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2023 R1 GYTR

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The R1 GYTR features the remarkable 998cc 4-cylinder CP4 crossplane engine which is a direct descendant of the MotoGP winning M1 race bike, and is available exclusively through the GYTR PRO SHOPS. Its uneven firing sequence delivers linear torque for outstanding performance and high levels of rear wheel traction – combined with its sophisticated GYTR programmable ECU, it enables you to push even harder to the chequered flag.

Developed by Yamaha’s team of professional race technicians, the new R1 GYTR is a fully prepared track-only superbike that is supplied to you in a race-ready specification, through the GYTR PRO SHOPS. Equipped with a smart package of necessary track parts and performance enhancing racing components, this track machine is ready to take you to the next level.

At a glance

  • 998cc 4-cylinder Crossplane engine with titanium Akrapovic exhaust
  • GYTR® Electronics package
  • GYTR® Chassis parts
  • GYTR® Drive system
  • GYTR® Bodywork
  • Lightweight, high-performance CP4 engine
  • Compact Deltabox frame with lightweight magnesium subframe
  • 43mm KYB® front forks
  • Lightweight aluminium fuel tank
  • Wide range of GYTR® PRO components to tailor your R1 GYTR
Full Features & Techspecs


Fully equipped with a comprehensive range of engine, chassis and electronic technology, the new R1 GYTR gives to every track day riders and racers the ultimate canvas to create their own dream race machine and is available through the GYTR PRO SHOPS. Featuring the race-ready specification that has been tested and developed on Yamaha’s WorldSBK® winning race bikes, this racer is a real game changer.

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    The R1 GYTR will only be available in race specification, for usage 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 closed circuit. The unit displayed on 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.