Friday, November 7, 2008

Valentino Rossi Superbike - Yamaha YZR M1

Rossi is an Italian Motorcycle racer and has won several MotoGP championships. He is one of the highest earner in the world of sports with earnings upto $34 million in 2007. And is also a successful motorcycle racers of all time with eight grand prix world championships to this name.



In the 2008 MotoGP championship he made use of the Yamaha YZR-M1 superbike. The Yamaha YZR M1 is an 800 cc superbike developed by the Yamaha Motor company. The following are the specifications of the bike



Engine type: 4-cylinder, 4-stroke with 16-valve DOHC
Displacement: 800 cc
Fuel System: Fuel injection
Maximum power: 210 bhp
Maximum speed: > 320 km/h

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