Yamaha FJ1200 (1991-92)

The Yamaha FJ1200 was a motorcycle produced in 1991-92. It was a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder, DOHC engine that had 4 valves per cylinder. The engine had a capacity of 1188cc or 72.5 cubic inches and was cooled by an air/oil cooling system. The compression ratio of the engine was 9.7:1 and the lubrication was done by a wet sump. The FJ1200 had a maximum power of 130hp or 94.9kW at 9000rpm and had a maximum torque of 108Nm or 79.6 lb-ft at 7500rpm. It also had a maximum power rating of 112.5 hp at 8600 rpm at the rear tyre. The clutch was wet with multiple discs and was hydraulically operated. The transmission was a 5-speed system, with a chain final drive of 2.353 (40/17).

The Yamaha FJ1200 had a steel, twin-spar frame and telescopic front suspension with 3-way preload and damping adjustment. The rear suspension was a monocross monoshock with 5-way preload and damping adjustment. The front brakes had 2x 282mm discs with a 4-piston caliper, and the rear brake had a single 282mm disc with a 2-piston caliper. The bike’s wheelbase was 1490mm or 58.7in and its seat height was 780mm or 30.7in. The dry weight was 245kg or 540.1lbs, while the wet weight was 259kg or 571lbs. The fuel capacity was 22 litres or 5.8 gallons and the bike’s average consumption was 14.5 km/lit. The FJ1200 had a top speed of 244.3 km/h or 151.6 mph, and its braking distance was 14.1m for 60-0 and 40.0m for 100-0. The bike could complete a standing quarter-mile in 10.9 seconds at a speed of 200.3 km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Yamaha FJ 1200

Year: 1991 – 92

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 1188 cc / 72.5 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 77 x 63.8 mm
Cooling System: Air/oil cooled,
Compression Ratio: 9.7:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Engine Oil: 20W/40
Oil Capacity: 4.2 Litres
Induction: 4x 36mm Mikuni carbs
Ignition: TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
Spark Plug: NGK, DP8EA-9
Starting: Starting
Max Power: 130 hp / 94.9 kW @ 9000 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 112.5 hp @ 8600 rpm
Max Torque: 108 Nm / 79.6 lb-ft @ 7500 rpm

Clutch: Wet, multiple discs, hydraulic operated
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain 2.353 (40/17)
Primary Red. System & Ratio: Spur Gear 1.750 (98/56)
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.857 (40/14) 2nd 2.000 (36/18) 3rd 1.571 (33/21) 4th 1.291 (31/24) 5th 1.115 (29/26)
Frame: Steel, twin spar
Front Suspension: Telescopic with 3-way preload and damping adjustment
Rear Suspension: Monocross monoshock 5-way preload and 5-way damping adjustment
Front Brakes: 2x 282mm discs 4 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 282mm disc 2 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/70-VR17
Rear Tyre: 150/80 V16
Dimensions: Length 2230mm / 87.8 in Width 775 mm / 30.5 in Height 1,245mm / 49.0 in
Wheelbase: 1490 mm / 58.7in
Seat Height: 780 mm / 30.7 in
Ground Clearance: 140 mm / 5.5 in
Dry Weight: 245 kg / 540.1 lbs
Wet Weight: 259 kg / 571 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 22 Litres / 5.8 gal
Consumption Average: 14.5 km/lit

Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 14.1 m / 40.0 m
Standing ~A~A1/4 Mile: 10.9 sec / 200.3 km/h
Top Speed: 244.3 km/h / 151.6 mph

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