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Yoshimura debuts 2015 Yamaha Signature Series systems

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Yamaha’s new 1000cc sportbike is now a reality, and Yoshimura has been in development with a brand new profile in conjunction with this brand new sportbike.

Alpha’s styling, fit and finish result from investments made in technology, combining decades of experience with the latest in digital design capabilities.

“One look at an Alpha system and you know it’s something special,” said Yoshimura’s R&D Director- Yusaku Yoshimura. “It uses our iconic Tri-Oval design that has a more distinctive shape than traditional mufflers.”

The unique design is especially striking from the rear, where the large-diameter carbon fiber end cap and well-integrated, draw-formed, slash-cut outlet can clearly be seen. But there’s more to the Tri-oval design than its cutting-edge appearance. Along with improved lean-angle ground clearance, the new shape allows better use of internal volume to produce the deep, distinct exhaust note Yoshimura is known for.

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 shown with Alpha carbon Signature Series system

What better application to choose than the all-new 2015 YZF-R1/M to introduce a game changing new muffler? Alpha has already proven itself on the race track where extensive development tests have been underway.

Why Alpha?

  • Style-Beautiful shape resulting from Tri-Oval design heritage
  • Quality-Unrivaled fit and finish due to improved production tolerances
  • Performance- Optimized for maximum flow and improved ground clearance
  • Sound-Muffler volume and shape produces that magic tone Yoshimura is famous for
  • Service- Optimized for durability and ease of service

Alpha – In Greek “The first in a series of related items”
Alpha – “The dawn of a new era at Yoshimura R&D”

The Alpha Signature Series slip-on applications are now available for the R1 in stainless/carbon and carbon/carbon options. Alpha Titanium Full System with carbon muffler and 3/4 Race Series Systems in stainless/stainless, stainless/carbon, and titanium/carbon options are also available now.

*Alpha systems will soon be available for Kawasaki ZX-10 the Suzuki GSX-S 750 and the GSX-S 1000(F)

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 w:Alpha stainless SS system

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 shown with Alpha stainless Signature Series system

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