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1981 Yamaha 1100 Midnight Special


1981 Yamaha 1100 Midnight Special Pictures
The 1981 Yamaha 1100 Midnight Special had a twin-cam inline-four and shaft drive borrowed from Yamaha's XS sport-tourer.
The 1981 Yamaha 1100 Midnight Special had a twin-cam inline-four and shaft drive borrowed from Yamaha's XS sport-tourer.

The 1981 Yamaha 1100 Midnight Special motorcycle had atypical cruiser power, but such typical cruiser features as an extended fork, teardrop tank, and stepped saddle.

"Black chrome" covered the exhaust pipes, while "gold chrome" graced the air-cleaner cover.
"Black chrome" covered the exhaust pipes, while "gold chrome" graced the air-cleaner cover.
Gold trim dressed the wheels and all three disc brakes.
Gold trim dressed the wheels and all three disc brakes.
The differential for the shaft drive also featured gold trim.
The differential for the shaft drive also featured gold trim.

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