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Yamaha FZ1
Also called FZ1-N, FZ1 ABS, FZ1 Fazer ABS, FZ1 Fazer, Fazer FZS1000 EXUP
Production 2001 - 2017
Class Naked
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 77.0mm x 53.6mm
Compression ratio 11.5:1
Horsepower 146.84 HP (109.5 KW) @ 11000RPM
Torque 78.19 ft/lbs (106.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM
Air Filter K&N YA-1001 `01-05[1]
Ignition digital tci: transistor controlled ignition with 32-bit ecu
Spark Plug NGK CR9E '02-07
Battery YUASA YT14-B4 '02-07
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Final Drive Chain: 530 `02-05[2]
Suspension Front: 43mm fork
Rear: single shock, adjustable preload and rebound damping, 5.1-in travel
Brakes Front: double disc. floating discs. four-piston calipers.
Rear: single disc. single-piston caliper.
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 190/50-zr17
Wheelbase 57.52 inches (1461 mm)
Length 84.29 inches (2141 mm)
Width 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Height 47.4 inches (1204 mm)
Seat Height 32.09 inches (815 mm)
Weight 436.52 pounds (198.0 Kg) (dry), 220.9 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity 1.0 Gallon (3.80 Liters)
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 4.8 Gallon (18.17 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 6.72 liters/100 km (14.9 km/l or 35.00 mpg)
Competition Honda CB1000R, Honda CBF1000
Manuals Service Manual

The Yamaha FZ1 was a in-line four, four-stroke Naked motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 2003 and 2017. Max torque was 78.19 ft/lbs (106.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 146.84 HP (109.5 KW) @ 11000 RPM.

History[edit | edit source]

The Yamaha FZ1 is a street motorcycle manufactured by the Yamaha Motor Company Ltd. of Japan. Introduced 2001 to critical acclaim in Spain for the professional motorcycle community the "R1 For The Real World" touted 140 crankshaft hp based upon the previous generation R1 20-valve inline four cylinder four stroke engine. The 2006 model has a similar, though more compact, next generation, 998cc DOHC 20-valve R1 engine, which produces 150 horsepower at 11,000 rpm, set in an all-new compact aluminum frame.

It is known as the Fazer FZS1000 EXUP in Europe. Model years 2001-2005 were virtually unchanged except for color offerings. 2006 saw a major redesign with a smaller gas tank, redesigned sportier ergonomics, and improved handling.

Yamaha also produces a smaller, similar 600cc version of this motorcycle called the FZ6.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a liquid cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 77.0mm bore x 53.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 998.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet, multiple-disc coil spring.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 190/50-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. floating discs. four-piston calipers. in the front and a single disc. single-piston caliper. in the rear. The front suspension was a 43mm fork while the rear was equipped with a single shock, adjustable preload and rebound damping, 5.1-in travel. The FZ1 was fitted with a 4.8 Gallon (18.17 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 436.52 pounds (198.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 57.52 inches (1461 mm) long.

2001[edit | edit source]

2002[edit | edit source]

2003 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

How about riding an all-out sports machine, but with the radical, naked looks of a zero-compromise streetfighter? The 2002 Yamaha FZ1 is probably the right bike for you in case you fancy such a ride. If you wish, it is the naked version of the R1, as it sports the same 20-valve in-line 4, 998cc engine.

4 generous 37mm Mikuni carbs feed this street beast, while the 4-into-1 exhaust is helping the throaty tonal grunt even more. The bike ergonomics make riding it more comfy than the R1, as this bike is obviously intended for daily rides.

2004 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

2004 Yamaha FZ1

The 2003 FZ1 represents a glorious combination of everyday comfort and top-drawer racing spirit. Packing more than 140 horsepower, there are few things the FZ1 can't do, when it comes to acceleration, top speed and curve-exist nerve. Derived form the R1 but tweaked for daily riding comfort and thus providing top-notch comfort and smooth handling, the 20023 FZ1 is the expression of all-round sporty versatility.

2005 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

2005 Yamaha FZ1

If you ever dreamed of riding a bike which felt like the R1 but with a completely different, naked attire, then you should be thrilled to throw a leg over the 2004 FZ1. One of the most revered naked machines of the 2000's, the 2004 FZ1 brings fully-adjustable suspensions, monoblock calipers, light cast wheels, high-performance tires, an upright riding position for both excellent control and enhanced comforts and a no-nonsense 140 hp engine.

An R1-derived engine with a mor estreetable power delivery and re-geared transmission provides both urban and track nerve, while adding a soft luggage system provides you with a very nifty touring beast for longer hauls.

2006 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

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So you love the R1 but are definitely not a fan of the big fairings and would rather have the wind all around you. That's fine with Yamaha, as the 2005 FZ1 will definitely fit you like a glove. Powerful to the point of making you think about taking on the R1 on the track, the FZ1 is streetable version of the flagship superbike, boasting more comfort thanks to the upright position and with added wind protection from the taller windscreen.

The new aluminum frame is 57% lighter and this accounts for a really thrilling riding experience, with the longer swingarm offering better stability during strong acceleration and separate fork functions also shaving off weight while enhancing performance.

2007 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

Some say that the FZ1 looks evem meaner than its fully-faired sister, the R1. Considering the looks of the beastly engine in all its splendor, there certainly is a huge styling factor about this bike. Sharing the platform with the R1, the FZ1 is a zero-compromise beast with an even better "daily ride" character. The revised ergonomics brings a more upright riding position for better comfort, while the engine tweaking shifted the peak torque to a lower rpm for better streetability.

Even though the 2006 FZ1 is a "civil" version of the R1 superbike, it still packs a ton of racing-grade parts and technologies, a key parts in the flawless performance game. A bike destined for aggressive riding and experienced riders, the 2006 FZ1 is a force to be reckoned with.

2008 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

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A bike which looks exceptionally hot, the 2008 MY Yamaha FZ1 has performance and street cred to live up to its design. Evolved from the YZF-R1 as a naked machine for the riders who can handle a lot of power but want a more comfortable position, the FZ1 is a sporty beast with great streetability and attitude to match it.

This liter-class bike is dedicated to experienced riders, as it is powered by the previous generation R1 engine, with some tweaks to make it more manageable. More comfortable ergonomics, a lighter build, adjustable Kayaba suspensions, superbike-grade brakes and all, the 2008 MY FZ1 is a true, all-out street brawler.

2009 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

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Welcome to the world of sizzling hot naked bikes. If you're looking for blistering performance, how's an R1-derived beast for a start? The 2009 MY Yamaha FZ1 boasts a revised frame which provides a more upright, comfortable riding position for longer hauls, but which does not sacrifice handling, sharp cornering and the sporty feeling.

The 3rd generation of R1 engine packs more power than you'll ever need, so there's no fear you'll be easily defeated in the street games. Plus, the adjustable suspensions are there to make you feel more confident on every type of road, while the sculpted tank adds to the premium control over the bike, as well.

2010 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

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One of the most important upgrades the 2010 MY FZ1 introduces is the new ECU settings for the 3rd generation R1 engine which powers the bike. The new mapping optimizes fuel management and provides undented, but usable power for the liter-class naked machine enthusiasts.

A true superbike which has "lost" its fairing, the FZ1 continues the ride-all-day tradition. The riding position is more upright than on the R1, offering much more comfortable seating for both rider and passenger, while keeping handling in the ultra-sharp canyon carver zone.

2011 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

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Often referred to as the naked sister of the R1, the 2011 MY FZ1 is an equally sporty machine which has received comfort-focused modifications and was turned into a killer sporty all-rounder or commuter. A blast to ride in the city or on the highway, the FZ1 is not afraid to take on countryside roads or canyons, as it's exceptional maneuverability and race-derived brakes make is a surgical-precision bike.

The bike is powered by the 3rd generation R1 engine ('04-'06) and transmission, both tweaked for a more civil behavior, but retaining the nerve of the bike it was developed from. Optional luggage systems are another great way to add functionality to the FZ1.

2012 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

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If you like the merciless feel of the R1 but would rather go for less bodywork and more all-rounder comfort, then the 2012 MY FZ1's got the right recipe for you. Cutting-edge sport bike performance is an effortless goal for the FZ1 as it sports a tweaked version of the R1 engine, set for better torque response in lower revs, loaded into a twin spar aluminum frame rolling with fully-adjustable suspensions.

Ergonomics are focused on a day-long riding scenario, with a raised handlebar and revised peg position for an upright position riders can enjoy for hours in a row. Separate rider and passenger seats also improve the road worthiness of the 2012 MY FZ1.

2013 Yamaha FZ1[edit | edit source]

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For 2013, the Yamaha FZ1 is a Supersport inspired motorcycle, but it can easily handle the daily commuting. It's sporty heritage is stressed by the aggressive 51 percent front wheel weight bias, and the short fuel tank allowing the rider to move into a forward position.

The FZ1 also boasts Fully adjustable 43mm inverted fork and a single shock with adjustable preload and rebound damping, tunable for sport touring or urban assault. The cast aluminum frame offers increased rigidity and lower weight, using the engine as a stressed member, coupling it with no less than six mounts.

The aggressive geometry of the bike and high-tech equipment make the FZ1 also suitable for track use, especially with the removable pillion seat and passenger pegs.

In Media[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019. 
  2. 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.