Yamaha YZF RI (Yamaha Motor India Limited)

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Key Specifications of Yamaha YZF RI

Segment 1000 CC

Mileage 15 Km per Litre

USP Power packed muscular look.

Dimensions & Weight Engine
Length(mm) 2070.1 Category DOHC, 16 valves
Width(mm) 713.74 Model Designation YZF R1
Height(mm) 1130.3 Displacement 998cc,DOHC,16 valves
Wheelbase(mm) 1414.78 Gear Box 6-speed
Kerb Weight(kg) 177.00 Bore & Stroke 77 and 53.6
Fuel capacity(lt) 18.00 Clutch Type Wet multiple disc coil spring
Seat height (Inch) 32.8 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 24 degree
Trail 4 inch
Weight(kgs) 177.00 kg
Suspension Brakes
Front Telescopic forks, 43 mm Front Dual discs, 310 mm
Rear Adjustable compression damping Rear Single disc, 220 mm
Tyres Performance
Front 120/70 ZR17MC Max. Horsepower 175 Bhp @ 12500 rpm"
Rear 190/50 ZR17MC Max. Torque 112.7 Nm @ 10000 rpm
Tyre type Tubeless
Other information
Starter Self Start Fuel Gage Digital
Color Options
Blue Charcoal Silver Candy Red
Total Fuel tank capacity 18.00 ltrs Transmission 6-speed
Reserve Fuel tank capacity
Fuel Economy 14km/liter
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Engine idling speed 4 Cylinder Starting Electric
Bore x Stroke 77 and 53.6
Compression Ratio 12.7:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I Final Drive ring chain
Primary Reduction Ratio 65/43 (1.512) Secondary Reduction Ratio 47/17 (2.765)
Gear Ratio - 1st Gear 38/15 (2.533) Gear Ratio - 2nd Gear 33/16 (2.063)
Gear Ratio - 3rd Gear 37/21 (1.762) Gear Ratio - 4th Gear 35/23 (1.522)
Gear Ratio - 5th Gear 30/22 (1.364) Gear Ratio - 6th Gear 33/26 (1.269)
Lubrication system Wet sump Gear Ratio - 6th Gear 33/26 (1.269)

Good For:

  • - Amazing sporty looks
  • - Powerful engine with a very good pick up capability

Bad For:

  • - Expensive Bike on domestic market
  • - Low on fuel mileage


  • The sports bike has a huge price tag.
  • The bike has few color options.

Striking Features :

  • Short stroke 998cc DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder engine
  • The throttle system is supported by fly by wire Yamaha Chip Control Throttle (YCC-T) for immediate response in all terrains.
  • Slipper-type clutch system for ease of shifting gears and braking.
  • Advanced open-class handling.
  • Very powerful inline four-cylinder engine.
  • Redesigned headlights with LED taillight gives YZF R1 a distinctive look.
  • Multi Function digital console.
  • Cool headlights gives great illumination and distinctive style.
  • Standard tool kit stored under passenger seat.

Attention young guys, Yamaha YZF R1 has arrived in India to appease your excitement for extreme passion with jaw dropping looks. This 1000 cc super bike sports superb power in its every aspect- performance, looks, comfort and safety as well. This muscle model supports ultra responsive Yamaha Chip Control Throttle (YCC-T) system to deliver its maximum whatever the terrain may be.

This very powerful bike has been launched in India which would definitely enthrall the young guys, passionate for style and speed. Japanese auto major Yamaha through its Indian subsidiary has rolled out a big muscle model of Yamaha YZF R1 in India. With this, Yamaha Motors India Pvt. Ltd. will be the first company to take advantage of the announcement by Govt. of India to relax the norms for importing the bikes in 800cc + segment. With Yamaha YZF R1 motorcycle with the engine of 1000 cc Yamaha company wants to capture the market share under this niche segment.

The 2006 edition of YZF R1 was powered with 998 cc DOHC, 20 valve, liquid cooled engine generating a peak power of 175 bhp.

Approved by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) the 2007 Yamaha YZF R1 will be on sale with the import of first lot from the parent company. The expected price of YZF R1 would be between Rs.11.00-11.50 Lacs.