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2016 Yamaha XSR700 Review
2016 Yamaha XSR700 on www.Totalmotorcycle.com
The XSR700 makes a serious statement. Designed to take a timeless feel built on historical icons, matched with tomorrow’s technology for a pure, entertaining riding experience. With deep torque and a super agile chassis, it’s for those who appreciate heritage and love to ride.
The cutting edge 689cc inline 2-cylinder engine features our special ‘crossplane philosophy’ enabling it to develop linear torque for outstanding acceleration. The retro styled XSR700 also benefits from a tight and lightweight chassis for outstanding agility and handling.
The XSR700 takes the best of design from Yamaha’s history in homage to the past but is very much the motorcycle of tomorrow.
2016 Yamaha XSR700 www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
Built for optimum riding enjoyment
Vintage inspired headlight and rear light unit
Two-texture leather vintage style seat unit
Pirelli Phantom tyres with authentic tread pattern
Outstanding fuel efficiency
Aluminium fuel tank unit
Liquid-cooled 689cc inline 2-cylinder 4-stroke
Mass-forward design with sculpted bodywork
Crossplane philosophy design with 270-degree crank
Deep and powerful linear torque output
Dual 282mm front discs with 4-pot calipers and ABS
2016 Yamaha XSR700 www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
Retro cool, accessible and affordable
The retro styled XSR700 captures everything cool about iconic motorcycles with the latest technology and ride experience. The perfect handling bike for new riders and an expression of the best of motorcycling for experienced riders.
The XSR delivers on its promise. Building on Yamaha’s Faster Sons philosophy it pays homage to design icons of Yamaha’s past such as the XS650 whilst showcasing the best of tomorrow’s technical features.
Underneath the XS650 inspired design this retro street bike comes with the latest chassis technology.
Light and agile, it’s a class leading package guaranteed to deliver.
Retro style with high quality parts
With its two-texture leather seat and easily customizable sub-frame, aluminium tank, vintage style headlight and taillight, the XSR700 pays tribute to iconic bike designs of the past. A super cool mesh cover, short muffler and use of high quality aluminium on components such as the front fender stay & radiator cover add visual impact.
Outstanding 689cc inline 2-cylinder engine
What gives the new XSR700 such a special character is its class leading 689cc inline 2-cylinder engine, developed using Yamaha’s ‘crossplane philosophy’. With an uneven firing interval, the 270-degree crank gives a strong feeling of acceleration and great traction, and the deep linear torque ensures outstanding performance.
Light and slim tubular backbone frame
For easy manoeuvrability and sharp agility, the new XSR700 runs with a light, slim steel and easy customizable backbone-type frame under the retro body that utilizes the 689cc engine as a stressed member. Combined with its compact wheelbase and plush suspension systems, this strong and light chassis gives a responsive and engaging ride.
Engineered for optimum riding enjoyment
This first machine born under the Faster Sons philosophy delivers a genuine retro cool with hints of vintage styling without compromising on riding control.
Chassis dimensions and weight distribution have been carefully set to maximize the enjoyment felt during acceleration and give the rider a connected feel with the motorcycle.
Responsive performance, retro style and affordable
The new XSR700’s liquid-cooled engine and lightweight backbone frame blends perfectly with its retro cool, vintage styling. The impressive performance delivers an engaging riding experience for both new and experienced riders at an affordable price.
Link-type Monocross rear suspension
The link-type Monocross rear suspension system features a horizontal shock that is mounted directly to the engine’s crankcase to save space and enhance chassis performance. And for a more enjoyable feeling when accelerating, the XSR700 is fitted with a short 530mm swing arm that enhances the connected feeling between the rider and bike.
2016 Yamaha XSR700 – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $NA
** Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha.
Your actual mileage will vary depending on road conditions, how you ride and maintain your vehicle,
accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.
*** Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as
applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is
useful in making real-world comparisons with other models.
2016 Yamaha XSR700 – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: Starting from $ CDN
Specifications, appearance, and price of product are subject to change without notice.
* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less. See your local dealer for out the door pricing.
± Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha and converted into Canadian measurements. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road condition, how you ride, maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.
2016 Yamaha XSR700 – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: See Dealer for pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Engine type 2-Cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 689 cm³
Bore x stroke 80.0 mm x 68.6 mm
Compression ratio 11.5 : 1
Maximum power 55.0 kW (74.8PS) @ 9,000 rpm
Limited power version 35.0 kW
Maximum Torque 68.0 Nm (6.9 kg-m) @ 6,500 rpm
Lubrication system Wet sump
Clutch Type Wet, Multiple Disc
Carburettor Fuel Injection
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission Chain
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 130 mm
Caster Angle 24º 50
Trail 90 mm
Rear suspension system Swingarm, (Link type suspension)
Rear Travel 130 mm
Front brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ã˜ 282 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ã˜ 245 mm
Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17M/C(58V) (Tubeless)
Rear tyre 180/55 ZR 17M/C(73V) (Tubeless)
Overall length 2,075 mm
Overall width 820 mm
Overall height 1,130 mm
Seat height 815 mm
Wheel base 1,405 mm
Minimum ground clearance 140 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and
186 kg ABS
Fuel tank capacity 14 L
Oil tank capacity 2.7 L
*Starting at MSRP is the manufactured suggested price and excludes delivery, setup, tax, title, license, and additional fees and expenses. Bikes may be shown with optional accessories. Final sale price determined by an authorized dealer. Specifications and MSRP are subject to change.
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