2016 Yamaha YZF-R1M
The 2016 Yamaha YZF-R1M model is ready for the track and the roads with all of the canyons and curves as it comes equipped with a compact crossplane crankshaft, inline-four-cylinder, 998cc high output engine that is lightweight. It has a boat load of electronics to either make you happy or furious depending on what you can decipher. It also comes with the first ever offered on a street bike the six axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) for 3D controllability. The Yamaha YZF-R1M is also equipped with a titanium exhaust system that sits low for optimal center of mass.
|Engine Type||Inline four cylinder DOHC; 16 valves|
|Bore Stroke||79 mm x 50.9 mm|
|Fuel System||Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I|
|Ignition||TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition|
|Transmission||Six-speed w/multiplate slipper clutch|
|Final Drive||O-ring chain|
|Rake Trail||24.0° / 4.0 in.|
|Seat Height||33.9 in.|
|Front Suspension||43 mm Öhlins® electronic suspension w/inverted fork; fully adjustable; 4.7 in. travel|
|Rear Suspension||Öhlins electronic suspension w/single shock; fully adjustable; 4.7 in. travel|
|Front Brake||Dual 320 mm hydraulic disc; four-piston caliper, Unified Brake System and ABS|
|Rear Brake||220 mm disc; Unified Brake System and ABS|
|Fuel Capacity||4.5 gal.|
|Dry Weight||443 lbs. (Wet)|
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.