Legendary Motorcycles Episode 1 – The Yamaha FZ1 is a sport naked. It’s pretty, it has a powerful motor and it is cheap. With the arrival of the MT-10, the career of our first Legendary Motorcycles ends.
The Yamaha FZ1 came on the market in 2006. Its engine from 150 HP placed the sport naked at the top of its class. The Yamaha FZ1 is a rideable motorcycle with good performance. In short, the FZ1 is fun even today. It is an excellent compromise between fun and ease of use. Today the average price for a used item is between 3500 and 5000 euros. However, with the MT-10’s arrival the price will come down. You can customize the Yamaha FZ1. So, it can become a pretty “special”. The aftermarket helps you.
Legendary Motorcycles Episode 1: Aftermarket
For example, you could change the rear suspension. Something that allows you to adjust the length of the wheelbase. Because so we can pick up the rear. All other changes you can make to your wallet and your taste.
The Yamaha FZ1 is a four cylinder 998 cc, powered with electronic fuel injection. The distribution is two camshafts and moves five valves for each cylinder. The Yamaha FZ1 likes monochromatic colors.
Legendary Motorcycles Episode 1: Yamaha FZ1 – What to look for
● Exhaust valve. The FZ1 has an exhaust valve that serves to improve the power output must be well adjusted to make it right.
● Chain. The swingarm is very long. You must check the chain tension often. Otherwise risk of banging on swingarm itself damaging.
● Mirrors. Those fitted to the newest version (black) tend to come loose too often.
● Distribution. The engine is a real “Rock”. However, remember, you must adjust the valve at 40,000 km.
Legendary Motorcycles Episode 1: Yamaha FZ1 – Performance
Maximum speed 247,2 km/h
Acceleration 0-400 km/h 11.4 s.
Urban consumption 15.2 km/l
Weight 200 kg
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