Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle Review

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There is no such heavy bike on this planet that can replace the new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle. The Yamaha Brand has never manufactured incredible sports bike like it. This bike comes with powerful engine featuring the stylish frame and compact frame. Its excellent seating position and the best placement of handlebars add another level of outstanding handling and comfort. The review of all-new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle is written below.

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle – Specification and Price

Engine Features

The newly launched Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle features the powerful 998cc of in-line 4-cylinder, cross-plane crankshaft engine containing the titanium fracture split connecting rods. These new rods are first time used in the production motorcycle. The all-new titanium alloy is used in the manufacturing of connecting rods, which are approximately 60% lighter than the steel and it causes the major reduction in the overall engine weight. This engine provides an extremely high horsepower and the strong pulse of linear torque. This bike like the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R1S has 6-speed transmission “Stacks” the input/output shafts to centralize the mass plus it keeps the overall engine much shorter from front to back, which enhances the best placement of engine in the frame for excellent weight balance. An advanced rocker-arm valve actuation uses the ratio of arm’s lever for larger valve lift while the use of lower cam lobes and reduces a pressure of spring boosts power. The new magnesium covers are much lighter which further reduces the overall weight of the engine. The new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle features the new exhaust system is from titanium. The compact and strong midship muffler further helps in mass centralization. The assist and slipper clutch provides more confident to downshift during cornering.

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle

Electronics Package

The all-new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle comes with an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), which uses six axes of measurement. It consists up of a distinctive sensor that can measure roll, yaw, and pitch. The G-sensor can measures its acceleration in any direction with the calculation rate of 125 calculations/second. The IMU communicates with the Suspension Control Unit and ECU, which stimulates the technologies in Yamaha Ride Control (YRC). This control unit includes the Power Mode, Lift Control System, Slide Control System, Traction Control System, Launch Control System and the all-new Ohlins Electronic Racing Suspension. All of above mentioned systems are used in the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R1 and they are completely adjustable. This bike can take the electronic control to another level which is the Communication Control Unit of Yamaha Bike. This unit lets the rider to communicate with this bike via Wi-Fi using an official Yamaha’s smartphone and tablet app. The onboard system of new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle consists the CCU and GPS antenna. The data can be recorded and downloaded by using the smartphone app for further analysis. The Y-TRAC system delivers the best connection to the machine, which is first time used on any Yamaha Bike. The Power Deliver Mode (PWR) is quite similar to the D-Mode system, which allows the rider to select desired system from four available settings of a throttle valve opening rate in relation to the degree of throttle grip opening that best matches the riding conditions. The Variable Traction Control System (TCS) reduces the rear wheel spin during cornering. Intervene of this system increases as the lean angle increases. There are ten different settings are available for the rider allowing him to select the best setting. The Slide Control System (SCS), Lift Control System (LIF), Launch Control System (LCS) and the Quick Shift System (QSS) works same as they work in 2017 Yamaha YZF-R1S. The new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle uses the best YCC-T, which is a fly-by-wire technology that provides an optimum power delivery. The new YCC-I is the variable intake system, which broadens the spread of power in both low and high rpm. The new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle features an outstanding full-color, thin-film transistor LCD meter that shows all the necessary required information.

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle

Chassis/Suspension Features

The all-new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle features an aluminum Deltabox frame and the new magnesium sub-frame that provides the lightweight and compact chassis design. The aluminum frame is very flexible and strong, housing the engine in the perfect position to have the best balance and performance on the race track. This heavy bike uses the latest Ohlins Electronic Racing Suspension. The Suspension Control Unit receives the data from Inertial Measurement Unit which adjust the damping for best suspension performance. This system is available in two modes i.e. A-1 and A-2 which automatically adjust the damping as rider rides. The Manual mode lets the rider for fine and sophisticated settings. The wheelbase is kept 10mm shorter than the 2014 Yamaha YZF-R1 while the ratio of swing arm length to wheelbase is about 40.5%, which is considered best for excellent handling. The new aluminum 4.5-gallon fuel tank weighs about 3.5 pounds less than the conventional steel tank. The all-new Anti-Braking System (ABS) and Unified Braking System (UBS) provides an improved braking performance. The UBS inhibits the unwanted rear end motion during the braking by activating the rear brake when its front brake is applied. The ADVICS 4-postion radial mounted front caliper uses the 320 mm rotors for better stopping power. The 10-spoke cast magnesium wheels reduce the rotational mass by 1.9 pounds as compared to the 2014 model. Its reduced unsprung weight makes the handling easier.

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle

Unique Key Features

  • Cutting-edge MotoGP®-Derived Crossplane Crankshaft Engine.
  • The Ultimate MotoGP®-derived Supersport.
  • Class-leading Electronics PackageClass-leading Electronics Package.
  • Informed Systems.
  • Digital Rider Aids.
  • MotoGP®-level Controllability.
  • Deltabox® Frame.
  • Titanium Exhaust System.
  • MotoGP® Styling.

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle – Price

The all-new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle comes with Carbon Fiber Liquid Metal color. This heavy bike is available from April 2017 with the price of $22,499 only.

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle – Specs

Engine

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle Specs

Engine Type 998 cc, liquid cooled, inline 4-cylinder DOHC, 16 valves
Bore x Stroke 79.0 mm x 50.9 mm
Compression Ratio 13.0:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection with the YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 6-speed w/multi-plate slipper clutch
Final Drive

Chassis

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle Specs

Suspension / Front 43 mm Öhlins® electronic suspension w/inverted fork; fully adjustable; 4.7 inches travel
Suspension / Rear Öhlins® electronic suspension w/single shock; fully adjustable; 4.7 inches travel
Brakes / Front Dual 320 mm hydraulic disc; 4-piston caliper, Unified Brake System and an ABS
Brakes / Rear 220 mm disc; Unified Brake System and an ABS
Tires / Front 120/70ZR17
Tires / Rear 200/55ZR17

Dimensions

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle Specs

L x W x H 80.9 inches x 27.2 inches x 45.3 inches
Seat Height 33.9 inches
Wheelbase 55.3 inches
Rake (Caster Angle) 24.0°
Trail 4.0 inches
Maximum Ground Clearance 5.1 inches
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gallons
Fuel Economy 34 mpg

Other

Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle

Conclusion

The new Yamaha 2017 YZF-R1M SuperSport Motorcycle comes with the best features an incredible color combination. This sports bike has the incredibly powerful engine which makes it one of the best bike ever launched by the Best Bike Selling Brand in the World. Each and every part of this heavy bike delivers the best possible outcome so that rider can enjoy the fun ride.

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