Yamaha YZF-R1

Yamaha YZF-R1 Supersport Motorcycle always retain its lead position, as an open class superbike. YZF-R1 has claimed to be the winner in the Suzuka 8-hour endurance race. R1 has received the British and American Superbike Championship titles after returning to the racing track back in the year 2015. Currently the modified version of the Yamaha YZF-R1 is competing in the International Racing Tracks. This model is one of the popular motorbike in the USA.

2019 YZF-R1 USA Price: US$ 17,399+
2020 Model Price: US$ US$17,399 – (Colors: Team Yamaha Blue| Raven)

2020 YZF-R1M Price in America: US$ 26,099+
Available Colors:
Team Yamaha Blue – Rapid Red

Price in Europe: Euro 17,650+
India Price: INR 20,39,200/- (Colors: Tech Black | Yamaha Blu)
(Price may change without prior notice.)

Yamaha YZF-R1 Bike is available as 2020 | 2019 year Model.

Here are some of the latest 2020 model’s new features
MotoGP-Derived Crossplane Crankshaft Engine
Following are updated. New cylinder head, intake system, fuel injectors and airbox.
New cable-less ride-by-wire facility. Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T) system sends the rider’s inputs into motion,through IMU-powered electronic rider aid.

4-piston radial-mounted front calipers, stainless steel front lines, big 320mm rotors with new high-friction pads. New compact ABS unit. New Bridgestone Brand RS11 tires for true racetrack-ready traction with balanced road feel and handling.
Sleek new bodywork to create aerodynamic profile, with an integrated and harmonious design.

Engine Brake Management (EBM) allows the rider to adjust engine braking to suit personal and track conditions along with three levels of engine brake force to allow smoother corner entry.

2020 YZF-R1 features sleek new bodywork to create an even more aerodynamic profile, with an integrated and harmonious design.


YZF R1 Motorbike at a glance

  • ABS with UBS – Unified Brake System (One brake  lever will operate both brakes)
  • Titanium Exhaust and mid-ship muffler
  • Aerodynamic front cowl – unmistakable YZR-M1 race bike silhouette.
  • LED headlights on either side of the air intake gives the race-ready look.
  • Twin LED running lights give this superbike a unique face.
  • Magnesium wheels.
  • Aluminium fuel tank capable of holding 17 lt
  • Lift Control and Launch Control
  • QSS, advanced electronic control systems
  • QSS allows clutch less downshift and up-shift of the gears.
  • 998 cc 200 PS crossplane 4-cylinder engine
  • High volume air intake
  • Short wheelbase.
  • Deltabox frame
  • High-compression cylinder head
  • YZR-M1 MotoGP inspired cowling
  • Thin Film Transistor (TFT) LCD instrument panel
  • Track-developed suspension systems.

Yamaha Super Bike YZF-R1 Specification.

Engine: 998 cc, liquid-cooled inline 4 cylinder DOHC; 16 valves.
Bore and Stroke: 79.0 mm x 50.9 mm
Maximum power: Over 220 P.S.
Lubrication system: Wet sump
Clutch type: Wet, Multiple Disc
Fuel system: Fuel Injection
Ignition system: Marelli MLE
Starter system: Electric Self Start
Transmission system: 6-speed; wet multi plate assist and slipper clutch
Final transmission: Chain

Slipper clutch helps the rider to take corners easily without being wheel locked in the rear wheel sector.

Yamaha YZF-R1 Chassis

Frame: Aluminum Deltabox
Front suspension system: Ohlins Ø 42 mm
Front travel: 130 mm
Caster angle: 24º (+/- 1º)
Rear suspension system: Swingarm, (link suspension)
Rear travel: 120 mm
Front brake: Hydraulic dual disc, 336 mm Brembo
Rear brake: Hydraulic single disc, 218 mm Brembo
Front Tyre: 120/70 17” Pirelli
Rear Tyre: 200/50 17” Pirelli

Full length: 2,055 mm
Width: 690 mm
Height: 1,150 mm
Seat height: 855 mm

YZF-R1 Features.

Quick Shift System (QSS)
New QSS system is provided in the 2019 YZF-R1, therefore the motorbike’s downshifting capability as well as allowing full-throttle clutch-less up-shifting is now easy to handle. In other words on downshifts, the ECU matches engine speed on each downshift for instantaneous gear changes with minimal chassis disruption.

Refined Wheel Lift Control (LIF)
For instance Yamaha YZF-R1 model’s  lift Control System is updated with more progressive mapping improving forward drive when the system intervenes.
Top notch MotoGP-Derived Cross-plane Crankshaft Engine
Class-leading Electronics Package
MotoGP level Control ability
Digital Aids for the Rider
Strong Aluminum Delta-box Frame
Titanium Exhaust System
Lightweight and free-flowing exhaust system with titanium headers and muffler canister.
It features a mid-ship layout, positioned low and in the middle of the chassis for improved mass centralization.
However the Yamaha R1 styling is inspired by the YZR-M1, purposely sculpted for maximum aerodynamic efficiency.

Yamaha in Sri Lanka.
Source: Yamaha
WorldSBK Yamaha Colors.
Review Yamaha YZF R1
Yamaha YZF-R1 Video.
Top Speed : 299 Km/H (186 MPH)

Other Yamaha Motorbike Price in 2019.
YZF-R1M US$ 22,999+
2019 YZF-R1 US$ 16,699+
2018 YZF-R1S US$ 14,999+
YZF-R6 US$ 12,199+ 2019 Model
2019 YZF-R3 US$ 4,999 – US$ 5,299+

In 2018, Yamaha has renamed its Yamaha FZ models as Yamaha MT in America.
So the new Yamaha FZ-10 motorbike will be called as Yamaha MT-10 in America.

Yamaha YZF-R1