Yamaha YZF-R1

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 24,74,659
* Delhi. May vary.


Variant Name Yamaha YZF-R1 (New)
Ex-Showroom Price (Delhi) INR 24.74 Lakh
On-Road Price (Delhi) INR 27.50 Lakh (Approx.)
Mileage 10-15 kmpl (Approx.)
Type Superbike
Shades Yamaha Blue, Vivid Red, Metallic Black
Current Status Available
Official Tagline We R1
Warranty For 2 years or 30000 kms from the date of purchase (whichever is earlier)
Summary 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.
Fuel Economy
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.
Displacement 998 cc
No. of Cylinders 4
No. of Gears 6
Maximum Power 197.3 Bhp @ 13,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 112.4 Nm @ 11,500 rpm
Engine Description Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 16-valves (4-valves / cyl)
Cooling Liquid cooling
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Ignition TCI (digital)
Lubrication Wet sump
Compression Ratio 13:1
Bore 79.0 mm
Stroke 50.9 mm
Fuel Type Petrol
Gearbox Type Constant Mesh
Clutch Wet, Multiple Disc
Final transmission Chain
Limited Power Version 104.7 Bhp @ 10,000 rpm
Front Brake 320 mm Hydraulic dual disc
Rear Brake 220 mm Hydraulic single disc
Front Suspension Telescopic forks, Ø 43 mm
Rear Suspension Swingarm, (link suspension)
Front Wheel Travel 120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 120 mm
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR17M/C (75W)
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
0-100 kmph 2.70 secs
Top Speed 299 kmph
Mileage (City) 10 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) 15 kmpl
Mileage (Combined) 13 kmpl
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
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
Electric Start
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Riding Modes
Pillion Grabrail
Pass Light
Self Cancelling Indicators
Pillion Footrest
Engine Kill Switch
Frame/Chassis Diamond
Caster Angle 24º
Trail 102 mm
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)

Yamaha YZF-R1 Review

09 Jul, 2017 04:26 PM


Yamaha's all-time favourite has evolved now, updating itself with all the necessities for the year 2016. The YZF-R1 has always been a track beast and the power it delivers makes it one of the top notch super bikes in the world. With its technologically advanced features and proper channelization of power, it has the right combination to be the best out of all. Finally, it is available in India now.

Design and Style

Its sharp and edgy design is a true masterpiece. The aerodynamically efficient R1 is very aggressive looking with its projectors focused toward the tracks. The muscular tank has been given some new edges making it classier than the older one. The newly designed front easily differentiates the R1 from others. The exhaust has a totally natural design, which saves it from being overdesigned.

Engine and Performance

The new YZF-R1 has a 998 cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valves engine. Producing a massive 197.2 BHP @ 13,500 rpm and 112.4 NM @ 11,500 rpm, the newer version is a winner by birth. It has a 6-speed manual transmission with Launch Control System (LCS) making it a true sprinter. The 0-100 kmph values have been kept under 3 seconds, with no exact value being provided till date.

Instrument Console

Yamaha offers a fully digital console for the new Yamaha YZF-R1. The console houses all the systems in the form of digital buttons, showing them when it’s on or when it’s off. Also it houses various modes for power delivery, traction control, and slide control and ride control system. The thin film transistor LCD meter displays the rpm in digital blocks whereas the speedometer is shown with white colored digits. The gear status is also shown on its extreme right with lap timings and odometer at the center.

Suspension and Brakes

The YZF-R1 uses telescopic forks, Ø 43 mm which are placed upside down and the rear has swing arm type with 120 mm travel. The braking is handled by hydraulic dual disc, Ø 320 mm in the front and a Ø 220 mm single hydraulic disc at the rear. The R1 uses superior quality tire measuring 120/70-R17 for the front and 190/55-R17 for the rear. Weighing around 199 kg, the R1 has a huge 17 litre fuel tank and a seat height of 855 mm.

Shades and Ex-showroom Price

The new Yamaha YZF-R1 is available in Yamaha Blue, Vivid Red and Metallic Black shade with a price tag of INR 24,344,300.

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