Yamaha R1

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 19,67,441 - ₹ 33,54,330
* Delhi. May vary.

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QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY
Body Type Superbike
Fuel Type Petrol
Mileage 10-15 kmpl (Approx.)
Shades Yamaha Blue, Vivid Red, Metallic Black
Official Tagline We R1
Vehicle Overview R1 is the flagship racer for the company, providing riders with the opportunity of experience the MotoGP experience with a road legal machine. It produces a maximum power of 197.2 BHP and 112.4 Nm of torque. The strict rivals of the motorcycle include Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, Suzuki GSX-R1000 and Honda CBR1000RR. Others with capacity around 1000cc, namely Aprilia RSV4 and BMW S1000RR also compete against Yamaha YZF-R1.
MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT
Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Standout Features Twin Projectors, Fuel Injection, Slipper Clutch, Lightweight Body, Quickshifter, Slide Control, Lift Control, ABS, USD Forks
Should You Buy It? True Yamaha fans will see in no other direction, even if they see liter class sportbikes starting from INR 17.61 lakh (Honda CBR1000RR). It carries the most noticeable design of all other liter class bikes available in India.
ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Description Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 16-valves (4-valves / cyl)
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Cooling Liquid cooling
Displacement 998 cc
Maximum Power 197.3 Bhp @ 13,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 112.4 Nm @ 11,500 rpm
Number of Cylinders 4
Ignition TCI (digital)
Lubrication Wet sump
Compression Ratio 13:1
Bore 79.0 mm
Stroke 50.9 mm
Limited Power Version 104.7 Bhp @ 10,000 rpm
GEARBOX & CLUTCH
Number of Gears 6
Gearbox Type Constant Mesh
Clutch Wet, Multiple Disc
Final transmission Chain
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 2055 mm
Overall Width 690 mm
Overall Height 1150 mm
Seat Height 855 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm
Wheelbase 1405 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 199 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 litres
Oil tank capacity 3.9 litres
BRAKES & SAFETY
Front Brake 320 mm Hydraulic dual disc
Rear Brake 220 mm Hydraulic single disc
SUSPENSION & WHEEL TRAVEL
Front Suspension Telescopic forks, Ø 43 mm
Rear Suspension Swingarm, (link suspension)
Front Wheel Travel 120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 120 mm
TYRE SIZE & WHEELS
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR17M/C (75W)
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock
ABS Light
RPM/Gear Display
Fuel Gauge Digital
Gear Indicator Digital
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Engine Check Indicator
Rev-limiter Indicator
RPM Limit Indicator
Malfunction Indicator
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Top Speed 299 kmph
0-100 kmph 2.70 secs
Mileage (City) 10 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) 15 kmpl
Mileage (Combined) 13 kmpl
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Electric Start
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Riding Modes
Pillion Grabrail
Pass Light
Self Cancelling Indicators
Pillion Footrest
Engine Kill Switch
TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS
Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T)
Quick Shift System (QSS)
Lift Control System (LIF)
Slide Control System (SCS)
Communication control unit (CCU)
Variable Traction Control System (TCS)
Launch Control System (LCS)
Power Delivery Mode (PWR)
Miscellaneous Information
Frame/Chassis Diamond
Caster Angle 24º
Trail 102 mm

Yamaha R1 Review

07 May, 2018 08:19 AM

Quick Comparison

Yamaha R1 is their finest sportbike of all time. The liter class machine is a perfect blend of lightweight performance and unconventional styling. In India, the flagship Yamaha R1 is priced at INR 18,16,192 (ex-showroom). It has seen drop of around INR 6 lakh worth price in last few months as Yamaha changed the country of import initially and later, tax on completely built units was reduced by a big margin. Both factors made this superbike feel more genuinely priced than ever. R1 is powered by a 998cc, four cylinder engine producing 200PS at 13,500 rpm and 112.4 Nm at 11,500 rpm.

The motorcycle weighs 200 kg, including full fuel tank and oil. Carrying 17 liter fuel tank, Yamaha R1 is strictly a track based machine and getting the true benefits of ownership require one to have some sort of membership with a track loving racing club. Outside India, Yamaha R1 is available in three different variants. Those looking for automatic electronic adjustable suspension, better brakes and much more can go for R1M while others who are just into leisure riding can go for R1S. The former is more expensive by almost $6300 (INR 4.20 lakh lakh approx).

Yamaha R1S is priced $1700 (INR 1.14 lakh approx) lower than standard variant. The brand once launched Yamaha R1M in India but due to least demand, they had to cancel their plan of further expansion and discontinue that specific model. Design lines on all there variants stay same while shade options are specific and vary from one variant to another. Buyers of Yamaha R1 are very few in India. Not just that, complete liter class sportbike lineup has limited number of buyers in India. Majority of owners prefer lesser tempting products like Ninja 1000 and smaller bikes in India.

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Yamaha R1M's price is high as compared to other 1000cc bikes ... read more

Best Features: BHP is more so it is awesome in power and handling

Pros: Looks great

Cons: Price is too high

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