With Yamaha’s XSR900 a success, the manufacturer has decided to run off a special edition of the machine, with only 695 units made.
The XSR900 Abarth will be available in very limited numbers next year, and is the result of a collaboration with Abarth Cars, a car tuning company that’s been in business since 1949.
The special edition bike has the same three-cylinder, 115 hp engine that powers the standard XSR model, but mixes in some cafe racer styling, some carbon fibre, a suede seat, and a bikini fairing. Slipper clutch, traction control, and ABS are standard equipment.
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[…] Although they seem to be getting uglier all the time, the naked bike class continues to get a lot of attention, with plenty of machines receiving upgraded engines, refined chassis, improved electronics packages, or all three (KTM Super Duke R, MV Agusta Brutale 800RR, KTM 390 Duke, Kawasaki Z650, Kawasaki Z900, Aprilia Shiver, Aprilia Dorsoduro, Ducati Monster 1200, Yamaha XSR Abarth). […]
Well thats kinda fun!