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Yamaha Reveals 2000 R1: 150 + Changes Make It Lighter and Faster

Yamaha's 2000 R1

Yamaha’s 2000 R1

Yamaha's 2000 R1

Revised Tailsection

Did you think Yamaha would rest on it’s laurels? Yamaha knew Honda was coming with a new CBR, and the 2000 R1 reflects this fact with over 150 changes. Highlights include a weight reduction to 385 pounds, modified 6-speed transmission, and all-new bodywork.

Details like the titanium silencer and a slightly higher windscreen for improved rider protection from the elements reveal Yamaha’s careful refinement of it’s stunning R1.

Yamaha's 2000 R1

New Titanium Silencer

Find more details on Yamaha’s official 2000 YZF-R1 page.