Yamaha unveiled the all-new XSR900, the flagship of it’s sport heritage range.
For one, the XSR900 is not just a revival of an earlier model or simply vintage-inspired like many other neo-retro models are. It is inspired by the technology and aesthetics of the 1980s, which was a glorious and significant period in Yamaha’s history. There is no better bike to represent Yamaha’s spirit and history than this one. Its legendary Deltabox chassis design is at its very core and reflects everything Yamaha has stood for and achieved over the years.
The all-new XSR900 is powered by 889cc CP3 engine producing stronger, linear torque for outstanding acceleration generates 119 PS at 10,000 rpm and 93.0 Nm of torque @ 7,000 rpm. The throaty note of the exhaust conveys the immense torque of the CP3 engine. The new exhaust features unequal length headers and dual-sided outlets, and by experimenting with muffler chamber size, the ideal sound was achieved. Together with the 3-duct design with dual air-intakes, the sound for the rider itself was also perfectly orchestrated.
With its all-new aluminum frame, the XSR900 is the thinnest, lightest, and most compact design in class. Yamaha’s latest Controlled Filling (CF) technology has been used to build the new Deltabox-style frame, which accurately manages a variety of parameters, including mold vacuum, temperature, and injection speed. A 55-millimeter-longer swingarm and a model-specific subframe improve straight-line stability and provide a 1,495-millimeter wheelbase. The swingarm is made of box-section aluminum.
The new XSR’s petrol tank takes design cues from Yamaha Grand Prix racers of the 1980’s, and it has front air intake vents that not only boost engine performance but also deliver a thrilling intake roar to riders. Stopping power is provided by Brembo brakes featuring dual 298 mm front discs and 245 mm rear disc. Fully adjustable KYB USD front forks with a gold finish and the link-type fully adjustable rear suspension enhances the appearance of the motorcycle. The round headlight of the previous model is carried over but with full LED functionality and the tail light is hidden beneath the seat hump.
The XSR900 has one of the most advanced electronic rider control systems ever seen in the Sport Heritage class. At the heart of XSR900’s new system is a 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) sends data to the ECU that informing the three rider aids: Lean Sensitive Traction Control System, Slide Control System (SCS) and the front Wheel Lift Control System (LIF). LCD display unit of the previous model is replaced with 3.5 inch full color TFT display with a bar type tachometer that changes color with rising rpm and also has a configurable display of secondary information.
The all new 2022 XSR 900 is equipped with Lean sensitive traction control, Slide control system, Anti wheelie system, Brake control system, Quick shifter, Engine power modes, Yamaha chip controlled throttle and programmable Cruise control system. XSR 900 is available in two color schemes – Legend Blue, cyan and yellow with gold coloured forks and wheels, and also Midnight Black with red highlights and black forks and controls.
- High-torque EU5 889cc CP3 engine
- Cruise Control and A&S clutch
- Full LED lighting
- Lightweight chassis
- Rider aids
- Brembo brakes
- Adjustable suspension