First unveiled at the beginning of the new millennium the Yamaha FJR 1300 now has been thoroughly revised. More sportiness with improved comfort was the objective.
The 2016 FJR 1300 shall provide a sportier riding experience thanks to a shorter gear ratio. At the same time, the revs at the long haul are reduced by an extra long additional sixth gear.
The new slipper clutch is to avoid stamping of the rear wheel when downshifting and heavy braking. In order to make the clutch operation more convenient, springs with a softer spring rate are used.[print_gllr id=2264]
Completely new LED lighting is used at the front and the rear. The models FJR 1300 AE and AS also feature cornering lights.
The cocpit has been redisigned with the aim of better readability. As a special security feature the latest FJR 1300 is equipped with a preparation for the assembly of the airbag jacket Dainese D-Air Street. The system will be available in the first quarter. As a new color variant the FJR is offered in Matt Silver.