2020 Yamaha YZF R1 and R1M released

Evolution not revolution for Yam’s litre superbike, with high-rpm engine mods seemingly aimed at WSB improvements. Is it enough to top the league leaders though? Yamaha’s been ploughing its own superbike furrow for a decade now, with the crossplane crank big-bang configuration on its R1 engine. Having the uneven firing

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2012 Yamahas Revealed

Yamaha has released first images of their new 2012 anniversary colour schemes, which sees the iconic ‘speedblock’ graphics making their way on to pretty much the entire range, while the YZF-R1 also gets a bit of a face lift, and a new electronics package which includes traction control.

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