Yamaha FZ8S Highlights


Yamaha is proud to announce its another set of dynamic sportsbike that joins the FZ-Series, the FZ8N and FZ8S. Both models possess the similar power capacity, mechanism and usability, only have different appearance. FZ8N is made available in naked aggressive style while the FZ8S is built with semi-faired with the purpose of protecting the ride from elements and making fuel consumption more efficient. Yamaha FZ8S is powered by 779cc, liquid cooled, inline 4-cylinder engine ensures to deliver the right amount of power and torque. This versatile bike has excellent power despite of its weight and size. Its engine displacement is highly preferable than the 600cc or 1000cc. The usable power of FZ8S delivers broad power and torque closely the same with a literbike. Whether you want to tackle bad roads, bumpy surfaces or even rain ride, this impeccable sportsbike will not disappoint you. It has sporty and comfortable riding position, excellent ground clearance and there is ample legroom for extra movements. Front and rear brakes provide sufficient stopping power which is linear and stable. Handling is precise, tires gives good grip and its overall road performance is great. From the bikes cool bodywork to its highly responsive engine, everything is absolutely impressive.


Yamaha FZ8S Technical Details


Engine


Engine Type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder
Displacement: 779 cc
Compression ratio: 12.0 : 1
Bore And Stroke: 68.0 x 53.6 mm
Lubrication System: Wet Sump
Fuel System: EFI
Starter: Electric
Ignition: TCI
Transmission: 6-speed
Final Drive: Chain

Chassis


Front Suspension: Telescopic fork with 130mm travel
Rear Suspension: Swingarm (link) with 130mm travel
Front Brake: Dual discs
Rear Brake: Single disc
Front Tire: 120/70 ZR17 MC (58W)
Rear Tire: 180/55 ZR17 MC (73W)
Wheelbase: 1460 mm
Seat Height: 815 mm
Ground Clearance: 140 mm
Fuel Capacity: 17 L
Wet Weight: 215 kg

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Just by merely looking at this big beast, we automatically assumed that the engine is not high performing but we are all wrong after giving it a ride. The FZ8S sits between the most popular in the line of FZ versions, FZ6 and FZ1 that recently grabs the riders attention. It is user friendly, has wide range of features and huge power capacity that aids for a smooth, comfortable and supreme road action. The FZ8S is willing to reach to its 11,500 redline and making us more confident are the standard brakes that supplies ample force for sudden stops. Power delivery is linear and the throttle is forgiving. The engine has excellent mid-range punch suitable for highway cruising and ample lower end torque which is perfect when getting engaged in city traffic. It can draw a line and blast away, requires only quick gear shifting to make it correctly. Riding on a twisted road, power was smooth and the motor handles well without giving up. Despite of its size, it feels light and maneuvering has not been difficult for us. Even riding the FZ8S very crazy, still it showed us the true fuel efficiency by averaging 45mpg. FZ8S ergonomics is designed to provide comfort and the most pleasant riding experience. It is characterized by short tank top fuel storage, easy grips, compact body side panels and cushion seat. The FZ8S gave us an unforgettable ride, we are not after the power but for the thrilling experience. It is truly among our top picks.

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