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2016 Yamaha FZ-09 Horsepower Review

2016 Yamaha FZ-09 Horsepower Review

The 2016 Yamaha FZ-09 will be the new series designed not only to serve the global market, but also to act as the replacement for the past FZ8 series with 115 horsepower. There should be several improvements for this new series ride from Yamaha. Regardless of the improvements, Yamaha still maintains the inner core personality of the FZ model. The surprising news for this new FZ is that one of the sides will be covered, which is a weight reduction making the total weight around 414 lbs. Despite the first impression–it has a good aggressive appeal. To some people, the glossy fender may look cheap, but this can be chalked up to “personal taste”.

2016 Yamaha FZ-09 Horsepower Review 1

At any rate, the 2016 Yamaha FZ-09 is the bike that has the sportiest look compared to the past editions. The price selection will start at around $8,190, with some changes for a few countries.  The bike’s engine is Inline-3 and 4-stroke and 12-valves. Meanwhile, the fuel delivery will have Yamaha Fuel Injection with YCC-T. Both of the transmission settings and the ignition will have TCI or Transistor Controlled Ignition. One of the most impressive details is the performance section. With fuel capacity around 3.7 gallons – riding this motorcycle will be no problem at all. The 2016 Yamaha FZ-09 will have 21.1 inches for the seat height, 56.7 inches for the wheelbase, the Rake section will have 25.0 degrees, and the trail in 4.1 inches. Additionally, the ground clearance will be 5.3 inches, and each unit provides one year of Limited Factory Warranty. The driving experience will be even better with all of those new refinements and

The 2016 Yamaha FZ-09 will have 21.1 inches for the seat height, 56.7 inches for the wheelbase, the Rake section will have 25.0 degrees, and the trail in 4.1 inches. Additionally, the ground clearance will be 5.3 inches, and each unit provides one year of Limited Factory Warranty. The driving experience will be even better with all of those new refinements and specs, and with the new Driving Mode exclusively from Yamaha.

 

2016 Yamaha FZ-09 Horsepower Review 2

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BMW eRR Electric Sportbike Concept Revealed

BMW eRR Electric Sportbike Concept Revealed

A few details about the BMW eRR Electric Sportbike Concept series have finally been revealed, but the official release date remains under consideration. This new concept bike from BMW was influenced by the S1000RR in that it has the same exhaust design, engine casing, and the same gearshift. This new series is a collaboration with the Technical University of Munich, and at this time, the experimental process is still ongoing. BMW’s primary idea is to integrate the technology in this electric bike with the sports bike class. Compared to all the international motorcycle brands made at this time – this new groundbreaking idea is innovative and fresh. The complete information for this bike isn’t available yet, but recent rumors stated that this bike has a maximum speed that could be 30 MPH faster than any sports bike currently available.

BMW eRR Electric Sportbike Concept Front Design

Based on the huge demand that Honda has received from the global Honda community for this bike – it is expected that it will make its first appearance at the EICMA in Milan. Based on the estimates, its horsepower is expected to be 199 HP. With the 4-cylinders Honda put in its engine, the performance will be even more reliable. The Honda Neowing  meets the demands for three-wheeled vehicles, earning the reputation as the most sensible automaker. This is a hybrid vehicle that integrates a normal gasoline engine with the electric motor source power. The newest tech and mechanics that Honda brings to this muscular three-wheeler includes the Honda linkage mechanism. Moreover, Honda also installs the best safety features, and that includes the tilting front suspension system. The next international event where we can see this bike up close is the next International event in Tokyo.

The BMW eRR Electric Sportbike will be available in different locations – the bike world will also be impressed by the appearance of the Honda three-wheeler. Special body construction of the bike will incorporate three tone colors. The three color combinations are black, white, and dark green to best accentuate the bike.

BMW eRR Electric Sportbike Concept Rear View

[Photos via BMW Motorcycle]

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2016 Honda CB500F Colors and Specs

2016 Honda CB500F Colors and Specs

The new 2016 Honda CB500F series, with its specs and colors is a perfect example of the brand’s creativity. LED lighting, and superb body construction are just a few small details that will amaze fans. With the brighter and glossier vibe of this new CB series– Honda climbs the ranks of automakers on the global scene. The components use the latest material, carbon fiber monochrome. As previously stated, LED lighting is the newest technology – which gives the bike a new edgy look that highlights it from all angles. From the side view, we notice that Honda has used the fine plastic molding less than in previous models.

2016 Honda CB500F Front View

Let’s take a look at features as we get to know the 2016 Honda CB500X, as the upcoming production from Honda has distinctive specs. This “X” series will have the 471cc engine type with a liquid-cooled parallel twin engine. The valve train will use the DOHC along with 4-valves per cylinder. For the ignition system, new equipment is computer-controlled and digitally transistorized with an electronic advance. Honda has always considered the induction setting to be essential, and that is why Honda uses the PGM-FI with 34mm throttle bodies. There is no massive or excessive spec on the transmission setting where Honda’s uses the 6-speed setting. Extra updates that just arrived are for the chassis, suspension, and the Braking system. Front suspension will use the 41mm fork with 5.5 inches travel, and the rear will use the 4.7 inches travel. The new standard for the front brake from Honda sets it by using the two-piston caliper. The rear brake will use the single caliper.

The fuel tank capacity will be at 4.4 gallons. The news regarding the suspension has not been released – yet, so we can’t come to any conclusion at this time. Since the previous version of the 2016 Honda CB500F cost around $5,799 – let’s hope the price for the upcoming 2016 model can stay close to that price.

 

2016 Honda CB500F Side View

[Photos via Honda]