Everything you wanted to know about the new Yamaha R1, explained in a simple video

2015 Yamaha R1

The new Yamaha R1 is a bike of many firsts. The bike was a rage when it was launched, and gave competition to higher capacity bikes. The new R1M is the bike Yamaha hopes will help it regain that lost glory.

The bike is way more track focused than its predecessors. The amount of new technology used on this bike is unbelievable. From revolutionary slide control, to lift control, to electronic suspension. These are just a few things you’d find on a motogp bike. The bike has a GPS antenna and communication system, this enables a rider to download the information and review it later. It can easily be accessible through an app on IOS and Android. The 2015 Yamaha R1 is powered by a 998cc 4-cylinder motor pushing out 200PS of power with a newly developed crankshaft. Only 500 units of the YZF R1M will be produced as this is a limited edition bike.

New Yamaha YZF R1 on the track

Here’s a brief video explaining what you should expect from a powerful bike like this. In case you were planning to get a superbike anytime soon, you can thank this video for making that decision easier.