2008 Yamaha BW’s
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– 2008 Yamaha BW’s
2008 Yamaha BW’s
The 2008 Yamaha BW’s fully automatic transmission and electric starting means effortless, twist-and-go riding, and there’s lots of room for two. There’s also plenty of power in the 49cc reed-value engine. Livin’ for the city? This is your ride. may vary.
Nothing gets you around town quicker and more efficiently than the decidedly zippy 2008 BW’s sport scooter.
The peppy 49cc reed-valve 2-stroke engine fires up effortlessly at the push of a button, and fully automatic transmission makes for “gas it and go” operation, so you can just enjoy the ride. There’s plenty of room for two on the comfortable seat, and a large storage compartment under the seat lets you stash your helmet or other small packages. A new catalyzer in the exhaust reduces emissions, while wide aggressive tires, front disc brake and rear carrier complete the package. Ride a 2008 BW’s and remind yourself why you choose to live in the city. Make every ride a total hoot!
Fuel Consumption: 44 kpl/ over 120 mpg*
*Disclaimer for all models: fuel consumption figures based on 40km/hr speed on level ground
49cc, air-cooled with fan assist, reed-valve, 2-stroke powerplant produces lots of peppy power while still offering excellent fuel economy.
Top speed is approximately 60 to 65 km/hr.
Lightweight crankshaft means less weight for faster throttle response.
V-belt constantly variable transmission… just gas it and go… and it is that simple.
Revised clutch internals for improved durability.
Autolube Oil Injection System automatically mixes oil and gas with no mess. It provides the precise amount of oil required by the engine.
Fan-cooling keeps engine cool even on hot days or when stuck in stop-and-go traffic.
Fan- cooling also extends engine life.
CD ignition provides a strong spark for quick, sure starts. This is a no maintenance ignition system.
Electric starting with kickstarter backup means no-hassle starting… just push the button. In the event of a low battery, there is also a manual kick starter.
Teikei 14mm carburetor is miserly on fuel yet still provides crisp throttle response.
Handlebar-mounted choke lever is conveniently located and easy to use.
New catalyzer in the muffler reduces harmful emissions.
Rugged step-through under bone frame design allows easy mounting and excellent durability.
Wide floorboards and fenders enhance rider comfort and provide good splash and wind protection.
Trailing axle, telescopic front fork with 65mm (2.6″) of wheel travel smoothly soaks up what the road throws the rider’s way.
Single shock rear suspension with 60mm (2.4″) of wheel travel ensures a plush ride quality in either solo or two-up mode.
Lightweight yet durable 5-spoke mag wheels fitted with wide, aggressive tires serve up heaps of grip and help create the BW’s unmistakably fun look.
180mm hydraulic front disc brake provides serious stopping power.
Easy-to-use hand-operated brake levers are just like on a bicycle.
Rear drum brake provides excellent stopping power.
Instrumentation includes a speedometer with odometer and fuel gauge.
Large, lockable under seat storage can easily hold a full-face helmet or other items.
Low oil warning light.
Plush dual seat provides ultimate comfort for either solo or two-up outings.
Rugged rear cargo rack lets the rider carry groceries or other small items.
Dual headlights enhance the BW’s sporty styling and maximizes visibility and conspicuity
Under seat fuel and oil filler caps
Flexible turn signals
Extra long rear fender extension
Easy-to-use centre stand
Helmet hook under seat
SPECIFICATIONS USA – 2008 Yamaha BW’s:
MSRP* $Not available in the USA
SPECIFICATIONS Canada – 2008 Yamaha BW’s:
Suggested Retail $2,899 CDN
Engine 2-stroke, air-cooled with fan assist, reed-valve, single
Displacement 49 cc
Bore and Stroke 40 x 39.2 mm
Compression Ratio 7 : 1
Maximum Torque 0.7kg-m(5.1 ft-lb) @ 6,000rpm
Fuel Delivery Teikei Y14P
Final Drive Spur gear/belt
Suspension (Front) Telescopic fork
Suspension (Rear) Single shock unit swingarm
Brakes (Front) 180 mm disc
Brakes (Rear) Drum
Tires (Front) 120/90-10
Tires (Rear) 130/90-10
Length 1,890 mm (74.4 ”)
Width 705 mm (27.8 ”)
Height 1,110 mm (43.7 ”)
Wheelbase 1,275 mm (50.2 ”)
Seat Height 765 mm (30.1 ”)
Dry Weight 91kg (202.4lb)
Fuel Capacity 5.7 litres (1.2 Imp. gal.)
Colour(s) Yamaha Blue; Metallic Black, Vivid Yellow
Specifications and features are subject to change