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Crossplane Crankshaft Superbike The YZF-R1M features a lightweight and compact crossplane crankshaft, inline-four-cylinder, 998cc high output engine. Featuring titanium fracture-split connecting rods, an offset cylinder block and magnesium covers, the motor delivers extremely high horsepower and a strong pulse of linear torque for outstanding performance, all wrapped in aerodynamic MotoGP -style bodywork.Class-Leading Electronics Package The YZF-R1M features the most advanced electronics package ever offered on a supersport machine, with a full suite of interrelated technologies that enable the rider to enjoy the fullest range of performance with greater comfort, control, and ease of operation than ever before.The Ultimate MotoGP -Derived Supersport The YZF-R1M features an hlins Electronic Racing Suspension (ERS), carbon fiber bodywork, and a Communication Control Unit (CCU) with GPS that enables the rider to capture ride data and then download it via WiFi to the Yamaha Y-TRAC smartphone and tablet app. Once the data is downloaded, the rider can analyze directly over the GPS track map. Setting changes can then be made via the YRC Setting app and uploaded back to the R1M.MotoGP -Level Controllability The YZF-R1M pioneered the use of the first six-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) ever offered on a street-going motorcycle. The IMU consists of a gyro sensor that measures pitch, roll, and yaw, as well as an accelerometer that measures acceleration in the fore-aft, up-down, and right-left directions... all at a rate of 125 calculations per second. By calculating each signal, the IMU finds the precise vehicle position and movement, and communicates it to the ECU, enabling it to control the bikes systems.Digital Rider Aids The YZF-R1M is fully equipped with banking-sensitive Traction Control and unified ABS, as well as Slide Control, Launch Control, and more. The Quick Shift System provides both up and downshifting ability, automatically matching engine speed on do
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