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2010 Yamaha R1, coming to India…

India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. is planning to launch the 2010 Yamaha R1 in India, next year.

2010 Yamaha R1 was launched globally in September and although Yamaha officials have declined to comment on the time line by which the new model of R1 would start selling in India, they have confirmed the news.

2010 Yamaha R1 to be launched in India

2010 Yamaha R1 Specifications

Type    998cc, liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC 16 valves (titanium intake valves)
Bore x Stroke    78.0mm X 52.2mm
Compression Ratio    12.7:1
Fuel Delivery    Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition    TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission    6-speed w/multiplate slipper clutch
Final Drive    #530 O-ring chain

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
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
Length    81.1 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

Primary Reduction Ratio    65/43 (1.512)
Secondary Reduction Ratio    47/17 (2.765)
Gear Ratio – 1st Gear    38/15 (2.533)
Gear Ratio – 2nd Gear    33/16 (2.063)
Gear Ratio – 3rd Gear    37/21 (1.762)
Gear Ratio – 4th Gear    35/23 (1.522)
Gear Ratio – 5th Gear    30/22 (1.364)
Gear Ratio – 6th Gear    33/26 (1.269)


  1. R1 always looks great in blue.

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