The frame's structural balance and rider center of gravity were revamped while the more powerful and durable engine's performance was further increased through the use of a highly-precise engine management system. Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo rode the bike to six and four wins respectively to claim a 1-2 finish atop the riders' standings, enabling Yamaha to take the triple crown of Rider, Team, and Manufacturer Championships.
About the Model
*This is a 1/12 scale plastic assembly kit model.
*Length: 172mm, Width: 56mm
*Features of the 2009 bike, including the 800cc inline-4 cylinder engine, frame, and suspension, are accurately reproduced.
*Front and rear slick tires are made with solid synthetic rubber for enhanced realism.
*Small screws enable detachment of cowling parts even after assembly.
*Masking stickers are included to make painting a breeze.
*High-quality Cartograf decals are included to depict both No.46 and No.99 machines.
*Vinyl tubing depict throttle, clutch, and brake cables.
*Fuel tank fairing can also be detached.
*Includes racing stand.
*Separately available rider figure can be posed on the bike to depict a dynamic cornering stance.