Yamaha R1 – First ride

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2016 / 2015 Yamaha R1 – First ride, full review and walkaround by http://www.WhichBike.com staff member So is all the fuss about the R1 being the latest, greatest motorcycle stack up? Will Ade turn into a gibbering wreck – place your bets here 🙂

Engine type liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valves

Displacement 998cc

Bore x stroke 79.0 mm x 50.9 mm

Compression ratio 13.0 : 1

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

Clutch type Wet, Multiple DiscFuel system Fuel Injection

Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed Final transmission

Seat height 855 mm

Wheel base 1,405 mm

Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 199 kg

Fuel tank capacity 17 litres

Oil tank capacity 3.9 litresMesh, 6-speed Final transmission

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