The latest news about Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M 2020July 16, 2019
Last weekend at the previously mentioned Laguna Seka in California, in addition to Ducati, Yamaha was also noted, “walking” its new generation YZF-R1 and R1M. The company surprised everyone with one liter bikes 2020.
A large number of Superbike teams compete in R1, so the Japanese news will definitely be interesting. But let’s see what the manufacturer added to his R. At first glance, the new generation R1 looks identical to the previous one. But no. The design was slightly modified, more curved lines were added, the corners were smoothed out, and all of this gave the model a more refined and complete look. The volume of the gas tank increased, which led to an increase in the weight of the model to 203 kg (+3 kg).
The updated fairing is mounted on an Deltabox aluminum frame with the same pendulum and magnesium subframe. Despite the modest changes, according to the manufacturer, the new body design helps to improve the aerodynamics of the bike by 5.3% while reducing noise and wind pressure.
The engine is a modified generation of the famous “fours”. Of the features can be identified titanium connecting rods, titanium exhaust system, new cylinder heads, fuel injectors and new camshafts. A six-speed transmission with integrated electronics works in tandem with it.
R1 is equipped with a new inverted plug with a revised rear shock absorber KYB. The brake system remains almost unchanged, only the front brake pads of unknown material are different. The model has a new braking control technology with several levels, allowing the pilot to better control this process. There are also 17-inch magnesium wheels wrapped in updated tires Bridgestone RS11 Battlax Racing Street.
Along with the standard YZF-R1, Yamaha also introduced the limited edition R1M. A new Öhlins ERS NPX front fork, an adjustable Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension rear suspension, some carbon-fiber components and a standard GPS are installed for R1M .
The new Yamaha YZF-R1 2020 is now priced at $ 17,399, which is $ 400 more than the previous generation, while the YZF-R1M costs almost 10 thousand more – $ 26,099.
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