Yamaha YZF1000R Thunderace For Sale

The 1996 Yamaha YZF1000R Thunderace is a dedicated sports bike and is powered by a 1,002cc inline four engine which puts out 145bhp. It was replaced by the YZF-R1.

  • On the comfier end of the old thousands like the Blackbird
  • A few bits are potentially expensive to fix

What Is It?

It's powered by a liquid cooled forward inclined 1,002cc inline four 20 valve engine, producing 145bhp at 10,000rpm and maximum torque at 8,500rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium Deltabox frame and swingarm
  • Dual 298mm discs up front with 2 piston monobloc calipers
  • 245mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 48mm fork with 120mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 120mm travel
  • BDSR 38mm carbs
  • EXUP exhaust system
  • 5 speed gearbox

The 3-spoke cast Aluminium wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.

Colours: Red/black, red/white, blue/black

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
1996 £1,800 £1,450 £1,300 32,600
1997 £1,750 £1,400 £1,250 31,400
1998 £1,750 £1,400 £1,250 30,200
1999 £1,850 £1,500 £1,300 28,900
2000 £2,050 £1,650 £1,450 27,600
2001 £2,350 £1,850 £1,650 26,200
2002 £2,700 £2,150 £1,900 24,800
2003 £3,200 £2,550 £2,250 23,400
2004 £3,750 £3,000 £2,650 21,900
2005 £4,400 £3,500 £3,100 20,500
2006 £5,150 £4,100 £3,600 18,900
2007 £6,000 £4,800 £4,200 17,400

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How many bikes like this are around, by year of production, including those licensed for use on the road and those off the road with a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN).

Year On The Road Off The Road Total Around
1996 2 0 2
1997 120 135 255
1998 93 105 198
1999 70 79 149
2000 77 69 146
2001 64 42 106
2002 39 15 54
2003 10 8 18
2004 6 6 12
2005 6 5 11
2006 2 0 2
2007 6 3 9