Yamaha FZS1000 For Sale
What Is It?
The Yamaha FZ1 is a premium semi-faired sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 998 cc inline four engine, producing 143 bhp at 10,000 rpm and maximum torque at 7,500 rpm.
- Steel tubular frame and Aluminium swingarm
- Dual 298 mm discs up front with four piston calipers
- 267 mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
- Adjustable 43 mm fork with 140 mm travel
- Adjustable rear shock with 135 mm travel
- Four 37 mm Mikuni sidedraft carbs
- Yoshimura 4->1 exhaust system
- 6 speed gearbox
It's basically the same engine as the 1999 R1 but re-jigged slightly for more power lower down, with slightly smaller carbs, a heavier flywheel, smaller clutch, 10% heavier crankshaft, Aluminium rather than Magnesium cylinder head cover, smaller radiator and re-designed airbox.
It all adds up to a heavier but easier to use bike for the road and the faired version is £400 more. The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.
Colours: Black, silver, red, blue, red/black
2004-2005: Blacked out engine and frame, new ECU and new exhaust to meet new emission standards.
Review In A Few
- R1 derived engine
- Great all rounder
- Heavy frame
Launch RRP: £7,200
Capacity: 998 cc (high)
Power: 143 bhp / 107 kW (high)
Red Line: 11,500 rpm (high)
Top Speed: 155 mph / 249 km/h (very high)
Economy: 35 mpg / 8.1 L/100km (poor)
Range: 160 miles / 257 km (high)
Fuel Capacity: 21.0 litres / 4.6 gallons (very high)
Seat Height: 820 mm / 32.3 inches (average)
Wet Weight: 230 kg / 507 pounds (heavy)
Dry Weight: 208 kg / 459 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.622 bhp/kg / 0.464 kW/kg
Check out this video review from mark pulling.
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