Yamaha unveils MotoGP-inspired, 200-horsepower R1 and R1M for 2015

2015 Yamaha R1M - in action on the racetrack

Yamaha has fired all cannons in the latest instalment of the World Superbike wars with the release of the new YZF-R1 and R1M. MotoGP gods Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo made an appearance at EICMA Milan to pull the covers off what Yamaha is calling “the most MotoGP-inspired motorcycle ever” - and while we’ll leave it to others to debate whether Ducati’s Desmosedici RR already took that title long ago, the new R1 looks like a very yummy piece of kit... Continue Reading Yamaha unveils MotoGP-inspired, 200-horsepower R1 and R1M for 2015

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Tags: EICMA 2014, Superbike, Yamaha

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