Quick Review: 2012 Yamaha FZ8 Sports BikeJune 25, 2012 by: Rituraj Mishra
What is the one and only expectation of a biker? That a motorcycle should be designed according to his taste and his needs. That’s the maximum customization possible. But in a more general context, it can’t be done for everyone. So try considering the 2012 Yamaha FZ8. It is all for one and one for all kind of bike, you know a sports bike with subtle performance not only for the city ride but also for the holidays races.
Looks amazing, which still is less and apart from that, this bike has real world high performance and more than that, it has got loads of attitude. If don’t have enough of it, don’t worry your bike has quite a lot of it.
Powered by a 779cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, inline 4-cylinder, 4-valve engine and mated to a 6-speed gearbox, the power delivery and torque is nothing you could sake easily. It will grow on you steadily. Aluminum frame and lightweight controlled filled aluminum swingarm help you in taking down corners like never before.
Displacement: 779.00 ccm
Engine type: In-line four, four-stroke
Bore x stroke: 68.0 x 53.6 mm
Fuel system: Injection
Dry weight: 211.8 kg
Seat height: 815 mm
Overall height: 1,064 mm
Overall length: 2,141 mm
Overall width: 770 mm
Wheelbase: 1,461 mm
Front brakes: Double disc. Floating discs w/4-piston calipers
Rear brakes: Single disc
Front tire dimensions: 120/70-ZR17
Rear tire dimensions: 180/55-ZR17
Fuel consumption: 5.91 litres/100 km Chassis
Front suspension: Telescopic fork
Front suspension travel: 130 mm
Rear suspension: Single shock
Rear suspension travel: 130 mm