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Spotlight: FZ09 & FZ07

Spotlight: FZ09 & FZ07

Photo Credit: Evans Brasfield of Motorcycle.com

Nicknamed the “LORDS OF THE STREETS“, the FZ’s have found ways to grip the naked motorcycle market and shake it upside down. At first glance, these sport bikes may seem a bit light on the frame but don’t be fooled by the naked looks. Yamaha concentrated on the most important aspects of these speed demons which is performance, rider comfort and power. The FZ09 was Yamaha’s most anticipated release of 2014 and yet two years later, it still continues to surge in popularity due to overall consumer satisfaction. The immediate impressions alone will be close to agility and aggressiveness. Consumers alike can agree that the bike has plenty of torque even in standard drive mode. With a combined quality build, hard to beat price and exceptional performance, the FZ09 never looked so good! Here are some of the specs based on a 2014 FZ09
sportbike we currently have in stock at Ak Motors. 2014 FZ09

Model: Yamaha FZ09
Motorcycle Class: Standard and Naked Motorcycles
Engine: 847cc liquid-cooled parallel twin
Fuel System: Fuel Injection
Transmission: 6-speed
Suspension: 41mm front forks up front, monoshock rear suspension with adjustable preload.
Brakes: Dual 298mm discs with hydraulic calipers in front with a single 245mm disc with hydraulic caliper at the back.
Weight (Including all fluids): 414 pounds

Unlike its big brother the FZ09, the FZ07 comfortably positions the rider a bit higher by lowering the seat by 10mm and increasing the bars height by 24mm. The riding position has been said to be of a “casual” feel, which will boost any beginner riders confidence. An important aspect of the FZ07 is it’s ability to give you a fuel efficient rocket (powered by a midsize vertical twin engine) in between your legs. The bike gets 58 miles per gallon and has a total range of about 214 miles. Living in the Bay Area, it is general knowledge of how the real estate market has managed to push San Francisco to the forefront of most expensive places to live in the USA. That’s why the FZ07 is a perfect fit for anyone looking for a speed machine that doesn’t dig a hole in your wallet. The combination of high performance with fuel efficiency is enough to attract even some of the more experienced riders around. Here are some of the specs based on a 2015 FZ07 we also have in stock. 2015 FZ07

Motorcycle Class: Standard and Naked Motorcycles
Engine: 689cc liquid-cooled parallel twin
Fuel System: Fuel Injection
Transmission: 6-speed
Suspension: 41mm front forks up front, monoshock rear suspension with adjustable preload.
Brakes: Dual 282mm discs with hydraulic calipers in front with a single 245mm disc with hydraulic caliper at the back.
Dry Weight: 397 pounds

Here at AK Motors we are proud to offer one of the best used motorcycle selections you’ll find in the Bay Area.  If you’re in the market for a used bike, check out our online inventory or contact us for an appointment.  To see our current inventory and explore more details, check out our Inventory page!  We are located in the heart of the Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA with easy access from all over the Bay Area.  We offer financing for all credit levels!  Apply online here, and contact us with any further questions.

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