After the successful launch of 2017 Yamaha FZ-07 and 2017 Yamaha FZ6R, Yamaha has launched the new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle featuring the 847 ccs in-line cylinder cross plane crankshaft concept engine. Its engine delivers the massive power, thrilling power, and class-leading performance. This bike features an aggressive body work with stylish frame and ergonomically perfect chassis. Its color combination and graphics adds another level to its attractive look. Following are the review of new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle.
Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle – Features and Price
The new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle features the 847 ccs of a liquid cooled engine having inline 3-cylinder DOHC with downdraft intake and the ride-by-wire throttle control. This bike has the bore into stroke ratio of 78 mm and 59.1 mm respectively while the compression ratio of 11.5:1. It delivers an exciting torque and quick revving characteristics of an engine. This engine has perfect splitting characteristics of both 2 and 4 cylinder motors in the compact and lightweight package. With the help of Crossplane Crankshaft Concept, this new engine provides the linear torque development in the response of rider’s throttle input. This CP3 engine uses the compact counter balance to control vibration and to offer the smooth ride. This engine mounts its three cylinder bores 5mm forward towards the exhaust side. It results in the drop of friction between the piston to the cylinder for improved fuel economy and more power. It’s forged connecting rods are mode by using the fracture-split method, where it is the big-end ring of the connecting rod is purposefully fractured and it is then assembled to guarantee an unparalleled degree of manufacturing accuracy. It will then create the pair of similar halves that gives the best mating surface when they have bolted together again around the crankshaft. There are three intake funnels that have been specially designed to create the unique intake sound and broad curve. Its new design provides the CP3 engine an excellent spread of torque across its entire rev range. The Yamaha assist and slipper clutch offer the smooth ride with the confidence of downshifting when cornering. This engine features the compact 6-speed transmission which is especially design for best performance. It is designed in a triangular layout to have a low center of mass plus to maintain the engine shorter. It allows an optimized engine placement in the frame for excellent handling. The handling of new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle is further improved by placing the muffler low in the frame. It features the short slash-cut exhaust outlet giving the sweet exhaust note.
The new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle contains the ride-by-wire Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T) system, which senses the slightest throttle input by the rider. This system simultaneously measure an ideal throttle valve opening and then it actuates the throttle valves to actively control the intake volume. The new Traction Control System (TCS) assists the rider in the management of traction on various road conditions by quickly modulating the throttle opening, fuel volume, and ignition timing. The TCS of new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle includes the two modes which suit various road conditions. The special D-Mode system allows the rider to select an optimum level of engine characteristics for riding. The rider can choose from three throttle valve control maps i.e. Standard Mode, A Mode and B-Mode for different throttle response. There is also lightweight and compact LCD meter, which is mounted to its floating style headlight assembly for awesome appearance. The tachometer of new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle uses the digital bar-type display with the prominent speedometer and new gear position indicator.
Chassis/ Suspension Features
The new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle comes with the strong and compact controlled-full cast aluminum frame. Its wheelbase, fuel tank width, seat height and some other dimensions are well set. Its frame comes in the sporty look with the neutral handling character and to upright riding position with an amazing seat/tank junction. This bike features the 41 mm of inverted fork containing the compression damping adjustability in addition to the rebound damping and the spring preload adjustments. It lets the rider for greater flexibility in tuning their new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle. The fork design separates the compression and rebound damping into the separate fork legs, making it much easier to fine-tune for the best setup across all fork travel of 5.4 inches. The rear suspension contains the linkage-type motocross shock which is adjustable for rebound damping and spring preload. This new shock has an almost horizontal alignment which improves the mass centralization for slimmer body design. The sports bike features the aluminum wheels with a 10-spoke design. These new wheels are fitted with the front tire of 120/70ZR17 and rear tire of 180/55ZR17. These tires are built to offer excellent handling and grip. The braking system contains an awesome combination of brakes offering excellent stopping power. The front brakes consist up of the floating disc brakes of 298 mm with the radial mount 4-piston calipers with the rear rotor of 245 mm. The new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle comes with an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) as an additional securing and to give more confidence to the rider. The overall design is similar but much aggressive than the previour models i.e. 2014 Yamaha FZ-09.
The newly launched Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle feature the perfect ergonomics. It contains the tapered aluminum handlebars with an ideal placement of seat and footpegs. The narrow frame and its new fuel tank design enhance the sporty look of the bike. Its seat is kept flat for maximum comfort of rider and to give enough room for the passenger as well. This sports bike features the new turn signals with the best-LED headlight offering the brilliant illumination. The quad headlight unit produces the crisp spread of light for best light output. The taillight features the new stylish 3D design. This Yamaha bike has an aggressive style with the higher quality and modern look. The radiator shrouds and an air scoops provides the unified and mass-forward appearance.
Unique Key Features
- Radical New Styling.
- Adjustable Traction Control.
- Fully Adjustable Front Fork.
- Assist and Slipper Clutch.
- Anti-Lock Brakes.
- The Class-Defining FZ-09™: Version 2.0.
- Powerful Inline-Triple.
Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle – Price
The all-new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle is available from February 2017 in three different colors i.e. Candy Red, Matte Silver and Intensity White. It comes with the affordable price of $8,999 only.
Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle – Specs
||847 ccs liquid-cooled, DOHC, inline 3-cylinder; 12 valves
|Bore x Stroke
||78.0 mm x 59.1 mm
||Fuel injection with the YCC-T
||TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
||6-speed; multi-plate assist and a slipper wet clutch
|Suspension / Front
||41 mm inverted fork, fully adjustable; 5.4 inches travel
|Suspension / Rear
||Single shock, adjustable preload, and rebound damping; 5.1 inches travel
|Brakes / Front
||Dual hydraulic disc, 298 mm; ABS
|Brakes / Rear
||Hydraulic disc, 245 mm; ABS
|Tires / Front
|Tires / Rear
|L x W x H
||81.7 inches x 32.1 inches x 44.7 inches
|Rake (Caster Angle)
|Maximum Ground Clearance
||1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Yamaha has proved to be the Best Bike Selling in the World by launching the new Yamaha 2017 FZ-09 Sports Motorcycle according to the need and preferences of customers. This article provides the complete review of this new bike. It has the aggressive design, stylish frame, compact engine and the number of other features making it fantastic bike to ride.