Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer, Yamaha had showcased its latest superbike at 2015 EICMA. The R1 is one of the best superbikes and they are finally offering both R1 and R1M to Indian buyers.
Yamaha R1 is their street legal superbike, while their R1M superbike is a track only tool. Both motorcycles are state of the art and adopt several features and components from MotoGP.
The 2015 R1 and R1M by Yamaha are among the closest an individual will get to MotoGP experience. With the addition of these superbikes, it proves Yamaha is taking Indian market seriously.
Yamaha has introduced its R1 and R1M superbikes in India on 10th of April, 2015. The Japanese manufacturer was currently offering previous generation R1 in India as well.
According to us both motorcycles by the Japanese manufacturer have been priced exceptionally well.
- 2015 Yamaha R1 costs INR 22,34,300 ex-showroom, Delhi.
- 2015 Yamaha R1M costs INR 29,43,100 ex-showroom, Delhi.
Both superbikes use the same 998cc inline four cylinder DOHC engine. This advanced engine produces 197.18 horsepower, along with 112.4 Nm of peak torque. Yamaha engineers have paired the engine to a 6-speed constant mesh transmission.
Yamaha has provided an all-digital touch screen cockpit. This console provides infinite amount of detail and is sure to make you a better rider.
The R1M is a special variant over regular R1 superbike. It takes the factory bike even closer to MotoGP machinery in terms of spec and features. It is a must have for any individual who thinks he has what it takes to compete at the highest level of motorcycle racing.
The R1M features Ohlins ERS, communication control unit with wireless remapping, carbon fibre bodywork, 6-axis IMU with G sensors, traction/slide control, lift/launch control, ABS, limited availability and exclusive Yamaha Racing Experience for R1M owners.
2015 R1 is available in two colour options, while R1M is offered in a single offering.
- Racing Blue (2015 Yamaha R1)
- Racing Red (2015 Yamaha R1)
- Silver Blu Carbon(2015 Yamaha R1)
Do let us know in the comment what you think about Yamaha launching both R1 And R1M in India? Do you feel it is among the best superbikes on offer currently or not?