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Key Features

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    998cc 4-cylinder Crossplane engine with titanium Akrapovic exhaust

    The R1 GYTR is equipped with the 998cc 4-cylinder CP4 crossplane engine and a titanium Akrapovič exhaust (new mid-muffler system) for more power and controlled noise output (below 101 dB). And to enhance your performance and experience with the engine, the R1 GYTR features an advanced electronics package.

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    GYTR® Electronics package

    This R1 GYTR is equipped with a lightweight wiring harness and GYTR® programmable ECU which allow you to set up your bike to achieve the best performance. Its advanced electronics package enables you to modify in a detailed level the slide, lift and engine breaking setting and much more.

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    GYTR® Chassis parts

    R1 GYTR’s race-ready specification includes race handlebars, race rear sets for ultimate body positioning and controllability. And this track machine also comes equipped with a keyless fuel cap, on/off switch and paddock stand hooks. The GYTR® steel brake lines, and OEM calipers equipped with GYTR steel pistons kit, together with Brembo Z04 pads achieve consistent strong braking performance.

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    GYTR® Drive system

    For optimum drive efficiency the R1 GYTR is equipped with a race specification 520 chain and runs with a 15T/42T front/rear sprocket combination. And there are also a wider range of front and rear GYTR® sprockets available to adapt to your preference and track, that you can buy at your Yamaha dealer.

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    GYTR® Bodywork

    The R1 GYTR is supplied with a lightweight glass fibre carbon reinforced race cowling, specifically developed for easy installation and optimised aerodynamics.

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    Lightweight, high performance CP4 engine

    The 998cc high performance CP4 engine features exclusive crossplane crankshaft technology developed from Yamaha’s winning MotoGP® race bike. Its uneven firing sequence delivers linear torque for outstanding performance and high levels of rear wheel traction, while sophisticated electronic control technologies enable you to push even harder to the chequered flag.

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    Compact Deltabox frame and lightweight magnesium subframe

    Yamaha is a world leader in aluminium chassis design, and the R1 GYTR’s ultra-compact Deltabox frame with its lightweight magnesium subframe delivers outstanding cornering precision with high speed stability. The 10-spoke magnesium wheels reduce unsprung weight and minimise the rotational mass for responsive suspension action and easy directional changes.

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    43mm KYB® front forks

    Equipped with 43mm inner tubes, the industry-leading KYB® front forks provide outstanding feel that inspires a high level of front-end confidence. For quick and easy set-up, the preload, rebound and compression damping settings are made via the fork top adjusters.

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    Lightweight aluminium fuel tank

    The R1 GYTR is constructed using many lightweight components, and includes a sculpted fuel tank that enables you to tuck in closer to it for higher aerodynamic efficiency.

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    Wide range of GYTR® PRO components to tailor your R1 GYTR

    The R1 GYTR’s specification can be taken to an even higher level by fitting a selection of other GYTR® or high-tech GYTR PRO components that have been developed by Yamaha Racing Engineers. Designed for the winning WorldSBK® R1 and for any riders who compete at the highest levels of motorsport to tailor their racing machine, the GYTR PRO line includes a carbon subframe kit, swingarm and fuel tank kits, carbon cowling set, Marelli electronics, screen, dashboard and more to be discovered at your GYTR PRO SHOP.

Technical Specifications

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  • Engine
    Engine type
    4-stroke, Liquid-cooled, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 4-valves
    Bore x stroke
    79.0 x 50.9mm
    Compression ratio
    13,0 : 1
    Lubrication system
    Wet sump
    Clutch type
    Wet, Multiple Disc
    Ignition system
    Starter system
    Transmission system
    Constant Mesh, 6-speed
    Final transmission
    Fuel system
    Fuel Injection
  • Chassis
    Aluminium Deltabox, Diamond
    Caster angle
    Front suspension system
    Telescopic fork
    Rear suspension system
    link suspension, Swingarm
    Front travel
    Rear travel
    Front brake
    Hydraulic dual discs, Ø320mm
    Rear brake
    Hydraulic single disc, Ø220mm
    Front tyre
    120/70ZR17M/C (58W) Tubeless
    Rear tyre
    190/55ZR17M/C (75W) Tubeless
  • Dimensions
    Overall length
    Overall width
    Overall height
    Seat height
    Wheel base
    Minimum ground clearance
    Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)
    Fuel tank capacity
    Oil tank capacity
The R1 GYTR can only be used on closed circuits, private areas and specific events where participation with non-registered vehicles is allowed. The R1 GYTR will be available exclusively through GYTR PRO SHOPS, Yamaha’s specialist dealer shops. Always wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing. Yamaha encourages you to ride safely and respect fellow riders, local laws and the environment. Images displayed may depict a professional rider performing under controlled conditions or on a closed circuit. The unit displayed in the images may be equipped with Genuine Yamaha Accessories and/or non-Yamaha branded accessories, which may be for closed-circuit use only. All information is given for general guidance and is not binding for Yamaha. Specifications and appearance of Yamaha products, Yamaha accessories and non-Yamaha branded accessories are subject to change without prior notice. Non-Yamaha branded accessories are fully developed and produced by respected third parties. Yamaha does not guarantee the availability of the displayed products and accessories in local markets. The product and accessories range may be limited in some countries. Yamaha has the right to discontinue products and accessories without prior notice. Where applicable, Yamaha products and accessories availability, specifications and prices may vary according to local laws, requirements and conditions. No rights can be obtained from this information. All product and technical data are provided on an 'as is' basis without any express or implied warranties. For further details and availability, please contact your local Yamaha dealer.