The Yamaha YZF-R1 in pictures — the 2018 edition of the R1 featuring a 998cc 4-cylinder engine

Yamaha has priced the 2018 edition of the YZF-R1 in India at Rs 20.73 lakh (ex-showroom). Image: Yamaha Europe
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Yamaha has priced the 2018 edition of the YZF-R1 in India at Rs 20.73 lakh (ex-showroom). Image: Yamaha Europe

The 2018 Yamaha YZF-R1 gets an updated Quick Shift System (QSS) which allows clutch less downshifts and upshifts at full throttle. Image: Yamaha Europe
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The 2018 Yamaha YZF-R1 gets an updated Quick Shift System (QSS) which allows clutch less downshifts and upshifts at full throttle. Image: Yamaha Europe

The 2018 Yamaha YZF-R1 borrows styling cues from the YZR-M1 MotoGP bike. Image: Yamaha Europe
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The 2018 Yamaha YZF-R1 borrows styling cues from the YZR-M1 MotoGP bike. Image: Yamaha Europe

The Yamaha YZR-M1 MotoGP bike inspired by the R1 received a few upgrades for 2018 that brings it at oar with the competition in the litre class segment. Image: Yamaha Europe
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The Yamaha YZR-M1 MotoGP bike inspired by the R1 received a few upgrades for 2018 that brings it at oar with the competition in the litre class segment. Image: Yamaha Europe

<br />The YZF-R1 comes with a 998cc, inline 4-cylinder, cross-plane crankshaft engine which produces 200PS and 112.4Nm of peak torque. Image: Yamaha Europe
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The YZF-R1 comes with a 998cc, inline 4-cylinder, cross-plane crankshaft engine which produces 200PS and 112.4Nm of peak torque. Image: Yamaha Europe

It is also the first street legal, production motorcycle to use a six-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). Image: Yamaha Europe
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It is also the first street legal, production motorcycle to use a six-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). Image: Yamaha Europe

The 2018 YZF-R1 also has a raft of electronic aids such as Launch Control, Slide Control, banking-sensitive Traction Control and ABS. Image: Yamaha Europe
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The 2018 YZF-R1 also has a raft of electronic aids such as Launch Control, Slide Control, banking-sensitive Traction Control and ABS. Image: Yamaha Europe




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