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Yamaha YZF-R1. We R1
Packed with YZR-M1 MotoGP technology, a crossplane engine, short wheelbase chassis and high-tech electronics, the YZF-R1 is ready to connect to your body and take your riding to a new level.
Developed using YZR-M1 MotoGP technology, this bike was born for the track. 200 hp, 199 kg and a 1405 mm wheelbase give an insight into its capabilities. But it's what you can't see that makes it so special.
The Inertial Measurement Unit constantly senses chassis motion in 3D, creating controllability over traction, slides, front wheel lift, braking and launches. And its updated Quickshift System (QSS) offers clutchless downshifting as well as upshifting. Yamaha YZF-R1. We R1.
The YZF-R1's dual 320 mm front discs and monoblock calipers - as well as the 220 mm rear disc - are equipped with a sophisticated banking sensitive ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) as well as Yamaha's Unified Brake System that enables the rider to achieve h
For peak power and strong linear torque, the crossplane engine is equipped with a lightweight 4-2-1 exhaust system. A servomotor controlled exhaust valve adjusts gas flow for enhanced response and stronger engine output, while the compact mid ship muffler
4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valves
BORE X STROKE
79.0 mm x 50.9 mm
147.1 kW (200.0PS) @ 13,500 rpm
112.4 Nm (11.5 kg-m) @ 11,500 rpm
Electronic Fuel Injection
Euro 4 Compliant
Wet, Multiple Disc
Constant Mesh, 6-speed
FRONT RIM TYPE
FRONT RIM DIMENSION
REAR RIM TYPE
REAR RIM DIMENSION
120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
190/55 ZR17M/C (75W)
2055mm x 690mm x 1150mm
USABABLE TANK VOLUME