Yamaha YZF R1 Review
Yamaha YZF R1 is a powerful and luxury sports bike with MotoGP technology. It gets seven-level Traction Control system and various technological superiorities for riders comfort on ride. Yamaha ensures exceptional cornering ability and crisp handling for Yamaha YZF R1 bike.
Yamaha YZF R1 Key Specifications
- 998cc liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder, DOHC 16 valves (titanium intake valves) engine
- 78.0mm X 52.2mm Bore x Stroke
- Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
- 6-speed w/multiplate slipper clutch
- 43mm inverted fork; fully adjustable, 4.7-in travel in front
- Single shock w/piggyback reservoir; 4-way adjustable, 4.7-in travel at rear
- Dual 310mm disc; radial-mount forged 6-piston calipers in front
- 220mm disc; single-piston caliper at rear
- 55.7 in Wheelbase
- 4.8 gal Fuel Capacity
- 33 mpg Fuel Economy
Engine, Gears and Performance
Yamaha R1 or Yamaha YZF R1 is a powerful sports bike from Yamaha packed with Liquid cooled 4-stroke DOHC, 4-valve engine with Displacement of 998 cc. It can offer Bore & Stroke of 78.0 x 52.2 mm with Compression ratio of 12.7:1. Engine can churns out Maximum output 182.1PS / 12,500 rpm and Maximum torque 115.5NM / 10,000 rpm on ride.
Yamaha R1 offers you Starting system of Electric, wet sump Lubrication, Wet multiple-disc Clutch type , T.C.I Ignition system, Primary/Secondary reduction ratio of 65/43 (1.512)- 47/17 (2.765). There is also Chain drive Secondary reduction system. Engine mated with Constant mesh, 6-speed Transmission type and features Chain Final transmission.
The bike is performance oriented and can reach Maximum Speed of (crouched) 285km/h. It offers Minimum turning radius of 3500 mm. Engine features Cylinder layout of In-line 4-cylinder with Radiator capacity of (including all routes) 2.773 L. There is paper Air filter type and CR9EK Spark plug model.
Yamaha R1 features Battery voltage/capacity of 12V, 8.6AH(10H). About the gear shift, Gear ratio of 1st gear=38/15 2.533, 2nd gear=33/16 2.063, 3rd gear=37/21 1.762, 4th gear=35/23 1.522, 5th gear=30/22 1.364 and 6th gear=33/26 1.269. There is a powerful Headlight of Halogen bulb and Headlight features 3312V, 55W ×2. Additionally there is a Brake/tail light LED.
About the indicators, Turn signal light(Front) is a 12V, 10.0 W ×2 and Turn signal light(Rear) is 12V, 10.0 W ×2. Instrument cluster of Yamaha R1 includes LCD Digital Speedometer, Analog Tachometer , LCD Digital Odometer , LCD Digital Trip meter, LCD Digital Water temperature meter, LCD Digital Clock etc.
Suspension and brakes used are good. It gets Shock absorber assembly type with Coil spring/oil damper in front. In rear Shock absorber assembly type is Coil spring/gas-oil damper. All these makes this bike very powerful, performance oriented and uncompromising.
Yamaha YZF R1 Chassis
Yamaha YZF R1 gets a strong Diamond Frame type. There is Front suspension of Telescopic fork. Tyres provides are wider with good grip includes wheel travel (front/rear) 120/120 mm. Tyres are (front /rear) 120/70ZR17M/C(58W)/, 190/55ZR17M/C(75W). Rear suspension is Swingarm type. About the braking, Brake used is powerful (front/rear) 310 /220 mm.
Yamaha YZF R1 Dimensions
Yamaha R1 measures Overall length x width x height of 2,070mm x 715mm x 1,130mm. It gets a Seat height 835mm, Wheelbase 1,415mm, Minimum ground clearance 135mm. Yamaha R1 weighs Kerb 206 kg. There is Dry weight (with oil and fuel) of 206 kg for this bike. Fuel tank volume is 18 litres for storage.
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