New from Modelspace is the excellent 1:4 replica of the 2006 Yamaha M1. This is the Movistar bike. If you are interested in subscribing to this yourself head on over to
You can use the discount code ROSSI-WG to get the first pack for £2.99
The incredible YZR-M1 powered Valentino Rossi to four of his seven championships in the premier class
of Grand Prix motorcycle racing. Designed by Yamaha to contest the new MotoGPTM series, the YZR
‘Mission One’ developed into a winner when Rossi joined the team in 2004 – and rapidly became the bike
to beat. In Valentino’s first season with Yamaha, his YZR-M1 took him to victory in nine of the 16 GPs, and
in his second year, he won 10 of the 17 rounds, coming second or third in another five races and finishing
an incredible 147 points clear of his nearest rival.
This model is the 2016 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP that took Yamaha to the team championship and
powered Rossi to victory on the Jerez and Barcelona circuits in Spain. With over 240bhp on tap from its
supertrick 1,000cc engine, the YZR-M1 is capable of speeds in excess of 210mph (340km/h). This superb
1:4-scale replica includes full mechanical details, including the liquid-cooled, four-cylinder 16-valve power
unit, six-speed cassette-type gearbox and twin-spar deltabox aluminium frame, with Öhlins suspension
and the 17- inch MFR forged magnesium wheels, with Michelin tyres that were new for that year, giving
The slippery aerodynamic fairings – which are detachable, just like the real thing – are accurately
modelled, complete with pre-painted team and sponsors’ logos. Follow the simple step-by-step
instructions to assemble your own YZR-M1 and enjoy building a museum-quality replica to treasure!
Build an authentic replica of Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP Yamaha YZR-M1 at a scale of 1: 4 . Made of
die-cast metal, ABS plastic and thermoplastic rubber, this is a must for any collector, MotoGP or Rossi
During your build you will be accompanied by a professionally written construction manual. Every single
step is explained in an easy and understandable way. If you still need help, you have access to our
exclusive forum. Where you can talk and exchange ideas and tips with other model-making fans.