Featuring next-generation R-Series styling; sophisticated electronic control; supersport braking and suspension performance and a high-performance crossplane engine.
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The 998cc inline-four-cylinder engine features Yamaha’s exclusive crossplane crankshaft technology derived from the YZR-M1 MotoGP® machine. Every aspect of this unique engine is built to thrill.
The R1M® features a cable-less ride-by-wire Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T®) system that transforms the rider’s inputs into motion; with a full suite of IMU-powered electronic rider aids that bring new meaning to the term "rider confidence."
The YZF-R1M® comes standard with an integrated Communications Control Unit (CCU) data-logging and GPS system that puts factory superbike technology in the palm of your hand; complete with GPS-powered course mapping; automatic lap timing; and Yamaha Ride Control (YRC) mobile device adjustability.ENGINE
The R1’s 998cc inline-four-cylinder engine features Yamaha’s exclusive crossplane crankshaft technology derived from the YZR-M1 MotoGP® machine. By equalizing inertial forces at the crankshaft; the CP4 motor delivers a direct feeling of linear torque; giving the rider the ultimate connection between throttle grip and the rear wheel.
Titanium connecting rods use Yamaha’s precision fracture-split method to ensure reliability with minimal weight. Combined with titanium intake valves and forged pistons; these lightweight parts help achieve the CP4’s high redline and over-rev capability. The cylinder block is also offset from the crankshaft; reducing friction loads on the pistons and bores.CHASSIS/SUSPENSION
The YZF-R1M features Ã–hlins® gas-charged NPX fork system. By utilizing a pressurized nitrogen chamber similar to a rear shock; oil cavitation is essentially eliminated to deliver consistent damping under the toughest conditions with unmatched ride quality and feel.
The YZF-R1M features the advanced Ã–hlins® ERS system. The motorcycle’s IMU sends vehicle data—such as vehicle speed; lean angle; acceleration and brake pressure—to a dedicated Suspension Control Unit (SCU) which rapidly adjusts the front and rear damping in real time for optimum suspension performance whether braking; cornering; or accelerating. The ERS provides streamlined dynamic tuning modes for both street and track; as well as manual modes for conventional suspension tuning with fixed damping.ADDITIONAL
The 2021 YZF-R1M features bodywork which creates an aerodynamic profile; with stylish lines that give a sleek and integrated design. R1M riders are treated to even higher levels of fit and finish thanks to carbon-fiber bodywork; including a carbon tail section; matched to a polished aluminum swingarm and topped with a serial-numbered badge.
LED headlights are both lightweight and compact; allowing for a more streamlined design of the front cowling with excellent visibility. The lights deliver a broader spread of illumination. LED front turn signals are integrated into the mirrors for improved aerodynamics while the LED tail light is stylish and highly visible.