(1990 / Production Model)
In an era when the popularity of full-cowl supersport models packed with technology fed back from the racetrack was at its zenith, the R1-Z was a “naked” model that went against the grain. Its features included an engine based on the TZR250 tuned for ease of use on city streets but also with a 2-stroke’s signature acceleration, a trellis frame, and a distinctive look and styling with its twin mufﬂer pipes on the right-hand side. As 2-stroke models were disappearing one after another, the R1-Z was a long-seller and was available for over 10 years.
- Overall length × width × height: 2,005mm × 700mm × 1,040mm
- Weight: 133kg
- Engine type: Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke, in-line 2-cylinder, 249cm³
- Maximum power output: 33.1kW（45.0PS）/ 9,500r/min
- Maximum torque: 36.3N･m（3.7kgf･m）/ 8,500r/min
- Price: ¥489,000
*All figures, etc. in a model's description or specifications are from when the model was originally released.