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2020 Yamaha YZF-R1

6 monthes ago   |   By Motorcyclist

2020 Yamaha YZF-R1 When the first Yamaha YZF-R1 fell from the heavens in 1998, that stunning sportbike was a proverbial game changer. Twenty-two years later, the R1 and its up-spec brother, the R1M, remain the Iwata factory's brand-defining machines. To remain on par with the always-moving yardstick of superbike performance, Yamaha has further developed the new-from-the-ground-up package introduced in 2015, which went on to become a Cycle World Ten Best Winner, not to mention a four-time MotoAmerica Superbike champion. For 2020, Yamaha revised the cylinder head , intake layout, fuel...
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