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2014 Yamaha YZF-R1 First Look Review, Specs


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The 2014 Yamaha YZF-R1 is an awesome sport bike likely to be known as a super bike as well. The blasting news for 2014 Yamaha YZF-R1 is that it’s being demanded highly as recorded by Yamaha’s dealers and for the cause of such a high demand variety in color of the bike in introduced. It adds up a blazing orange color bike model red and black models already developed. The sport bikes being developed and produced have a change in their color and graphics only regardless of the complete models. 2014 Yamaha YZF-R1 First Look Review and Specifications in detail given here.

yamaha yzf r1 2014 photo

2014 Yamaha YZF-R1 appears in the following

Grey $14,290 Available from September 2013
Red $14290+$200 Available from September 2013
Blue $14290+$200 Available from September 2013


2014 Yamaha YZF R1 gray

Features / Distinctions for Yamaha YZF-R1:

The model is developed in such a classic way that it befits the rider largely, without letting rider feel uncomfortable or artificial with the bike. The tire wear produced as the result of lesser spin of wheel is reduced aided by traction control. The R1 keeps and maintains the technological perfection just like the last model.

  • For the quick and immediate throttle response use of the wire technology is practiced.
  • This bike uses the specification of variable intake system in the engine resulting in the increase in the power of the engine.
  • For the provision of maximum power the fuel injection system is headed to contribute maximum blend of air/fuel.
  • For the sharp handling of the bike and excellence in rigidity aluminum frames are being used.
  • Like any other inline-four cylinder super sport the Yamaha YZF R1 is having the same sound.

2014 yamaha yzf r1


Cross plane Crankshaft Technology

  • This technology is practiced in this model and it has proven to be the best technology of times contributing to high-technology bumpy and unbalanced firing spell.

Not Typical Design of Engine

  • It involves two outer as well as two inner pistons that are attached in a way so that they move in pair with 180° spell.

These all have successfully reduced the ups and downs in inertial torque resulting in attaining deathly torque properties.

  • 7th level Traction control is there, helping to give rider more traction and easy in driving too. The aluminum pistons are used so that we can be benefited in case power. The intake valves are of titanium and are light in weight. The intake efficiency is cranked up with the support of forced-air intake system this will help in excellent power exposure as well contributing to high speed range.

new 2014 yamaha yzf r1

Variable Throttle Control:
Whenever we an input from rider there are three modes that control the response of YCC-T to that input.
In Low Mid range RPM: Mode “A” to be selected.
For Sensitive Throttle Operation: Mode “B” is to be selected.

yamaha yzf r1 2014 model

Type of Engine 998cc, liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC 16 Titanium intakes valves
Fuel Fuel is injected using YCC-T & YCC-I
Bore * Stroke 78.0mm X 52.2mm
Transmission 6-speed slipper clutch
Final Drive #530 O-ring chain
Ignition Involves TCI that’s stands for Transistor Controlled Ignition
Ratio OF Compression 12.7:1


Front End Suspension Inverted fork if 43mm very flexible, 4.7-in travel
Rear End Suspension Single shock , Flexible 4-way , 4.7 –in travel
Front tires 120/70ZR17M/C 58W
Rear tires 190/55ZR17M/C 75W
Front Brakes 6 piston caliper , Dual disc of 310mm
Rear Brakes Single piston caliper, Disc of 220mm
  • 2014 Yamaha YZF-R1 is having unique style by having LED lights used in it. Aesthetically this bike is provided with triple clamps.
  • The frame is made up to provide highest level of inflexibility where required, rider is being benefited in controlling bike along with engine effectiveness while riding. It consists of stamping, gravity casting as well as controlled-Fill die-cast concluding to the finest and correct technicality required for that specific frame.
  • R1 involves flexible footrests having height of 15 mm and front to rear 3mm
  • Although both forks work or move together but left fork is responsible for compression damping stuff and as far as the right fork is concerned it is working with rebound damping additionally cutting down the oil cavitations.
  • It involves everything a rider intends to know about the bike even the position of the gear.

2014 yamaha yzf r1 pic

Length 81.5 inches
Weight 454lbs
Width 28.1 inches
Height 44.5 inches
Seat Height 32.9 inches
Wheel Base 55.7 inches
Fuel Storage Capacity 4.8 gal
Fuel Economy 33 mpg
Caster Angle 24.0°
Warranty 1 year
Trial 4.0 in

Gear Measurements:

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

yzf r1 yamaha 2014

Keeping in view the features attached to 2014 Yamaha YZF R1, it all in all appears to be the best known super bike we ever had. It is remarkable not only in look and feel but by its highly reliable and controlled performance being contributed by high technology used. The above mentioned factors make it pretty comfortable for variety of riders to ride with ease and full control even on a bumpy jumpy journey, so jump on it and enjoy.

2014 Yamaha YZF-R1 First Look Review and Specifications is written by Shekinah Edwin.

All pictures are taken from Yamaha Official Website.

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