Yamaha YZF-R6

Yamaha YZF-R6

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GENERAL INFORMATION
Bike Category (cc) 500cc-750cc
Highlights (Key Features) Radical compact bodywork, chip-control throttle from MotoGP, race developed slipper clutch, aerodynamic aggressive bodywork, aluminium die cast delta-box frame
Type Superbike
Official Tagline Catch the Extreme
Shades/Colors Race Blu, Matt Grey
Frame/Chassis Aluminium Deltabox
ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE
Displacement 599 cc
Maximum Power 122 Bhp @ 14500 rpm
Maximum Torque 65.7 Nm @ 10500 rpm
Engine Description 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, DOHC, 4-valves
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Ignition TCI (digital)
Lubrication Wet sump
Compression Ratio 13.1 : 1
Bore 67 mm
Stroke 42.5 mm
Number of Cylinders 4
TRANSMISSION
Gearbox 6 Manual, Constant Mesh
Clutch Wet, multiple-disc coil spring
Final transmission Chain
BRAKES
Front Brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 310 mm
Rear Brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 220 mm
SUSPENSION
Front Suspension Upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm
Rear Suspension Swingarm, link suspension, Monoshock
Front Wheel Travel 115 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 120 mm
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 180/55 ZR17M/C (73W)
Wheel Type Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
BATTERY
Battery Type Maintenance Free
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Overall Length 2040 mm
Overall Width 705 mm
Overall Height 1095 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm
Seat Height 850 mm
Wheelbase 1375 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 189 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 17 litres
Oil tank capacity 3.4 litres
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Analog
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Pillion Backrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
Caster Angle 24º
Trail 97 mm
LIGHTING
Head Light Halogen

Yamaha YZF-R6 Review

17 May, 2015 09:19 PM

Overview

Yamaha YZF-R6 is a racetrack born style statement that grabs attention of masses almost everywhere. It uses the aluminum die-cast Delta-box frame that gives you a razor shape and ultra-responsive handling. The aerodynamic and aggressive bodywork serves as icing on a cake. The Moto GP bred technology is tuned to give an outstanding performance which is usually reserved for the professional riders. The ultra-high-revving, short-stroke engine of YZF-R6 pumps out a dazzling power. On the other hand, the Yamaha Chip Controlled-Intake (YCC-I) and Yamaha Chip Controlled-Throttle (YCC-T) has made it even more responsive. This half faired and half naked bike offers a unique look with amazing experience.

Instrument Panel

Yamaha YZF-R6 has got a dialog-analogue instrument console with bright-light LCD and features a digital speedometer, clock, fuel gauge and an analogue tachometer. It also bears indicators for pass-light, low fuel, oil and battery indicators. The blue light is used in LCD which gives it a futuristic and trendy look.

Dimensions and Fuel Tank Capacity

Yamaha YZF-R6 has got a length of 2040mm, width of 705mm and a height of 1095mm as its dimensions that can easily accommodate tall as well as short heights. The bike has a wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) of 189 Kg along with a fuel tank and oil tank capacity of 17-litres and 3.4-litres respectively.

Engine and Specifications

Yamaha YZF-R6 is powered by a liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-stroke, 4-valves engine that generates a 599cc displacement. It has a bore into stroke ratio of 67.0 mm and 42.5 mm respectively. This forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder engine kicks out a maximum power of 122 bhp at 14,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 65.7 Nm at 10,500 rpm. It is mated to a wet, multiple-disc coil spring clutch, electronic fuel injection carburettor, digital TCI ignition system and a constant mesh, six speed transmission which gives it an amazing power.

Brakes and Suspensions

The YZF-R6 has got front Ø 310 mm, hydraulic dual disc brakes and rear Ø 220 mm, hydraulic single disc brakes for strong and powerful braking. On the other hand, front upside-down telescopic fork, Ø 41 mm and rear swing-arm (link suspension), mono-shock suspensions are there to handle the suspension duties which works efficiently and effortlessly to give you a comfortable and relaxed ride. It has a front wheel travel of 115 mm and the rear one with 120mm.

Ride and Handling

It is a great fun to ride the stunning Yamaha YZF-R6. It has a minimum ground clearance of 130mm and an extended wheelbase of 1,375 mm. The bike comes fitted with alloy wheels of size 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W) at the front and 180/55 ZR17M/C (73W) at the rear end. The YZF-R6 is stable around edges and can easily pave through uneven roads. The bike has wonderful off-road capabilities also which makes it unique in its class.

Shades and Price

Yamaha YZF-R6 is available in three exciting and stunning shades which are Race Blu, Matt Grey and Competition White. It looks gorgeous in all the three shades. The ex-showroom, Delhi price for this amazing racer is INR 12 lakhs approx., may vary.

Verdict

Overall, it serves as a great package from Yamaha. The YZF-R6 competes with the likes of Honda CBR600RR and Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R.

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