2014 Yamaha FJR1300AE

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The Yamaha FJR1300AE is a modern tourer equipped with all it needs to help you deal with long distance journeys without any problems.

Among the features offered by the Yamaha FJR1300AE you’ll find electronically-adjustable suspension, new upside-down forks, an aluminum chassis, traction control and cruise control.

For enhanced comfort the motorcycle also features fully-adjustable screen, cowl, seat and handlebars. Not to mention that you also get a set of generous side cases, heated grips and a convenient 12v socket.

In terms of power, the Yamaha FJR1300AE is equipped with a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel, 4-cylinder engine with a displacement of 1,298 cc. The unit generates a maximum output of 107.5 KW (146.2PS) at 8,000 rpm and 138.0 Nm (14.1 Kg-M) of torque at 7,000 Rpm.

All this power is transferred to the rear wheel by means of a constant mesh five speed transmission with wet, multiple-disc clutch.

Hit the jump for more information on the Yamaha FJR1300AE.


Yamaha FJR1300AE

Yamaha has expanded its sophisticated long-distance tourer range with the new FJR1300AE. With electronically-adjustable suspension and new upside-down forks as standard, it offers a superior ride quality.

The advanced Yamaha suspension system is designed to enable riders to vary performance to suit both the road’s surface and the load carrying requirements. A choice of four main settings and three damping settings mean riders can be confident the Yamaha FJR1300AE will deliver the best possible set-up and ride quality, whatever the conditions.

With the arrival of the 2014 FJR1300AE, Yamaha has again enhaced one of Europe’s most established sports tourers.

2014 Yamaha FJR1300AE Key Features:

Yamaha FJR1300AE

• Smooth 1,298cc inline 4-cylinder engine with YCC-T
• Electronically-adjustable suspension
• Aluminium chassis for agile handling
• Upside-down forks
• Fully-adjustable screen, cowl, seat and handlebars
• D-Mode for softer or more direct power delivery
• Sharper style with imporved weather protection
• Traction control and cruise control systems
• Shaft drive system for clean and quiet running
• Easy action mainstand
• Sidecases, heated grips and 12v socket as standard
• Large 25-litre fuel tank for extended riding range

2014 Yamaha FJR1300AE Features and Benefits:

Yamaha FJR1300AE

New inverted forks

In order to fit the electronically adjustable suspension to the bike, Yamaha have upgraded the FJR1300A’s conventional forks to new upside-down items, updating not only the bike’s look but also its performance. The new forks contain independent damper mechanisms, splitting the compression and damping adjustment between fork legs.

Electronically-adjustable suspension

Yamaha FJR1300AE

The FJR1300AE comes with Yamaha’s electronically adjustable suspension system. The rider can select ‘One-Up’, ‘One-Up with Luggage’, ‘Two-Up’ or ‘Two-Up with Luggage’ suspension settings. The system also offers a choice of ‘Soft’, ‘Standard’ or ‘Hard’ damping for each setting, giving a total of twelve unique suspension set-ups.

1,298cc inline 4-cylinder engine

Yamaha FJR1300AE

With a Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle for smooth power delivery, this advanced powerplant delivers outstanding sports performance and fuel efficiency, high torque output and and impressive top end that makes miles pass with minimal effort.

Advanced electronic control systems

Yamaha FJR1300AE

The FJR1300AE benefits from the addition of many advanced electronic control systems, including traction control (TCS) and cruise control. Yamaha’s D-mode system allows the rider to adjust engine performance to suit either relaxed or sports riding while the electronically-adjustable suspension significantly improves the ride quality.

Fully adjustable ergonomics for added comfort

Yamaha FJR1300AE

For the optimum riding experience, the FJR1300F allows riders to tailor the bike to their own individual requirements. The seat height and handlebar position can be fine-tuned to suit different riding styles while the electrically adjustable screen and air management system provide highly effective wind protection.

Sophisticated 3-part instrumentation

Yamaha FJR1300AE

The FJR1300AE is equipped with a high-specification 3-part instrument panel. This high-tech console includes an analogue tachometer on the left, central digital speedometer and fuel gauge and a multi function dot matrix display on the right that also confirms which mode the electronically-adjustable suspension is set to.

Touring essentials

Yamaha FJR1300AE

Alongside the clean and quiet running shaft drive system, the FJR1300AE comes with sidecases, heated grips and a 12v socket as standard equipment. All items aimed at making this supremely capable motorcycle the ultimate sports touring machine.


Engine typeliquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder
Bore x stroke79.0 mm x 66.2 mm
Compression ratio10.8 : 1
Maximum power107.5 kW (146.2PS) @ 8,000 rpm
Maximum torque138.0 Nm (14.1 kg-m) @ 7,000 rpm
Lubrication systemWet sump
Clutch typeWet, multiple-disc coil spring
Fuel systemFuel Injection
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh, 5-speed
Final transmissionShaft
FrameAluminium, Diamond Shaped
Front suspension systemUpside-down telescopic fork, Ø 48 mm
Front travel135 mm
Caster angle26º
Trail109 mm
Rear suspension systemLinked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear travel125 mm
Front brakeHydraulic dual disc, Ø 320 mm
Rear brakeHydraulic single disc, Ø 282 mm
Front tyre120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear tyre180/55 ZR17M/C (73W)
Overall length2,230 mm
Overall width750 mm
Overall height1,325/1,455 mm
Seat height805/825 mm
Wheel base1,545 mm
Minimum ground clearance130 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)292 kg
Fuel tank capacity25 litres
Oil tank capacity4.9 litres
Color OptionsMagnetic Bronze, Midnight Black

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