2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 Track Smackdown Photo Gallery
2010 Yamaha YZF-R1
Motorcycle-USA takes the latest Superbikes and put's them to the test in our annual Superbike Smackdown. Welcome to the 2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 portion in the
2010 Superbike Smackdown VII Track
2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike Smackdown VII dyno graph: 150.89 HP and 76.55 lb-ft of torque.
2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 changes: Bold New Graphics.
Yamaha's R1 has long featured under-seat exhaust.
2010 Yamaha YZF-R1: Superbike Smackdown VII.
Even with 6-piston front calipers, the Yamaha has never been rated well in terms of brake performance.
Yamaha's R1 dash covers all the bases and adds to the mix a massive adjustable shift-light.
Garcia pilots the R1 around T-Hill.
Atlas drives the Yamaha through the chicane en route to a 1:57.56.
Road Test Editor Waheed found the Yamaha R1 to his liking at Thunderhill.
Though it may not drive that hard off the corners, the Yamaha's power was very useable.
2010 Yamaha YZF-R1 and Neuer take on "The Hill."
Once planted on its side the Yamaha felt very solid.
Flickability from side to side was an area the Yamaha struggled.
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