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1977 XS1100

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(1977 / Production Model)


This model ushered in the over-1,000c era for Yamaha motorcycles (it was not sold in Japan). The rear wheel was shaft-driven and the DOHC in-line 4-cylinder 1,100cc engine's awesome power created new excitement among European and American motorcycle enthusiasts. The European-market version had continental handlebars and an oil cooler while the American-market version came with up-slanted handlebars.

  • Overall length × width × height: 2,260mm × 775mm × 1,145mm
  • Weight: 256kg
  • Engine type: Air-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 2-valve, in-line 4-cylinder, 1,101cm³
  • Maximum power output: 69.9kW (95.0PS) / 8,500r/min
  • Maximum torque: 90.2N・m (9.2kgf・m) / 6,000r/min

*Overseas market model

*All figures, etc. in a model's description or specifications are from when the model was originally released.

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