All-New Yamaha R1 in the Making; Official Unveil Next Year

All-New Yamaha R1 in the Making; Official Unveil Next Year

A recent report confirms that 2021 Yamaha R1 is under development and will make its official debut in the production-ready form at EICMA 2020. The motorcycle may arrive in the concept form at EICMA 2019 but, the chances of the advancement are very thin for this case. The first and highest chance for the update is the demand for an increase in power, with every manufacturer taking the power up to 215 HP with their upgraded engines. The current generation Yamaha R1 is good for 200 HP and with a wet weight lower than 200kg mark, it still feels great to race in front of other options with higher overall body weight. [caption id="attachment_165022" align="aligncenter" width="1068"]Current-Gen Yamaha R1 Front 3-Quarter Current-Gen Yamaha R1 Front 3-Quarter[/caption] The current design upgrade came after Yamaha considered the possibility of minimalistic facial feeling and maximum aerodynamic ability. The current generation model features two projector headlights right under the cowl and when going for the track specific model, the same gets removed for even lighter overall weight. The next generation, 2021 Yamaha R1 is expected to arrive with lighter wheels, stronger brakes and lightweight chassis, further removing unsprung weight from the bike to achieve the most agile handling ability across the litre-class bikes. [caption id="attachment_165024" align="aligncenter" width="1106"]Current-Gen Yamaha R1 Rear 3-Quarter Current-Gen Yamaha R1 Rear 3-Quarter[/caption] At present, the current-gen Yamaha R1 is available with an ex-showroom price tag of INR 20.39 lakh in India and the next-generation model will definitely get a price jump due to added technologies. Yamaha is expected to use the seamless gearbox from MotoGP bikes, further saving a fraction of seconds in shifting and resulting in better acceleration than ever. EICMA serves as the most important platform for new products globally and showing a prototype this year may not be a feasible option considering the least expected changes in the design lines. The engine will be Euro-5 compliant and use the cross-plane crank. The Yamaha-specific variable valve timing and updates like the winglets can further improve the overall quality of riding through high-speed circuits.

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What is the Differences Between an Yamaha R6 and Yamaha R1?
2023-01-03 02:48:15 AM
The Yamaha YZF-R6 and YZF-R1 are two of the most popular sport bikes offered by Yamaha. Both bikes offer powerful performance and dynamic styling, but there are several key differences between the two. The R6 is a 600cc bike, while the R1 is a 1000cc bike. This means the R6 is much lighter than the R1, making it easier to maneuver and allowing it to reach higher top speeds. The R6 also has a more aerodynamic shape than the R1, making it more aerodynamic and allowing it to slice through the wind more effectively. The R1 is more powerful than the R6, with a higher torque and horsepower. This makes it better for racing, as it can accelerate faster and reach higher speeds. It also has better suspension, allowing it to handle corners with more confidence. In terms of price, the R6 is typically much more affordable than the R1. This makes it a great choice for riders who want a great bike without breaking the bank. Ultimately, the Yamaha YZF-R6 and YZF-R1 are both great bikes, each with its own unique strengths and weaknesses. Riders should consider the differences between the two when deciding which bike is best for them.