Is the Yamaha FZ and MT the same?
Yamaha USA joins the rest of the world in calling the FZ the MT, and gives some updates to the MT-07. Your FZ-07 is now called an MT-07, just so you’re aware. Yamaha Motor USA is going to join the rest of the world in labeling their line of sports nakedbikes “MT”, rather than the U.S.-only label of “FZ”.
How much horsepower does a FZ-09 have?
The Yamaha FZ-09 That is, the FZ-09 has an 847cc engine that offers 113 horsepower at 10,000 rpm. At 8,500 rpm, you can expect 63 lb-ft of torque from the three-cylinder engine. The wet weight on the Yamaha FZ-09 is 414 pounds. The motorcycle 81.7 inches long and 32.1 inches tall with a seat height of 32.1 inches.
What’s the difference between Yamaha FZ and MT?
In technical specifications, Yamaha FZ-Fi Version 3.0 is powered by 149 cc engine , while Yamaha MT 15 is powered by 155 cc engine. Yamaha FZ-Fi Version 3.0 is available in 2 different colours while Yamaha MT 15 comes with 4 colours.
Is the FZ8 more comfortable than the MT-09?
I did one 700km long day on the FZ8 and while that ride would have been more comfortable on the MT-09 the FZ8 was less fatiguing than I thought it would be.
How do you mount your FZ8?
Actually by habit (with the FZ8 on the side stand) I put my left foot on the peg and stepped up then threw my right leg over to mount it much as I would do with a ADV bike and as I need to do with my FJR being also a large motorcycle.
How would you describe the FZ8’s Ride position?
Sporty but comfortable, that’s a difficult thing to achieve but how I would describe the FZ8’s ride position. I ride long tours so lean towards wanting maximum comfort but if doing day rides with a sporty style then the position would be perfect, better than an ADV style bike for that sort of riding.
Is the Suzuki FZ8 the best solo riding machine?
The FZ8 is best a solo riding machine in my opinion too small to have a passenger and the rear seat is just a tiny spec of a thing. Headlight was just a single lamp which I did not have to test being back before dark every evening.