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2019 Yamaha XSR700:
Modern classic styling and crossplane concept twin for fun performance all built to be uniquely customized.
Based on the popular MT-07, the XSR700 is a beautiful blend of twin cylinder performance and eye catching “authentic sports” styling. The XSR incorporates most of the MT-07’s key features including ABS equipped brakes. A natural riding position offers solid riding comfort while the short swingarm and lightweight design highlights the more serious sports side of the XSR. Tasty, timeless styling combined with plenty of Yamaha’s latest technologies, the XSR is guaranteed to provide a fun, exciting ride.
Liquid-cooled, 689cc in-line twin cylinder fuel-injected engine with a downdraft intake. The engine has been tuned to provide solid low to mid-range torque with linear throttle response.
You won’t find a lot of plastic parts on the XSR700. The “authentic sports” styling highlights Yamaha’s long racing heritage, but don’t be fooled, there is plenty of cutting edge technology under the aluminum shrouded fuel tank.
Multi-function, digital instrument displays all the info discerning sport riders demand. From a bar style tach to gear position indicator, to instant & average fuel economy, this classic round design liquid crystal instrument adds function and style.
Race-inspired Garage Metal colour arrives March 2019
For 2019 the authentic and timeless style of the XSR Sport Heritage models is reinforced with a bold yet simple Garage Metal colour scheme inspired by the red/white bodywork that was made famous by Yamaha’s GP-winning bikes in the 1970s.
Featuring a thick red horizontal stripe with a solid black outline over a deep aluminium silver body colour, this vintage design harks back to the era when Yamaha established itself the most exciting and innovative brand in the market – and the vintage theme is accentuated by the red stitching used in the seat.
With its high quality finish and timeless style, the Garage Metal colour perfectly complements the unique character of the XSR900 and XSR700 by blending authenticity and modernity in equal measure.
Yamaha’s Sport Heritage models have been created by drawing on the company’s in-depth experience gained from the design and manufacture of the world’s most famous and iconic motorcycles that spans seven decades.
During this time the world of motorcycling has change almost beyond recognition. And yet the unique emotions and intense excitement experienced when riding on two wheels has always stayed the same. The Faster Sons design philosophy fuses fashionable vintage style with advanced engine and chassis technology, to create some of the most beautiful, enjoyable and exciting models.
With their timeless design, naked bodywork and natural riding position, the XSR900 and XSR700 capture the very essence of motorcycling, while at the same time delivering thrilling performance with agile handling and the very latest in electronic control technology.
Garage Metal XSR models will be available in Yamaha dealers from March 2019.
2019 Yamaha XSR700 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
The XSR700™ blends Yamaha’s world-class engineering with timeless style, creating a new type of machine for riders looking for an authentic and honest motorcycle that doesn’t sacrifice performance. Drawing influence from Yamaha’s classic “XS” series of motorcycles, the XSR® oozes class, with exposed aluminum details, retro-influenced bodywork, stepped seat and custom lighting and instrumentation.
◾Advanced Crossplane Crankshaft Concept Engine
The compact 2-cylinder engine provides a unique power character, with outstanding torque and throttle response, combined with strong high-rpm pulling power. It also features Yamaha’s “Crossplane Concept” 270-degree crank that provides linear torque development in response to the rider’s throttle input.
◾Powerful Braking with ABS
The XSR700 provides exceptional braking power with confidence thanks to modern brake components backed up with the security of ABS.
◾Compact, Sporty Chassis
The narrow frame design features sport-oriented geometry to achieve light and nimble handling, aided by the minimalist 410-pound wet weight and refined ergonomics.
Sport Heritage model highlights
• 850cc inline 3-cylinder 4-stroke liquid-cooled DOHC engine
• Torque-rich crossplane concept engine design
• Lightweight short-wheelbase aluminium chassis
• Traction Control System and D-MODE adjustable engine settings
• Born to customize
• 689cc inline 2-cylinder 4-stroke liquid-cooled DOHC engine
• Crossplane-concept design for deep and powerful linear torque output
• Light, slim and compact chassis
• Dual 282mm wavy front discs
• Built for optimum riding enjoyment
Race-inspired Aluminum/Red color for 2019 XSR700 and XSR900
For 2019, the authentic and timeless style of the XSR Sport Heritage models is reinforced with a bold yet simple Aluminum/Red color scheme inspired by the red and white bodywork that was made famous by Yamaha’s GP-winning bikes in the 1970s. Featuring a thick red horizontal stripe with a solid black outline over a deep aluminum silver body color, which is accentuated by the red stitching used in the seat, this vintage design harkens back to the era when Yamaha established itself as the most exciting and innovative brand in the market.
With its high-quality finish and timeless style, the Aluminum/Red color perfectly complements the unique character of the XSR900 and XSR700 by blending authenticity and modernity in equal measure.
2019 Yamaha XSR700 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
◾Advanced Twin Cylinder Engine
The XSR700 features a compact 689cc liquid-cooled, inline twin-cylinder, DOHC engine with fuel injection. This engine provides a unique power character, with outstanding low- to mid-range torque and very linear throttle response, combined with strong high-rpm pulling power. This motor develops 50 foot pounds of torque and is designed to maximize riding excitement in the real world.
◾Crossplane Crankshaft Concept
The 2-cylinder engine features Yamaha’s “Crossplane Concept” 270 degree crank that provides linear torque development in response to the rider’s throttle input. The CP2® engine is also light, slim and compact and offers an excellent level of rider/machine communication
◾Offset Cylinder Block
The paired cylinders of the XSR engine are shifted slightly forward compared to the center of the crankshaft. This reduces drag during each combustion stroke of the pistons and improves efficiency.
To reduce vibration and provide a smooth, modern engine character, the motor uses a geared counterbalancer, mounted low and forward on the engine.
◾Refined, Efficient Fuel Injection
Electronic fuel injection settings deliver a smooth throttle response to enhance riding enjoyment from open roads to the urban sprawl. The system delivers outstanding torque in the low- and mid-rpm range along with exciting acceleration in the upper rpm range. Combined with the efficient overall engine design, the XSR700 delivers an exceptional 58 mpg.
◾Compact 6-Speed Transmission
The XSR700’s 6-speed transmission takes full advantage of the low-to- mid-range torque and excellent response of the twin-cylinder motor, while further enhancing the compact engine design thanks to triangulated input and outputs shafts.
The XSR700 blends Yamaha’s world-class engineering with timeless style, creating a new type of machine for riders looking for an authentic and honest motorcycle that doesn’t sacrifice performance. Drawing influence from Yamaha’s classic “XS” series of motorcycles, the XSR oozes class, with exposed aluminum details, retro-influenced bodywork, stepped seat and custom lighting and instrumentation.
◾Compact, Sporty Chassis
A lightweight diamond-type high tensile steel frame provides an optimized rigidity balance for light, agile handling and stability. The engine is a stressed member of the chassis, allowing a lighter, more compact main frame design.
The 41mm front fork and link-type Monocross rear shock each provide 5.1 inches of suspension travel, and are tuned to provide a balance of comfort and control ideal for the street. The shock uses an almost horizontal alignment, which helps make the chassis much more compact, while rear spring preload adjustment allows the rider to tailor the suspension to match rider weight or load.
◾Powerful Braking with ABS
The XSR700 provides strong, controllable braking power thanks to modern braking components, including paired floating 282mm front discs with 4-piston calipers and a 245mm rear disc. ABS comes standard to prevent wheel lock under hard deceleration.
Lightweight 10-spoke cast aluminum wheels are fitted with a 120/70ZR17 front tire and 180/55ZR17 rear tire for excellent traction and handling feel. The XSR700 also features Pirelli® Phantom Sportcomp tires that combine modern construction and performance with stylish retro design.
The new round LCD panel features a ton of information: digital tachometer, speedometer, gear position, eco mode indicator, ambient and coolant temperature, a fuel gauge and range of trip computer functions, including a clock, instant and average fuel consumption, fuel reserve trip meter and the usual trip meters.
Up front, a large, round multi-reflector headlight provides both style and illumination in equal measure, complete with trick aluminum supports, while out back, a round all-LED tail and brake light is mounted above the rear fender.
◾Stylish and Ergonomic Fuel Tank
A compact 3.7 gallon fuel tank is shrouded by beautifully shaped and hand-finished aluminum side covers for a timeless design.
◾Casual but Sporty Ergonomics
A tall, wide handlebar, stitched two-level seat, and perfectly placed foot controls provide a comfortably upright riding position ideal for urban traffic or hustling down a twisty road.
◾Unique XSR700 Detailing
Every aspect of the XSR700 shows Yamaha’s attention to detail: The single-piece stitched saddle. The classic teardrop mirrors with excellent rearward visibility. The compact radiator, flanked by exposed aluminum covers. A removable subframe that simplifies customization. The naked aluminum accents and fender mount. The XSR700 demands a second look, every time.
Vintage Yamaha colours for the 2019 XSR900 and XSR700
2019 Faster Sons vintage clothing collection
Yamaha’s Faster Sons clothing collection gets a whole new range of cool designs that complement the timeless feel of the Sport Heritage bikes. Featuring a strong and simple look that’s been inspired by the 70’s US motocross scene, these trendy new T-shirts, hoodies, sweaters, caps and buffs perfectly capture the authentic and original Yamaha spirit.
With their fashionable good looks and premium quality, these easy going casuals are designed to make everyone feel good – whether they’re a rider, Yamaha fan or just someone who appreciates their cool vintage appeal. The new Faster Sons vintage collection will be available in Yamaha dealers from the end of February 2019.
Yamaha Genuine Options: Make it all yours
Getting your new Yamaha Sport Heritage model is the beginning of a great relationship – because these bikes were born to be customized, and you can create your own unique XSR and enhance its specification to suit your lifestyle by fitting a range of Yamaha Genuine Options.
For each motorcycle in the range the Genuine Options line can cover three broad groups. Functional parts such as screens, luggage and heated grips are designed to make your ride as comfortable as possible – while styling parts such as billet and carbon fibre covers, mesh grills and anodized components add some bling.
And if you’re looking for more performance, check out the line-up of exhausts, slip on mufflers, billet adjusters and much more.
Build your dream collection with the free MyGarage app
The MyGarage app is the best way to build your dream collection of Yamaha motorcycles – and it’s totally free! Download the app and you’re ready to start creating your very own personalized Yamaha.
With MyGarage you can add or remove a wide range of Genuine Options accessories and view the bike from any angle. Once you’ve created your dream bikes you can save them and share with friends – and when you’ve made the final decision on which version is right for you, simply send it to your Yamaha dealer who will turn it into reality.
2019 Yamaha XSR700 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $8499 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $9599 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See dealer for pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Australia MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in AU
Engine Type 689cc liquid-cooled DOHC inline twin cylinder; 8 valves
Bore x Stroke 80.0mm x 68.6mm
Compression Ratio 11.5:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel injection
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission Constant mesh 6-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain
Suspension / Front 41mm telescopic fork; 5.1-in travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock, adjustable preload; 5.1-in travel
Brakes / Front Dual hydraulic disc, 282mm; ABS
Brakes / Rear Hydraulic disc, 245mm; ABS
Tires / Front 120/70ZR17 Pirelli® Phantom Sportcomp
Tires / Rear 180/55ZR17 Pirelli® Phantom Sportcomp
L x W x H 81.7 in x 32.3 in x 44.5 in
Seat Height 32.9 in
Wheelbase 55.3 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 25.0°
Trail 3.5 in
Clearance 5.5 in
Fuel Capacity 3.7 gal
Fuel Economy** 58 mpg
Wet Weight*** 410 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
*** 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.
2019 Yamaha XSR700 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valves (4-valves/cylinder), inline twin cylinder
Bore and Stroke
80 x 68.6 mm
6.9 kg-m (50 ft-lbs.) @ 6,500 rpm
Mikuni 38 mm dual bore throttle body F.I.
Estimated Fuel Consumption±
24.5 kpl / 69.2 mpg (Imp.)
Ignition / Starting
TCI / Electric
41 mm fork / 130mm (5.1″) wheel travel
Adjustable link Monocross / 130 mm (5.1″) wheel travel
Dual 282 mm discs / 4-piston calipers / ABS equipped
245 mm disc / single piston caliper / ABS equipped
820 mm (32.3″)
1,130 mm (44.5″)
1,405 mm (55.3″)
Rake / Trail
25° / 90 mm
140 mm (5.5″)
835 mm (32.9″)
14 litres (3.1 imp. gallons)
186 kg (410 lb.)
Matte Dark Blue
2019 Yamaha XSR700 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves
Bore x stroke
79.0 mm x 50.9 mm
12 : 1
118.0kW (160.4PS) @ 11500 rpm
111.0Nm (11.3kg-m) @ 9000 rpm
Wet, Multiple Disc
Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Front suspension system
Telescopic forks, Ø43 mm
Rear suspension system
Swingarm, (link suspension)
Hydraulic dual disc, Ø320 mm
Hydraulic single disc, Ø220 mm
120/70 ZR17 M/C (58W)
190/55 ZR17 M/C (75W)
Minimum ground clearance
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)
Fuel tank capacity
Oil tank capacity
2019 Yamaha XSR700 – Totalmotorcycle.com Australian Specifications/Technical Details
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