic TZ750.
Detail-wise, the seat features burgundy-colored faux suede leather panels and red stitching, with the XSR900 logo embossed on the rear. The single round instrument gauge recalls the older style in shape, but in function it returns to present-day technology. The LCD panel features a tachometer running around the outer perimeter, along with displays for digital speedometer, gear indicator, fuel gauge, odometer/tripmeter/clock, plus TC and Ride Mode settings. All told, the XSR900 comes in 16 pounds heavier than the FZ-09 according to Yamaha, at a claimed 430 pounds full of fuel (which is still pretty darn light compared to its market competitors).
Yamaha importer has announced prices for the new models, so Yamaha XSR900 can be bought for the price of 10,360 euros in gray, while the yellow variant (“60-th Anniversary”) will sell for 10,700 euros.