2022 Yamaha XSR900 First Look

Latest MT-09 lends its engine and frame to the new ‘80s-inspired XSR900.

Yamaha’s XSR900 has been in line for an update ever since the launch of the all-new MT-09 a year ago. Now the firm has taken the wraps off the new model and it’s a huge step forward from the old one both in terms of technology and appearance.

The XSR900′s formula has always been to take the structure of the MT-09, including its CP3 triple engine and aluminum frame, and wrap it in bodywork that’s vaguely retro without being a tribute to a specific model.

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