2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 traction control video

Get a feel for Yamaha's new traction control system

YAMAHA'S revised-for-2012 YZF-R1 now comes with traction control.

The six-stage system uses front and rear wheel speed sensors to monitor any rear wheel spin. Check out this video to see the system in action and when you're done watching that, you can read our full test report of the new bike here: 2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 first ride review.

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