Yamaha YZR-M1

Here’s the Technical specification of 5 time motoGP champion Valentino Rossi’s Yamaha meant for the 2007 racing season.





Engine type: Liquid-cooled, in-line, 4-cylinder, 4-stroke with 16-valve DOHC
Displacement: 800cc
Ignition: Magneti Marelli with adjustable mapping – NGK spark plugs
Carburation: Fuel injection
Lubrication system: Wet sump – Motul Oils
Data recording: 2D
Maximum power: Around 200hp
Maximum speed: In excess of 320 km/h

Type: 6-speed cassette-type gearbox, with alternative gear ratios available
Primary drive: Gear
Clutch: Dry multi-plate slipper clutch
Final drive: Chain

Chassis and running gear
Frame type: Twin-tube aluminium frame, multi-adjustable steering geometry, wheelbase, ride height, with aluminium swingarm
Front suspension: Fully-adjustable Öhlins inverted telescopic forks
Rear suspension: Braced aluminium swingarm with single Öhlins shock and rising-rate linkage
Front/rear wheels: 16.5 inch front, 16.5 inch rear, available in a variety of rim widths
Front/rear tyres: Michelin, 16.5 inch front, 16.5 inch rear, available as slick, intermediate, wet and hand-cut tyres
Front brake: Twin 320mm carbon discs with radial mounted four-piston Brembo calipers
Rear Brake: Single 220mm ventilated stainless steel disc with twin-piston Brembo caliper
Weight: 148kg, in accordance with FIM regulations
Fuel capacity: 21 litres, in accordance with FIM regulations

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