The Yamaha Tracer 900 has established itself as the definitive middleweight sport touring model, with a strong and loyal following throughout Europe. For 2018 the Tracer 900 builds on the strengths of original model, while offering enhanced touring potential and an even more refined, high quality product. Improvements include redesigned body panels, and the new model is equipped with narrower handlebars and slimmer handguards, as well as a new larger screen offering better weather protection and 1-hand adjustment.
Rider and passenger comfort is improved with a new seating position, together with redesigned passenger footrests and a new grab bar – and a newly designed aluminium swingarm as well as revised rear shock settings to further enhance the bike’s touring performance.
Developed from the Tracer 900 and sharing the same 2018 specification upgrades, the Tracer 900GT offers sport touring riders the ultimate package at a competitive price.
The new Tracer 900GT is equipped with a range of exclusive features including quickly detachable 20-litre colour matched hard side cases, as well as full colour TFT instruments and heated grips.
Gold coloured forks underline the GT model’s exclusivity, while the rear shock features a new remote preload adjuster – and with a quick shifter and cruise control as standard, this is the ultimate Tracer 900.
Both models share the same 847cc 3-cylinder engine with an A&S clutch, and the electronics package includes 3-mode TCS and D-MODE selectable running modes for optimum performance in all conditions.
With a slim and lightweight CF die cast aluminium frame, large capacity 18-litre fuel tank, main stand and ABS as standard, the Tracer 900 and Tracer 900GT models offer one of the most comprehensive specifications in the class.
Tracer 900 / Tracer 900GT key features:
- 847cc 3-cylinder cross plane philosophy engine
- A&S clutch
- 3-mode TCS
- Selectable D-MODE running modes
- Slim and lightweight CF die-cast aluminium frame
- Large capacity 18-litre fuel tank
- Main stand
Tracer 900 Genuine Accessories
Yamaha has developed a range of high quality Genuine Accessories for the Tracer, enabling every customer to build their very own unique sport touring motorcycle.
The most significant addition to the range is the new set of colour matched 20-litre hard side cases that have been specifically developed for the Tracer 900, giving customers an even wider choice of luggage options.
The 2018 line-up includes an Akrapovič slip on muffler, as well as hard and soft side cases, several top cases, plus a choice of heated and comfort seats as well as windscreens. Furthermore, a range of stylistic bolt-on accessories, protectors and billet levers are also available.
With this extended selection of Genuine Accessories, it’s never been easier to create a unique sport touring Tracer 900 that reflects each owner’s needs and desires.
Tracer 900 Riding Gear
For 2018 Yamaha has developed a new collection of sport touring riding gear that is designed to meet the requirements of Tracer 900 riders. Featuring a stylish Black or Black/Grey design, the new Touring Riding Jacket provides great comfort and extra protection on long distance ride in all seasons. The removable waterproof breathable inserts make it ideal for year round riding, and with 3M reflective materials on the front, back and sleeves – as well as CE approved impact protectors for elbows and shoulders – the Touring Riding Jacket is the ideal choice for Tracer 900 owners.
To fully gear up, matching Touring Riding Trousers are also available in the line-up. These trousers feature CE approved knee protectors and Riplan reinforcements and a removable zipped winter lining.
The full range of Yamaha sports touring gear can be found at www.yamaha-motor.eu/uk/accessories/apparel
2018 colours, availability and prices
- Tracer 900 is available in Nimbus Grey and Tech Black from April 2018.
- Tracer 900GT is available in Midnight Black, Nimbus Grey and Phantom Blue from May 2018.
The prices of the Tracer 900 and Tracer 900GT vary per country, so please contact your local press officer for specific information.
Destination Yamaha: The one stop adventure shop
Destination Yamaha is the online hub where you can find out more about a range of motorcycling adventures provided by Yamaha approved touring travel partners. It’s easy to search using a range of criteria, including location, time, duration and type of riding – and being Yamaha approved, riders can be sure that each travel partner meets strict quality and safety standards.
Visit destination-yamaha.eu now, and discover true motorcycling touring freedom.
MyGarage: Building bikes to believe in
Before you purchase your new Yamaha Tracer 900 or Tracer 900GT you can now ‘build’ your own unique motorcycle using Yamaha’s online model configurator – or if you prefer, you can use the MyGarage App on a smart phone. Simply select the products you like from a range of Genuine Accessories, and make your very own virtual Tracer 900 in minutes. With stunning 360-degree 3D views, it’s the most efficient way to choose the specification of your new Yamaha, and you can send your final specification to your Yamaha dealer who will then prepare your motorcycle.
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