Japanese competitors had launched 900cc models in the ‘90s aiming for the best compromise in power and in weight. Yamaha has always had to contend with stiff home-grown competition from Kawasaki, Honda and Suzuki. The electonics suite is exactly the same, meaning it has the six-axis IMU, three different power modes, adjustable traction control, slide control, launch control, and wheelie (lift) control. What do you think of the new 2014 Yamaha sportbikes? While the most obvious modifications were the toning down of the paint (no red seat, boo…) and the replacement of the carbon exhaust end can with a titanium unit, under the skin this was a far more refined beast. Yamaha has not yet disclosed any specific horsepower figures, although on the Canadian website the announced torque output of the R1S is precisely the same as the R1 and R1M – 83.2 ft-lbs (11.5 kg-m) at 11,500 rpm.
Современная Ямаха считает R1 примером настоящего «Kando». («Kando» — это японское слово для обозначения одновременных чувств радости и волнения, которое испытывает человек, когда сталкивается с явлением исключительной ценности). R1 техническое оснащение. The legendary yellow livery – fashioned after Kenny Roberts Sr. and Yamaha USA’s racing motorcycles from the late 1970s – was officially revealed during the Bol d’ Or World Endurance race on September 18 and will be available from Yamaha dealers in December. Crossplane crankshaft The R1 engine stands head and shoulders above the crowd thanks to its special crossplane crankshaft, which gives an asymmetric firing interval.