2020 Yamaha R1M available for preorder

Yamaha Motorcycle have recently announced the new variants of R1 for 2020 and they are impressive as hell.

The R1M has features as:

  • New aerodynamically efficient M1-inspired bodywork
  • Premium Öhlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS)
  • New Öhlins NPX anti-cavitation gas forks
  • New 2-mode Brake Control (BC) system
  • New 3-mode Engine Brake Management (EBM) system
  • High efficiency 998cc EU5 engine
  • New carbon tail section, carbon bodywork & mudguards
  • New Bridgestone Battlax RS11 tyres – 200 wide rear
  • Production number engraved on special R1M plaque
  • Lightweight ride-by-wire APSG throttle
  • Optimised Launch Control (LCS) system
  • Exclusive CCU enables wireless trackside tuning

“Virtually every part of the latest YZF-R1M has been developed with the knowledge gained though the company’s race teams over the last seven decades – including WSBK and MotoGP. Its new M1-style carbon fairing gives over 5% more aerodynamic efficiency – and the sophisticated electronic control technologies and Electronic Racing Suspension were developed on the race track” – Source Yamaha

 

Whilst the R1 has features as:

  • Aerodynamic, new M1-style bodywork
  • Refined, high efficiency 998cc EU5 engine
  • Next generation LED headlights and position lights
  • Improved front and rear suspension performance
  • New 2-mode Brake Control (BC) cornering ABS
  • New 3-mode Engine Brake Management (EBM) system
  • Ride-by-wire APSG throttle
  • Optimised Launch Control (LCS) system
  • 320mm front discs, new high friction pads
  • Latest Bridgestone Battlax RS11 tyres
  • Premium finish with outstanding build quality
  • Uprated TFT instruments with EBM and BC displays

 

These two variants still have oodles of power and handling characteristics to keep it glued to the road or track.

UK prices have yet been determined as yet but the R1 in US $17,399 and the R1M to be $26,099. The R1 will be on sale from September in the UK, and the R1M preorders will be open on July 25 with a final delivery date to be specified.

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