2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
The 2006 Yamaha R1 is one of the most amazing looking motorcycles ever made. Its sleek, sexy lines helped the R1 grow in popularity since it was unveiled so many years ago. It pumped out 145 horsepower in our 2006 Superbike Smackdown but it wasn’t enough to take the title.
|Engine Type||Inline four-cylinder 4-stroke|
|Bore Stroke||77 x 53.6mm|
|Fuel System||Electronic fuel injection|
|Seat Height||32.9 in.|
|Front Suspension||4.7 in.|
|Rear Suspension||5.1 in.|
|Front Brake||Dual Disc|
|Fuel Capacity||4.75 gal.|
|Dry Weight||381 lbs.|
Next February, Yamaha adds a third YZF-R1 to its sport motorcycle line-up with the more affordable ’S’ variation.