Yamaha to launch updated version of R1 in 2012

Yamaha's famous R1 bike is all set to get an updated rebirth in 2012 with some notable and creative changes on it. If the earlier 2006 model had the famous yellow-black speed block Yamaha trademark paint scheme, this 2012 model will have the red, white & black Yamaha race colour scheme.

For providing incredibly linear power delivery to the tune of a low-pitched V-Twin-like drone, the crossplane crank shaft is retained for the 2012 updated variant. The main competition for R1 is with the companies like Aprilia RSV-4 and the BMW S1000RR.

To fight with them in the tight two wheeler market, 2012 version of R1 have a 7-stage traction control system. The front fairing has been updated with a new headlight cowl and LED lights. Yamaha is confident of the success new variant of R1 as it is much better in performance when compared to its 2006 version.
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Last updated on 08-12-2011. Published on 08-12-2011.
Published by Bikes4Sale in category News

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gr8 news, i hope its a twin silencer and exit just below the seat, cuz looks are also wht concumers want nt just speed,,,,cant wait
By Ryan on 01-04-2012

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