YZF-R1 - State-of-the art race technology
The YZF-R1 is a legend of the supersport world, an acclaimed one-litre performer that’s become a motorcycling icon, an all-powerful World Superbike race-winning machine that’s also a monument to the power of beauty. The R1’s performance is electrifying and yet what makes this motorcycle truly remarkable is its superbly rider-friendly character because Yamaha’s avant-garde, race-bred technology puts you confidently in control.
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Ramp-type slipper clutch
High compression 4-valve cylinder head design
Fracture splitting connecting rod
Titanium intake valves
Drawing on 10 years of YZF series development with a new fuel-injected engine and Deltabox frame The new YZF R15 invites you to “enjoy riding”
Engine type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, forward inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valve, DOHC Displacement 998 cc Bore x Stroke 77.0 x 53.6 mm Compression ratio 12.7:1 Maximum power 132.4 kW (180 PS) @ 12,500 rpm*
139.0 kW (189 PS) @ 12,500 rpm**
Maximum torque 112.7 Nm (11.5 kg-m) @ 10,000 rpm*
118.3 Nm (12.1 kg-m) @ 10,000 rpm**
Starting system Electric Lubrication wet sump Carburettor/Fuel supply Fuel injection Clutch type Wet multiple-disc coil spring Ignition system T.C.I Primary / Secondary reduction ratio 3.042 / 3.000 Transmission type Constant mesh, 6-speed Final transmission Chain Frame type Aluminium die-cast Deltabox Front suspension Telescopic forks, . 43 mm Front wheel travel 120 mm Rear suspension Swingarm Rear wheel travel 130 mm Front brake Dual discs, . 310 mm Rear brake Single disc, . 220 mm Front tyre 120/70 ZR17MC (58W) Rear tyre 190/50 ZR17MC (73W) Overall length x width x height 2,060mm x 720mm x 1,110mm Seat height 835mm Wheelbase 1,415mm Minimum ground clearance 135mm Dry weight 177kg / 131kg Fuel tank capacity 18 litres Oil capacity 3.83 litres