Yamaha YZF R1 ABS Highlights


Yamaha YZF R1 ABS is a complete package of sportsbike, aside from being built using MotoGP Technology it also delivers exhilarating performance that most professional riders look forward. Having an overall weight of 199kg, the 998cc engine can still blast up to 147 kW @ 13,000rpm which is pretty high for a racetrack action. This is why Yamaha sportsbikes stands out due to their excellent power to weight ratio plus the outstanding sporty look. Its engine benefits from the fuel injection system and standard tuning methods thus enhancing the horsepower up to 18bhp. The bike is light, fast and has plenty of revs resulting into a winning machine on every race competition. Seating position is a bit higher but padded and soft making you feel at home. Hidden inside the bubble screen is an advanced dashboard with panels representing various settings and modes controllable using the handlebar buttons. It features an aluminum frame and a light suspension that doesn’t show any sign of struggle despite of its weight. It has exceptional brakes which provides accurate stopping power needed for gently stops under high speed. Yamaha YZF R1 ABS is an aggressive sportsbike perfect for freeway rush and weekend track ride. This is the best bike for pro and less experienced riders who want to discover and improve their skills with optimum safety.


Yamaha YZF R1 ABS Technical Details


Engine


Engine Type: liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valves
Displacement: 998cc
Compression ratio: 13.0 : 1
Bore And Stroke: 79.0 mm x 50.9 mm
Maximum power: 147.1 kW (200.0PS) @ 13,500 rpm
Maximum Torque: 112.4 Nm (11.5 kg-m) @ 11,500 rpm
Lubrication System: Wet Sump
Fuel System: Fuel Injection
Starter: Electric
Ignition: TCI (digital)
Clutch: Wet, Multiple Disc
Transmission: Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final Drive: Chain

Chassis


Front Suspension: Telescopic forks, ˜ 43 mm, 120 mm travel
Rear Suspension: Swingarm, (link suspension), 120 mm travel
Front Brake: Hydraulic dual disc, ˜ 320 mm
Rear Brake: Hydraulic single disc, ˜ 220 mm
Front Tire: 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tire: 190/55 ZR17M/C (75W)
Wheelbase: 1,405 mm
Seat Height: 855 mm
Ground Clearance: 130 mm Minimum
Fuel Capacity: 17 litres
Wet Weight: 199 kg including full oil and fuel tank

Yamaha YZF R1 ABS Review


Refined Road Machine

The R1 received a redesigned chassis to make it more competitive, nimble and user-friendly. Yamaha engineers achieved their mission to develop a sportsbike with significant quality, power and comfortability. The new rigid aluminum frame is situated behind the air-box to keep the frame strong when flexing due to heavy loads. It can surprisingly handle the weight while dragging to corners and curves. The seat is extended to give the rider enough space for graceful gestures when transitioning on the road. Brakes now delivers good power and feeling for outstanding track performance.

Ride Performance

Yamaha YZF R1 ABS has excellent proportions, shorter wheelbase, light and robust tires that asks for minimal steering input to do easy transitions. The sporty position is superb allowing the rider to do the maximum lean angle with ease. Handling is similar to a literbike who is willing to flip from side to side. The remarkable engine surpass the abilities of old sportsbike models with its efficient exhaust system, less rotational mass and decreased friction. Its cutting edge engine is powerful, responsive and easy to get on with it.

Our Conclusion

Those who committed themselves into the world of revolutionary sportsbike, this is the right time to grab your Yamaha YZF R1 ABS. It is a light, capable and forgiving bike that allows you to cope up and defeat your adversaries.

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