Yamaha FZ8 StreetFighter Gallery and Informations

Yamaha FZ8 StreetFighter Gallery

That many anticipated FZ8 and Yamaha Super Tenere Yamaha sales will occur this summer according to the Yamaha.

Yamaha working hard to promote both bike with heavy-disguised picture showing the parts of both motorcycles and a new silhouette that shows Super Tenere Yamaha R1-style headlight.

Yamaha FZ8 StreetFighter Gallery
Yamaha FZ8 StreetFighter Gallery

Yamaha officially launched the headlights of the FZ8 a few weeks ago but no further information came from Yamaha officially.

A Yamaha insider said: "FZ8 will appear at the end of this year together with Super Tenere that would be a good thing to boost interest in the new bike and the bike is expected to generate some significant sales in 2010."

No official estimated FZ8 has a smaller capacity four-cylinder version of the 998cc motor FZ1 - itself based on the five-valve Yamaha R1 engine from the year 2005.

FZ8 will replace the smaller capacity as a sporty model FZ6 naked middleweight, leaving the XJ6, XJ6 Diversion, and the new-for-2010 F XJ6 Diversion to satisfy beginners and versatile market.

This is the main rival will F800R BMW, Honda Hornet 600, Triumph Street Triple R and Aprilia shiver 750.

Super Tenere boxy silhouette shows off-road-style panniers, reinforcing evidence that the Yamaha bike will go head-to-head with BMW for the R1200GS, it does not involve more road-biased Ducati new Multistrada 1200.

Super Tenere technical highlights we already know about are:
- 3-mode ABS
- Shaft drive
- Associated brake
- Switchable engine maps
- Ride-by-wire throttle
- Traction control
- Side-mounted radiators