Yamaha FJR 1300

 

 

 

Make Model

Yamaha FJR 1300 / A

Year

2010

Engine

Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.

Capacity

1298 cc / 79.2 cu-in
Bore x Stroke 79 x 66.2 mm
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Lubrication Wet sump

Induction

Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Synthetic, 20W/40

Ignition 

TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
Spark Plug NGK, CR8E
Starting Electric

Max Power

145 hp / 105.7 kW @ 8500 rpm

Max Torque

125 Nm / 13.7kgf-m @ 6000 rpm
Clutch Wet, multiple discs, cable operated

Transmission 

5 Speed 
Final Drive Shaft
Frame Aluminium, twin spar

Front Suspension

48mm upside-down telescopic fork w/adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping
Front Wheel Travel 137 mm / 5.3 in

Rear Suspension

Single shock, link-type, w/adjustable preload and rebound damping
Rear Wheel Travel 129 mm / 4.9 in

Front Brakes

2x 320mm discs 4 piston calipers

Rear Brakes

Single 283mm disc  2 piston caliper

Front Tyre

120/70 ZR17

Rear Tyre

180/55 ZR17
Dimensions

Length 2230 mm /  87.8 in. 

Width  749.3 mm / 29.5 in. 

Height 1455 mm / 57.3 in.

Wheelbase 1544.3 mm  /  60.8 in
Ground Clearance 130 mm  /  5.1 in.
Rake 26.0°
Trail 102 mm  / 4.3 in.
Seat Height 805 mm - 825.5 mm  /  31.7 in - 32.5 in.

Dry Weight

264 kg / 582 lbs
Wet Weight 292 kg  /  644 lbs

Fuel Capacity

25 Liters   /  6.6 gal

Standing ¼ Mile  

11.4 sec

Top Speed

244.9 km/h / 152.1 mph

 

Those of you who are familiar with the FJR1300AE’s electric-shift five-speed transmission, which eliminates the clutch and offer riders effortless electric shifting, but Yamaha has discontinued this model for 2010 and leaves FJR riders completely in charge over the bike’s functions.

Considering the fact that Yamaha brags about the new FJR1300A offering an incredibly smooth ride, you first tend to think they simply took the best from the AE model – the fancy transmission and clutch – and fitted it on the A one, which was to carry on as a 2010 model year, but no. Along time, sales have shown that riders prefer the FJR’s beautiful combination between power coming from the 1298 cc / 79.2 cu-incc, liquid-cooled, inline-four; DOHC, 16 valves engine and sporty handling characteristics ensured by a light aluminum frame.

Broadly, the right engine and chassis “make” the bike and in this case, the fuel-injected mill is mated to a five-speed gearbox and a shaft stands as the final drive, while the forks are 48mm, fully adjustable units capable of 5.4 inches of travel and the rear shock, which is preload and rebound adjustable, offers 4.8 inches of travel. Although none of these features are new on the bike, they do help us show how engineers managed to do the trick with this motorcycle. The brakes are very important as well for this 641 lbs two-wheeler and the fact that ABS is standard on the 2010 Yamaha FJR1300A comes as an ease of things for most riders.

Technically, this bike doesn’t get any reproaches, but in order to be a refined sports tourer it needs to offer the proper comfort and wind protection. And with adjustable ergonomics and windshield, the 2010 Yamaha FJR1300A doesn’t show any signs of not being precisely that.

An advanced touring motorcycle that treats you to a velvety smooth ride designed to go on all day long..With plenty of ponies on tap, a lightweight aluminum frame and incredible stopping power, the 2010 Yamaha FJR1300 puts the sport into sport touring. But we have not forgotten about rider comfort either. Excellent ergonomics, a stylish weather beating fairing and the peace of mind of ABS will have the miles disappearing in the mirrors... rapidly. Ultimate supersport tourer...the Yamaha 2010 FJR1300A Deep, smooth power that sends you down the road like a flat rock skimming a smooth lake, a perfectly tuned chassis that snaps solidly into corners and hangs onto the line you choose, powerful brakes with advanced ABS that bring you to a confident stop in all kinds of weather.




For those riders who still prefer a serious dose of power, comfort and handling in their sport touring machine, the FJR1300 is the perfect choice. Featuring an electrically adjustable windshield, air management to keep things cool and sporty handling, you'll soon discover why the FJR1300 is one of the world's premier sport touring machines.

Highlights:

Fuel Consumption * 17kpl/47mpg(Imp)

ABS Brakes

Advanced air management

Features and Benefits (USA):

Key Features:

" A light-and-rigid aluminum frame, sportbike running gear and standard hard sidebags go beautifully together.

" Pushbutton adjustable windscreen and a thick comfy seat for two are perfect for comfortable, long-distance riding.

" The world's first supersport touring bike boasts standard ABS and adjustable ergonomics-that widen the gap between it and common sport tourers to a gaping chasm.

" Advanced air management system and adjustable bodywork keep the FJR rider looking and feeling cool.

" Instrument panel contains an electronic analog speedometer and tachometer; LCD digital odometer, dual tripmeters, gear position indicator, fuel, coolant and air temperature gauges, and clock; lights for neutral, high beam, turn signals, low oil and engine warnings-as well as real-time mileage, average mileage and air temperature.

Engine:

" Compact, lightweight 1298 cc / 79.2 cu-incc, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder engine delivers power and torque for an unequaled spread of muscle over a wide rpm range.

" Engine is a fully stressed chassis member, allowing for a lightweight frame design.

" Curved radiator with custom ducting and twin-ring cooling fans help keep engine and cockpit cool.

" Slant-block engine design uses stacked, tri-axis gearbox shafts that help minimize powerplant size while optimizing chassis geometry for balanced weight distribution and great handling.

" Lightweight forged pistons with carburized connecting rods provide superb strength and reduced reciprocating mass for outstanding high-rpm durability and performance.

" Patented electroplated ceramic composite cylinder bores ensure greater heat dissipation and thus reduced frictional power loss.

" Advanced fuel injection system is ideal for long-distance supersport-touring, delivering crisp, seamless throttle response in a variety of altitude/weather conditions.

" Gearshift shaft features a needle-roller bearing to reduce friction for silky-smooth shifting.

" Shaft final drive system is super-durable and virtually maintenance-free.

" Low-vibration crankshaft with two gear-driven secondary counterbalancers help deliver a glass-smooth ride with reduced rider/passenger fatigue.

" Constant-mesh 5-speed transmission utilizes wide ratios to deliver relaxed long-distance touring performance combined with seamless power and acceleration.

" Four-into-one-into-two stainless-steel exhaust optimizes engine performance across the powerband.

" Wet-sump oil system uses an easy-access cartridge-type oil filter mounted on the engine's left side.

Chassis/Suspension:

" Sharp-looking bodywork and air-management system keep the bike and rider cooler; a central vent beneath the instrument panel cools the rider and reduces negative pressure for less buffeting, and fairing side panels with 1.2-inch adjustability let the rider direct airflow.

" Adjustable ergonomics: the seat can be adjusted up or down by nearly an inch, and handlebar pullback angle is three-position adjustable over a half-inch range.

" Long swingarm provides even better ride and handling characteristics, and rear spring preload adjustment is a snap.

" Standard equipment Unified Braking System w/ABS: The front brake lever activates six of the eight front braking pistons; the rear brake pedal activates two rear pistons and the other two front pistons-provides balanced anti-lock braking in all conditions.

" Ergonomically shaped, large-capacity, 6.6-gallon fuel tank offers excellent comfort and range and is constructed of steel allowing for the use of magnetic tankbags.

" Rear frame with integrated grab handle makes lifting the bike onto the centerstand a snap.

" An additional catalyst and a heated oxygen sensor are located in the exhaust for increased fuel injection control range and low emissions.

Additional Features:

" Subframe-fitted quick-release luggage mounts provide easy use of the standard accessory hard sidecases†, which are conveniently matched to the ignition key.

" Slim profile even with bags in place for excellent in-town maneuverability.

" Long dual seat features two-part construction using different foam densities for the front and rear sections, ensuring plush comfort for both rider and passenger.

" Big windscreen adjusts over a wide range for improved wind protection with little negative pressure.

" Sleek, cat-eye dual 12V 60/55-watt multi-reflector headlights throws an extremely broad beam for superb visibility and feature easy-access adjustment knobs; mirrors are easy to adjust and retract horizontally.

" Powerful dual-bulb taillight features integrated turn signals for a slick, one-piece look that's aerodynamic and conspicuous.

" Integrated front turn signals with clear lenses add to the FJR1300A's cutting-edge aerodynamic bodywork.

" Glove box contains a 12V outlet for phones, GPS units, electric vests, etc.

" Standard toolkit located in convenient storage compartment under passenger seat.

Features and Benefits (Canada)

Engine:

" 1298 cc / 79.2 cu-incc, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled in-line four engine delivers massive power and torque (145 hp @ 8500 rpm and 99.1 ft-lbs of torque @ 6000 rpm) for an unequaled spread of muscle over a wide RPM range. Red line is a surprisingly low 9,000 rpm for extended engine life.

" State-of-the-art engine uses advanced technology found on the legendary R1 such as a slant block design, stacked "Tri-Axis" transmission, fuel injection etc.

" One-piece cylinder and upper crankcase assembly provides tremendous engine rigidity that's lighter and stiffer than two-piece designs.

" Engine is a fully stressed chassis member, allowing for a lightweight yet rigid frame design.

" Lightweight forged pistons with carburized connecting rods provide superb strength and reduced reciprocating mass for outstanding engine response and durability.

" Ceramic composite cylinder bores ensure greater heat dissipation, reduced frictional losses and extended cylinder wear life.

" Specially designed four-valve per cylinder head features compact, side-driven double-overhead camshafts providing outstanding low to mid rpm torque and horsepower for effortless sport touring and great passing power.

" Advanced electronic fuel injection (EFI) system is ideal for long-distance sport-touring. The 42mm throttle body fuel injection system with 4-hole Nippon injectors delivers crisp, seamless throttle response regardless of weather or altitude. This system also enhances fuel economy, reduces emissions and offers instant, choke-free starting.

" EFI system features a Throttle Position Sensor (TPS), which monitors throttle position and, in conjunction with a variety of sensors (air intake temperature/pressure, atmospheric pressure, coolant temperature, crankshaft position and engine rpm), ensures precise injection intervals and ignition timing for optimal engine performance at all rpms.

" Specially designed, low-vibration crankshaft features two gear-driven secondary counterbalancers delivering a smooth ride, which enhances both rider and passenger comfort.

" Compact engine design uses a stacked "Tri-Axis" transmission (transmission shafts are stacked to minimize powerplant size front to back). The stacked design reduces engine length and centralizes mass, thereby allowing the engineers the ability to place the engine in the "sweet spot" of the frame for optimized front and rear weight distribution which provides excellent handling characteristics.

" Wide ratio 5-speed transmission utilizes widely spaced gear ratios delivering relaxed long-distance sport touring performance combined with seamless acceleration.

" Special scissors-type primary driven gear helps prevent drivetrain backlash and significantly reduces transmission noise for greater rider comfort.

" Light-action hydraulic clutch provides smooth, effortless shifting, minimizing both rider fatigue and maintenance. Shift shaft features a needle-roller bearing to reduce friction for silky-smooth shifting.

" Clean, quiet shaft drive system is super-durable and low maintenance. This system features mechanical cam dampers in the drive pinion for quieter, smoother power delivery to the rear wheel.

" 4-into-1-into-2 stainless steel exhaust optimizes engine performance across the power band and utilizes four three-way catalytic converters to reduce emissions. Two are located in the junction "box" under the engine and one in each muffler. Combined with the Air Induction System (AIS), the FJR1300 is one of the cleanest-running large-capacity motorcycle engines ever built. It easily exceeds the strict European EU-3 emission standards.

" Heated oxygen sensor provides precise fuel - air ratio information to the fuel injection system to reduce emissions even further, especially at lower engine temperatures.

" Curved radiator uses twin ring-type fans for great heat dissipation and to aid in moving the hot air out of the cowl area for optimized air management and less heat to the rider. Ring type fans "pull" more air than a conventional type fan.

" Easy-access cartridge-type spin-on oil filter makes oil changes a snap.

" High capacity oil filter and large volume of engine oil (5 liters ) provides extended service intervals between oil changes.

" Excessive lean angle cutout switch prevents the engine from running in the event of a tip over. The switch will activate at 70 degrees.

Chassis/Suspension:

" Cast aluminum twin spar, diamond-type frame, features massive twin spars. This frame design is incredibly light and extremely rigid, the perfect combination for sharp, sportbike-like handling.

" Fully detachable aluminum rear subframe helps reduce weight while permitting easier rear shock access/maintenance.

" Lightweight, cast aluminum swingarm. The special swingarm design incorporates the shaft drive into its left side to reduce unsprung weight for incredible handling and suspension performance.

" Key chassis geometry figures include: caster angle = 26 degrees and trail of 109mm.

" Fully adjustable 48mm cartridge-style forks offer 135mm (5.4") of wheel travel. The adjustable design allows the rider to tailor suspension settings to match rider weight, load and road conditions. Fork adjustments include: 5 - way spring preload, 21 - way compression damping and 17 - way rebound damping.

" Adjustable link Monocross rear suspension with 125mm (4.8") of wheel travel features a handy, two-stage (hard/soft) spring preload adjustment lever that allows the rider to easily switch between solo and two-up preload settings. Other rear shock adjustments include: 18 - way rebound damping.

" Dual 320mm front discs are squeezed by Nissin 4-piston calipers with independent brake pads for each piston. Computer controlled ABS is now standard on the FJR1300A.

" The ABS or Anti Lock Braking System features a linear controlled 3 position system, an ECU integrated into the compact hydraulic unit and active type wheel sensors. The benefit of ABS is excellent control under hard braking or braking on wet or slippery surfaces. The ABS system prevents wheel lock up.

" Unified braking system with computer controlled ABS. When the front brake is applied, all 4 - LHS front caliper pistons are activated, while only the "upper" two pistons on the RHS front caliper are activated. When applying the rear brake, both rear caliper pistons are activated plus the two lower pistons on the front RHS caliper are activated.

" 282mm rear disc brake with opposed piston caliper provide outstanding stopping power. The caliper is mounted on the swingarm to reduce torque action for superior suspension and handling performance. The rear brake ABS system is also computer controlled.

" Lightweight cast-aluminum 3-spoke wheels are fitted with 120/70-ZR17 front and 180/55-ZR17 rear radial tires perfectly suited to both spirited solo riding or long-range trekking.

" Adjustable handlebars offers three positions of adjustability. From the centre position, the bars can be adjusted 5.5 mm forward or 5.5mm back towards the rider. Total adjustment range is 11mm.

Additional Features:

" Stylish yet aerodynamic full fairing provides excellent wind and weather protection. Air flow management has been optimized to reduce the amount of heat that flows to the rider. There are vents on the outside of each headlight to allow cool air into the cockpit and fuel tank areas. There is also a fresh air vent below the instrument assembly.

" Middle cowl features a 2 - position adjustable visor / vent. The adjustment range is 30mm via quick turn fasteners. The rider can adjust these vents (30 mm or 1.2" range) to allow more or less air toward the rider's hip and leg area.

" Small item storage compartment is located in the upper left side of the fairing. Inside this compartment is a 12 volt 30 watt DC power outlet for added convenience. The lid can be opened when the ignition is turned on. Its 1 liter capacity is perfect for small items such as cell phone, wallet, garage door opener etc.

" Super convenient push button operated electrically adjustable windscreen. The windshield features a fresh air duct at the bottom to reduce the vacuum tendency (negative pressure) in the cockpit area. The range of height adjustment range is 136 mm (5.4"). The windshield can be easily raised for greater wind protection or lowered for a sportier profile via a convenient handlebar-mounted switch.

" R1-inspired cat-eye dual 60/55-watt multi-reflector halogen headlights can be easily adjusted for two up riding. Left and right sides can be independently adjusted via conveniently located screw type knobs.

" Sleek tailsection helps reduce drag and features a sturdy rear passenger grabrail that can double as a small rack.

" Quick-release luggage mounts mean fast removal of the 30 litre colour matched hard saddlebags. The FJR1300A has been designed to look great with or without the saddlebags installed. It takes mere seconds to install or remove the locking saddlebags or optional top case.

" Adjustable, two-piece seat features an adjustment range of 20mm (0.8") for the rider portion of the seat. There are two steps of adjustment via specially designed eccentric rubbers. Different foam densities for the front and rear sections, ensure plush comfort for both rider and passenger.

" Ergonomically shaped, large-capacity 25-litre fuel tank offers an excellent riding range, and is constructed of steel allowing for the use of magnetic tank bags. The reserve portion is 5 Litres. The under side of the tank improves air management.

" Easy-to-read instrumentation includes an electronic analog speedometer and tachometer, LCD digital odometer, dual tripmeters, fuel and coolant temperature gauges, plus a clock as well as a range of warning lights. Other functions include outside air temperature, a gear position indicator and fuel consumption read out.

" 5-position adjustable front brake and clutch levers.

" The FJR features a convenient "one-key" system to operate all keyed devices on the bike including the main ignition and steering lock, saddlebags and optional top case.

" Sporty, aerodynamic mirror shape. The mirrors fold for convenience.

" Dual-bulb taillight assembly and integrated turn signals for a slick, integrated look.

" Stylish clear front and rear turn signal lens

" Small under seat area can hold a small U-lock.

" Low-maintenance sealed battery

" Variable heated grips keep hands warm on cool days or evenings

" Glove box contains a 12V outlet for phones, GPS units, electric vests, etc.

The FJR1300A offers a significant level of power and performance. It is not intended for novice or inexperienced riders.