For 2009, the FRJ1300AE receives new mapping for YCC-S which aids with improved response while downshifting from neutral.
Yamaha exclusive electric-shift ?ve-speed transmission eliminates the clutch lever entirely—now you can click off super-smooth shifts using either the left bar-mounted paddles or the foot-operated gearshift lever.
A light-and-rigid aluminum frame, sportbike running gear and standard hard sidebags go beautifully together.
Pushbutton adjustable windscreen and a thick comfy seat for two are perfect for comfortable, long-distance riding.
The world's ?rst supersport touring bike boasts standard ABS and adjustable ergonomics that widen the gap between it and common sport tourers to a gaping chasm.
Advanced air management system and adjustable bodywork keep the FJR rider looking and feeling cool.
Compact, lightweight 1298cc, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder engine delivers power and torque for an unequaled spread of muscle over a wide rpm range.
Another Yamaha first: a computer operated clutch and electronic shift actuators eliminate the need to operate the clutch. Yamaha Chip Control Shifting snaps off clean up- and downshifts every time using either the left bar-mounted paddles or the low-effort foot shifter.
Engine is a fully stressed chassis member, allowing for a lightweight frame design and balance rigidity for optimal handling.
Curved radiator with custom ducting and twin-ring cooling fans keep engine and cockpit cool.
Slant-block engine design uses stacked, tri-axis gearbox shafts that help minimize powerplant size while optimizing chassis geometry for balanced weight distribution and great handling.
Lightweight forged pistons with carburized connecting rods provide superb strength and reduced reciprocating mass for outstanding high-rpm durability.
Patented electroplated ceramic composite cylinder bores ensure greater heat dissipation and thus reduced frictional power loss.
Advanced fuel injection system is ideal for long-distance supersport-touring, delivering crisp, seamless throttle response in a variety of altitude/weather conditions.
Gearshift shaft features a needle-roller bearing to reduce friction for silky-smooth shifting.
Shaft final drive system is super-durable and virtually maintenance-free.
Low-vibration crankshaft with two gear-driven secondary counterbalancers help deliver a glass-smooth ride with reduced rider/passenger fatigue.
Constant-mesh 5-speed transmission utilizes wide ratios to deliver relaxed long-distance touring performance combined with seamless power and acceleration.
Four-into-one-into-two stainless-steel exhaust optimizes engine performance across the powerband.
Wet-sump oil system uses an easy-access cartridge-type oil filter mounted on the engine's left side.
Sharp-looking bodywork and air-management system keep the bike and rider cooler; a central vent beneath the instrument panel cools the rider and reduces negative pressure, and fairing side panels with 1.2-inch adjustability let the rider direct airflow.
Adjustable ergonomics: the seat can be adjusted by nearly an inch, and handlebar pullback angle is three-position adjustable over a half-inch range.
Long swingarm provides even better ride and handling characteristics, and rear spring preload adjustment is a snap.
Standard equipment Unified Braking System w/ABS: The front brake lever activates six of the eight front braking pistons; the rear brake pedal activates two rear pistons and the other two front pistons—for balanced anti-lock braking in all conditions.
Ergonomically shaped, large-capacity, 6.6-gallon fuel tank offers excellent comfort and range and is constructed of steel allowing for the use of magnetic tankbags.
Rear frame with integrated grab handle makes lifting the bike onto the centerstand a snap.
An additional catalyst and a heated oxygen sensor are located in the exhaust for increased control range and low emissions.
Slim profile even with bags in place for excellent in-town maneuverability.
Subframe-fitted quick-release luggage mounts provide easy use of the standard accessory hard sidecases, which are conveniently matched to the ignition key.
Long dual seat features two-part construction using different foam densities for the front and rear sections, ensuring plush comfort for both rider and passenger.
Big windscreen adjusts over a wide range for improved wind protection with little negative pressure.
Instrument panel contains an electronic analog speedometer and tachometer; LCD digital odometer, dual tripmeters, gear position indicator, fuel, coolant and air temperature gauges, and clock; lights for neutral, high beam, turn signals, low oil and engine warnings—as well as real-time mileage, average mileage and air temperature.
Sleek, cat-eye dual 12V 60/55-watt multi-reflector headlights throws an extremely broad beam for superb visibility and feature easy-access adjustment knobs; mirrors are easy to adjust and retract horizontally.
Powerful dual-bulb taillight features integrated turn signals for a slick, one-piece look that's aerodynamic and conspicuous.
Integrated front turn signals with clear lenses add to the FJR1300AE's cutting-edge aerodynamic bodywork.
Glove box contains a 12V outlet for phones, GPS units, electric vests, etc.
Standard toolkit located in convenient storage compartment under passenger seat.
Engine Type: 1298 cc liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 valves