The Yamaha XJR 1300 is an imposing motorcycle that demands respect. Its old school design was carefully forged to suit perfectly to the unstoppable character of the motorcycle and every part of the bike inspires power. We especially like the big, headlight and the muscular fuel tank which work perfectly with the fat tires and the spacious seat.
The motorcycle is powered by an air-cooled 1,251cc engine with four valves per cylinder and fuel injection. The engine is linked to a constant mesh transmission and delivers a maximum output of 71.9 kW (98PS) at 8,000 rpm and 108.4 Nm (11.1 kg-m) at 6,000 rpm.
Other features that are worthy of being noted include the 43 mm front forks, three-spoke alloys, tubular steel frame and the massive monobloc 4-piston front brake calipers with floating discs.
The motorcycle is offered with a starting price of £ 7.999.
Hit the jump for more information on the Yamaha XJR1300.
What you’re feeling is natural. It’s the excitement, tinged with awe, of viewing a XJR1300. This is a big machine. It’s big on power, big on technology, and big on street-dominating style.
It’s an eye-grabbing engineering masterpiece that bonds classic air-cooled engine design with four valves per cylinder, fuel injection and a great-sounding EXUP exhaust. The superbly balanced chassis completes the picture, with a double cradle tubular steel frame.
The chunky 43 mm front forks, three-spoke alloy wheels and monobloc 4-piston front brake calipers with floating discs add even more muscularity. This is a machine that comes with style and size.
- 1,251cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, 4-valve engine
- Muscular tubular steel frame
- Massive torque output
- Twin Öhlins rear shocks
- Big, intimidating style
- Bold and dynamic engine architecture
At Yamaha we have a reputation for breaking through boundaries. We’ve proven ourselves repeatedly by winning competitions on the tarmac and in the dirt and you can count on our legendary spirit for high-tech bikes that also deliver winning performances on the street.
Our street machines are made to intimidate with their styling, from the muscular grace of the XJR1300 to the Supermotard flair of the XT660X.
But they’re also made to back up those looks with serious performance - with engines made for quick acceleration and chassis designed for comfort and handling.
Big, beautiful powerplant
The XJR1300 has the big, burly engine to back up its powerful looks.
The air-cooled, 4-stroke, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valve,
DOHC engine produces a mighty 71.9 kW (98 PS) of power at 8,000
rpm and torque of 108.4 Nm (11.1 kg-m) at 6,000 rpm.
Boldly styled chassis
With a bike this powerful, you want to make an impact. The frame of the
XJR1300 ensures that you do. The superbly balanced chassis accentuates
the bike’s bulk and the double cradle tubular steel frame, reinforced with a
box-section aluminium swingarm, gives even more muscularity.
Lightweight 3-spoke alloy wheels
Serious power demands strong traction and handling. The XJR1300’s 3-spoke
alloy wheels minimise unsprung weight for sharp steering while the wide tyres
provide excellent road-holding.
Chunky, adjustable suspension
To fully appreciate great power, you need to stay comfortable. The XJR1300’s
suspension system is based around fully-adjustable Öhlins shocks and chunky,
muscular-looking 43 mm front forks, which provide total cushioning against
rougher sections of road.
Vocal EXUP exhaust
With the XJR1300, your arrival is announced as much by the powerful purr of
the engine as by the dominating looks of the bodywork. That purr is
accentuated by the great sound of the upswept, low emission, EXUP exhaust.
It’s the kind of simple pleasure that you only get from a classically-styled
Power is nothing without control and the XJR1300’s 298 mm dual disc front
brake with monobloc four-piston calipers do just that - and the discs not only
ensure you keep in charge at all times, but look great too.
|Bore x stroke||79.0 mm x 63.8 mm|
|Compression ratio||9.7 : 1|
|Maximum power||71.9 kW (98PS) @ 8,000 rpm|
|Maximum torque||108.4 Nm (11.1 kg-m) @ 6,000 rpm|
|Lubrication system||Wet sump|
|Fuel system||Electronic Fuel Injection|
|Clutch type||multiple-disc coil spring|
|Transmission system||Constant Mesh|
|Frame||Steel Double Cradle|
|Front suspension system||Telescopic forks|
|Front travel||130 mm|
|Rear suspension system||Dual shock|
|Rear travel||125 mm|
|Front brake||Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm|
|Rear brake||Hydraulic single disc, Ø 267 mm|
|Front tyre||120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)|
|Rear tyre||180/55 ZR17M/C (73W)|
|Overall length||2,175 mm|
|Overall width||765 mm|
|Overall height||1,115 mm|
|Seat height||795 mm|
|Wheel base||1,500 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||125 mm|
|Wet weight||245 kg|
|Fuel tank capacity||21 litres|
|Oil tank capacity||4.2 litres|