Yamaha FJR1300 For Sale
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10
Current Prices: £13,200–£6,200
Buying New: £13,450
Power: 144 bhp
Engine: 1,298 cc, 9,000 rpm red line, 155 mph top speed
Economy: 45 mpg
Range: 250 miles from the 25.0 litre tank
Seat Height: 805 mm
Weight: 289 kg (wet)
Overall Score: 10 of 10
What Is It?
The Yamaha FJR1300 is a super popular premium touring bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,298cc inline four engine, producing 144.2bhp at 8,000rpm and maximum torque at 7,000rpm.
- 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
The engine is forward inclined for improved handling, power reaches the rear wheel via shaft drive and it's available in three flavours with the base FJ1300A costing £13,450. The 3-spoke 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.
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 exhaust system is 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.
Accessories include dual Akrapovic mufflers (£1,323), 20 litre panniers (£387), 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, new front fairing and assist / slipper clutch. The AS gets cornering LED lights which use the IMU. Dainese D-Air system now an option.
2020: Ultimate Edition of AS and AE launched to mark the end of 20 years producing the FJR. It has a special black/gold colour scheme, special seat finish, tall screen, wind deflectors and hard panniers.
Did You Know?
Over 60,000 have been sold in Europe to date and over 120,000 worldwide.
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Popularity / How Many Left
|Year||On The Road||Off The Road||Total||For Sale|
|2013||200||24||224||46 / month|
|2014||176||20||196||30 / month|
|2015||157||21||178||64 / month|
|2016||222||24||246||53 / month|
|2017||196||18||214||17 / month|
|2018||240||-||240||54 / month|
|2019||Data not yet available||700 / month|
Stats include those licenced for use on the road and those off the road with a SORN, by year of production. Source: DVLA
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