2022 Review of the Latest Yamaha R1 & R1M Specifications
2022 Review of the Latest Yamaha R1 & R1M Specifications. If we talk about supersport class motorbikes, it feels incomplete if we don’t write about the Yamaha R1 in Indonesia. Yes, the Yamaha R1 is a Japanese manufacturer motorbike that has contributed to Yamaha’s achievements at the Endurance World Championshiop (EWC), WSBK1000, and Suzuka 8 Hours.
As you know, Yamaha has a long history of building sports bikes designed for on and off the racing circuit. Yamaha R1 and R1M are the result of engine and technology development based on their experience of participating in MotoGP, WSBK1000, MotoAmerica Superbike racing events and the grueling demands of the Endurance World Championship.
The latest versions of the Yamaha R1 and R1M have improved the aerodynamics of this bike. Inspired by the design of their racing motorbike at the MOTOGP event, this motorcycle manufacturer with the Garputala logo provides a fairing that is integrated with the tank’s curve. This is claimed to increase the aerodynamic side by more than 5 percent and provide extra comfort with a wider driver seat.
In addition, the aluminum air ducts from the front to the rear of this motorbike can reduce the pressure on the rider when driving in a tuck position. For lighting, Yamaha provides LED lighting for the front, rear and turn signal lights. Especially for the turn signal, on the latest generation you will find a turn signal on the rearview mirror.
The new Yamaha R1 and R1M are equipped with the latest generation 998 cc engine, still retaining the crossplane crankshaft with a new cylinder head which has an adjustment to the finger-follower rocker arm and a new cam lobe which is said to provide more stable valve performance at high rotation.
The Japanese manufacturer also includes a sophisticated electronic package on their latest Yamaha R1 and R1M, the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) technology is the main feature of this motorbike. Play a role in processing data related to vehicles and motor speed while driving so that they can be synchronized with Break Control technology.
In Brake Control, the rider can choose one of two braking modes embedded in this motorbike. You can select BC1 mode for the perpendicular braking system, or BC1 for the corning braking system where system intervention will increase as the motor tilt angle becomes steeper. Read More !