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Yamaha XS1100 motorcycle, 1978.

Yamaha XS1100 motorcycle, 1978.
3 6 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 28cm


Sectioned. When this motorcycle was first built in 1978, it was designed to be the fastest production 4-stroke in the world, combining the speed of a superbike, the nimblenes of a roadster and the comfort of a tourer. It is powered by a 4-cylinder, 4-stroke engine with a capacity of 1102cc, and was capable of 134 mph. It incorporates a 5-speed gearbox and double disc brakes on the front and single disc on the rear wheels. An electric starter motor is fitted, with a kick-starter for emergency use.

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