Yamaha YZF-R1 For Sale
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New Price At Launch: £15,000
Current Prices: £14,100–£8,500
Power: 197 bhp
Engine: 998 cc, 14,000 rpm red line, 185 mph top speed
Economy: 35 mpg
Range: 130 miles from the 17.0 litre tank
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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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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