2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Yamaha YZF-R1

2012 Yamaha YZF-R1

has been on quite a roll hasn’t it? After scoring second AMA Pro Racing American Championship in many years, wants to build on that by introducing the new YZF-R1 .

The model comes with plenty of technology so it’s worth out that with the 2012 comes all sorts of new updates and that are derived from the rich racing heritage. All are off as to how awesome the bike is going to be.

better is that the YZF-R1 also spawn a special GP 50th Anniversary Edition will celebrate the company’s racing heritage. Only of these special edition will be sold and they come in the company’s race-winning White/Rapid Red livery with of other unique additions only for the special edition

There’s plenty to like the Yamaha YZF-R1, and there’s no for anybody to turn their against it, especially when a edition model is staring at you at the dealerships.

Find out more the 2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 the jump.

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The 2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 with plenty of new styling including a new upper fairing a revised headlight cowl, the bike an aggressive and more styling cue. That’s by new LED position lights, new hexagon-shaped caps, and heat shields for a profile at the rear. The footrests been redesigned for great sole contact and advanced interface while new silencer guards and end caps are re-styled to the rear end of the bike a more look.

As far as limited editions are concerned, the new has one with a Pearl White/Rapid Red the same brilliant two-color that was driven by both Lorenzo and Ben Spies at the Mazda Laguna Seca and Indianapolis Speedway to celebrate Yamaha’s anniversary in World Grand Road Racing. This also comes with a Anniversary emblem on top of the fuel and a specially engraved and numbered showing the production number of the bikes that will be worldwide in the commemorative colors. A of special gold Yamaha and MotoGP-inspired graphics and sponsor are also part of the special model.

But if you’re not into the special YZF-R1, you can still opt for a number of color schemes, including Pearl White/Candy Red, and Yamaha Blue/White.


The Yamaha YZF-R1 is powered by a liquid-cooled 4-cylinder DOHC engine with titanium valves. Unique to Yamaha is the crankshaft technology that has to be a home-run technology for Yamaha’s machines.

Yamaha YZF-R1

Unlike typical engine design, where the two and two inner pistons move in pairs with 180°intervals, the crankshaft has each connecting rod 90° a unique firing order of –180° – 90° – 180°. What does is overcome the inherent in inertial torque during engine revolution, and the accompanying torque characteristics.

Instead, combustion torque to build, giving the rider linear throttle response awesome power and traction out of the A forced air intake system is part of the whole set-up, the engine’s intake efficiency by the natural airflow during to pressurize the air in the air box. This, in contributes to the bike’s power characteristics in the high-speed range, the design also helps to intake noise.

The bike’s engine also takes advantage of Yamaha’s YCC-T the MotoGP-inspired fly-by-wire technology used to deliver instant response. The YCC-T combines the YCC-I variable intake that broadens the spread of the overall power.

For 2012, the receives another benefit MotoGP technology – a seven-level Control System. The system has developed so the rider does not any unnatural or has intervention from the In addition, traction control can aid in tire wear due to less spin and when you couple with the three level electronics throttle response you have a bike that 21 different choices available to the YZF-R1 to their riding

Chassis and Suspension

The Yamaha comes with a frame offers uncompromising rigidity out of a combination of Controlled-Fill …-cast, and gravity casting. The front are MotoGP-derived with the compression duties confined to the left while rebound damping is handled by the right fork, oil cavitation. As for the suspension, the bike has a shock that features high and low speed compression to go with an easy-to-use screw adjustment for preload. This adopts a pillow-ball-type joint for shock absorption, road feeling, and

damper response. In order to maximum performance, Yamaha a bottom to work with the of the chassis refinements to provide the crisp handling characteristics the YZF-R1 is known for.

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