Saturday, March 23, 2013

2013 Yamaha YZR-M1 unveiled at Jerez

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Yamaha Factory Racing launched their 2013 colours yesterday, at the Jerez de La Frontera Circuit in Spain. Reigning MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo and returning teammate Valentino Rossi were on hand to reveal their 2013 liveries
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2013 Yamaha YZR-M1: Tech Specs

Engine
1000cc Liquid cooled inline four-cylinder with crossplane crankshaft.

Power
Over 240 horsepower - 176KW.

Transmission
Six-speed cassette-type gearbox with alternative gear ratios available.

Chassis
Aluminium twin tube delta box with multi-adjustable steering geometry
Aluminium swingarm.

Suspension
Ohlins upside down front forks and Ohlins rear shock, all adjustable for pre-load and compression, rebound damping.

Wheels
MFR Forged Magnesium 16.5 front, 16.5 rear.

Tyres
Bridgestone, 16.5 inch front, 16.5 inch rear, available as slick and wet tyres.

Brakes
Brembo, two 320mm carbon front discs, two four-piston calipers. Single stainless steel rear disc, twin-piston caliper.

Weight
160 kg. In accordance with FIM regulations.




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