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Yamaha R1 2011 with twin-clutch box now revealed


The Japan based motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha seems so have got itself inspired by the Honda VFR 1200F sports tourer and based on this inspiration seems to have plans to include the electronically controlled twin clutch in the flagship R1 superbike.

The technique though that Yamaha plans to use will be different from the one that Honda has employed. Unlike Honda, where one input shaft passes through the other, Yamaha plans to use two input shafts that are half the length of a normal gearbox’s single shaft. Also, the two clutches will be placed on either side of the vehicle for perfect weight distribution.

As per Yamaha, the new twin clutch gearbox are enough compact to provide smooth transition during gear changes, and at the same time not affect the balance of the bike after mounting the gearbox.

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16 Comments
  • Will
    June 13, 2010
    #1

    do you know when it will be available for purchase in the U.S.

  • mike
    July 7, 2010
    #2

    I Want One…….

  • Oliver
    July 19, 2010
    #3

    Probably not for a while especially with the dollar losing so much of tis value. Maybe Mid-2011. Yamaha will tend to sell their products first where they’ll profit the most like in Europe and North America (Canada).

  • Ben
    August 13, 2010
    #4

    It looks really neet!!

  • Cleverson
    September 20, 2010
    #5

    This model is stuck like a cross between R1 and R6 with 2011 is same to 2010.

  • terry james fraser
    November 2, 2010
    #6

    a good idea is to have the yamaha r1 have a iro block with tritanuim piston rod and piston and valve you will get 100 foot lbs of torque and 68 hp, thats (draw bar power) about 200hp

  • terry james fraser
    November 2, 2010
    #7

    go to my artwanted .com ,i engineered the quantuim computer

  • terry james fraser
    November 2, 2010
    #8

    oh you will get 300hp, with 400ft/lbs torque, sorry i was thinking of one piston ,use a holley 400 cfm (400 foot pounds) carborator, or patenet your own, fuel injection is not good enough. get good gas mileage

  • terry james fraser
    November 2, 2010
    #9

    it will top out at 400 miles per hour, blow haubusa away

  • terry james fraser
    November 2, 2010
    #10

    hay did you know a harley davidson 2 piston is a brigs and straton engine, like whats on old grain agores, so there 20 hp a two piston harley

  • terry james fraser
    November 2, 2010
    #11

    when we get the quantuim computer on line we will be able to manufacture TRI- tanuim- its carbon 6 ,twice as strong as carbon 5 which is dimonds

  • IVAN
    November 10, 2010
    #12

    How does this compete with the s1000rr BMW?

    • devi
      April 9, 2011
      #13

      someone told me that r1 is better then the s1000rr…is he wrong? and do u have any idea why they have made the front lights so freaking weird in the new models?:S

  • vladica
    March 7, 2011
    #14

    it looks sick :D :P

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