Yamaha YZF-R1 For Sale

Yamaha YZF-R1
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New Price At Launch: £15,000

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Current Prices: £14,100–£8,500

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Power: 197 bhp

Engine: 998 cc, 14,000 rpm red line, 185 mph top speed

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Economy: 35 mpg

Range: 130 miles from the 17.0 litre tank

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Seat Height: 855 mm

Weight: 199 kg (wet), 179 kg (dry)

What Is It?

The Yamaha R1 is a dedicated sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 998cc inline four engine, producing 197bhp at 13,500rpm and maximum torque at 11,500rpm. 

  • Magnesium sub-frame
  • Aluminium frame, swingarm and tank
  • Dual 320mm discs up front with 2 piston calipers
  • 220mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Linked brakes, cornering ABS, traction control
  • Adjustable 43mm KYB fork with 120mm travel
  • Adjustable KYB shock with 120mm travel
  • Launch control, slide control, anti-wheelie
  • Slipper clutch, quickshifter
  • Speed sensitive steering damper
  • Four ride modes, TFT dash
  • LED lighting all round
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator
  • 4->2->1 exhaust system

Compared to the 2012-2014 model there's a plethora of electronics to aid the rider, cornering ABS, a fancy colour TFT, new fairing, a clever new headlight, a new exhaust layout on the side, 15 bhp more power, a higher red line, 1 litre less fuel capacity and 7 kg shaved off the weight.

The 10-spoke 17" wheels take a Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 120/70 tyre at the front and 190/55 at the rear.

Accessories include the Akrapovic full system evolution Titanium exhaust system (£2,130), Akrapovic full Titanium system (£1,640), Akrapovic slip-on silencer (£670), sprint screen (£115) and pillion seat cover (£200).

  • 2015: Red/white, blue/silver, grey/black
  • 2016: Blue/silver, red/white, yellow/black 60th SE
  • 2017-2018: Black, blue

The £18,750 limited edition R1M adds semi-active Ohlins electronic racing suspension, Carbon fairing, GPS data logger, Magnesium wheels, some light weight Magnesium bits and premium tyres. Less than 500 will be built.

2016: 60th Anniversary edition model for £15,749 featuring a yellow/black/white colour scheme with racing block graphics and an Akrapovic silencer.

2018: Up / down quickshifter with smooth and fast settings.

2019: GYTR 20 unit limited edition with red/white colour scheme, race wiring and ECU, Ohlins FGRT 219 fork, TTX36 GP shock and Akrapovic Evolution 2 Titanium exhaust system.

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2015 £10,600 £8,500 £7,400 7,000
2016 £11,700 £9,350 £8,200 5,100
2017 £12,850 £10,300 £9,000 3,700
2018 £14,100 £11,300 £9,900 2,100
2019 £15,250 £12,250 £10,700 1,750

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Popularity / How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
2015 247 159 406 210 / month
2016 239 149 388 300 / month
2017 138 76 214 55 / month
2018 153 - 153 110 / month
2019 Data not yet available 370 / 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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