BMW, Honda, Yamaha | Sport Touring Motorcycle Comparison

Velocity. Luxury. Gadgetry.

By Tim Carrithers, Photography by Kevin Wing

2007 YAMAHA FJR1300AE

PRICE
MSRP $15,299 as tested
ENGINE
Type l-c inline four
Valve arrangement DOHC, 16v
Bore x stroke 79.0mm x 66.2mm
Displacement 1298cc
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Shaft
CHASSIS
Weight (wet) 687 lb. (312kg)
Weight (dry) 647 lb. (294kg)
Rake 26.0deg.
Trail 4.29 in. (109mm)
Wheelbase 60.6 in. (1539mm)
Seat height 31.7 in. (805mm)
Fuel capacity 6.6 gal. (25L)
SUSPENSION
Front 48mm cartridge fork adjustable for spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear

single shock adjustable for spring rate and rebound damping.

PERFORMANCE
Horsepower @ ? rpm
Torque ? lb.-ft. @ rpm
Corrected 1/4-mile* 11.86 sec. @ 118.80 mph
Fuel mileage
(low/high/average)
32/44/40

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