Yamaha YZF-R1


Developed without compromise and constructed with the most sophisticated engine and chassis technology, the R1 is the ultimate Yamaha supersport.


R history. Your future.

Equipped with an aggressive M1-derived cowl, the aerodynamic bodywork delivers ultimate performance. Next generation LED headlights and stylish LED position lights reinforce this bike’s intimidating presence – and with the Brake Control (BC) and Engine Brake Management (EBM) systems, you’re in full control.

Each of the seven adjustable electronic rider aids can be fine-tuned in seconds via the YRC system. And with uprated suspension, a highly refined EU5 engine and premium RS11 tyres, the R1 has just raised the bar to a new level.



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Yamaha Motor Company won its first race just 10 days after the company was founded. And this burning desire to go racing continues to define Yamaha to this day, and it is what enables the company to create high performance supersport bikes like the latest R1.

At a glance

  • Aerodynamic, M1-style bodywork
  • Refined, high efficiency 998cc EU5 engine
  • Next generation LED headlights and position lights
  • Improved front and rear suspension performance
  • 2-Mode Brake Control (BC) cornering ABS
  • 3-Mode Engine Brake Management (EBM) system
  • Ride-by-wire APSG throttle
  • Launch Control (LCS) system
  • 320mm front discs, high friction pads
  • Latest Bridgestone Battlax RS11 tyres
  • Premium finish with outstanding build quality
  • TFT instruments with EBM and BC displays

Technical Specifications



Engine type – Liquid-cooled, EURO5, 4-Cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valves, DOHC

Displacement – 998cc

Bore x stroke – 79.0 × 50.9mm

Compression ratio – 13.0:1

Maximum power – 147.1kW (200.0PS) @ 13,500 rpm

Maximum Torque – 113.3Nm (11.6kg-m) @ 11,500rpm

Lubrication system – Wet sump

Clutch Type – Wet, Multiple Disc

Ignition system – TCI

Starter system – Electric

Transmission system – Constant Mesh, 6-speed

Final transmission – Chain

Fuel consumption – 7.2l/100km

CO2 emission – 168g/km

Carburettor – Electronic Fuel Injection



Frame – Diamond

Caster Angle – 24°

Trail – 102mm

Front suspension system – Telescopic fork

Rear suspension system – Swingarm

Front travel – 120mm

Rear Travel – 120mm

Front brake – Hydraulic dual disc brake, Ø320 mm

Rear brake – Hydraulic dual disc brake, Ø320 mm

Front tyre – 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) Tubeless

Rear tyre – 190/55ZR17M/C (75W) Tubeless



Overall length – 2,055mm

Overall width – 690mm

Overall height – 1,165mm

Seat height – 855mm

Wheel base – 1,405mm

Minimum ground clearance – 130mm

Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) – 201kg

Fuel tank capacity – 17 litres

Oil tank capacity – 4.9 litres

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