Yamaha YZF 1000R Thunder ace (2001)

The Yamaha YZF 1000R Thunder ace was a motorcycle produced in 2001. It contained a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder, DOHC engine with 5 valves per cylinder, and a capacity of 1002cc. The cooling system was liquid-cooled, with a compression ratio of 11.5:1, and an alloy muffler for the exhaust. The fuel system included 4x 38mm Mikuni BDSR38 with TPS carbs. The ignition was digital TCI and the starting was electric. The maximum power was 145 hp / 106.7kW at 10000 rpm, with a max torque of 108.3Nm / 11kgf-m at 8500 rpm. The clutch was multi-plate wet, and the transmission was 5-speed with a chain final drive. The frame was made of aluminum, twin spar, with 45mm forks adjustable preload, bump, and rebound for the front suspension, and a mono-shock adjustable preload, bump, and rebound for the rear suspension. The front brakes consisted of 2x 298mm discs and 4 piston calipers, while the rear brakes had a single 245mm disc and 2 piston calipers. The motorcycle was comprised of hollow spoke cast alloy wheels, with a front tire size of 120/70 ZR17 and rear of 180/55 ZR17. The dimensions included a length of 2085mm and a width of 740mm, with a wheelbase of 1433mm, and a seat height of 795mm. The dry weight was 198kg, with a fuel capacity of 19 liters. It had an average consumption of 16.8 km/lit, a braking distance of 60-0/100-0 of 13.3 and 37.9 meters respectively. The standing 1/4 mile was achieved in 10.2 seconds, reaching 211.5 km/h, with a top speed of 261.9 km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Yamaha YZF 1000R Thunder ace

Year: 2001

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 5 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1002 cc / 61.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 75.5 x 56 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Exhaust: Alloy muffler
Lubrication: Wet sump
Engine Oil: ineral, 20W/40
Induction: 4x 38mm Mikuni BDSR38 with TPS carbs
Ignition: Digital TCI
Spark Plug: NGK, DR8EA
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 145 hp / 106.7kW @ 10000 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 133.2 hp / 110 Nm @ 10100 rpm
Max Torque: 108.3Nm / 11kgf-m @ 8500 rpm

Clutch: Multi-plate wet clutch
Transmission: 5 speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Aluminium, twin spar
Front Suspension: 45mm forks, adjustable preload, bump and rebound.
Rear Suspension: Mono shock adjustable preload, bump and rebound.
Front Brakes: 2x 298mm discs 4 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 245mm disc 2 piston caliper
Wheels: Hollow spoke cast alloy
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre: 180/55 ZR17
Dimensions: Length 2085mm / 82.0 in Width 740 mm / 29.1 in
Wheelbase: 1433 mm / 56.4 in
Seat Height: 795 mm / 31.3 in
round Clearance: 135mm / 5.3 in
Dry Weight: 198 kg / 436.5 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 19 Litres / 5.0 gal
Consumption Average: 16.8 km/lit
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 13.3 m / 37.9 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 10.2 sec / 211.5 km/h

Top Speed: 261.9 km/h / 162.7 mph

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