Expected Launch Date: Jan 2020
Yamaha Tracer Overview
Yamaha is all set to launch the much-awaited Tracer 900 at the upcoming Auto Expo 2018. Coming up with high-end specifications, the Yamaha Tracer appears as a fully-loaded classic motorbike that is ready to top the chart list in the given segment. The classic Yamaha Tracer is a premium adventure tourer from Yamaha that is all geared up for its launching in the Indian automobile markets. With the overall sporty appeal, the Yamaha Tracer is expected to rock the hearts of all the adventure-freaks out there.
Yamaha Tracer Engine & Transmission
The bike gets its power from the 847cc 3-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valves, DOHC engine. The engine is capable of producing an overall power of about 115 PS at 10,000 rpm along with the peak torque of 87.5 Nm at 8500 rpm. The engine of the bike has been mated to the automatic transmission gearbox.
Yamaha Tracer Braking & Safety
The brake and clutch levers of the Yamaha Tracer 2018 are light and smooth to press. The bike receives the single hydraulic dual disc brake of 298 mm towards the front along with hydraulic single disc brake of 245 mm towards the rear end. In terms of the safety measures, the bike receives the ABS as standard along with a sturdy center stand.
Yamaha Tracer Competitors
The strongest rival to the Yamaha Tracer 900 is expected to be the Kawasaki Versys 650.
Yamaha Tracer Mileage
With the displacement of around 847cc, the latest Yamaha Tracer 2018 is expected to return an average mileage of around 18.18 kmpl. In terms of the overall features, the Yamaha Tracer 2018 series resembles a complete sporty bike. With traces here & there including the presence of long inverted forks, extended swing arm, revised rear suspension, and larger fuel tank –these features add up to the adventure range of the new-generation Yamaha Tracer. The addition of taller, adjustable windscreen and amazing luggage options suggest that the bike is ready for some excellent touring adventure. The wide, chunky tyres of the bike have been adopted from the standard MT-09 sports naked series of Yamaha that make the Yamaha Tracer more suited to paved roads.
Yamaha Tracer Performance and Handling
Even with the absence of any specialized drive-by-wire throttle technology, the Yamaha Tracer ensures a linear power delivery. The throttle adjustments of the bike can be adjusted as per the intent of the riders. The overall lightweight aluminum chassis of the Yamaha Tracer add to its agility and flexibility even on steep turns. The bike is easy to flick from one side to the other. Given its touring capacities, the Yamaha Tracer appears to be surprisingly immensely lightweight such that it can be used for daily casual riding as well. Whatever might be the condition, the Yamaha Tracer motorbike is fun to ride.
Yamaha Tracer What we think
The Yamaha Tracer 900 tends to be more than just an adventure bike. With advanced features packed onto the bike, it is great to know that is has been priced competitively as well.
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