Europe's popular MT-07 was announced today for release in Canada as the all new 2015 FZ-07. Will the naked bike make it South of the border? Bikeland spoke directly with Yamaha Motor Corporation today and was told that "Yamaha cannot discuss any possible future product models, but check back with us around June and September for exciting 2015 model information..."
Details from the Great White North follow...
Yamaha Motor Canada is pleased to introduce the newest member of the FZ family for 2015, the Yamaha FZ-07
The FZ-07 is a fun, naked sports bike powered by an all-new, liquid-cooled, 689cc, inline twin engine. It has been designed to provide deep, powerful torque in the most frequently used RPM range (3,000 to 6,500 rpm). On top of the all-new engine is the eye-catching, aggressive styling and outstanding value. Priced at $7,299, the all-new FZ-07 is following in the footsteps of the FZ-09 as a high quality motorcycle at an amazing price.
Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd. Motorcycle Product Manager, John Bayliss, said “The all-new 2015 FZ-07 is a special breed of motorcycle that brings fun, affordability and riding enjoyment back to the street. This versatile naked roadster offers deep engine torque, a comfortable up-right riding position and a lightweight, easy to handle sports chassis. The FZ-07 is the perfect machine for new and experienced riders who are looking to conquer road at an outstanding value.”
The Yamaha FZ-07 will be arriving in dealerships by the end of June 2014 and be available in Matte Metallic Gray, Bluish White and Vivid Red.