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Yamaha FZR1000
Manufacturer Yamaha
Production 87-95
Engine 1000cc
Sparkplug DP8EA-9 '87-88 , '89-95
Battery YB14L-A2 '87-88 , '89-95
Front Tire 120/70-17 '87-88
130/60-17 '89-95
Rear Tire 160/60-18 '87-88
170/60-17 '89-95
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The Yamaha FZR1000 is a motorcycle produced by Yamaha from 1987 to 1995.

The 1987 version of the Yamaha FZR1000 had a top speed of over 155 mph. The 1989 version, crowned the "Bike of the Decade" by Cycle World, had 0-60 acceleration of 3.9 seconds, and a top speed of over 167 mph. The unique feature which gave the 1989 onward models their 'EXUP' name was a servo motor driven exhaust valve. This allowed large bore exhaust header pipes (for excellent gas flow at high engine speeds) coupled with the valve restricting flow at lower revs, to speed the gas through. It gave pulling power from low revs, seamlessly, up to the red line at 11,500RPM. Yamaha used this valve system on the YZF models which followed (Thunderace) and the R1 models from 1998.

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History

  • 1987-1988: FZR 1000 "Genesis"
  • 1989-1990: FZR 1000 "Exup", major motor and chassis redesign, two round headlights
  • 1991-1993: FZR 1000 "Exup", USD forks fitted, one rectangular headlight
  • 1994-1995: FZR 1000 "Exup", Revised USD forks, uprated brakes, two "fox-eye" shaped headlights.

In some countries old stock was carried on to sell in later years, notably 1996 models which are identical to 1995.

End of line

The FZR1000 quickly went out of production following the 1994 introduction and sales success of the Supersport series, lead by 1994's introduction of the Tadao Baba developed Honda Fireblade.[1] It was not until the 1998 development of the Yamaha YZF-R1 that Yamaha again caught up.

1987

1987 Yamaha FZR1000 profile
1987 Yamaha FZR1000 angled
1987 Yamaha FZR1000 in White/Red/Blue
1987 Yamaha FZR1000 in White/Red/Blue
1987 Yamaha FZR1000 in White/Red/Blue


1990

1990 Yamaha FZR1000 in Black/Silver/Blue
1990 Yamaha FZR1000 in Black/Silver/Blue
1990 Yamaha FZR1000 in Black/Silver/Blue


1992

1992 Yamaha FZR1000 in White
1992 Yamaha FZR1000 in White
1992 Yamaha FZR1000 in White
1992 Yamaha FZR1000 in White
1992 Yamaha FZR1000 in White


1994

1994 Yamaha FZR1000 in Black
1994 Yamaha FZR1000 in Black
1994 Yamaha FZR1000 in Black


  • Revised USD forks, uprated brakes, two "fox-eye" shaped headlights.

1995

1995 Yamaha FZR1000 in White/Red/Blue
1995 Yamaha FZR1000 in White/Red/Blue
1995 Yamaha FZR1000 in White/Red/Blue
1995 Yamaha FZR1000 in White/Red/Blue
1995 Yamaha FZR1000 in White/Red/Blue


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