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Yamaha FJR 1300

2013 Yamaha FJR1300A | Look


Sport-touring enthusiasts have a year to look forward to, new product coming from and a substantially revised Yamaha now with an A suffix. Yamaha to leave the core of the FJR1300 so the chassis largely carries as does the 1298cc inline-four, transmission and shaft final Yamaha revamped the bike in and this round is even thorough.

The changes start the application of Y-CCT or, Yamaha Throttle; that’s ride by to the rest of us. This application of RBW is to that of the Super Tenere in there are two drive modes, and Touring, that moderate response appropriate to the endeavor. gives the engine sharper Touring softens throttle peak torque and horsepower are the for both modes. Yamaha Y-CCT for the FJR provides improved and “linear and direct feel.”

But what Y-CCT also possible are two technologies new to the FJR: control and cruise control. TC has one operating mode—there are no gradations, as are in the Super Tenere—but it can be defeated by the Going to RBW allows the TC to cut ignition and throttle angle for smoother

With a computer managing the cruise control is a relatively add-on, so the FJR is now competitive with the BMW and Triumph Trophy, and one-ups the ST1300 and Kawasaki Concours 14 in regard.

FJR1300 pilots gaze upon an entirely new cluster, with an analog and multifunction display bracketing a digital speedometer that shows fuel level, and drive mode setting. The display is comprehensive, with two meters, ambient air temperature, consumption, and estimated fuel among other things. The level of the standard heated is also displayed on the new panel.

Virtually all new functions are controlled a multifunction rocker switch the left cluster, while the control gets its own switches inboard. The adjustable drive is inboard of your right and the modes can be switched on the fly as long as the grip is closed.

Yamaha it has improved the FJR’s already weather protection with an new forward fairing. (The seat, and tail section over from before.) It better aerodynamics from the including reduced vacuum the screen. What’s more, the adjusted screen has smoother moves twice as quickly as and will remain in the position you when turning off the bike; the FJR “parks” the screen upon

Yamaha FJR 1300

LED running lights line the headlights, and the front turnsignals are now LED in the fairing’s leading edge. New grace the FJR’s flanks. repositionable two ways: Tucked in and air closely around the side but extended they help engine heat further the rider.

While Yamaha was at changes, it also tweaked the suspension, often felt to be on the side for larger or aggressive We didn’t have specifics on the but both ends are slightly this year for “more handling character,” according to the New fork internals—an aluminum rod and plunger along with springs—complete the front-end changes.

The fork is still adjustable for preload, as well as rebound and damping.

Yamaha held the in pricing. At $15,890, the 2013 FJR is more than the current and undercuts the Concours 14 ABS by $309, the model (non-TC) BMW R1200RT by and Honda ST1300 by $2340 on the 2012 ST).

Updated FJRs go on sale in October.

Yamaha FJR 1300
Yamaha FJR 1300
Yamaha FJR 1300

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