2019 Yamaha R1 GYTR Review – The Yamaha YZF-R1 turned 20 years old this year, a monumental achievement for the original 1,000 cc superbike. Powerful since its first debut in 1998, the YZF-R1 is still at the top, winning the Championship of MotoAmerica 2018, as well as a series of victories unprecedented in the prestigious Suzuka 8 hours endurance race.
2019 Yamaha R1 GYTR Review
To help celebrate this birthday, Yamaha Motor has been promoting an image of kick in their racing machines, and now mark Iwata is putting that image red and white available to European fans.
However, more than a simple paint job, this superbike Yamaha YZF-R1 GYTR 2019 has some very complicated parts, which will make the 20 lucky souls who buy one very happy.
Firstly, the GYTR Yamaha YZF-R1 is a track-only model. As such, the wiring harness has been cut for use in career. Include other elements only for racing, as a new ECU, CCU and accelerator of quick-turn. There are more than a few GYTR parts on this machine also.
First-class components, are also used which means a package of front fork FGRT 219 Ohlins, mated to a rear shock TTX36 GP. The brakes are Brembo, and rubber is a slick Bridgestone (naturally).
A fully adjustable steering damper is in the mix, as well as an Akrapovič Evolution 2 of full titanium exhaust system. Guards for the crankcase and the axes of the wheels are made by Gilles Tooling. Fairings are pure carbon fiber, and each model is configured for the rider in particular that possess it.
It is now on display at EICMA a prototype of the YZF-R1 Yamaha GYTR, with prices and specifications on the finished model available in December of this year.
Yamaha interested enthusiasts can register online to buy a GYTR Yamaha YZF-R1, but still it remains to be seen how Japanese brand plans to select only 20 buyers.
We know that the bike includes time on the Yamaha Racing Experience (YRE), where they will receive training in the career of Yamaha specialists. It is noteworthy that we have not spared any pixel in the gallery below. Enjoy the photos in high resolution of this beast.
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