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Yamaha YZF-R9 emblem trademark filed | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Yamaha had beforehand trademarked the phrase YZF-R9 and has now additionally filed for ‘figurative’ logos associated to the branding model.

Yamaha is probably going readying the brand new YZF-R9 for an unveiling quickly. At the least that’s what could be speculated after it filed a recent trademark utility to guard the YZF-R9 emblem and branding model. A photograph of the Yamaha YZF-R9’s emblem is circulating on-line, displaying the everyday Yamaha ‘R’ collection bike emblem model and font. Beforehand, Yamaha had trademarked the YZF-R9 phrase in a number of international locations, together with India.

Yamaha YZF-R9: What to anticipate?

If in any respect Yamaha unveils the YZF-R9 quickly, anticipate it to be a fully-faired model of the MT-09 avenue bike, just like the R7 is to the MT-07. This implies the YZF-R9 could also be powered by the MT-09’s 890cc, three-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. This engine, on the street bare, makes 119hp and 93Nm and it is likely to be in the identical state of tune within the YZF-R9. The supersport will even double up as a monitor bike and we will anticipate Yamaha to equip it with mechanicals from the MT-09’s SP variant, which is able to embrace the adjustable suspension and braking set-up. The IMU-based electronics suite can also be anticipated to be current within the YZF-R9.

In the case of styling, it’ll be attention-grabbing to see what Yamaha comes up with. The YZF-R1, YZF-R7, YZF-R3 and even the YZF-R15 have largely related design languages, and the YZF-R9 may comply with go well with. Nonetheless, it might get barely completely different shapes for among the physique panels or a unique positioning for the headlights. 

In all, the YZF-R9 would serve to bridge the hole between the YZF-R7 and the flagship, 200hp, YZF-R1 superbike. 

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