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Yamaha YZF R6 Overview
The all-new Yamaha YZF-R6 is already one of the most advanced sportbikes ever built. But like Yamaha tradition, we’re never satisfied with resting on our laurels. So for 2022, they’ve added more power, a new exhaust system, and even more aggressive styling to an already impressive bike.
For the track, They’ve added a new generation high-revving titanium exhaust system and revised the suspension. front fork for even more precise handling. Meanwhile, their focus on comfort and ease of maintenance has led to a number of revisions to their renowned R6 frame design including new steering geometry.
The Yamaha YZF-R6 supersport bike has won more middleweight races and championships than any other 600cc bike, making it the number one option for amateur and expert racers alike.
Yamaha YZF R6 Ergonomics
The Yamaha YZF-R6 supersport bike combines excellent mass centralization with highly-developed suspension and refined ergonomics to become one of the most intelligent machines in the supersport class. The result is excellent road feedback, traction feel, and greater cornering confidence.
With a class-leading, high-revving four-cylinder powerplant at its heart, traction control, and D-Modes enabling the driver to extract even more performance from the powerful engine, the Yamaha R6 screams across the start/finish line ahead of the pack.
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Yamaha YZF R6 Price in The USA 2022
Price Starting at $12,199 +
Destination Charge: $430
Yamaha YZF R6 Mileage
Mileage: 42 mpg Estimated**
Yamaha YZF R6 Key Features
On track or street, Yamaha YZF-R6 is one of the most advanced supersport bikes ever built. Aerodynamic MotoGP styling wraps up an amazingly intelligent racing bike, complete with top-shelf suspension, ABS brakes, and a full suite of electronic rider aids.
- Engine Type: 599cc liquid-cooled DOHC inline 4-cylinder; 16 titanium valves
- Bore x Stroke: 67.0mm x 42.5mm
- Transmission: 6-speed;
- Multiplate slipper clutch L x W x H: 80.3 in x 27.4 in x 45.3 inch
- Seat Height: 33.5 in
- Fuel Capacity: 4.6 gals
- Wet Weight: 419 lb
- Fuel Economy**: 42 mpg 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Yamaha YZF R6 Specs
YZF R6 generates 118.4 HP @ 14,500 rpm of power and 61.7 Nm @ 10500 rpm of torque. Yamaha R6 Top Speed is 262 km/h.
|Engine Type||599cc liquid-cooled DOHC inline 4-cylinder; 16 titanium valves|
|Bore x Stroke||67.0mm x 42.5mm|
|Fuel Delivery||Fuel injection with YCC-T and YCC-I|
|Ignition||TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition|
|Transmission||6-speed; Multiplate slipper clutch|
To accomplish this, they put as much emphasis on cornering clearance and chassis stiffness as they did on engine performance. The result is a bike with unmatched cornering clearance, plenty of ground clearance, and excellent chassis rigidity and steering precision.
|Suspension / Front||43mm KYB® inverted fork, 3-way adjustable; 4.7-in travel|
|Suspension / Rear||KYB® piggyback shock, 4-way adjustable; 4.7-in travel|
|Brakes / Front||Dual 320mm hydraulic disc; ABS|
|Brakes / Rear||220mm hydraulic disc; ABS|
|Tires / Front||120/70ZR17|
|Tires / Rear||180/55ZR17|
|L x W x H||80.3 in x 27.4 in x 45.3 in|
|Seat Height||33.5 in|
|Rake (Caster Angle)||24.0°|
|Maximum Ground Clearance||5.1 in|
|Fuel Capacity||4.6 gal|
|Fuel Economy**||42 mpg|
|Wet Weight||419 lb|
|Warranty||1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)|
The Yamaha YZF-R6 is a lightweight sportbike that delivers a level of performance and handling that will leave its rider grinning from ear to ear. Yamaha’s goal has always been to offer the most rider-focused bikes. Bikes that are easy to ride yet sophisticated enough to allow even an inexperienced rider the thrill of riding beyond their limits.
Yamaha’s R-Spec race bike sets the bar for excellence in competition. And that’s what we aimed for with the YZF-R6. And started in 2019, the YZF-R6 will once again be available in two versions: The R-Spec will be an extra special track model with lightweight forged aluminium wheels and race-spec suspension settings. And the standard YZF-R6 will have a lowered seat height for easier access to the tank-mounted fuel pump and easier cornering at slow speeds.