Yamaha - Motorcycles - XSR900


2018 Motorcycles

Born to rule

The XSR900 is the real deal. An exhilarating riding experience delivered by cutting edge technology and influenced by an unrivalled racing heritage. The best of Yamaha’s new engineering is wrapped in a retro design, paying tribute to timeless classic machines.

The latest in-line 3-cylinder 850cc Crossplane Concept engine delivers astounding torque and breath taking acceleration. A super lightweight aluminium frame combined with a natural riding position offers a heightened riding experience and outstanding agility.

The XSR900 takes inspiration from Yamaha’s history of sports bikes and motorcycle design mixed with cutting edge technology.


•  Liquid-cooled 850cc in-line 3-cylinder 4-stroke
•  Aluminium fuel tank covers
•  Traction control system
•  Assist &Slipper Clutch
•  Vintage inspired headlight and rear light
•  Crossplane Concept engine design
•  Lightweight frame with aluminium parts
•  Adjustable front and rear suspension
•  Retro cool, powerful sports heritage
•  Stitched two-level seat
•  Powerful torque, incredible acceleration
•  Easy to customize


Yamaha - Motorcycles - XSR900

Timeless, pure design, respecting historical icons

The XSR900 shows its true heritage with a timeless, pure design that pays tribute to the iconic motorcycles of the past. The all-new Sport Heritage machine pays respect to the machines of yesterday that still set the standard for cool today.

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Retro style with high quality materials

The XSR900 shows its true heritage through the use of high quality metal materials. Stylish aluminium fuel tank covers, aluminium fenders and fender stays, and round retro instrument panel pay tribute to the iconic bikes of the past.

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High performance 850cc in-line 3-cylinder engine

The new XSR900 features a powerful 850cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, inline 3-cylinder engine with Crossplane Concept philosophy. The howling triple adds TCS, an Assist & Slipper Clutch, YCC-T throttle and D-MODE power settings for maximum performance.

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Lightweight aluminium frame and swing arm

A clever lightweight aluminium frame contains the powerful engine within a short wheelbase with the swing arm mounted externally to enable a narrower foot peg position for a more comfortable ride.

Yamaha - Motorcycles - XSR900

Powerful performance, retro style

The new XSR900’s 850cc inline 3-cylinder engine and lightweight aluminium frame blend perfectly with the inspired retro style. The breath-taking performance and sports oriented riding experience delivers a perfect mix of style with excitement for road riders looking for the next level.

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Adjustable front and rear suspension

The XSR900 offers total set-up control with 41mm upside down front forks with adjustable rebound damping. The rear Monocross linked-type suspension offers both preload and rebound damping adjustment. Cast and forged aluminium brackets and handlebar crowns continue the high quality feel.

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Power and control

The retro inspired style of the new XSR900 is matched with the powerful 850cc in-line 3-cylinder engine. The Yamaha D-MODE engine character selection system allows the rider to choose three different power settings to suit every riding condition for maximum enjoyment, from mild to full power.

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High quality parts, authentic style

Forged aluminium parts, including brake pedal, gear-shift and foot-pegs and tapered handlebars raise the style game and reflect the quality of the XSR900.

Technical specifications


Engine type
3-Cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves
847 cm³
Bore x stroke
78.0 mm x 59.1 mm
Compression ratio
11.5 : 1
Maximum power
84.6 kW (115PS) @ 10,000 rpm
Maximum Torque
87.5 Nm (8.9 kg-m) @ 8,500 rpm
Lubrication system
Wet sump
Clutch Type
Wet, Multiple Disc
Fuel Injection
Ignition system
Starter system
Transmission system
Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission
Fuel consumption
5.2 l/100km
CO2 emission
120 g/km


Front travel
137 mm
Caster Angle
103 mm
Front suspension system
Telescopic forks
Rear suspension system
Swingarm, (Link type suspension)
Rear Travel
130 mm
Front brake
Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brake
Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre
120/70ZR17M/C (58W) (Tubeless)
Rear tyre
180/55ZR17M/C (73W) (Tubeless)


Overall length
2,075 mm
Overall width
815 mm
Overall height
1,135 mm
Seat height
830 mm
1,440 mm
Minimum ground clearance
135 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)
195 kg
Fuel tank capacity
14 L
Oil tank capacity
3.4 L
EU4 compliant