Yamaha YZF

Yamaha YZF

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Yamaha prepared a big surprise for the fans of supersport bikes, as it will completely revamp its iconic YZF-R1 model. The new motorcycle will go head on with rivals such as the Aprilia RSV4, the Ducati 1199 Panigale S and the BMW HP4.

The upgraded version of the Yamaha YZF-R1 will make its official debut at the EICMA 2014 in November and promises to set new standards in the world of superbikes being fitted with an upgraded engine and a comprehensive list of fresh technologies.

For the moment, the details about the new model remain limited to only a few spy shots and some rumors. Word on the street says that the new Yamaha YZF-R1 will be available in two versions namely an aggressive race oriented model which could boost up to 230 hp and a more serene version which is aimed for a more domestic ride.

As far as style is concerned, the new Yamaha YZF-R1 won’t benefit of any mind-blowing upgrades so its already cool body won’t suffer major makeovers.

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If you mix speed with first class handling abilities and you also throw in some badboy attitude, you’ll certainly get the perfect recipe for any sports bike. Needles to say, the Yamaha YZF-R125 has it all and even more.

Even if it is one of the smallest sport bike designed by Yamaha, the YZF-R15 is backed up by the latest technologies developed by the Japanese manufacturer and every part of the bike was designed to help you stay in control at high speeds.

Talking about technology, the Yamaha YZF-R15 is fitted with upside down front forks, aluminium swinging arm, a multifunction LCD instrument panel and high tech brakes.

The motorcycle is propelled by a 124.7 cc, single cylinder, liquid-Cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves engine which cranks out 11.0 KW (15.0PS) at 9,000 rpm and 12.4 Nm (1.25 Kg-M) of torque at 8,000 rpm.

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Meet, the 2014 Yamaha YZF450R SE. The 2014 model year continues to be at least as desirable as its predecessors and comes with a series of important modifications which help it deliver better performances.

Power comes from the old 449 cc, liquid cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC titanium 5 Valve engine. However, the unit has been slightly tweaked for 2014 to deliver more power and to increase the mid-range performance.

Other changes include a lighter clutch, a fresh suspensions system with new front and rear shocks, new Maxxis tires and a redesigned body.

The stopping power s handled by dual ventilated hydraulic discs with twin pistons up front, and wave-style ventilated hydraulic discs with twin pistons out back.

The 2014 Yamaha YFZ450R SE is offered with a starting price of $ 8,999 and is available in showrooms since august 2013.

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The Yamaha YZF450R has received a series of upgrades for 2014. Among them you’ll find a few engine upgrades including a new ECU, more power and stronger mid-range performance. There is also a lighter clutch and a new throttle body assembly and muffler shape.

Yamaha’s engineers have decided to redesign the ATV’s suspensions too. Therefore the YZF450R comes with new front and rear shock absorbers.

Apart from the technical upgrades, the 2014 model year also comes with an all-new bodywork, new side shrouds and new heel guards.

The ATV rides on new Maxxis tires that feature a new design for improved traction. The wheels are powered by a 449 cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC titanium 5-Valve engine which is mated to a 5-Speed Manual Clutch.

The Yamaha YFZ450R is offered with a starting price of $8,799 and is available since July 2013.

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There is no secret that the Yamaha YZF-R6 is considered by many one of the most capable middleweight bikes from the streets and competes with success against models like the Honda CBR600 or Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R.

With the 2014 model year the YZF-R6 continues to keep its place among the best bikes in the 600cc class. Unfortunately there aren’t any major upgrades for the new model year, but this isn’t as bad as it sounds, as the bike has all it needs to remain on top of the food chain.

With features such as chip-controlled intake and throttle, dual fuel injectors per cylinder and the state of the art slipper clutch, the 2014 Yamaha YZF-R6 is ready to impress you with a unique riding experience.

The motorcycle’s skeleton is represented by a Deltabox aluminum frame and a magnesium subframe that were carefully forged to offer a perfect compromise between lightness and rigidity.

To be able to offers top notch performances in terms of ride and handling, the motorcycle also needed a set of spot-tuned suspensions. Therefore, both the front and rear suspensions are 4-way adjustable with preload, high-speed compression, low-speed compression and rebound damping.

Power comes from Yamaha’s liquid-cooled, 599cc, inline 4-cylinder; DOHC engine with 16 titanium valves.

The 2014 Yamaha YZF-R6 will be launched in showrooms in October 2013 with a base price of $10,990.

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Yamaha revealed the 2014 version of its YZF-R1 champion. The motorcycle continues to deliver first class performances as is equipped with a comprehensive list of high end technologies.

One of the most impressive technologies that can be found under the YZF-R1’s skin is the seven-level Traction Control system which is coupled with a three level D-Mode electronic throttle response control.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a light yet stiff aluminum frame that was carefully forged to be a perfect match for the sporty character of the YZF-R1. Moreover, the rear frame is lightweigt Controlled-Fill die-cast magnesium, contributing to the optimum mass centralization.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Yamaha YZF-R1 is packed with a front, fully adjustable 43mm inverted fork and a rear 4-way adjustable single shock.

At the heart of the Yamaha YZF-R1 lies a 998cc, liquid-cooled 4-Stroke DOHC 16 Valves engine which is kept in leash by a six speed transmission with six speed multiplate slipper clutch.

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Meet the 2013 Yamaha YZF-R125, a sporty motorcycle especially developed for those who love speed.

In terms of style, the Yamaha YZF-R125 is certainly one of the best looking models in its class featuring an aerodynamic design with sharp lines and angular shapes. We especially like the dynamic design of the headlight and the futuristic look of the fuel tank.

Yamaha’s engineers have also spent a lot of time to reward the YZS-R125’s rider with perfect ergonomics. Thereby, once on board, you are bet by a comfy saddle, and an ergonomically designed handle bar with modern dials.

In term of power, the Yamaha YZF-R125 is equipped with a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, single cylinder, SOHC engine paired with a constant mesh transmission. The engine delivers a maximum output of 11.0 kW (15.0PS) at 9,000 rpm and 12.24 Nm (1.25 kg-m) of torque at 8,000 rpm.

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The Yamaha YZF-R6 is now available with a special paint job (red white and black) developed to mark the company’s WGP 50 years anniversary. The color scheme is based on the famous ‘speedblock’ design that was made famous by Yamaha’s Grand Prix race bikes in the 60s, 70s and 80s.

The Yamaha YZF-R6 is built using a compact ‘mass-forward’ body scheme and a lightweight aluminum die-cast Deltabox frame which strengthens the major sections around the centre of gravity offering a top notch handling.

The bike is propelled by a 599cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valve engine combined with a highly advanced electronic intake (YCC-I) and throttle (YCC-T).

To keep the bike’s performances to a superlative level Yamaha equipped it with a slipper clutch, perfected on its racing bikes. This feature allows the R6’s rider to achieve smoother downshifting for more effective corner entry.

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Not many people truly understand what a super sport motorcycle can do to the adrenaline levels in your body. It’s true, that rush of blood mixed with dopamine and excitement can’t be offered by many motorcycles, but there is one of them able to do even more than that.

The name is Yamaha YZF-R6, a Japanese demon on two wheels born on the realm of World Super Sport Racing Program. Even if the 2007 version was a nearly perfect motorcycle, Yamaha decided to improve it even more and we’re glad to notice that the result is nothing short of excellent. A few technical tweaks, some design touches and a slightly increase performance help the YZF-R6 stay in front of the 600 cc pack.

Powered by a compact, lightweight 599cc DOHC 16-valve, liquid-cooled titanium-valved four-cylinder engine mated on a magnesium subframe the new Yamaha YZF-R6 is waiting for you to burn some rubber.

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Just look at the Yamaha YZF-R125 and tell us that you’re not falling in love with it. Now, dress it up in exclusive WGP 50th Anniversary colors and you have a machine that’s certainly worth your time and money.

First, the full-sized race-developed Deltabox frame of the bike brings a superior and comfortable riding position. The uncompromisingly-styled R-series body frame looks fast even when the bike’s standing still.

In addition to that, the bike also features dynamic acceleration and a thrilling ride, thanks to a 125cc sporty liquid-cooled engine that has been complemented with a free-revving short-stroke cylinder and an efficient 4-valve head.

When you want the best, the Yamaha YZF-R125 is as good a choice as you can make. It not only offers the best riding experience, but it also comes dressed to look the part of a road warrior sports bike.

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