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New 2009 Yamaha Monster YZ450F Team Replica - (UK)

October 3rd, 2008

To celebrate David Philippaerts’ MX1 World Championship achieved on Yamaha Monster YZ450F, the manufacturer will be releasing a very limited number of 2009 specification Team Replica machines.

Developed in co-operation with Yamaha Racing and the Yamaha Monster Motocross Team, the exclusive new YZ450F Yamaha Motocross Team Replica is based on the 2009 production bike. A limited supply will be built solely for the European market, and they will be equipped with a range of special chassis parts that are the same as those fitted to Yamaha’s MX1 factory racing bikes. With its special black-coloured bodywork and trick carbon fibre components, this new addition to the Yamaha YZ line-up has a truly exclusive look and a class-leading specification.

Black bodywork and a range of carbon fibre parts

The racer features a full line-up of exclusive chassis parts:

  • Black factory racing replica bodywork including fuel tank/air scoops, side panels plus front and rear mudguards
  • Yamaha Monster Motocross Team sticker set
  • Hand guards with aluminium mountings
  • Carbon fibre front brake disc protector
  • Factory racing type black seat
  • Factory racing type handlebar grips
  • Carbon fibre front fork protectors
  • Carbon fibre chain guard
  • Carbon fibre under frame protector

The most exclusive production MX1 bike in the Paddock

As well as the many special parts that are exclusive to the new Team Replica Yamaha YZ450F, the stock ’09 machine also features the following changes and improvements for the new season: 

  • New matt black cylinder head cover
  • Enhanced CDI mapping
  • New lighter swing arm with optimised rigidity balance
  • New lightweight high-vacuum cast rear hub
  • Larger diameter 25 mm rear axle
  • Newly designed rear wheel spokes
  • Revised front and rear suspension settings
  • 4-way adjustable handlebar position
  • Gold coloured DID chain
  • Lightweight aluminium front brake hose bracket

Priced at £5699.00 including vat, this new variant will be available from authorised Yamaha off-road dealers at the end of October.

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