Yamaha YZF-R71SPS (Ducati Preston)
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YZF-R71SPS (Ducati Preston)
This is an extremely rare opportunity to own a piece of Yamaha Racing history, the YZF-R71 SPS. This bike is one of only 22 examples made by QB Carbon in partnership with Yamaha UK in 1999. Using the R1's extremely compact 998cc 5-valve in line 4-cylinder engine equipped with a revolutionary 3-axis transmission, GP500-style chassis together with a long swinging arm for highly agile handling characteristics. To ensure world-class road handling the R71 is fitted with World Superbike developed Ohlins front and rear suspension. The original SRP for the SPS was £20,300 and then the bikes were built to customers specification. This particular bike is number 3 in the production run and features the following additions;
Ohlins Steering Damper
Marvic Magnesium Race Wheels 3.5x17 Front & 6x17 Rear With Quick Release Rear Wheel System
AP 6 Pot Race Front Calipers With 320mm Floating Discs. Adjustable Rasio Master Cylinder. Mini Rear AP Caliper With Full Goodridge Hoses
Tony Scott Blueprinted Engine With Stainless Steel Valves Putting Out 148bhp At The Rear Wheel And An Arm Wrenching 80ft/lb Of Torque!
Full Carbon Kevlar Bodywork
Fully Painted QB Carbon Trackday Fairin
Full Stainless Steel & Titanium Arrow Race Exhaust System (Road Legal)
Techtronics Quick Shifter
Magneti Marelli MT940/B1 Digital Race Dash (Sold With The Bike But Not Fitted)
Carbon Fibre Heel Guards, Hugger, Rear Mudguard, Undertray
Fully Adjustable Rearsets
Additional Race Lower Radiator
The bike also includes the private registration number R77 YAM and comes supplied with the original sales receipt, test reports, Dynojet report and a rare original sales brochure.
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- Ducati Preston