Price was the big question. With the larger, three-cylinder FZ-09 retailing for less than $8,000, we wondered how low Yamaha would be willing to go with a smaller version. Sub $7,000 was obviously the goal, as Yamaha announced the FZ-07 will hit dealers in July with an MSRP of $6,990. That falls between Honda’s $5,799 CB500F and Suzuki’s $8,149 SFV650 (nee Gladius), and has the potential to outperform both. As with the FZ-09, ABS will not be an option.