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08 Yamaha YZF-R1 specificationsYamaha YZF-R1 2008


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Light, powerful and packed with trickle-down MotoGP technology, the YZF-R1 is the most advanced Open-class production motorcycle ever built.

General information
Model:Yamaha YZF-R1
Year:2008
Category:Sport
Rating:71.9 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Price as new (MSRP):US$ 11699. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.
Engine and transmission
Displacement:998.00 ccm (60.90 cubic inches)
Engine type:In-line four, four-stroke
Compression:12.7:1
Bore x stroke:77.0 x 53.6 mm (3.0 x 2.1 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection. Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Fuel control:DOHC
Ignition:TCI
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:6-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Chain
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Rake (fork angle):24.0
Trail:102 mm (4.0 inches)
Front suspension:43mm inverted fork
Front suspension travel:119 mm (4.7 inches)
Rear suspension:Single shock w/piggyback reservoir
Rear suspension travel:102 mm (4.0 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-ZR17
Rear tyre dimensions:190/50-ZR17
Front brakes:Double disc
Front brakes diameter:310 mm (12.2 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes diameter:220 mm (8.7 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:176.9 kg (390.0 pounds)
Seat height:836 mm (32.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,110 mm (43.7 inches)
Overall length:2,060 mm (81.1 inches)
Overall width:719 mm (28.3 inches)
Wheelbase:1,415 mm (55.7 inches)
Fuel capacity:17.97 litres (4.75 gallons)
Other specifications
Color options:Blue/white, raven, candy red
Further information
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