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– 2002 Yamaha FJR1300 Review
2002 Yamaha FJR1300
The Perfect Pairing of Power, Performance and Pampering…
Once upon a time, attempts at melding super sport performance with long-distance luxury usually meant winding up with too much of one trapping – and too little of the other. Heavy doses of sportbike-like manners often dictated minimal long-haul comfort. And if the scales were tilted too much toward the touring side, well, you get the idea. But that was then… and this is now.
Enter the all-new FJR1300, and with it an all-new class of machine: the super sport tourer, where open-class sportbike power and chassis performance meets the luxurious comfort levels normally reserved for touring machines.
Powered by a new-design 1298cc, liquid-cooled in-line four with electronic fuel injection, the FJR’s as smooth a runner as it is potent (to the tune of 145 horsepower!), thanks to dual balancers, a hydraulic clutch, scissor-type primary gears to reduce gear noise, and shaft final drive.
Handling, too, is a seamless blend of sportbike agility and plush, dawn-till-dusk comfort, courtesy of an all-new, extra-strong (but lightweight) cast aluminum frame and swingarm, fully adjustable 48mm forks and a rear shock with two-stage preload settings for solo and two-up riding.
Now… top it off with touring touches like an adjustable windshield, hard saddlebags, super-comfortable dual seat and large-capacity fuel tank.
The all-new FJR1300. Welcome to the world of super sport touring.
2002 Yamaha FJR1300 Features and Benefits
2002 Yamaha FJR1300 – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $11,499 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN
Length 87.8 in.
Height 52.2 in.
Width 30.3 in.
Weight 521 lbs.
Wheelbase 60.6 in.
Seat Height 32.2 in.
Engine 1298cc, liquid-cooled, 16-valve, DOHC, in-line four-cylinder
Bore x Stroke 79 x 66.2mm
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
Carburetion Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Capacity 6.6 gal.
Ignition Digital CDI
Transmission 5-speed w/hydraulic, multi-plate clutch
Final Drive Shaft
Brakes Front: Dual 298mm discs w/4-piston calipers
Rear: 282mm disc
Tires Front: 120/70-ZR17
Suspension Front: 48mm telescopic fork w/adj. preload, compression and rebound damping; 5.4″ travel
Rear: Single shock w/adj. preload and rebound damping; 4.8″ travel
Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations. Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.