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Yamaha YZF R1

Yamaha YZF R1
Yamaha YZF-R1, incepted in 1998, is a sports bike produced by Yamaha Motor Company. The bike successfully puts together the awesome power of the true liter class (1,000cc) with the lightweight and responsiveness of a 600-class chassis. The bike enthralls the young guys, who go for style and speed. When Government of India to relax the norms for importing the bikes in 800cc + segment. The bike is available in India at approximate Rs 11 lakhs.

The bike is equipped with a short-stroke 998cc DOHC, 20-valve, liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder engine that delivers a peak power of 175 bhp.

Redesigned headlights with LED taillight impart YZF R1 a distinctive look. Cool headlights give great illumination and ease drive in nights. Multi Function digital console looks cool. YZF-R1 has a strong body line that springs up in a single line from the rear axle to the pivot and then to the head pipe. This is an expression of the straight shape of the Deltabox frame. Viewed from the side, the shape created by the side panel and the upper surface of the tank makes an impression of the center of gravity shifting to the front tire. This represents how the front tire grips the road in its sporty running performance.

Technical Features
The throttle system is assisted by fly by wire Yamaha Chip Control Throttle (YCC-T) which ensures immediate response in all terrains. Slipper-type clutch system eases shifting gears and braking. The bike has advanced open-class handling and a powerful inline four-cylinder engine. Standard tool kit can be stored under passenger seat. Over the years, despite retaining its sharp look, the R1 has undergone technical upgradations to keep pace with the times. The refurbished Deltabox V frame, revised forks and a 20mm longer swingarm facilitate superb handling in the R1. Shapes of the air intake area and the rear outlet area where the air is scooped out are optimized to better radiator efficiency.

Type 998cc, liquid-cooled, 16-valve, DOHC, inline four-cylinder
Bore x Stroke 77 x 53.6mm
Compression Ratio 12.7:1
Carburetion Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition TCI
Transmission 6-speed w/multi-plate slipper clutch
Final Drive #530 O-ring chain
Suspension (Front) 43mm inverted telescopic fork w/adjustable preload, compression damping, rebound damping; 4.7" travel
Suspension (Rear) Single shock w/piggyback reservoir; adjustable for hi-/lo-speed compression damping, rebound damping, spring preload
Brakes (Front) Dual 310mm discs; radial-mount forged 6-piston calipers
Brakes (Rear) 220mm disc w/single-piston caliper
Tires (Front) 120/70-ZR17
Tires (Rear) 190/50-ZR17
Length 81.1"
Width 28.3"
Height 43.7"
Seat Height 32.9”
Wheelbase 55.7”
Rake (Caster Angle) 24.0°
Trail 4.0”
Fuel Capacity 4.75 gal.
Dry Weight 381 lbs.
Primary Reduction Ratio 65/43 (1.512)
Secondary Reduction Ratio 45/17 (2.647)
Gear Ratio - 1st Gear 38/15 (2.533)
Gear Ratio - 2nd Gear 33/16 (2.063)
Gear Ratio - 3rd Gear 37/21 (1.762)
Gear Ratio - 4th Gear 35/23 (1.522)
Gear Ratio - 5th Gear 30/22 (1.364)
Gear Ratio - 6th Gear 33/26 (1.269)
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)