Petronas FP1: review, history, specs

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Petronas FP1
Manufacturer
Production 2003
Class Sport Bike
Engine
Liquid Cooled, 3 Cylinders In Line, 4 Strokes, 4 Valves Per Cylinder
Compression ratio 14:1
Horsepower 190.02 HP (141.7 KW) @ 14500RPM
Torque 78.92 ft/lbs (107.0 Nm) @ 11250RPM
Fuel System Electronic Injection
Transmission Gear box: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Suspension Front: Ohlins Upside-down Fork
Rear: Monoshock Low Linkage
Brakes Front: 2x320 Mm Discs With 4-piston Calipers
Rear: Single 220 Mm Disc With 2-piston Calipers
Front Tire 120/70-17
Rear Tire 190/55-17
Wheelbase 55.91 inches (1420 mm)
Length 80.71 inches (2050 mm)
Width 26.81 inches (681 mm)
Weight 181.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


The Petronas FP1 was a Liquid Cooled, 3 Cylinders In Line, 4 Strokes, 4 Valves Per Cylinder Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Petronas in 2003. Max torque was 78.92 ft/lbs (107.0 Nm) @ 11250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 190.02 HP (141.7 KW) @ 14500 RPM.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6 Speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/70-17 front tire and a 190/55-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 2x320 Mm Discs With 4-piston Calipers in the front and a Single 220 Mm Disc With 2-piston Calipers in the rear. The front suspension was a Ohlins Upside-down Fork while the rear was equipped with a Monoshock Low Linkage. The wheelbase was 55.91 inches (1420 mm) long.

2003 Petronas FP1[edit]

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The FP1 began as a prototype engine but in less then one year it became the first Malaysian superbike. It had gear driven dual overhead camshafts and very strong internal engine parts. One hundred units of the road version of the Petronas FP1 were manufactured.