Yamaha YZF-R1 - 2018 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

ModelYamaha YZF-R1

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Capacity:998.00 ccm (60.90 cubic inches)
Exhaust systemTitanium Exhaust
Greenhouse gases167.0 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Fuel consumption7.20 litres/100 km (13.9 km/l or 32.67 mpg)
DrivelineO-ring chain
ClutchMultiplate assist and slipper clutch
Transmission type,final driveChain
Cooling systemLiquid
IgnitionTCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Fuel controlDouble Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Fuel systemInjection. Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Valves per cylinder4
Bore x Stroke79.0 x 50.9 mm (3.1 x 2.0 inches)
Torque112.40 Nm (11.5 kgf-m or 82.9 ft.lbs) @ 11500 Revolutions">RPM
Power200.00 Horsepower">HP (146.0 Kilowatt">kW)) @ 13500 Revolutions">RPM
Engine detailsCrossplane crankshaft technology. Titanium intake valves.
Engine typeIn-line four, four-stroke

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

Rear brakes diameter220 mm (8.7 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. ABS.
Front brakes diameter320 mm (12.6 inches)
Front brakesDouble disc. ABS. Hydraulic. Four-piston calipers.
Rear tyre190/55-ZR17
Front tyre120/70-ZR17
Rear wheel travel119 mm (4.7 inches)
Rear SuspensionKYB® piggyback shock, 4-way adjustable
Front wheel travel119 mm (4.7 inches)
Front Suspension43mm KYB® inverted fork; fully adjustable
Trail102 mm (4.0 inches)
Rake (fork angle)24.0°
Frame typeAluminum Deltabox

Physical measures and capacities

Oil capacity3.90 litres (0.26 quarts)
Fuel capacity17.03 litres (4.50 gallons)
Wheelbase1,405 mm (55.3 inches)
Overall width691 mm (27.2 inches)
Overall length2,055 mm (80.9 inches)
Overall height1,151 mm (45.3 inches)
Seat height856 mm (33.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc200.0 kg (441.0 pounds)

Other specs

Capacity:998.00 ccm (60.90 cubic inches)
CommentsTraction Control, Slide Control, Wheel Lift Control, Quickshifter, Launch Control, ABS, Unified Braking System.
Factory warranty1 Year Limited Factory Warranty
Color optionsRaven, Team Yamaha Blue

Rider Reviews

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MotorcycleDB Review

The 2018 Yamaha YZF-R1 is an impressive motorcycle that offers excellent performance and handling. With a powerful 998cc engine, advanced electronics, and a lightweight chassis, the YZF-R1 delivers a thrilling riding experience. The bike's compact and aerodynamic design allows for exceptional maneuverability, making it perfect for both track days and street riding. Additionally, the YZF-R1 features state-of-the-art suspension and braking systems, providing riders with the confidence to push the limits of their riding abilities. Overall, the 2018 Yamaha YZF-R1 is a top-of-the-line sportbike that delivers on both power and precision. Its sleek and aggressive styling, combined with its innovative features, make it a standout choice for motorcycle enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned rider looking for a high-performance machine or a newcomer wanting to experience the thrill of sportbike riding, the YZF-R1 is a fantastic option. With its winning combination of speed, agility, and technology, the 2018 YZF-R1 is a standout model in the Yamaha lineup.

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