Yamaha 2010 Models

Yamaha's 2010 model lineup is out! Dirt riders can rejoice at the all new YZ450F. Cruisers have a new option in the Stratoliner Deluxe. Sport riders get a tweaked R6 and new colors, including an R1 limited edition replica bike for Rossi fans.

Click below the jump straight to each bike:
2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 LE
2010 Yamaha YZ450F
2010 Yamaha Star Stratoliner Deluxe
2010 Yamaha V Star Tourer
2010 Yamaha YZF-R6
2010 Yamaha YZF-R1
2010 Yamaha FZ6R
2010 Yamaha V Star 950

2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 LE

The YZF-R1 LE is a limited edition Valentino Rossi / Fiat Yamaha replica complete with the number “46” and “The Doctor” logos, including a replica of Valentino Rossi’s signature on the fuel tank.

The R1 LE will be available in January 2010 with a starting MSRP of $14,500 and available in Fiat Yamaha Team graphics.

The 2010 R1 will be available in dealerships nationwide beginning in September 2009 with a starting MSRP of $13,290 and available in Raven, Pearl White and Team Yamaha Blue/White.

2010 Yamaha YZ450F

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The all-new YZ450F– the ultimate high performance 450cc motocross bike. Designed from the ground up around fuel injection, the 2010 YZ450F is unlike any modern motocross bike you’ve every seen before.

The current YZ450F has an impressive racing history, with Supercross championships in 2008 and 2009 not to mention a 2007 AMA Motocross National Championship. That’s great if you live in the past, but at Yamaha we are always looking towards the future. Just as we did with the original YZ400F in 1998 we’re ready to turn the motocross world on its head again with the revolutionary new 2010 YZ450F.


All New for 2010

* YZ450F’s new rearward-slanted cylinder is a revolutionary advancement that achieves unmatched mass centralization, concentrating inertial mass toward the center of the machine. This bold new design also swaps traditional intake and exhaust positions, putting the lightweight airbox and throttle body out front. This contributes to mass centralization for nimble handling while also achieving a straight intake tract for superb combustion efficiency that delivers more power.
* The cylinder is offset so the connecting rod is vertical at the moment of greatest combustion force, minimizing piston friction against the cylinder wall that could rob power. That means quicker response.
* The new 4-titanium valve cylinder head is matched to a fuel injection system developed specifically for the YZ450F. Instantly adapts to changing air/fuel mixtures depending on altitude and temperature, for an engine that delivers no matter what conditions.
* The all-new aluminum Bilateral Beam frame provides a superb rigidity balance that complements the engine for unmatched lightweight handling and cornering. The result? The best cornering, most nimble 450F for all track conditions.
* Revamped looks deliver new-generation styling, including front and rear fenders, intake cover, front fork protector, and number plate, along with the fuel tank and seat.
* Accessory GYTR® Power Tuner lets bike tuners adjust air/fuel mixture and ignition timing maps to match engine performance characteristics to the rider and track conditions.


* The rearward-slanted engine allowed engineers to design straight intake and exhaust ports, creating the most direct path for air flow into the fuel-injected engine for incredible performance.
* The YZ450F uses a battery-less fuel injection system with a 12-hole injector for superb fuel atomization. The 44mm Keihin® throttle body is designed for easy starting, with an integrated cold start and idle speed adjustment knob. Yamaha FI provides optimal air/fuel mixtures in all altitudes and wide range of temperatures for outstanding throttle response.
* 14 volt / 110W high output generator powers the battery less fuel injection system.
* 4-titanium valve cylinder head with a “pent-roof” design combustion chamber provides excellent combustion efficiency and unequalled power output.
* Intake and exhaust camshaft profile changes to increase valve working angle and valve lift for most excellent performance at all rpm.
* The bigger 97.0mm bore and shorter 60.8mm stroke, along with a higher 12.5:1 compression ratio, create a combustion chamber that delivers really impressive power.
* The air filter case is changed to accommodate the new engine layout. Putting it up front keeps dirt and dust kicked up from the rear tire away from the intake system.
* New “tornado-style” exhaust header with resonator efficiently scavenges exhaust gasses and helps the engine achieve its exceptional low-to-mid range torque characteristics, while the 150mm-longer muffler comfortably meets the latest noise standards without a sacrifice of power.
* Clutch and transmission components have been thoughtfully revamped to give the rider great shifting feel.


* The aluminum Bilateral Beam frame is crafted from a carefully chosen combination of forged and extruded aluminum, 16 components in all, for the right rigidity balance and light weight. A very symmetrical chassis design promotes nimble handling, letting riders enter and exit corners as quickly as possible to put the competition behind them.
* New skid plate is constructed from tough polypropylene for great protection and low weight.
* The swingarm and rear shock are redesigned, with the shock mounted along the central axis of the frame, taking advantage of the space no longer needed for the front-mounted airbox. This optimized combination delivers exceptionally linear performance for excellent bump absorption and awesome cornering ability.
* The KYB® Speed Sensitive front fork has 10mm longer stroke for excellent feel and shock absorption.
* KYB® rear shock with large capacity piggy back reservoir and 50mm piston for more consistent damping control.
* New fuel tank is positioned underneath the seat, contributing to the centralized mass. The seat is long and flat for to allow free rider movement.
* New rear sprocket shape has a trick appearance and is light weight.
* The triple clamps are redesigned, with a change in offset from 25 to 22 mm for unequalled cornering performance. The ProTaper® bars are four-way adjustable to accommodate a wide range of riders.
* The front and rear fenders, along with the number plate, side cover and front fork protector have been redesigned for an aggressive look. Less plastic is used to expose and enhance the lightweight aluminum frame.

Additional Features:

* Fuel pump is small and lightweight, as is the compact transistor ignition unit.


MSRP*: $8,090 (White/Red) Available from September 2009, $7,990 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from September 2009
Type: 449cc liquid-cooled DOHC 4-stroke; 4 titanium valves
Bore x Stroke: 97.0 x 60.8mm
Compression Ratio: 12.5:1
Fuel Delivery: Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI), Keihin® 44mm
Ignition: CDI
Transmission: Constant-mesh 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive: Chain Drive
Suspension/Front: KYB® Speed-Sensitive System, inverted fork: fully adjustable, 12.2-in travel
Suspension/Rear: KYB® Fully adjustable single shock; 12.4-in travel
Brakes/Front: Hydraulic single disc brake, 250mm
Brakes/Rear: Hydraulic single disc brake, 245mm
Tires/Front: 80/100-21-Dunlop® D-742FA
Tires/Rear: 120/80-19-Dunlop® D-756
Length: 86.3 in
Width: 32.4 in
Height: 51.6 in
Seat Height: 39.3 in
Wheelbase: 58.7 in
Ground Clearance: 15.0 in
Fuel Capacity: 1.6 gal
Wet Weight: 245 lb
Warranty: 30 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)


2010 Yamaha Star Stratoliner Deluxe

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Yamaha says:

Cypress, California – Think all baggers are created equal? Think again…..Star is pleased to introduce the 2010 Stratoliner Deluxe. Whether you’re traveling cross-country or crosstown, this new bagger is one of the most powerful and stylish ways to go.

The Stratoliner Deluxe features a distinctive, wind shearing fairing that includes a handlebar-mounted audio control system with integrated high fidelity speakers, connectors for an iPod® jack and ultra cool shorty windscreen. To compliment the fairing a pair of large, color-matched, locking hard sidebags with handy one touch openers provide spacious storage for long hauls and short trips.

The powerful and beautiful 113 cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod V-twin has massive looks and performance. The computer controlled twin-bore downdraft electronic fuel injection with 12 hole injectors ensures optimum engine efficiency and throttle response in the widest possible range of conditions. Combined with the four valve cylinder heads with dual spark plugs, ceramic-composite-lined cylinders and 2 –into-1 exhaust with O2 sensor and three way catalyst to reduce emissions, maximum torque is reached at just 2500 rpm for performance second to none.

The long and low aluminum frame provides great looks and light handling unlike any other full-size cruiser with very few welds for a smooth, clean look and a near 50/50 weight distribution between both wheels. The light, Controlled-fill swingarm casting compliments the streamline style and reduces unsprung weight to assist in the great handling. Additional features such as 46 mm fork tubes with slant cut chrome covers, a tucked out-of-sight single shock with adjustable spring preload, a richly chromed 1.25 inch oversize handlebar and large front discs with monolock brake calipers add to the unmatched functionality of the chassis. A strong and light belt final drive routes power smoothly and efficiently to the rear wheel while the floating floorboards and adjustable heel/toe shifter provide a comfortable, low effort ride.

The Neo-streamline design gives the Stratoliner Deluxe a completely distinctive look which is accented by a level of fit and finish that is second to none. Details such as the switchgear wiring being routed internal to the handlebar, a flangeless, teardrop fuel tank, 12-spoke wheels, chrome front brake master cylinder with integrated lever, a sculpted seat and special custom machining of the cooling fin edges give a jewel like appearance to the engine as light hits it from different angles. Additional details like Star quality paint and chrome, bright multireflector headlight, LED taillight and amber turn signals behind clear lenses complete the custom look.


All new for 2010

* The Stratoliner Deluxe comes standard with a fairing that includes integrated speakers and a connector for an iPod®, plus a convenient, handlebar-mounted audio control system.
* A pair of large, color-matched, locking hard sidebags make the Stratoliner Deluxe excellent for long hauls and short trips, and offer even more capacity than the Stratoliner sidebags.
* Powerful and beautiful 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod V-twin produces great thrust at any speed.
* Twin-bore downdraft electronic fuel injection ensures optimum engine efficiency and throttle response in the widest possible range of conditions.
* Neo-streamline design gives the Stratoliner Deluxe a completely distinctive look and the fairing offers excellent weather protection.
* Long and low aluminum frame provides great looks and light handling unlike any other full-size cruiser.
* A sculpted seat makes the Stratoliner Deluxe an excellent place to sit on long rides.
* The Star® Accessories Catalog is packed full of high-quality parts that invite Star owners to fully express their individuality.


* 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod 48-degree V-twin has massive looks and performance.
* Four pushrod-activated valves and two spark plugs per cylinder. Provide optimum combustion efficiency.
* Ceramic-composite plated cylinders for superior heat dissipation with forged pistons cooled by oil jets. Provides outstanding reliability and longer engine life.
* 9.48:1 compression ratio and aggressive cam timing increase power output across the board.
* Computer-controlled, twin-bore, fuel injection monitors multiple engine parameters to calculate perfect mixture under all conditions; wide-angle 12-hole fuel injectors provide excellent atomization.
* Exhaust Ultimate Power valve (EXUP®) inside the two-into-one exhaust system boosts torque in the 2500-3000-rpm range.
* Special custom-machining of the cooling fin edges gives a jewel-like appearance to the engine as light hits it from different angles.
* 3300 rpm at 75 mph gives some idea of the Stratoliner Deluxe’s power and cruisability. Maximum torque is reached at only 2500 rpm.


* Aluminum frame is light, rigid, and requires few welds for a smooth, clean look. A light, Controlled-Fill swingarm casting complements the bike’s streamline style and reduces unsprung weight for great handling.
* 46mm fork tubes serve up an excellent ride and a sweet appearance.
* A tucked-out-of-sight single shock with adjustable spring preload out back provides a smooth ride under varying loads.
* A thick, richly chromed 1.25-inch handlebar in chrome clamps carries the Stratoliner Deluxe’s switchgear wiring on the inside.
* Flangeless, teardrop fuel tank carries a full 4.5 gallons of fuel.
* Polished, 12-spoke wheels evoke a thick spoke look, but carry modern tubeless radial tires; a 130/70-18 front and a fat, 190/60-17 rear for excellent grip.
* Front brake master cylinder with integrated lever operates a pair of 298mm front discs squeezed by strong monoblock calipers for excellent power, feel, and great style.
* Strong-and-light belt final drive routes power smoothly and efficiently to the rear wheel.
* Floating floorboards and an adjustable heel/toe shifter help provide a comfortable, low-effort ride.

Additional Features:

* Standard fairing with speakers. Stereo system is ready for iPod® and MP3 players and includes convenient, handlebar-mounted audio controls.
* Neo-streamline design gives the Stratoliner Deluxe a completely distinctive look and the fairing offers excellent weather protection.
* A sculpted seat makes the Stratoliner Deluxe an excellent place to sit on long rides. Improves long range comfort.
* Position beams within the main headlight housing provide great visibility.
* Left-thumb operated high-beam switch, and right-thumb activated accessory driving light switch for great visibility.
* Jewel-like fit and finish, and Star quality paint, chrome and attention to detail are evident all over the Stratoliner Deluxe.
* Classic clock-style instrumentation complement Stratoliner Deluxe’s neo-retro look and contains analog speedometer, tachometer and fuel gauge, along with twin digital tripmeters and odometer.
* Bright multi-reflector headlight, LED taillight and amber turn signals behind clear lenses give a custom look.


MSRP*: $17,490 (Raven) Available from January 2010
Type: 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled 48° V-twin; pushrod OHV, 4 valves/cylinder
Bore x Stroke: 100mm x 118mm
Compression Ratio: 9.48:1
Fuel Delivery: Twin-Bore electronic fuel injection;throttle position sensor
Ignition: TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission: 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive: Belt
Frame: Aluminum
Suspension/Front: 46mm telescopic fork; adjustable preload, 5.1-in travel
Suspension/Rear: Single shock; 4.3-in travel
Brakes/Front: Dual hydraulic disc, 298mm
Brakes/Rear: Hydraulic disc, 320mm
Tires/Front: 130/70-18
Tires/Rear: 190/60-17
Wheels: 12-spoke cast
Length: 101.6 in
Width: 43.3 in
Height: 59.6 in
Seat Height: 27.8 in
Wheelbase: 67.5 in
Ground Clearance: 6.1 in
Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal
Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)


2010 Yamaha V Star 1300 Tourer

New for 2010

* The handlebar bend is changed, bringing the bars closer to the rider for a more relaxed riding position.
* The shape of the seat has been redesigned with a “dish” shape for improved comfort, and it allows riders to touch the ground easily.
* A new 3-D tank emblem design adorns the V Star 1300 Tourer and evokes a modern-classic look.
* The V Star 1300 Tourer gets even more chrome: a new chrome headlight housing and chrome belt guard. Plus, there’s a new gloss black finish on the frame that adds a high-quality look.

2010 Yamaha YZF-R6

The R6 got the most attention from our favorite people in R&D this year, getting more than just new colors.

New for 2010

* The new, 100mm-longer muffler is designed for excellent power characteristics and reduced noise.
* The ECU settings have been revised for increased performance.
* Colors: Raven, Team Yamaha Blue/White, Pearl White

2010 Yamaha YZF-R1

The YZF-R1 gets a new set of colors for 2010: Raven, Team Yamaha Blue/White, or Pearl White.

2010 Yamaha FZ6R

The FZ6R remains unchanged except for new color schemes. The 2010 model comes in Team Yamaha Blue/White, Raven, Pearl White/Rapid Red, and Pearl White/Vivd Magenta.

2010 Yamaha V Star 950

A new color option appears for each of the V Star 950 (Pearl White), and V Star 950 Tourer (Seashell). At press time only the Tourer has had a picture released.

Source: Yamaha Motor Corporation

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