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What is the top speed of a Yamaha R1?

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The top speed of a Yamaha R1 motorcycle is 186 miles per hour. Introduced by the Japanese Yamaha Corporation in 2014, the R1 has a 998cc, liquid-cooled, 16-valve engine and a 6-speed transmission. The die-cast aluminum chassis is very light, strong and flexible to maximize speed and performance.

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Many other attributes contribute to the Yamaha R1s exceptional speed, such as the custom Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle and the Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake, which facilitates throttle-response and the resulting fuel injection. The intake valves are constructed of lightweight - but very strong - titanium, and the 7-level traction control system makes taking sharp corners at high speed easier.

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