- The riding position on the 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 is more open and relaxed than the FZ8 it replaces.
- The 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 utilizes an all-new 3-Cylinder Crossplane Crankshaft Engine.
- The 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 has a shorter wheelbase than the outgoing FZ-09.
- The 2014 FZ-09 is an all-new machine from the ground up.
- The 2014 FZ-09 replaces the FZ8.
- The 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 sports a new digital gauge.
- A low-slung exhaust keep the weight low on the 2014 Yamaha FZ-09.