Yamaha FZS1000 Motorbikes For Sale

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Yamaha FZS1000
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Current Prices: £3,400–£2,150
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10

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.

Features include:

  • 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

Specs

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)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 35 mpg, 8.1 l/100km, 12.4 km/l (poor)

Range: 160 miles, 257 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 21.0 litres, 5.5 US 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

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)

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Model History & Updates

2004-2005: Blacked out engine and frame, new ECU and new exhaust to meet new emission standards.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • R1 derived engine
  • Great all rounder
  • Comfort

Any Downsides?

  • Heavy frame
  • Suspension

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2005
£3,400
£2,700
£2,350
22,500
2004
£3,200
£2,550
£2,250
23,300
2003
£3,000
£2,400
£2,100
24,000
2002
£2,800
£2,250
£2,000
24,600
2001
£2,650
£2,150
£1,850
25,200
Dealer: The typical price paid at a dealer after haggling.
Private: The typical private sale value of a bike in good condition.
Part Ex: The typical price offered by a bike buying service or dealer in part exchange.
Regional variations have been averaged out and we work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2005
379
252
631
100 / month
2004
502
292
794
150 / month
2003
446
300
746
110 / month
2002
482
349
831
110 / month
2001
303
245
548
5 / month

Source: DVLA

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