Yamaha FZ8R breaks cover

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This picture proves that an uprated Yamaha FZ8R is due in 2012 – although it probably won’t go on sale in Britain.

It was taken by a photographer from motoblog.fr – apparently during an official visit to Yamaha France’s HQ.

It boasts uprated fork internals, an Ohlins rear shock, a performance exhaust (thought to be produced by Laser) and revised badging. The brakes remain unchanged.

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