Yamaha YZF-R1 Motorbikes For Sale

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Yamaha YZF-R1
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Current Prices: £7,500–£5,000
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10

What Is It?

The Yamaha YZF-R1 is a dedicated sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 998 cc four cylinder engine, producing 182 bhp at 12,500 rpm and maximum torque at 10,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and swingarm
  • Dual 310 mm discs up front with six piston calipers
  • 220 mm disc at the rear with Nissin single piston caliper
  • Combined braking system
  • Adjustable 43 mm upside down fork with 120 mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 120 mm travel
  • 4->2->1->2 Titanium exhaust system
  • Slipper clutch, LED tail light
  • Speed sensitive steering damper
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

Compared to the 2007-2008 model there's a new Crossplane engine design, a new dash with a gear indicator, three throttle response modes, a new chassis, improved mid-range power, new triangular mufflers, a combined braking system, lighter Magnesium rear frame / pegs and new dual headlight setup but weight is up 11 kg.

The 5-spoke 17" wheels take a Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier D210 120/70 tyre at the front and 190/55 at the rear.

  • 2009: Blue/black/white, red/white/black, black
  • 2010: Blue/white/black, white/black, red/white/black, blue/silver/black, black
  • 2011: Blue/white/black, white/black, red/black, black

Specs

Launch RRP: £10,000

Capacity: 998 cc (high)

Power: 182 bhp, 136 kW (very high)

Red Line: 13,750 rpm (very high)

Top Speed: 182 mph, 293 km/h (very high)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 40 mpg, 7.1 l/100km, 14.2 km/l (average)

Range: 160 miles, 257 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 18.0 litres, 4.8 US gallons (high)

Seat Height: 835 mm, 32.9 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 206 kg, 454 pounds (heavy)

Dry Weight: 177 kg, 390 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.883 bhp/kg, 0.659 kW/kg

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)

Road tax and VED guide

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Handling
  • Torque
  • Sound
  • Power
  • Speed

Any Downsides?

  • Exhaust can get hot in traffic
  • Limited range

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For Sale (12)

  • 2009 09 YAMAHA R1 PART EX YOUR BIKE
    £7,087 🤍
    • £840 Over Guide Price
    • 2009
    • Donington Park(Map)
    • ebay
    • GOOD BAD CREDIT ACCEPTED, OVER 1000 + BIKES IN STOCK
  • 2011 11 YAMAHA R1 YZF - BUY ONLINE 24 HOURS A DAY
    £8,387 🤍
    • £890 Over Guide Price
    • 2011
    • Donington Park(Map)
    • ebay
    • GOOD BAD CREDIT ACCEPTED, OVER 1000 + BIKES IN STOCK
  • 2009 YAMAHA YZF R1 09 YZF-R1 YZF R1 09 WHITE MOTORCYCLE TRADE CLEARANCE
    £5,995 🤍
    • £260 Under Guide Price
    • 2009
    • Bradford(Map)
    • ebay
    • YAMAHA YZF R1 09 YZF-R1 YZF R1 09 WHITE MOTORCYCLE TRADE CLEARANCE
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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2011
£7,500
£6,000
£5,250
14,700
2010
£6,850
£5,500
£4,800
16,100
2009
£6,250
£5,000
£4,400
17,400

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2011
198
122
320
55 / month
2010
277
149
426
89 / month
2009
459
374
833
92 / month

Source: DVLA

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