Yamaha YZF-R1S

The Yamaha YZF-R1S model is powered by 998cc, liquid-cooled inline 4 cylinder DOHC; 16 valves engine which produces maximum power of 197 Bhp (Expected) and a peak of torque 112 Nm (Expected). The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox and Multiple slipper clutch. Under 1000cc segment, the Yamaha YZF-R1S is one of the best options for sports bike lovers.

The Yamaha YZF-R1S shares the design with the others of the Yamaha R1 family. It runs on alloy wheels and tubeless tyres. The dashboard of the Yamaha YZF-R1S is equipped with Digital instruments like Digital Speedometer, Digital Tachometer, Digital Trip Meter, Digital Odometer, Digital Clock and Fuel gauge. The company has claimed that the bike is very fuel efficient and offers 14.78 kmpl. The bike has a total kerb weight of 203.2 kg and 17.0 litres of fuel capacity.

The Yamaha YZF-R1S is 2054.8 mm in length, 690.8 mm in width and 1150.6 mm in height. The ground clearance is rated at 129.5 mm and a wheelbase of 1404.6 mm. The braking system of the bike is handled by a Dual 320mm hydraulic disc; 4-piston caliper, Unified Brake System and ABS brake and 220mm disc; Unified Brake System and ABS brake at the rear. The front suspension is 43mm KYB® inverted fork; fully adjustable whereas the rear gets a KYB® Single shock w/piggyback reservoir, 4-way adjustable suspension. The tyres used are 120/70ZR17 and 190/55ZR17 for front and rear respectively.

Upcoming Yamaha Bikes in India

The Yamaha YZF-R1S is available in different color shaded Matte Gray and Intensity White. The Yamaha YZF-R1S is priced to be INR 20,00,000 in the Indian market. The bike is expected to be launched on Feb 2016 or March-2016.

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About Yamaha

Yamaha Corporation is a Japanese Multinational Corporation based in Japan. Yamaha Corporation is known as wide range of products and services like musical instruments, electronics, motorcycles and power sports equipment.

Yamaha was established in 1887 by Torakusu Yamaha as Nippon Gakki Company Ltd in Hamamatsu.

Yamaha Corporation is world’s largest manufacturer of musical instruments like Pianos, Silent Pianos, Drums, Guitars, Brass Instruments, Woodwinds, Violins, Celli and Vibraphones as well as a manufacturer of semiconductors, Audio/Visual, Computer related products, sporting goods, Home Appliances and Industrial Robots.

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Displacement 998 cc
Engine Description 998cc, liquid-cooled inline 4 cylinder DOHC; 16 valves
Maximum Power 197 Bhp (Expected)
Maximum Torque 112 Nm (Expected)
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Fuel System Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Compression Ratio 13.0:1
Bore 79.0 mm
Stroke 50.9 mm
Number of Cylinders 4
Power-to-weight Ratio NA
Torque-to-Weight Ratio NA
Specific Output NA
Air Filter Type NA
Idling Speed NA
Carburettor NA
Transmission, Brakes and Suspensions
Gearbox 6-speed
Clutch Multiplate slipper clutch
Gear Ratios NA
Front Brake Dual 320mm hydraulic disc; 4-piston caliper, Unified Brake System and ABS
Rear Brake 220mm disc; Unified Brake System and ABS
Brake Fluid NA
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) Yes
Front Suspension 43mm KYB® inverted fork; fully adjustable
Rear Suspension KYB® Single shock w/piggyback reservoir, 4-way adjustable
Front Tyre 4.7-in travel
Rear Tyre 4.7-in travel
Front Wheel 120/70ZR17
Rear Wheel 190/55ZR17
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Tubeless Tyres Yes
Alloy Wheels Yes
Battery Type MF
Capacity NA
Voltage NA
Dimensions & Weights
Overall Length 2054.8 mm
Overall Width 690.8 mm
Overall Height 1150.6 mm
Ground Clearance 129.5 mm
Seat Height 855.9 mm
Wheelbase 1404.6 mm
Dry Weight NA
Kerb/Wet Weight 203.2 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 litres
Reserve Fuel Capacity NA
Performance & Instrument Console
0-60 kmph NA
0-100 kmph NA
Top Speed NA
Mileage (City, approx.) NA
Mileage (Highway, approx.) NA
Mileage (Certified) 14.78 kmpl
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Analog
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
ABS Light Yes
RPM/Gear Display Yes
Fuel Gauge Digital
Gear Indicator Yes
Service Reminder Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Gear Shift Light NA
Rev-limiter Indicator Yes
Lap Timer NA
Comfort & Lighting
Pass Light Yes
Pillion Footrest NA
Engine Kill Switch Yes
Step-up Seat/Split Seat NA
Pillion Grabrail NA
Electric Start Yes
Head Light NA
Tail Light NA
Turn Signal Light (Front) NA
Turn Signal Light (Rear) NA
Position Lamp NA
Head Light Type NA
Projector Head Light NA
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14.78 kmpl
Matte Gray, Intensity White
INR 20,00,000
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