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Mon, 15 Jul 2019

New 2020 model YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M make UK debut at Snetterton BSB

The 2020 Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M, unveiled this evening at Laguna Seca, will make their European debut at the Snetterton round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship next weekend.

Yamaha’s all-new flagship Supersport models will be on display in a special Yamaha village throughout Saturday and Sunday at the Bennetts BSB event for fans to get a close-up look at the new bikes.

It will be the first time the 2020 YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M, both enhanced with a host of significant upgrades, will be on display anywhere in Europe less than a week after theglobal unveiling in America.

Yamaha Motor UK will boast a significant presence in the heart of the Bennetts BSB paddock, showcasing not only the 2020 YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M, but a collection of YZF-R1 machinery from across the years, starting with the iconic 1998 model.

To celebrate,Yamahais delighted to offer owners a reduced-price Sunday entrance ticket (£23.80 instead of £35), VIP parking and the chance to take part in a parade lap around the Snetterton 300 circuit just hours before the Bennetts British Superbike racers take to the track. But hurry, there are only 200 tickets available, so book now.

Please note, to book the special ticket, parking and parade lap you must provide your Yamaha’s registration number. All machines must be in the exclusive Yamaha bike park and registered with Yamaha staff by no later than 09:45 at the latest to take part inthe parade lap at 10:15.

YZF-R1 New Features

  • Aggressive new M1-style cowling
  • Fully integrated bodywork for improved rider/machine unity
  • Aerodynamic efficiency increased by over 5%
  • Reinforced feeling of quality and M1 DNA
  • Uprated suspension for refined surface feedback
  • New 2-mode Brake Control (BC) cornering ABS
  • New 3-mode Engine Brake Management (EBM)
  • Optimised Launch Control System (LCS)
  • New APSG ride-by-wire throttle
  • Enhanced combustion efficiency and high rpm performance
  • Increased braking performance
  • New settings for steering damper
  • Latest Bridgestone Battlax RS11 tyres
  • Uprated TFT instruments with BC and EBM indicators
  • EU5 compliant engine

YZF-R1M New Features

  • Highly sophisticated Öhlins ERS NPX gas pressurised forks
  • Lightweight carbon tail cowl
  • Aggressive new M1-style carbon cowling
  • Stamped with its unique production number
  • Updated Y-TRAC and YRC settings apps
  • Fully integrated bodywork for improved rider/machine unity
  • Aerodynamic efficiency increased by over 5%
  • Reinforced feeling of quality and M1 DNA
  • New 2-mode Brake Control (BC) cornering ABS
  • New 3-mode Engine Brake Management (EBM)
  • Optimised Launch Control System (LCS)
  • New APSG ride-by-wire throttle
  • Enhanced combustion efficiency and high rpm performance
  • Increased braking performance
  • New settings for steering damper
  • Latest Bridgestone Battlax RS11 tyres with 200-section rear
  • Uprated TFT instruments with BC and EBM indicators
  • EU5 compliant engine