Sportbike Rider Picture Website

 

1996 Yamaha GTS1000 - Added by search.google.com on 11-Aug-2020

Front left view of the Yamaha GTS1000.
 
Total Views:
789
Vote for this picture:
Average Vote: 5.26 from 175 Votes
Please log in to leave comments, keep a favorites list,
and get e-mail alerts on pictures.
   
Yamaha GTS1000 - ID: 3323
     Click on photo to view full size     
Similar Photos: (Click for full size images)
More Information on the Yamaha GTS1000

The Yamaha GTS1000 is a sport-touring motorcycle introduced by Yamaha in 1993, sold until 1994 in the United States, and sold elsewhere until 1999. It is notable for its forkless front suspension, specifically a RADD, Inc., front suspension designed by James Parker. This suspension provided improved stability under braking, but the improvement did not justify the additional cost for the consumer, and the bike was not commercially successful.

The GTS1000 also had advanced technologies not normally found on motorcycles at the time, such as electronic fuel injection, ABS brakes, and a catalytic converter.

The engine was taken from the Yamaha FZR1000 of the time, and incorporated Yamaha's Genesis engine technology, though it was limited by design to 100 bhp (75 kW). In 2006, Bike declared the 1994 Yamaha GTS1000 the coolest of rare motorcycles. "Scarce, stylish, yet capable and completely usable: that's cool in our book."

References

Copyright by Sportbike Rider Picture Website 2021
The photo 1996-Yamaha-GTS1000-3323-GP.jpg (1996 Yamaha GTS1000 - Front left view of the Yamaha GTS1000.) was uploaded by: search@google.com.
Please note, we do not have accessories, motorbikes, motor cycles, motorcycles, or motorcycle gear for sale. This site is dedicated to displaying bike images of Aprilia, Bimota, Harley Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Triumph, Yamaha, and other sportbikes.