Yamaha XJR1200

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Yamaha XJR1200
Manufacturer
Also called XJR1200SP, XJR 1200 SP, XJR 1200
Production 1995 - 1998
Class Touring
Engine
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 78.7mm x 78.7mm
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Top Speed 137 mph (220 km/h)
Horsepower 95.88 HP (71.5 KW) @ 8000RPM
Torque 67.86 ft/lbs (92.0 Nm) @ 6250RPM
Air Filter K&N YA-1295 `95-01[1]
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Suspension Front: Telescopic Fork
Rear: Swingarm, Öhlins Coil Spring
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 130/70-17
Rear Tire 170/60-17
Wheelbase 59.09 inches (1501 mm)
Seat Height 30.91 inches (785 mm)
Weight 511.47 pounds (232.0 Kg) (dry), 232.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-401[1]
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Manuals Service Manual


The Yamaha XJR1200SP was a in-line four, four-stroke Touring motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 1995 and 1998. It could reach a top speed of 137 mph (220 km/h). Max torque was 67.86 ft/lbs (92.0 Nm) @ 6250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 95.88 HP (71.5 KW) @ 8000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 78.7mm bore x 78.7mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1188.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/70-17 front tire and a 170/60-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic Fork while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm, Öhlins Coil Spring. The bike weighed just 511.47 pounds (232.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 59.09 inches (1501 mm) long.

1995 - 1998 Yamaha XJR 1200[edit]

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The Yamaha XJR even the lowly 1200 which the glad rags tend to scoff at these days-has masses of acceleration. Crack open the throttle at 30mph and you’ll need crampons and a safety harness to stay on board at full bore through the gears.


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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.