Yamaha XJR 1200
Yamaha XJR 1200 appeared in 1994, and at the time of its release was the most cubature "classic" among all Japanese motorcycle manufacturers. The model was focused mainly on sales in European countries, but in different years the Yamaha XJR1200 was available in the Japanese and Australian markets.
The motorcycle was based on an inline 4-cylinder air-cooled engine from Yamaha FJ 1200 with a volume of 1188 cc, producing 98 hp. power and 91 Nm of torque. The maximum characteristics of the motor are from 6000 to 8000 rpm. The engine has 2 camshafts and 4 valves per cylinder. Power system - carburetors.
Otherwise, the Yamaha XJR 1200 has a traditional layout for a motorcycle of this class: a steel duplex frame, classic suspension in the form of a conventional telescopic fork and double shock absorber at the rear, powerful disc brakes, hydraulic clutch and a 5-speed gearbox.
In 1996, a limited version of the Yamaha XJR1200R was offered for the Japanese market, which was equipped with a half fairing. This modification did not receive wide popularity and disappeared from the line in the same year.
In 1997, the Yamaha XJR1200SP version appeared on the European market, which is distinguished by the original black-white-yellow coloring. This modification continued to be offered in parallel with the regular version until the end of production.
1998 was the last year of production of the Yamaha XJR1200, after which it was replaced by a new one - Yamaha XJR 1300.
Yamaha XJR Series Lineup:
- Yamaha XJR 400
- Yamaha XJR 1200
- Yamaha XJR 1300
The main competitors of the Yamaha XJR 1200 in the class:
- Honda CB 1000
- Kawasaki ZRX 1200 / Kawasaki ZRX 1100 / Kawasaki Zephyr 1100
- Suzuki GSF 1200 Bandit / Suzuki GSX 1200 Inazuma
Specifications Yamaha XJR 1200:
|Model||Yamaha XJR 1200|
|Engine type||4-cylinder, 4-stroke, in-line|
|Working volume||1188 cm³|
|Bore / stroke||77.0 x 63.8mm|
|Compression ratio||9.7: 1|
|Number of valves per cylinder||DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||carburetor, 4x Mikuni BS36|
|Ignition type||digital TCI|
|Maximum power||98.0 h.p. (72.0 kW) at 8000 rpm|
|Maximum torque||91.0 Nm (9.2 kg-m) at 6000 rpm|
|Front tire size||130 / 70ZR17|
|Rear tire size||170 / 60ZR17|
|Front brakes|| 2 discs, 320mm, Sumitomo 4-piston calipers - XJR1200 (Japan, Europe, Australia)
2 discs, 320 mm, 4-piston Brembo calipers - XJR1200 (Japan)
|Rear brakes||1 disc, 267 mm, 2-piston caliper|
|Front suspension||43mm telescopic fork, 130mm travel|
|Rear suspension||linkage with two shock absorbers (preload adjustment), stroke - 110 mm|
|Motorcycle length||2255 mm|
|Motorcycle width||765 mm|
|Motorcycle height||1120 mm|
|Saddle height||790 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||135 mm|
|Acceleration to 100 km / h||3.7 sec|
|Maximum speed||230 km / h|
|Fuel tank capacity||21.0 l (including reserve - 4.5 l)|
|Motorcycle weight (dry)||232 kg|
|Motorcycle weight (curb)||255 kg|