Yamaha Fazer8

Expected Price

₹ 9,00,000
* Delhi. May vary.
Expected

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QUICK FACTS & OVERVIEW
Mileage 16-24 kmpl (approx.)
Type Sports
Shades Competition White, Race Blu, Midnight Black
Current Status Upcoming
Official Tagline The Faster Escape Route
Summary Yamaha Fazer8 is a middleweight sports tourer that is based on the liter class FZ series but carries a 779 cc, 4-cylinder engine. Fazer8 is good for 104.8 BHP at 10000 rpm and 82 Nm at 8000 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox while the motorcycle weighs 215 kg. Yamaha claims a top speed of 225 kmph for the Fazer while braking power comes front dual front 310 mm disc brakes at the front and 267 mm single disc at the rear. It comes with a 17 liter fuel tank and uses ZR spec tyres for added road grip. It is an expected model for the Indian market as once launched, it would rival Kawasaki Z800 and Triumph Street Triple in the country.
EXPECTED PRICE & LAUNCH DATE
Expected Price Rs 9 lakh
Launch Date Not Announced Yet
ENGINE & GEARBOX
Displacement 779 cc
No. of Cylinders 4
No. of Gears 6
Maximum Power 104.8 BHP @ 10000 rpm
Maximum Torque 82.0 NM @ 8000 rpm
Engine Description liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Ignition TCI (digital)
Lubrication Wet sump
Compression Ratio 12.0 : 1
Bore 68.0 mm
Stroke 53.6 mm
Fuel Type Petrol
Gearbox Type Constant Mesh
Clutch Wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Final transmission Chain
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Front Brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 310 mm
Rear Brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 267 mm
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Front Suspension Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 43 mm inner tube
Rear Suspension Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Front Wheel Travel 130 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 130 mm
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR17M/C (73W)
Wheel Type Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Overall Length 2140 mm
Overall Width 770 mm
Overall Height 1225 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm
Seat Height 815 mm
Wheelbase 1460 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 215 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 litres
Oil tank capacity 3.8 litres
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Top Speed 225 kmph
Mileage (City) 16 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) 24 kmpl
Mileage (Combined) 20 kmpl
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Analog
Fuel Gauge Digital
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
BATTERY
Battery Type MF
LIGHTING
Head Light Halogen
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
Frame/Chassis Aluminium die-cast, Diamond Shaped
Caster Angle 25º
Trail 109 mm

Yamaha Fazer8 Review

12 Jan, 2016 10:54 AM

Overview

Yamaha is a Japanese multinational corporation known for the high-end two wheelers. Its headquarters are located in Shizuoka, Japan. Since it has started, launched various models of motorcycles as well as scooters. The company has now launched the new Fazer8, a sports bike in UK and Europe. This is the super sport performer with rugged good looks. It is in speculation that will be launched in India by the year 2015. Lets check out the details of this sports bike below.

Design and Style

Yamaha Fazer8 features a semi-fared aerodynamic body for the enhanced comfort. It uses the light and rigid aluminum die-cast, diamond shaped, delta frame which is the most advanced in the industry. The dual headlight half fairing goes deep into the fuel tank area to underline the sleek lines present on the bike. The Fazer8 is one of the most relaxing bikes to ride with its ergonomic seating position. The new radical muffler design and the blackened out alloys gives it a sporty stance.

Dimensions and Fuel Tank Capacity

The Fazer8 comes with a length of 2140 mm, width of 770 mm and a height of 1225 mm as it dimensions along with a weight of 215 Kg. It has a fuel tank capacity of 17-litres which makes it suitable for long runs.

Instrument Panel

The bike features a LCD digital dash which includes a speedometer, fuel gauge, tripmeter and a clock. The panel also bears an analogue tachometer with an illuminating needle. The cluster also comprises of indicators for pass-light, step-up seat, stand alarm, low fuel, battery and oil. The amber color is used in LCD for better illumination which gives it a futuristic look.

Engine and Gearbox

Yamaha Fazer8 is expected to be powered by the same R-series DNA with a 779cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine that will generate a maximum power of 104.8 bhp at 10000 rpm and a maximum torque of 82 Nm at 8000 rpm. This 4-stroke, four cylinder engine would be mated to a constant mesh six speed transmission and a wet, multiple-disc coil spring clutch system. It will use the electronic fuel injection and TCI (digital) ignition system in order to make the engine more fuel efficient.

Brakes and Suspension

The Fazer8 is expected to have 310 mm hydraulic dual disc brakes at the front and 267 mm hydraulic single disc brakes at the rear end. On the other hand, suspension duties would be handled by upside-down telescopic forks at the front and linked mono shock with spring preload adjustment at the back.

Ride and Handling

There is a great fun to ride this sports bike. The extended wheelbase of 1460 mm offers you a safe and stable ride. On the other hand, the ground clearance of 140 mm helps in protecting the under body from damages. The bike comes with a tyre size of 120/70 ZR17 M/C at the front and 180/55 ZR17 M/C at the back. The Fazer8 does not lose control even at higher speeds.

Variants

This motorcycle is expected to have two variants: one is Yamaha Fazer8 and other is Yamaha Fazer8 ABS. The only difference between the two is of anti-lock braking system that is ABS.

Shades

Yamaha Fazer8 is expected to be available in three attractive color options: Midnight Black, Race Blue and Competition White.

Price

This stunning bike is expected to be priced around INR 9 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) may vary.

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