Yamaha YZF-R1 review price and specifications


Yamaha YZF-R1 is a perfect combination of powerful performance, elegant looks and advanced safety features. The new generation bike has already captured the attention of many bike lovers. It is one of the most technically advanced sports bike in its segment. Here is the complete bike reviewAppearance: Yamaha YZF-R1 is available in Red and Blue colours in India. The bike looks very compact and agile. The centre up exhaust, the broad headlamp, sleek LED tail lights are eye catching. The broad tyres give a sporty look to the bike. The side fairing is very smooth to give a sleek appearance.

Comfort: Comfort of the rider has been kept supermost in Yamaha YZF-R1. The self start bike has Digital Fuel Gauge, Analogue Tacho Meter, Digital -2 Trip Meter, Digital Speedometer and Passenger Footrest. Other comfort features include Step-up Seat, Pass Light, Low Fuel Indicator, Low Oil Indicator and Low Battery Indicator.

Safety: Yamaha YZF-R1 has advanced safety features. It has 310 mm dual disc brakes and 220 mm Single disc (Rear) brakes.  Its advanced suspension features add comfort and stability to the bike. It has Telescopic forks (front) suspension and Swingarm (Rear) suspension. The rear tyre profile is improved for better side grip.

Engine: Yamaha YZF-R1 has 998 cc, 4 stroke, 4 cylinder, 4 valves, DOHC, liquid cooled cylinder. The engine produces a maximum power of 179 bhp at 12500 rpm and a maximum torque of 115.5 Nm at 10,000 rpm. The fuel injection system has shower injectors in upper airbox. The fly-by-wire throttle system has good control of air intake volume.

Price: The price of Yamaha YZF-R1 is Rs. 12,50,000 (taking Delhi as base price location). However, the price specified is indicative price only and reflects lowest approximate price which excludes tax, registration, insurance and cost of accessories.

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