Yamaha YZF R1
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Yamaha YZF R1

` 15,60,183* Onwards Get On Road Price
*Ex Showroom Price Delhi
3 / 5 based on 6 reviews
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  • Performance
    20 Kmpl
    Top Speed
    285 Kmph

  • Engine
    998 cc

  • Transmission
    6 Speed
  • Ignition
    18 Ltrs
    Self Start
  • EMI
    36 Months


September 28, 2015: Yamaha will be starting the bookings for its track-oriented YZF-R1M on October 1, 2015. Previously, when Yamaha YZF-R1M was launched in April 2015, all units got sold out within a few hours of the commencing of bookings. There is another good news for the upcoming owners of R1M, they get to be a part of Yamaha Racing Experience where the riders can learn about different riding skills being taught by Colin Edwards, a motorcycle racing legend. Moreover, they can also learn to tune their motorcycles according to different riding styles and conditions. Yamaha has borrowed some tech from its YZF-M1 which is their MotoGP performance bike. The 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1M houses a 998cc, crossplane, four-valve engine that churns out a power of 200 bhp with a torque of 112.4 Nm.

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Yamaha YZF R1 Specifications
Variants Transmission Engine Description Mileage Power
Yamaha YZF R1 Standard Manual
4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled DOHC, 4-valve, In-line 4 Cylinder
20 Kmpl 179.6 bhp @ 12500 rpm
Yamaha YZF R1 M Manual
4-Stroke, Liquid Cooled, Forward-Inclined Parallel 4-Cylinder, DOHC, 4-Valves
20 Kmpl 197.2 bhp @ 13,500 rpm
Yamaha YZF R1 Review
  • Overview

    The Indian automotive enthusiasts are filled with joy with the roll-out of the latest edition of Yamaha YZF-R1 in the country. Being one of the most trustworthy players in the worldwide high-end sport bike segment, the bike was first introduced in 1998 and has remained the extravagant model of the company since then.

    The 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 is powered by a 998cc, crossplane, four-valve engine that churns out a mammoth power of 197bhp at 13,500rpm with a maximum torque of 112.4Nm at 11,500rpm. The forward-inclined parallel four-cylinder powermill is mated to a six-speed constant mesh gearbox and uses wet multiplate clutch to chain drive the rear wheels. The motor is coupled to an electronic fuel injection system that delivers an uncompromised racing experience.

    The bike is bolted on an aluminium deltabox frame and runs aggressively on 120/70-ZR17 front and 190/55-ZR17 rear tyres that are mounted on stylish black alloys. The stopping power is provided by 320mm hydraulic dual discs at the front and 220mm hydraulic single disc at the rear. The braking system is paired with a Unified Braking System (UBS) and a switchable ABS that makes the bike go extra inch in terms of safety and stability. The suspension setup of the bike has 43mm telescopic forks at the front and swingarm with unit link suspension at the rear.

    The company has spent enough quality time on the cosmetic surgery of the bike. The new R1 looks considerably different as compared to its earlier version. The front profile has been facelifted that now incorporates a central air intake with two powerful projector lights that hide themselves well on its either side. The twin pilot lamps further add to the glory. The clear lens turning blinkers are mounted on the rear view mirrors and looks majestic with the front clear visor. The bike has a neatly designed fuel tank that gives a perfect riding position to the rider. A sporty step-up seat further upgrades the looks department. Yamaha YZF-R1 has a lightweight 4-2-1 exhaust system that looks stunning. The overall dimensions of the machine are 2,055mm x 690mm x 1,150mm (LxWxH) with a minimum ground clearance of 130mm. It has a fuel tank of 17 liter capacity.

    The one-step-ahead variant of Yamaha YZF-R1, known as YZF-R1M comes with some exceptional features like YZF-M1 inspired lightweight carbon bodywork, Slide Control System (SCS), Traction Control System (TCS), Front LIFt control system (LIF), Launch Control System (LCS), Communication Control Unit (CCU), 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), Quick Shift System (QSS) and Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS).

  • Design

    The 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 is undoubtedly one of the most good looking and handsome bikes available on the planet right now. The innovative designers at Yamaha have crafted the bike in such a way that instantly grasps the attention of the viewer, leaving him stunned by the majestic detailing of the machine. The bike has a fascinating front profile that incorporates two hidden LED headlights accompanied by twin pilot lamps. The full front fairing and a high clear visor gives the bike a high level of aesthetics that it truly deserves. Coming towards the rear end, a sporty step-up seat finds its place that looks stunning along with the high-end 4-2-1 exhaust system and a raised body stance. The bike has body dimensions of 2,055mm x 690mm x 1,150mm (LxWxH) that gives it a respectable big bike appearance.

    With a wheelbase and minimum ground clearance of 1,405mm and 130mm respectively, the bike scores well on the grounds of stability and handling. The purely digital instrument console is completely refreshed that comprises a speedometer, tachometer, odometer, clock fuel gauge and gear position indicator. Yamaha has provided a Quick Shifter mechanism in the bike to ensure easy and fast gearshifts. The upgraded version, Yamaha YZF-R1M receives some more technical advancements in the form of a Communication Control Unit (CCU) that records a wide variety of running data and an Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS). 

  • Engine & Performance

    The all-new Yamaha YZF-R1 gets its power from a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, DOHC engine that displaces 998cc and comes paired with a TCI digital ignition system and a fuel injection unit. The forward inclined parallel four-cylinder motor pumps out a whooping power of 197.3bhp at 13,500rpm with a peak torque of 112.4Nm at 11,500rpm. The company has installed a six-speed constant mesh gearbox with a one-down, five-up configuration that does complete justice with the immense power delivery of this bike.

  • Braking & Handling

    Yamaha YZF-R1 runs on 120/70-ZR17 front and 190/55-ZR17 rear tyres that are further equipped with stylish black alloy wheels. The suspension system of this beast has inverted telescopic forks at the front and swingarm with monoshock link suspension at the rear. The bike is blessed with fierce stopping power that originates from dual 320mm hydraulic front and single 220mm hydraulic rear disc brake. The braking action is further refined by a high-performance ABS (Anti Lock Braking System) that proves beneficial in case of an emergency and strict braking conditions. 

  • Safety Features

    For a powerful supersports machine, it is quintessential to wrap it with some safety elements to offer a safe and secure biking experience to the rider. Keeping this in mind, the Japanese manufacturer has blessed its 1,000cc icon with a Launch Control System (LCS) and Slide Control System (SCS) that ensures a safe sudden acceleration. Moreover, the bike receives a variable Traction Control System (TCS) that prevents losing of grip under strict road and riding conditions. For enhanced braking, the company has fitted a heavy duty ABS with the bike that gives a superior bite. Yamaha YZF-R1 comes with different riding modes so that the rider can transform the riding characteristics of the bike according to his requirement.

  • Pros

    Dynamic Body Design
    Loads of Advanced Features
    Superior Ride Quality 

  • Cons

    A bit Pricey
    Suspension could be even more better
    Poor Fuel Economy

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  • Its A So Beautiful Bike
    by Ashish Nayak | Oct 2015

    This bike is so beautiful as its style and also its look. Its look is so different from other bike. As compare to other bike at same milage and pickup and also the style the bike is much more costly. But fazer is under the range of a man who is from a midle class family.you can ride the bike a as so much beautifully and also comfortable because its seat arangement to seat is comfortable. Its pickup is so mu... Read Full Review

  • Superb Bike
    by kapish verma | Oct 2015

    yamaha YZF R1 M is a superb bike.YZF-R1M race motorcycle is a special version of the R1, and comes with even higher factory specification - enabling every racer and track rider to discover their true potential. 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) offers controlability over traction, slides, front wheel lift, braking and launches. Its Communication Control Unit with GPS allows to look at lap times and oth... Read Full Review

  • Lovely Bike
    by Vivek Jaluka | Oct 2015

    It is underpinned by a diamond design aluminium frame and an inline four 998cc petrol engine. The YFZR1 gets telescopic forks in front and double swing arm for the rear. Given that the engine produces 179bhp and 115Nm of torque, Yamaha has fitted the front wheels with 310mm dual discs while the rear has been given a 220mm single disc. The engine sends power to the rear wheel via a chain drive and a six-spe... Read Full Review

  • Yamha Rock
    by Ashish Modi | Oct 2015

    I m like bike but its avg and speed nice so effective in prize There are many opportunities to use bike other bike of them Zdyyhhhhhhhh honda and hero bike compare of yamaha... Read Full Review

  • About R1
    by mohd shahid | Apr 2013

    its price is 15 lakhs and its average is 2/3 ... Read Full Review

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  • Yamaha Introduces Low-Cost YZF-R1S on its US Website
    BY Pradeep Shah | October 8, 2015 | 1339 Views

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