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2007 Yamaha R1

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' started by koma, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. MCNEWS.com.au have released some of the first photo's and details of the new 2007 R1. Mixed opinions on the styling... i'm reserving judgement until i see one in the flesh.

    "Six-pot radial brakes with 310mm discs, new inverted swingarm, slipper clutch on base model, new four valve per cylinder engine with chip controlled throttle and electronically adjustable induction stacks mounted above the throttle bodies that move to ensure optimum velocity of the intake charge. Spunky new instruments and a very R6 look to the bodywork. Frame is new and Yamaha are claiming 180hp at 12,500rpm from their new weapon or 189hp with ram air assistance. Clearly more than the minor update that most expected for 2007..."

    MCNEWS 2007 Yamaha R1 Gallery