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YUASA launch new Yamaha and Honda OEM replacement battery.

New Yamaha & Honda AGM battery designed by YUASA

YUASA, the worldwide Ieader in motorcycle batteries, has introduced the new YTZ8V battery to its worldfamous YTZ range. The absorbed glass mat (AGM) battery is designed to replace the Original Equipment (OE) battery in the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 sportbike and 2015 Honda PCX150 scooter.

The YTZ8V provides a significant increase in power despite its small, lightweight size. lt delivers an impressive 120 Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) despite measuring just 113mm x 70mm x 130mm and weighing 2.7 kg. The high performance YTZ battery is 12 volts, rated at 7.4 AH. lt is supplied factory activated and ready to fit. ln addition to the YZF-R3 and PCX150 the YTZ8V also has a number of other applications as either the standard battery or a higher performance upgrade option.

The AGM technology used in the YTZ8V is an advanced battery design that eliminates water loss. Because of its Iead calcium design, an AGM battery will hold its specific gravity more than three times Ionger than conventional Iead antimony types. This means much Ionger periods between charges when the battery is used less frequently, such as winter storage.

The YUASA YTZ8V AGM battery is shipped factory activated, which means it does not require filling before installation. An extensive activation process ensures complete absorption of the electrolyte so no liquid acid is contained within the battery. This process allows these batteries tobe shipped from the factory ready to install. Also, since the electrolyte is absorbed in the special plates and separators, there is no need to worry about leaks on valuable vehicle parts and accessories.

As the world's leading battery brand and OE supplier to all of the top motorcycle manufacturers, every YUASA battery provides the samehigh performance, quality and reliability as the bike's original. Not often acknowledged, only YUASA and GS produce genuine YTX, YTZ and GYZ high-performance batteries, these codes have become generic throughout the industry but are, in fact, registered to GS YUASA.

About YUASA Battery (Europe) Ltd

Yuasa are one of the world’s largest global manufacturers of Lead-Acid and Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. For over 30 years, Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd have been Europe’s leading battery supplier and the number one choice for quality, performance and reliability. Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd consists of five sales companies and one battery manufacturing company - with sales and distribution centres in Swindon, Milan, Lyon, Madrid and Dusseldorf.

Yuasa Europe’s product range includes some of the most well-recognised, trusted and high quality battery products for use in a diverse range of automotive, motorcycle, industrial and standby power applications. A subsidiary of the world renowned GS Yuasa Corporation, they lead the industry in the development, manufacture and distribution of energy storage solutions.

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