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Compare the 2008 Yamaha FJR 1300A vs 2008 Can-Am Spyder GS Roadster SE5. The 2008 Yamaha FJR 1300A has an MSRP of $13,899, while the 2008 Can-Am Spyder GS Roadster SE5 has an MSRP of $16,999.
 

KEY FACTS

   
Manufacturer Yamaha Can-Am
Model FJR Spyder GS
Year 2008 2008
Class Sport-Touring Sport-Touring
Country of Origin Japan Canada
MSRP $13,899

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$16,999

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Warranty 12 months 24 months
 

Engine

   
Cylinders 4 2
Compression Ratio 10.8:1 10.8:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 1298 998
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Starter Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid Liquid
Engine Type Horizontal In-line V Twin
 

Seat Specifications

   
Number Of Seats 2 2
Seat Height (in) 31.5 29
 

Front Suspension

   
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.9
Front Travel (in) 5.4 5.7
Front Suspension Type Telescopic Fork Independent Double A-Arm
 

Rear Suspension

   
Rear Travel (in) 4.8 5.7
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm
 

Dimensions

   
Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 4.5
Trail (in) 4.3
Width (in) 29.3 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 60.6 68
Length (in) 88.2 105
 

Capacities

   
Fuel Capacity (gal) 6.6 7.13
 

Misc

   
Major Revision Year 2003 2008
Year 2008 2008
Manufacturer Country Japan Canada
Generic Type (Primary) Sport-Touring Sport-Touring
 

Weight

   
Dry Weight (lbs) 584 697
 

Transmission

   
Number Of Speeds 5 5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Shaft Belt
Transmission Type Manual Manual / Automatic Clutch
Reverse Yes
 

Brakes

   
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc
Front Brake Type Dual Disc Dual Disc
 

Tires

   
Rear Tire (Full Spec) Metzeler 180/55 ZR17 KR21 225/50 R15
Front Tire (Full Spec) Metzeler 120/70 ZR17 KR21 165/65 R14
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2008 Yamaha FJR 1300A vs 2008 Can-Am Spyder GS Roadster SE5