Yamaha YZF-R6

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VEHICLE SUMMARY
Type Sports
Frame Aluminium Deltabox
Shades Race Blu, Matt Grey
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-2
Fuel Gauge Digital
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Electric Start
Stand Alarm
Passenger Footrest
Pass Light
Passenger Backrest
Step-up Seat
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
Caster Angle 24º
Trail 97 mm
RATINGS
Comfort
Features
Performance
Value For Money
Looks
LIGHTING
Head Light Halogen

Yamaha YZF-R6 Review

20 Sep, 14 02:57 PM

Review

Design and Style

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 9 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.

6 Things You Need to Know about Yamaha YZF-R6

Shades

Available Shades in Yamaha YZF-R6 to Choose From
Race Blu
Matt Grey

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