Quick Comparison: Yamaha YZF-R1 vs BMW S1000RR (2019)

Yamaha YZF-R1 vs BMW S1000RR (2019): Yamaha R1 is the closest possible rival to the upcoming BMW S1000RR (2019). The motorcycle with 1:1 ratio for power to weight, R1 comes with the most advanced electronic feature list among other litre-class Japanese bikes. The 998cc, four-cylinder engine is good for 200 HP and 112.4 Nm of torque. The engine on S1000RR is 999cc, producing 207 HP and 113 Nm of torque. The output comes at same rpm value for the power and different values for the torque.

Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha YZF-R1

BMW proves to be better as the increase of 7 HP and low weight (3kg) results in better overall results. Yamaha R1 comes with a price of INR 19.67 lakh, clearly getting a much bigger tag in comparison to the Kawasaki ZX-10R (INR 14.30 lakh, ex-showroom). BMW S1000RR now features twin headlight with a symmetrical design, lighter fairing, and better aerodynamic ability while R1 features practical headlights and impressive suspension.

BMW S1000RR (2019)
BMW S1000RR (2019)

Yamaha YZF-R1 vs BMW S1000RR

Engine & Performance

YZF-R1

  • Displacement: 998cc
  • Max Power: 200 HP @ 13,500 rpm
  • Max Torque: 112.4 NM @ 11,500 rpm
  • No. of Cylinders: 4
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Riding Modes, Power Modes
  • Cooling: Liquid-Cooled
  • Fuel Supply: Fuel Injection
  • Top Speed: 300 kph
  • Mileage: 14.74 kmpl (Certified)

2019 S1000RR

  • Displacement: 999cc
  • Max Power: 207 HP @ 13,500 rpm
  • Max Torque: 113 NM @ 11,000 rpm
  • No. of Cylinders: 4
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Riding Modes: Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race
  • Cooling: Liquid-Cooled
  • Fuel Supply: Fuel Injection
  • Top Speed: 300 kph
  • Mileage: 15.62 kmpl (Certified)

Brakes & Suspension

Yamaha YZF-R1 vs BMW S1000RR

YZF-R1

  • Front Brake: Dual 320mm Discs
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • Cornering ABS
  • Front Suspension: Adjustable USD Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Adjustable Monoshock
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2019 S1000RR

  • Front Brake: Dual 320mm Discs
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • BMW Motorrad Race ABS
  • Front Suspension: Adjustable USD Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Adjustable Monoshock
2019 BMW S1000RR
2019 BMW S1000RR
Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha YZF-R1

Tyres & Frame

YZF-R1

  • Front Tyre: 120/70-ZR17
  • Rear Tyre: 190/55-ZR17
  • Frame: Diamond

2019 S1000RR

  • Front Tyre: 120/70-ZR17
  • Rear Tyre: 190/55-ZR17
  • Frame: Cast Aluminum

Dimensions & Weight

Yamaha YZF-R1 vs BMW S1000RR

YZF-R1

  • Overall Length: 2055mm
  • Overall Width: 690mm
  • Overall Height: 1150mm
  • Wheelbase: 1405mm
  • Seat Height: 855mm
  • Kerb Weight: 200 kg
  • Tank Capacity: 17-liters
  • Ground Clearance: 130mm

2019 S1000RR

  • Overall Length: 2073mm
  • Overall Width: 848mm (Including Mirrors)
  • Overall Height: 1151mm
  • Wheelbase: 1441mm
  • Seat Height: 824mm
  • Kerb Weight: 197 kg
  • Tank Capacity: 16.5-litres
  • Ground Clearance: 130mm (Approx.)

Ex-Showroom Price

  • Yamaha YZF-R1: INR 19.67 lakh
  • New BMW S1000RR: INR 20 lakh (approximate, launch in 2019)
2019 BMW S1000RR
2019 BMW S1000RR
Yamaha YZF-R1
Yamaha YZF-R1
Quick Comparison: Yamaha YZF-R1 vs BMW S1000RR (2019)
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