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Yamaha FZR750 Gallery

Inheriting the “OW” in-house designation for Yamaha’s factory machines for its nickname, the FZR750R was a production model with many features fed back directly from the Yamaha YZF750 works machine that competed in the TT-F1 4-stroke road racing class. It was a full-fledged works replica with a DOHC 5-valve, parallel 4-cylinder engine with titanium connecting rods.

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1987 Yamaha FZR 750R Genesis Yamaha FZR 750R Genesis
  • Engine - 749cc, liquid cooled, DOHC, in line four
  • Power - 121bhp @ 11,500rpm
  • Top Speed - 162mph (259kph)
  • Dry Weight - 187kg (412 lb)
  • Standing Quarter Mile Time - 10.9sec
1987 Yamaha FZR750 1987 Yamaha FZR750 2000 import.
1988 Yamaha FZR 750R Genesis 1988 Yamaha FZR 750R Genesis  
1988 Yamaha FZR 750 Genesis 1988 Yamaha FZR750  
Yamaha FZR750 Yamaha FZR750  
1989 FZR750 R Genesis Yamaha FZR750 Genesis  
1989 Yamaha FZR 750R OWO1 Yamaha FZR 750R OWO1  
1989 Yamaha FZR OW 01 Full Power 145 bhp 1989 Yamaha FZR OW 01 Full Power 145 bhp

Overshadowed by the RC30. As four-stroke racers go, it's incredibly successful. TT, BSB and WSB wins, plus some world endurance victories to boot. Only 500 were ever built and 140 of those made it to Britain officially, although a few made it in as grey or parallel imports. In terms of rarity, the OW01 wins over the RC30 because there aren't many around, and good ones today are making £10,000. They cost £12,000 new and you had a to bung on another £2500 for the race kit parts. The RC was cheaper but the kit parts much more expensive the Yamaha had more trick stuff as standard including a fully-adjustable Ohlins shock and magnesium-bodied brake calipers. More info..

1989 Yamaha OW01 Yamaha FZR750 ex Padgetts Rob McElnea World Superbike.

This OWO1 ran in the 1990 W.S.B. with Rob Mac scoring a third in Hungary.The bike was then sold on by Padgetts to Dennis Irvin who won the Scottish championship on it.

The bike still has the correct OWO1 engine and not a FZR 1000,although it has had work (ie race cams,carrillo rods and has been fitted with an 840 kit).These were fitted when Dennis Irvin ran it.

1989 Yamaha FZR750R OW01 1989 Yamaha FZR750R OW01 These are a very nice bit of kit and still affordable as apposed to say RC30/45. In standard form they produce about 125bhp and originally there was a factory kit available to take them up to circa 165bhp.
1989 Yamaha FZR 750R Yamaha FZR 750R The OWO1 was on the market with an ohlins back shock and carbon fibre body work well before they had been heard of.
1989 Yamaha FZR750 Genesis Yamaha FZR750 Genesis  

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