Yamaha YZF-R1 For Sale

The 2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 is a dedicated sports bike and is powered by a 998cc inline four engine which puts out 182bhp. It was originally launched in 1998 with updates in 2004, 2007, 2009 and 2015.

Yamaha YZF-R1


  • Awesome engine, easy to use power, reasonably comfortable, sounds great
  • Limited range, exhaust can get hot

What Is It?

To better compete with the S1000RR gadgets Yamaha included a seven stage traction control system which can be toned up or down to suit your style. There was also a very minor tweak to the nose to make it look meaner and a small low-mid speed ECU tweak. The liquid cooled 998cc four cylinder engine achieve maximum power of 182bhp at 12,500rpm.

Features include:

  • Twin spar deltabox Aluminium frame
  • Dual 310mm discs with 6 piston calipers
  • Rear 220mm disc with single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 43mm upside down fork with 120mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 120mm travel
  • Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T)
  • Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake (YCC-I)
  • Three D-Mode riding modes
  • Slipper clutch
  • 6 speed gearbox
  • LED tail light

Elsewhere the muffler end caps, heat shields and footrests saw a small re-design.

Colours and RRP:

  • 2012: White/black/gold, blue/white/black, grey/black, white/red/black (50th anniversary edition)
  • 2013: White/black, blue/black/silver, blue/black, grey/black, red/black
  • 2014: White/black/red, black/blue, grey/black, red/black, white/blue

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2012 £7,900 £6,350 £5,550 7,000
2013 £8,750 £7,000 £6,150 6,000
2014 £9,700 £7,800 £6,800 5,000

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