New Yamaha R7 in action -
The event “Yamaha Motorcycle Day 2022” was held in Japan, and the signature of the fingerboards celebrated it in a big way by showing the new R7 SP, which seems to have done a few (or several) kilometers if you look at the wear on the wheels. This is the most dynamic version presented by Yamaha sports bikes, in this case in the R7 released a year ago about.
SP stands for Sport Production, which means improved bikes, much better and more equipped than their nominal versions and some features of this new Yamaha R7 SP confirm this statement. The Japanese magazine Young Machine was in charge of publicizing both the images and the most outstanding details, which we are telling you about right now.
As novelties, the Yamaha R7 SP It comes with an upgraded suspension. Both the front fork and the rear shock are signed by the specialist Öhlins, replacing KYB components. This is due to a much sportier configuration prepared to perform at its best on the track.
In the section of the brakes there are also new features. If we review the equipment, we find four-piston radial calipers that, by appearance and dimensions, They look like the same ones on the Yamaha YZF-R1. Also obvious is the titanium exhaust developed by Akrapovican optional accessory on the R7 and that will come from the factory on the SP version.
And so far the news. As for the engine, it maintains the 689cc parallel twin CP2, with liquid cooling and injection, which also powers the MT-07. This block is capable of generating 73 hp of power and 67 Nm of torque at 8750 rpm and is associated with a 6-speed transmission.
The clutch is assisted and slippered, and the new Yamaha R7 SP is expected to come standard with QuickShiftwhich is now optional for the conventional R7, to achieve a greater acceleration and improve performance both on the track and on the road.