2011 YAMAHA FZ-8S

Product Number: 8068
Price: $7,999.00
Shipping: $ 500.00 (Optional)
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YAMAHA FZ-8S
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Description

This Yamaha FZ-8S is a great all rounder, this bike has the capabilities to be a great sportsbike, commuter or tourer. This bike comes with a custom comfort seat which makes the ride so much more comfortable and the seat is embosed with the FZ insignia. THe bike has also Ventura pack frame fitted with a pillion grab rail, this can easilly have a rack fitted with no effort. The IXIL Performance exhaust will also enhance the performance of the bike and give it a deeper sound and the bike also comes with a Genuine Yamaha centre stand which will help with parking and the ability to lubricate the drive chain without help.

The new Yamaha FZ8 replaces the old and affordable FZS600 workhorse, but it keeps the same rugged character as its old sibling. However, the new FZ8 features increased performances a cast alloy frame

Key Features

  • The 779cc engine combines top end components, including ceramic-composite-coated cylinders and forged aluminum pistons, with a carefully optimized crankshaft to deliver the perfect power curve and torquey performance character for this category.
  • The FZ8 fills the gap for sport riders who feel a 600cc is too small and a 1000cc is too big.
  • Muscular, naked bike styling gives an aggressive, mass-forward stance. This bike screams attitude.
  • Comfortable, upright riding position with a compact design that contributes to the bike’s first-rate handling. This bike simply excels, both in the morning commute and on that spirited weekend ride on a twisty back country road.
  • Cast aluminum frame and Controlled-Fill aluminum die-cast swingarm is lightweight and provides the ideal rigidity balance for outstanding cornering performance.

Engine

779cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, inline 4-cylinder, 4-valve engine delivers smooth power delivery and gobs of torque in the low to mid rpm range. But this engine also lets loose with eye-opening horsepower when the revs climb toward redline.
  • Fuel-injection with 35mm diameter throttle bodies has optimum intake efficiency and smooth throttle response. Provides precise fuel/air mixtures for awesome power delivery across the rpm range.
  • Compact, pent-roof combustion chamber with a high 12.0:1 compression ratio with 26mm intake valves and 22mm exhaust valves contributes both to the superb torque and high-rpm power of this engine.
  • Intake funnels for cylinders 2 and 3 are 25mm longer than the two outside cylinders. This tuning trick helps maximize the engine’s punchy torque delivery.
  • The FZ8 inherits proven R1/FZ1 technologies, including forged aluminum pistons, fracture split carburized connecting rods, and ceramic-composite-plated cylinders.
  • The 68.0mm bore and 53.6mm stroke specifications were carefully chosen to maximize the strong torque characteristics, as was the crankshaft with optimized inertial mass.
  • Close-ratio 6-speed transmission has ideal ratios for the engine’s performance character.
  • 4-into-2-into-1 exhaust system looks great and includes a catalytic converter and O2 sensor. Newly designed muffler is mounted low for great looks and excellent mass centralization.

Chassis and Suspension

  • Cast aluminum frame uses the engine as a stressed member and allows for optimal rigidity balance, light weight, and superb handling. Six engine-mounting points help provide superb longitudinal rigidity.
  • Controlled-Fill aluminum die-cast swingarm saves weight and is tuned for excellent handling.
  • 43mm inverted fork and a link-type Monocross shock with adjustable preload, rebound/compression damping for light and neutral handling characteristics.
  • The rear shock has preload and rebound damping adjustment allowing riders to adjust to their preference.
  • 310mm front discs, squeezed by monoblock four-piston calipers, and a single 267mm rear disc offer strong stopping power.
  • Aggressive chassis geometry with supersport-inspired 51 percent front wheel weight bias. Provides light, nimble handling.
  • The generous 4.5 gallon fuel tank, is short front to back, and slender where it meets the rider. The foot pegs and handlebars are also placed for a compact, rider-forward riding position that contributes to the bike’s excellent handling.
  • 5-spoke cast aluminum wheels contribute to the light and neutral handling character. This bike sports a 120/70 ZR17 radial tire up front, and a 180/55-ZR17 rear radial to complete the look and serve up the traction.

Additional Features

  • “Mass-forward” naked bike styling is accentuated by the headlight design.
  • FZ1-style instrument cluster features a great looking tachometer with a white face.