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Yamaha FJR1300

2013-05-20 11:15

Images: DRIES VAN DER WALT

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ENGINE
Type: Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder
Displacement: 1.298cc
Maximum Power: 105.7 kW @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque: 125 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Fuel supply system: Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel type: Petrol, unleaded 95 RON
Fuel consumption: 5.8 L/100km (actual)

TRANSMISSION
Type: Constant Mesh, 5-speed
Final drive: Shaft
 
DIMENSIONS
Overall length x width x height (mm): 2 230 X 750 X 1 450
Curb weight: 291 kg

CAPACITIES
Passengers: 2
Fuel tank: 25L

BRAKES
Front: 2x 320mm discs 4 piston callipers
Rear: Single 283mm disc  2 piston calliper

SUSPENSION
Front: 48mm Soqi telescopic fork w/adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping; 137mm wheel travel
Rear: Single shock, link-type, w/adjustable preload and rebound damping; 122mm wheel travel

WHEELS & TYRES
Tyre, front: 120/70 ZR17
Tyre, rear: 180/55 ZR17

PRICE: R179 950

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