Yamaha FZ1 (2006 - present)

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Yamaha FZ1 (2006 - present)
owners of the old Fazer 1000, and certainly those acquainted with the current R1's twistgrip, may wonder what's going on in the lower reaches of the rev range.

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Reviewed: 16 August 2007 by Visordown
At the launch of the Yamaha FZ1 I was quite excited. I'm not ashamed to admit it. In this case because it appeared to tick all the boxes for the sort of bike I'd be looking to buy right now with my own money if I had any. As with the ...  Continue reading


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I first tested the MT09, great fun, but the fz1 does all the same tricks, only better. The mt is low geared so deceives you into thinking its faster than it really is. I also tested the s1000r, what a great bik Continue reading...
As I think someone has mentioned dont listen to all the crap about weak low/midrange, this thing is a rocket ship, I don't think those that say that know how to use a throttle properly. Mine has had an ECU refl Continue reading...
I upgraded from my beginners bike (XJ6N) to this (N version) over a year ago and haven't looked back. The top end rush is just phenomenal, the riding position is spot on and the handling is set up nicely for ro Continue reading...
One of the best bang for buck bikes out there fantastic value,as above ignore the alpinestar/arai clad journo shite and see for yourself you will be glad you did :) Continue reading...
Best bike I've ever owned so far and its never missed a beat! I've done over 20k on it to date and i'm sure I'll do another 20k before I change it! Great for track days, long journeys and a simple trip through Continue reading...


hi i am now on mi second fz1s had a vfr 800 between the two yams never again the yam is every thing in one bike.got my new one from kjm import but just san

me as a dealers apart from no yiss.and the odd wire in the loom is a diffrent colour.i can live with that for 7495.00 on the road.happy days.

Posted: 05/07/2011 at 19:47

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An R1 engine in a naked bike? Bring it on!!!
Good handling but the motor is too top-endy.
  • Price: £7199.00
  • Year: from 2006
  • Top speed: 154mph
  • Price new: 7199
  • Engine capacity: 998cc
  • Power: 147bhp
  • Torque: 78.2lb ft
  • Weight: 194kg
  • 0-60: 3.7 seconds

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