1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729

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Lot 407N
1996 Yamaha GTS1000
Registration no. not UK registered Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729

£ 2,700 - 3,200
US$ 3,500 - 4,100
Amended
1996 Yamaha GTS1000
Registration no. not UK registered
Frame no. 4BH 001729
Engine no. 4BH 001729
Rated by Bike magazine as among the 50 'Coolest Bikes of all Time', and winner of the 'Rare Cool' category, the hub centre-steered GTS1000 was unveiled to a disbelieving world back in 1993. 'Bold, daring, peerless, Yamaha's GTS1000 is the embodiment of unconventionality,' declared Britain's No.1 motorcycle magazine of a machine that also incorporated fuel injection and anti-lock brakes. It wasn't all new technology though, the engine being that of the FZR1000 EXUP, fitted with fuel injection and tuned for touring rather than outright top-end speed. Expensive to develop and priced accordingly, the GTS1000 sold in relatively small numbers and is both rare and highly sought after today.

This matching-numbers example is described by the vendor as in standard trim and running condition. A total of 76,421 kilometres (approximately 47,480 miles) is currently displayed on the odometer. The machine is offered with Netherlands registration papers.

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Saleroom notices

  • We are advised the machine is offered with Belgian registration papers and not Netherlands papers.
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1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
1996 Yamaha GTS1000 Frame no. 4BH 001729 Engine no. 4BH 001729
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