2016 Yamaha YZF-R1S

2016 Yamaha YZF-R1S
MSRP $14,990

For the 2016 Yamaha YZF-R1S model the ’S’ is powered by Yamaha’s one-of-a-kind crossplane crankcase equipped 999cc Inline Four engines. The engine covers, oil pan, and five-spoke wheels are all fabricated from aluminum instead of cast magnesium. The ECU was refreshed giving it a slightly lower redline and top-end power output. The engine cover bolts on the Yamaha YZF-R1S have also been updated from aluminum to stainless-steel as has the exhaust head pipes.

2016 Yamaha YZF-R1S

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/multiplate slipper clutch
Final DriveO-ring chain
Rake Trail24.0° / 4.0 in.
Seat Height33.7 in.
Wheelbase55.3 in.
Front Suspension43 mm KYB inverted fork; fully adjustable; 4.7 in. travel
Rear SuspensionKYB Single shock w/piggyback reservoir, four-way adjustable; 4.7 in. travel
Front BrakeDual 320 mm hydraulic disc; four-piston caliper, Unified Brake System and ABS
Rear Brake220 mm disc; Unified Brake System and ABS
Front Tire120/70ZR17
Rear Tire190/55ZR17
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight448 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.