2009 Yamaha YZF-R1

2009 Yamaha YZF-R1
MSRP $12,390

The YZF-R1 is the worlds first production motorcycle with a crossplane crankshaft, which results in smooth power delivery and increased rear-wheel traction during hard acceleration. This racer-replica is packed with electronics, from chip-controlled variable intake funnels and “a fly-by-wire” throttle system to its variable-map power delivery system that tailors engine output at the touch of a button. A new aluminum chassis and updated fork and shock also improve the bike’s ride.


2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 Touring Ride

2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 Touring Ride

Motorcycle USA straps on some Yamaha motorcycle accessories onto its 2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 sportbike and hits the road enroute to the 2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. Find out what it’s like in this motorcycle review.

Specifications
Year2009
ManufacturerYamaha
ModelYZF-R1
Engine TypeInline four-cylinder 4-stroke DOHC
Engine Displacement998cc
Bore Stroke78 x 52.2mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio12.7:1
Fuel SystemElectronic fuel injection
IgnitionTCI
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed w/multi-plate slipper clutch
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail24°/ 4 in.
Seat Height32.8 in.
Wheelbase55.7 in.
Front Suspension4.7 in.
Rear Suspension4.7 in.
Front BrakeDual Disc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire120/70-17
Rear Tire190/55-17
Fuel Capacity4.8 gal.
Dry Weight454 lbs. (wet)
MSRP$12,390
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