2005 Yamaha YZF-R1

2005 Yamaha YZF-R1
MSRP $10,999

From its saddle, the slim-midsectioned R1 feels long, but its short, flat tank helps give the impression of a smaller bike. It accelerates like a mother up top, as its highest longitudinal data demonstrates, and it is without any obvious flaws when railing the curves. The R1’s scores are competitive in nearly every category. It is simply one of the most beautiful Japanese sportbikes ever made.


Specifications
Year2005
ManufacturerYamaha
ModelYZF-R1
Engine TypeInline four-cylinder 4-stroke
Engine Displacement998cc
Bore Stroke77 x 53.6mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio12.3:1
Fuel SystemElectronic fuel injection
IgnitionDigital TCI
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail24°/96.52mm
Seat Height32.8 in.
Wheelbase54.9 in.
Front Suspension43 mm inverted telescopic fork w/adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear SuspensionSingle shock w/piggyback reservoir & adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping
Front BrakeDual 320 mm discs; radial-mount forged 4-piston calipers
Rear Brake220 mm disc with single-piston pin-slide caliper
Front Tire120/70-17
Rear Tire190/50-17
Fuel Capacity4.8 gal.
Dry Weight379 lbs.
MSRP$10,999
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