Yamaha FJR1300 For Sale
The 2013 Yamaha FJR1300 is a super popular premium touring bike and is powered by a 1,298cc inline four engine which puts out 144bhp. It was originally launched in 2001 and updated in 2006.
What Is It?
- Minor but useful improvements, flexible for sport or touring
- On the heavy side, tallish seat
It's powered by a liquid cooled 1,298cc inline 4 engine, producing 144.2bhp at 8,000rpm and maximum torque at 7,000rpm. The engine is forward inclined for improved handling, power reaches the rear wheel via shaft drive like the R1200GS and it's available in three flavours; the base FJ1300A is £13,450, the £15,650 FJR1300AE with electronic suspension and the top £16,200 FJR1300AS with electronic gear shifter.
FJR1300A - £13,450
- Aluminium twin spar frame
- Dual 320mm discs up front with 2 piston calipers
- 282mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
- ABS and unified braking system
- 48mm fork with 135mm travel
- Rear shock with 125mm travel
- Cruise control and three ride modes
- Traction control - switchable
- 5 speed gearbox with gear position indicator
- 3-level heated grips
- 12V socket in left glovebox
- Adjustable handlebars and levers
- 4->2 exhaust system
- Centre stand
Compared to the 2006-2012 model the dash is a new design, suspension has been tweaked, power is up 3bhp, the fairings tweaked a bit and the exhausts are new. The rider's seat height can be set at 805mm or 825mm while the electrically adjustable screen stays put even when the bike is off.
The 3-spoke cast Aluminum 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.
Accessories include dual Akrapovic mufflers (£1,323), 20 litre panniers (£387) OR 50 litre top box (£457), comfort rider seat (£215), comfort pillion seat (£145), tall screen (£212), hand guards (£178) and carrier rack (£172).
FJR1300AE - £15,650
Available from 2014 the £2,200 more expensive AE gets you an upside down fork and electronically adjustable suspension with four modes and three damping levels. You also get banking aware cornering headlights and the 20 litre panniers but it comes in 3kg heavier at 292kg wet.
FJR1300AS - £16,200
The additional £550 gets you an electronic clutchless gearshift system, operated via a thumb button or your left foot. At 296kg wet it adds 4kg to the weight over the AE.
Colours: Black, silver, brown, red, blue
2016: New 400g lighter 6 speed gearbox, full LED lighting/front cowl and assist/slipper clutch. AS gets cornering LED lights which use the IMU. Dainese D-Air system now an option.
Did You Know?
Over 60,000 have been sold in Europe to date and over 100,000 worldwide
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