Yamaha YZF-R7: history, specs, pictures

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Yamaha YZF-R7
Production 1999 - 2002
Class Sport Bike
Predecessor Yamaha YZF750R
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 72.0mm x 46.0mm
Top Speed 155 mph (250 km/h)
Horsepower 103.8 HP (77.4 KW) @ 11000RPM
Torque 53.18 ft/lbs (72.1 Nm) @ 9000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/70-zr17
Rear Tire 180/55-zr17
Wheelbase 55.12 inches (1400 mm)
Length 81.1 inches (2060 mm)
Width 28.35 inches (720 mm)
Height 44.29 inches (1125 mm)
Seat Height 33.07 inches (840 mm)
Weight 388.01 pounds (176.0 Kg) (dry),
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 6.08 Gallon (23.00 Liters)
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Manuals 2000 Yamaha YZF-R7 Owners Service Manual
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The Yamaha YZF-R7 was a in-line four, four-stroke standard produced by Yamaha between 1999 and 2002. It could reach a top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h). Max torque was 53.18 ft/lbs (72.1 Nm) @ 9000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 103.8 HP (77.4 KW) @ 11000 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 72.0mm bore x 46.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 749.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 6-speed transmission.


It came with a 120/70-zr17 front tire and a 180/55-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The YZF-R7 was fitted with a 6.08 Gallon (23.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 388.01 pounds (176.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.12 inches (1400 mm) long.

1999 R7 OWO2[edit]

1999 Yamaha R7 OWO2 in Red/White
1999 Yamaha R7 OWO2 in Red/White
1999 Yamaha R7 OWO2 in Red/White
1999 Yamaha R7 OWO2 in Red/White

  • Only 500 ever made