Yamaha YZF750R (1993 - 1996)

Summary | Full Review | Reader Reviews | Gallery | Specs | Discussion
Yamaha YZF750R (1993 - 1996)

Our Review

Reviewed: by Visordown
1993 YAMAHA YZF750 Waves of nostalgia come flooding back. After all this was the bike - albeit a severely race-prepped one - I spent three quality seasons in BSB on, so just climbing aboard one again brought a bit of a lump to my throat. Strange thing about the YZF ...  Continue reading

Reader Reviews

1 user review of Yamaha YZF750R (1993 - 1996) See all

Overall reader score
Oodles of feel good factor, great handling and scary power. Will have you smiling with a cigarette after a day's riding with a post coital grin! Continue reading...


Just bought one her in the US a 94 model. Not the power of my newer bikes but a real fun ride do to it's handling.

Posted: 23/06/2011 at 00:54

Had one for a year now and still enjoying it. Had to switch the 6 pot calipers for some blue spots as soon as I bought it, so now have functional braking without the bonus of warped discs.
EXUP gives very nice linear power delivery all the way up to 8K, then there's a satisfying burst of crazy all the way to the 13K redline.
Overall, recommended - comfortable for long distance (did 740 miles on the National Rally last year without any cramps), but still nicely responsive in corners.
Remember to put a spot of weld on the front sprocket nut though; major design flaw allows the nut to come off even with the retainer in place, Yam thought 2.5 threads was enough to hold the nut on - believe me, it isn't. TDMs, Thundercats and a couple of others were recalled for the same problem, but sadly Yam issued a 'f*ck you' to YZF owners so you're on your own...

Posted: 20/03/2012 at 21:40

Summary | Full Review | Reader Reviews | Gallery | Specs | Discussion

Our score:

Your score:

Need to know

A classic from WSB's glory years.
The engine burns oil and it's a bit top-endy.
  • Price: £7349.00
  • Year: 1993 - 1996
  • Engine capacity: 749cc
  • Power: 106bhp
  • Torque: 60lb ft
  • Weight: 195kg

Bike Insurance

Busiest motorcycle review conversations

Bike reviews

Welcome to Bike Reviews. Read road tests and owner's opinions of your next motorcycle. There are over 800 motorcycles listed, with gallery images, specifications and full reviews written by professional road testers including Niall Mackenzie and James Whitham. You can also review your own motorcycle so everyone can read your impressions. 

Searching for your motorcycle: Search for your motorcycle by browsing the categories below or by using the search bar above. Here is an example search for a Suzuki GSX-R1000

Don't forget to check out the cost of Motorbike Insurance using the links in each of the reviews; comparing quotes from The Bike Insurer.

If your motorcycle is not listed or if you've got any feedback, please drop an email to simon@visordown.com.