Yamaha unveil official pics and specs for 2010 FZ8

106bhp @ 10,000rpm for Yamaha's new naked

YAMAHA HAS released official pictures and full specs for the 2010 FZ8.

Following months of speculation and numerous drip-fed glimpses of the new 800cc naked, the company has now pulled back the covers to reveal all.

Weighing in at 211kg (wet) and delivering 61ft-lbs of torque at 8,000rpm, the new FZ8 features a canted-forward inline four 779cc motor, which pumps out a claimed 106bhp.

UK pricing and availability is TBA.

2010 Yamaha FZ8 specs

Engine type:     Liquid cooled 4-stroke, DOHC Forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder
Displacement:     779 cc
Bore x stroke:     68.0 × 53.6mm
Compression ratio:     12.0: 1
Maximum power: 106bhp / 10000 rpm
Maximum torque:     61ft-lbs / 8000 rpm
Lubrication system:     Wet sump
Carburettor:     Electronic Fuel Injection
Clutch type:     Wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Ignition system:     Transistorised coil ignition
Starter system:     Electric
Transmission system:     Constant mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission:     Chain
Fuel tank capacity:     17 L
Oil tank capacity:     3.8 L
Chassis:     Diamond
Front suspension system:     Telescopic fork, 43mm inner tube
Front travel:     130 mm
Rear suspension system:     Swingarm, linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear travel:     130 mm
Caster angle     25º
Trail     109 mm
Front brake:     Hydraulic dual disc brake, Ø 310 mm
Rear brake:     Hydraulic single disc brake, Ø 267 mm
Front tyre:     120/70 ZR17 M/C(58W)
Rear tyre:     180/55 ZR17 M/C(73W)
Length (mm):     2,140 mm
Width (mm):     770 mm
Height (mm):     1,065 mm
Seat height (mm):     815 mm
Wheel base (mm):     1,460 mm
Minimum ground clearance (mm):     140 mm
Service weight (kg)     211 kg