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YZF-R1 Pros & Cons

By Abhishek Katariya on Nov 23, 2021
Things We Like in YZF-R1

Exceptional performance

Smooth handling

Precise security features

Latest technological features

Flawless design

Things We Dont Like in YZF-R1

Expensive ride

A little heavy

Not suitable for off-roading

Recent Updates of YZF-R1

The new Yamaha YZF R1 is actually one of the finest litre-class sports bikes. The bike is very popular all across the globe and is clearly a perfect blend of superior performance and a spectacular design. The bike is powered by a 998cc inline-4 liquid-cooled, DOHC engine which can make over 200 hp of power. The bike can hit a top speed of over 186 mph. A key highlight of the bike is the exclusive cross-plane crankshaft technology used by Yamaha. This technology equalizes inertial forces and generates incredible torque making for incredible launch power as well as great delivery through all RPM ranges. 

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YZF-R1 is available in 2 different colors - Race Blue and Black Raven.

Yamaha YZF-R1 Review

By Abhishek Katariya on Nov 23, 2021
  • YZF-R1 Overview
  • Yamaha YZF-R1 Design
  • YZF-R1 Ride & Handling
  • Yamaha YZF-R1 Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • YZF-R1 Braking & Safety
  • Yamaha YZF-R1 Verdict

YZF-R1 Overview

The Yamaha YZF R1 is one of those rides that never fails to amaze its owner with its world-class performance and incredible features. The sleek design and exquisite ride quality of this beast win the hearts of all ardent bike lovers. It boasts a very powerful engine that is supported by an excellent suspension system and ABS-enabled braking system that ensures the safety of the rider. One of the major highlights of this beautiful ride is its design. It features some expensive components.

With the help of its exhilarating performance and comfortable ride quality, it has created a decent image in the Philippine market. This ride is being considered the perfect blend of looks and performance. It also boasts a variety of the latest technological features like a phenomenal TFT display that further enhance the ride experience. This ride would prove to be the perfect choice for all those individuals who wish to drive a powerful ride.

Yamaha YZF-R1 Design

The design of the Yamaha YZF R1 is the reason behind its growing popularity in the Philippine market. The YZF-wind tunnel-tested R1's skin has a terrific appearance but leaves a little more of the engine visible than is typical of supersport-level machines. It's designed to be as low-profile as possible, as any excellent racebike should be, but the factory takes advantage of the ram-air effect to achieve more volumetric efficiency than a naturally aspirated engine.

The turn signals are incorporated with the mirrors, so they don't create any unnecessary drag. Tiny LED headlamps take care of business from their discreet little niches at the top of the cowling scoop. It provides a prolific racing experience. It has a carbon-fibre bodywork coupled with magnesium. Overall, the design quality is flamboyant.

YZF-R1 Ride & Handling

The Yamaha YZF R1 provides an unparalleled ride experience. The incredible suspension and the marvelous handling quality make this beauty one of the most desirable rides in not only the Philippines but all of Europe. The quick shift feature provided in this fascinating ride helps the rider in shifting both up and down the range. This beast has also been provided with Wheel-lift control. The motorcycle is also equipped with several riding modes that elevate the ride quality. All these features make this bike quite easy to ride.

Yamaha YZF-R1 Engine & Fuel Consumption

The Yamaha YZF R1 is powered by a mighty 998 cc 4-stroke liquid-cooled, DOHC engine that gives the rider the power to go beyond the line. It can achieve an incredible top speed of 186 mph. The engine also features the exclusive cross-plane crankshaft technology derived from the latest racing bikes designed by Yamaha. This technology aims to equalize inertial forces and produce incredible torque. It is with the help of this technology that this beautiful ride obtains an incredible torque of about 112 Nm. The power obtained is around 200 hp.

Yamaha's precise fracture-split technology is used on titanium connecting rods to achieve the greatest dependability with the lowest weight. These lightweight elements, when combined with titanium intake valves and forged pistons, allow this ride to reach its high redline and over-rev potential. Because the cylinder block is displaced from the crankshaft, friction loads on the pistons and bores are reduced. The intake system is also quite prolific and the same goes for the exhaust system. The throttle-control is also quite fascinating.

YZF-R1 Braking & Safety

The Yamaha YZF R1 features Yamaha's brake control system that is coupled with an Anti-locking braking system to minimize any sort of brake slip in the case of emergency braking. The braking system includes 329 mm 4-piston radial-mounted front calipers along with a 220 mm rear disc with a compact floating caliper. 

This bewitching ride also adorns a number of premium safety features like traction control, pass switch, slipper clutch, immobilizer, an alarm system, and much more. All these factors improve the quality of the ride.

 

Yamaha YZF-R1 Verdict

The Yamaha YZF R1 easily overpowers all the other vehicles in its class with its spectacular design and reliable features. It will definitely provide the rider with the best experience on any sort of road. This ride performs dynamically in every parameter. This is the reason behind its increasing popularity.

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    Yamaha YZF R1 is my first high-performance ride, and I think I made the right decision by choosing to go with Yamaha on this one. I say so because some of my friends also have other high-performance rides, so this gives me the opportunity to test all of those bikes. However, now that I have my fair share of experience Read More

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    Kenneth Dec 02, 2021 for Yamaha YZF-R1

    The Yamaha YZF R1 is for racing fans who want the real thrill out of riding a bike. The bike comes with superb rider aids, a great pair of tires, great speed, and a soundtrack which is music to the ears. No wonder the YZF R1 is the best companion for serious races. But it performs within the city as Read More

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    Ramil Nov 18, 2021 for Yamaha YZF-R1

    The Yamaha YZF R1 looks aggressive and dominating. It’s a fully-faired bike like all racing motorcycles. The killer looks are complemented very well by performance. The 998cc engine is a monster with a 200 PS output. This bike is track-ready in all aspects. And to aid your racing, it comes with a host of driving aids like wheelie control, cornering Read More

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