Yamaha unveils cheaper YZF-R1S

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Yamaha has revealed a cheaper version of their flagship superbike, the YZF-R1. Dubbed as the YZF-R1S, this model is noticeably cheaper in the pricing department, and also gets some equipment stripped off. Changes: Steel conrods instead of titanium Steel exhaust headers instead of titanium Aluminium wheels instead of magnesium Aluminium engine cover instead of magnesium Aluminium sump instead of magnesium 4 kg heavier than normal R1 No quick-shifter No ‘S’ sticker to hint at a cheaper variant Engine revvs to be limited by a...