2014 Bolt and Bolt R: New Yamaha cruiser
The North American subsidiary of the signing of the fingerboards, Star/Yamaha, expects to reach large audiences with these two bobber of the most accessible with a reasonable price and a sharp urban character. It is not yet known if will reach more countries.
Yamaha has launched through its U.S. subsidiary new Star custom bike 2014 Bolt and Bolt R-Spec, two classic urban bobber but with some modern touches, accessible and marked a youthful character. Like on the European markets, in the United States brands seen in the products more simple and direct solution to the drop in sales.
The new Bolt supposed to Star a return to the basics of motorcycle, with less chrome, lively paintings and more digestible for all types of users. Much of the concept is also summarized on a relatively contained introductory price, which starts from just over 6,000 euros for the basic version.
Yamaha has maintained the new Bolt the 942cc air-cooled V-twin already used in the V Star 950, mounted on a double-cradle steel completely new chassis. Its have a wheelbase of 1,570 mm and a seat located 691 mm from the ground, two measures that explain the accessible nature of the model. For suspensions has chosen a 41 mm telescopic fork with 119 mm distance. The tires are 100/90 on 19-inch front wheel and 150/80 on 16 inch back, while breaking it commits itself to wavy simple two 298 mm discs in both axes.
Despite being bobber, two Star Bolt incorporate modern touches like lights with LED technology and an instrument panel with LCD display. The R-Spec variant includes specific different colors and finishes for the seat, mirrors and fenders. Not left to chance the long list of optional equipment, which allow customization to the extreme both models.
The Star Bolt will arrive in dealerships in the US brand throughout this month at a cost of $7,990 (6,119 euros), while we have to wait until mid-summer to clinch a Star Bolt R-Spec to a price of $8,290 (6,349 euros).