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2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 Review

2012 Yamaha YZF-R1

2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 has launched by Yamaha with new features. The engine of this motorbike is powered with 98cc, liquid-cooled 4-cylinder DOHC with16-valve. Crankshaft technology is being used in 2012 Yamaha YZF-R1.

Air intake system is an important part that increases efficiency of engine by providing natural air inflow. The fuel-injected system is inspired from fly wire technology. The bike frame is a combination of rigidity and flex for balancing the engine during adventure ridding. Furthermore specifications of 2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 are given under.



Type:     998cc, liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC 16 valves (titanium intake valves)

Compression Ratio: 12.7:1

Bore x Stroke:78.0mm X 52.2mm

Fuel Delivery: Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I

Ignition: TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition


Suspension / Front: 43mm inverted fork; fully adjustable, 4.7-in travel

Suspension / Rear: Single shock w/piggyback reservoir; 4-way adjustable, 4.7-in travel


Length: 81.5 in

Width: 28.1 in

Height: 44.5 in

Seat Height: 32.8 in

Wheelbase: 55.7 in

Rake (Caster Angle): 24.0°

Trail: 4.0 in

Fuel Capacity: 4.8 gal

Fuel Economy: 33 mpg

Wet Weight: 454 lb


Transmission: 6-speed w/multiplate slipper clutch

Final Drive: 530 O-ring chain


Brakes / Front: Dual 310mm disc; radial-mount forged 6-piston calipers

Brakes / Rear: 220mm disc; single-piston caliper


Tires / Front: 120/70ZR17

Tires / Rear: 190/55ZR17

Side View2012 Yamaha YZF-R1

Complete View 2012 Yamaha YZF-R1

2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 View

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