yamaha 2023 YZF R1 GYTR


The Yamaha R1 is a main contender in superbike racing. Its winning performances in WorldSBK®, British Superbike and many other national championships all over the world tell you all you need to know. Now you can get your hands on the R1 GYTR specifically built to create your own racing bike right of the box or by customising it with the wide range of optional GYTR® parts and the support of the racing experts.

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The R1 GYTR features the remarkable 998cc 4-cylinder CP4 crossplane engine which is a direct descendant of the MotoGP winning M1 race bike, and is available exclusively through the GYTR PRO SHOPS. Its uneven firing sequence delivers linear torque for outstanding performance and high levels of rear wheel traction – combined with its sophisticated GYTR programmable ECU – enables you to push even harder to the chequered flag.

Developed by Yamaha’s team of professional race technicians, the new R1 GYTR is a fully prepared track-only superbike that is supplied to you in a race-ready specification, through the GYTR PRO SHOPS. Equipped with a smart package of necessary track parts and performance enhancing racing components, this track machine is ready to take you to the next level.

At a glance

  • 998cc 4-cylinder Crossplane engine with titanium Akrapovic exhaust
  • GYTR® Electronics package
  • GYTR® Chassis parts
  • GYTR® Drive system
  • GYTR® Bodywork
  • Lightweight, high performance CP4 engine
  • Compact Deltabox frame with lightweight magnesium subframe
  • 43mm KYB® front forks
  • Lightweight aluminum fuel tank
  • Wide range of GYTR® PRO components to tailor your R1 GYTR

Engine Type

liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valves, DOHC, 4-cylinder

Displacement CC


Bore X Stroke

79.0 × 50.9 mm

Compression Ratio


Max Power Output

147.1kW (200.0PS) @ 13,500 rpm

Max Torque

113.3Nm (11.6kg-m) @ 11,500rpm



Transmission Type

Constant Mesh, 6-speed