Sport bike Yamaha YZF-R1 received the award «German Design Award 2017″

Yamaha YZF-R1 2017-2018
Yamaha YZF-R1 2017-2018

The YZF-R1 the Yamaha , the Japanese manufacturer’s flagship sport bike, winning not only on the track, but also won the award for design.
Motorcycle Yamaha YZF-R1 have chosen the best in the «German Design Award» competition.
Company «Yamaha Motor» for the first time nominated for this award, which fought for more than 4 000 products.

Modern Yamaha YZF-R1 has won the 4th prize in addition to the «Good Design Award 2015», «iF Design Award 2016», «Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016″.

German Design Council, as part of the «German Design Award», recommends a variety of products that have already received high awards in the field of design.
Any product can be nominated for the prize only after it receives the other recommendations.
winner of the title – the highest award.

The latest generation of Yamaha YZF-R1 was developed based on the Yamaha YZR-M1 MotoGP prototype technology, but the design – a totally different story.
Model 2017, by the way, is equipped with 998 cc in-line 4-cylinder engine that develops 200 hp
power at 13 500 rev / min and 112 Nm of torque at 11 500 rev / min.
The power unit is installed in an aluminum frame “deltaboks”.
Motorcycle, in general, weighs 199 kg (fuel and oil).
Electronics provided system «Inertial Measurement Unit» (IMU), an adjustable traction control, control of the start, kvikshifterom.