New items 2019
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Yamaha celebrates 20 years of the Yamaha R1.
For this purpose, the special model Yamaha YZF-R1 GYTR was presented at the EICMA.
That was packed full of Yamaha racing parts.
The red and white design is based on the original R1.
GYTR stands for Genuine Yamaha Technology Racing.
The special model is only intended for use on the racetrack.
Only 20 copies are issued. The corresponding serial number is engraved on the fork bridge.
Yamaha has not yet named a price.
Many noble racing parts are used.
The braking system comes from Brembo.
Öhlins contributes the spring elements.
The racing exhaust comes from Akrapovic.
The color scheme was adopted from the current Suzuka racing motorcycles.
In the legendary Suzuka 8-hour race, Yamaha competed on YZF-R1 racing motorcycles in 2018 …
… in the classic red and white paintwork of the original YZF-R1 from 1998.
One of them got the win.
Customers will have access to the final and full specifications and prices in mid-December.
Then you can reserve your motorcycle online before the YZF-R1 GYTR 2019 hits the dealership.
Yamaha YZF-R1 GYTR
Ready for the racetrack in Suzuka look
Yamaha celebrates its 20th anniversary with a “Track Ready” – YZF-R1 in GYTR specification and in a victorious Suzuka 8 hour paint job. There will be only 20 of the special model at a price of 39,500 euros.
2018 celebrates the Yamaha YZF-R1 celebrates its 20th anniversary. To celebrate this anniversary, three Yamaha teams started the legendary Suzuka 8-hour race on YZF-R1 racing motorcycles in the classic red and white paintwork of the original YZF-R1 from 1998. One of them took the win.
For the racetrack only
To mark this success, Yamaha is launching a limited edition 2019 YZF-R1 GYTR. In addition to the paintwork of the victorious Suzuka 8-hour racers, this special model offers a wide range of GYTR (Genuine Yamaha Technology Racing) performance parts and other performance parts as standard equipment. The YZF-R1 GYTR is intended exclusively for use on racetracks.
The GYTR parts include a racing harness, another ECU, the CCU, and a quick throttle. In addition, this exclusive racer is also delivered with a powerful Öhlins FGRT 219 telescopic fork, a TTX36 GP shock absorber and a fully adjustable steering damper as well as a complete titanium Akrapovič Evolution 2 exhaust system. And to provide all-round protection for the bike, there are protectors for crankcases and wheel axles from Gilles Tooling. The racing fairing is molded from carbon. There are also non-Yamaha racing parts.
Only 20 copies will be built
Each special model is checked on an engine test bench after assembly. In addition, a tailor-made chassis setup is carried out for the buyer. A total of only 20 copies are issued (which are supposedly all reserved). The motorcycles will be offered at a price of 39,500 euros plus additional costs and will be delivered in March 2019. Prospective buyers can register for the special model with immediate effect. The YZF-R1 GYTR is designed exclusively for the racetrack and is therefore not street legal.
The motorcycle comes with a certificate of authenticity plus an engraved serial number on the upper triple clamp. All buyers will also be invited to an exclusive set-up appointment in spring / summer 2019. There is also an invitation to a long-distance or superbike race with VIP support
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