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New Yamaha FZ8: Details, specs

2010-03-30 09:37
At long last we get a proper look at the Yamaha new middleweight’s technical specification.

Since its launch at the 2009 EICMA, Yamaha has been taking their right time at releasing information and images of the hotly awaited new FZ8.

Now the company has finally satisfied our curiosity by announcing the technical specification of the new middleweight along with another official image.

Technical specifications:

Engine type: Liquid cooled 4-stroke, DOHC Forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder
Displacement: 779 cm3
Bore x stroke: 68.0 × 53.6mm
Compression ratio: 12.0: 1
Maximum power: 106bhp / 10000r/min
Maximum torque: 61ft-lbs / 8000r/min
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Carburettor: Electronic Fuel Injection
Clutch type: Wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Ignition system: Transistorised coil ignition
Starter system: Electric
Transmission system: Constant mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission: Chain
Fuel tank capacity: 17 litre
Oil tank capacity: 3.8 litre
Chassis: Diamond
Front suspension: Telescopic fork, 43mm inner tube
Front travel: 130 mm
Rear suspension system: Swingarm, linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear travel: 130 mm
Trail: 109 mm
Front brake: Hydraulic dual disc brake, Ø 310mm
Rear brake: Hydraulic single disc brake, Ø 267mm
Front tyre: 120/70 ZR17 M/C(58W)
Rear tyre: 180/55 ZR17 M/C(73W)
Length (mm): 2,140mm
Width (mm): 770mm
Height (mm): 1 065mm
Seat height (mm): 815mm
Wheel base (mm): 1 460mm
Minimum ground clearance (mm): 140mm
Service weight (kg): 211kg


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