Yamaha YZF-R1 For Sale

Yamaha YZF-R1

Insurance Costs: 10 of 10


Current Prices: £5,050–£3,700


New Price At Launch: £9,000


Power: 180 bhp

Engine: 998 cc, 13,750 rpm red line, 182 mph top speed


Economy: 40 mpg

Range: 160 miles from the 18.0 litre tank


Seat Height: 835 mm

Weight: 195 kg (wet), 177 kg (dry)

What Is It?

The Yamaha YZF-R1 is a dedicated sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 998cc four cylinder engine, producing 180bhp at 12,500rpm and maximum torque at 10,000rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and swingarm
  • Dual 310mm discs up front with Sumitomo 3 piston calipers
  • Rear 220mm disc with Nissin single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 43mm KYB upside down fork with 120mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 130mm travel
  • 4->2 Titanium under seat exhaust system
  • Slipper clutch, steering damper
  • 6 speed gearbox

The theme behind the third generation R1 is handling. Compared to the 2004-2006 model there are new brakes at the front with smaller discs and 3 piston calipers, an engine change from 20V to 16V, a slipper clutch has been added plus there's a new fork, frame, swingarm and improved mid-range power but weight is up 10kg.

The 5-spoke 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 190/55 at the rear.

  • 2007: Black, blue/silver/grey, red/white/black, black
  • 2008: White/red/black, black, blue/white/black, yellow/black, red

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2007 £4,600 £3,700 £3,250 18,700
2008 £5,050 £4,050 £3,550 17,500


Popularity / How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
2007 617 474 1,091 250 / month
2008 494 346 840 340 / month

Stats include those licenced for use on the road and those off the road with a SORN, by year of production. Source: DVLA

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