2015 Yamaha YZF-R1M

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1M
MSRP $21,990

The 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1M is a production Superbike turned street-legal come with a completely new inline-four-cylinder, 998cc high-output engine. It features the first titanium fracture split connecting rods for pure power, with an electronics package that rivals some MotoGP models with comforts and technologies most professional riders enjoy. The Yamaha YZF-R1M features the first six-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) for 3D control, Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS), carbon fiber bodywork (upper fairing, side fairings, and front fender), and a Communication Control Unit (CCU) with GPS all on an aluminum Deltabox frame.

2015 Superbike Shootout X Track

2015 Superbike Smackdown X Track

MotoUSA evaluates the pinnacle of production sportbike technology and performance in our 2015 Superbike Smackdown Track shootout.

Engine TypeInline four cylinder, DOHC, 16 valves
Engine Displacement998cc
Bore Stroke79 mm x 50.9 mm
Compression Ratio13.0:1
Fuel SystemFuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
IgnitionTCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed w/multi-plate slipper clutch
Final DriveO-ring chain
Rake Trail24º / 4.0 in.
Seat Height33.9 in.
Wheelbase55.3 in.
Front Suspension43 mm Öhlins electronic suspension w/ inverted fork; fully adjustable; 4.7 in. travel
Rear SuspensionÖhlins electronic suspension w/single shock w/piggyback reservoir, 4-way adjust.
Front BrakeDual 320 mm hydraulic disc; 4-piston caliper, UBS ABS
Rear Brake220 mm hydraulic disc; UBS ABS
Front Tire120/70ZR17M/C
Rear Tire200/55ZR17M/C
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight443 lbs. (Wet)

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Shootout Track (2)

Yamaha Issues 2015 YZF-R1 Recall Through NHTSA

Yamaha has issued a recall through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for all 2015 YZF-R1 motorcycles due to a transmission issue.

Dan Kneen is set to ride for Mar-Train at the 2016 Isle of Man TT races.

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