Yamaha YZF-R6 Specifications 2006-2016 (Third Generation)

Model: Yamaha YZF-R6
Year: 2006-2016
Category: Sport

Engine and Transmission

Displacement: 599.4 cc (36.58 cu in), titanium valves
Engine type: In-line four, four-stroke
Power: 125.3 HP (93.4 kW)) @ 14,500 RPM
Torque: 59.4 N·m (43.8 lb·ft) @ 11,500 rpm
Fuel control: Fuel injection w/ YCC-T
Compression: 12.8:1-13.1:1
Bore x stroke: 67.0 mm × 42.5 mm (2.64 in × 1.67 in)
Valves per cylinder: 4
Cooling system: Liquid

Chassis, Suspension, Brakes and Wheels

2006-2016 Yamaha R6

Front Suspension: 43 mm telescopic fork w/adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping; 120 mm (4.7 in) travel
Rear Suspension: Single shock w/piggyback reservoir and adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping; 4.7″ travel
Front tire: 120/70-ZR17
Rear tire: 180/55-ZR17
Front brakes: Dual disc
Front brakes diameter: Dual 298mm floating discs w/4-piston calipers
Rear brakes: 220mm disc w/ single-piston caliper
Rear brakes diameter: 220 mm (8.7 inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight: 354.9 lb (’06) 366 lb (’09)
Power/weight ratio: 0.7469 HP/kg
Seat height: 33.5 in
Overall height: 43.3 in
Overall length: 79.7 in
Overall width: 27.6 inches
Wheelbase: 54.3 inches
Fuel capacity: 4.6 gallons

Performance

0 to 60 mph: 3.0 sec.
0 to 1⁄4 mi: 10.67 sec. @ 210.49 km/h (130.79 mph)
Top speed: 160 mph
Fuel economy: 33.4 mpg

 
  • All-new, light, powerful and bristling with knowledge gained from years of racing, the YZF-R6 is the most advanced production motorcycle Yamaha—or anybody else—has ever built.
  • The YZF-R6 is the first production motorcycle with a fly-by-wire throttle system—for flawless response under all conditions.
  • Straight frame concept: developed from the Yamaha M1 GP machine, the YZF-R6’s steering head, swingarm pivot and rear axle all lie in a straight line—for unsurpassed handling—with an all-new inline four-cylinder engine designed for optimal layout and mass centralization.
  • Slipper-type back torque-limiting clutch greatly facilitates braking/downshifting from high speed.
  • Formula 1-style air management presents very small frontal area and excellent aerodynamics; new ram-air induction ducts cool, high-pressure air through the steering head for optimal combustion, more horsepower and enhanced engine cooling.
  • 50th Anniversary Special Edition model celebrates Yamaha racing heritage with classic black and yellow livery and special badging.

New for 2016

  • The Ultimate 600cc Supersport Platform
    Light, powerful, and equipped with the features and technology gained from winning multiple Supersport racing championships, the YZF-R6 is the most advanced production 600cc motorcycle Yamaha—or anybody else—has ever built.
  • Advanced Ride-by-Wire Control
    The YZF-R6 was the first production motorcycle with YCC-T®, Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle system, for flawless response under all conditions.
  • Variable Length Intake System
    YCC-I®, Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake, is used on the R6 to vary intake tract length for excellent cylinder filling and a broader powerband.
  • Racing-derived Slipper Clutch and Transmission
    Back torque-limiting slipper-type clutch greatly facilitates braking/downshifting from high speed. Close-ratio 6-speed transmission delivers seamless power and maximum acceleration.
  • Legendary Racetrack Success
    The Yamaha YZF-R6 has won more AMA middleweight races and championships than any other 600cc sportbike.
  • Compact, lightweight 67 x 42.5mm 599cc DOHC 16-valve liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder features titanium valves, 12.8:1 compression and compact combustion chambers to produce maximum power at 14,500 rpm—and a rev ceiling of 17,500 rpm.
  • YCCT—Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle—uses a powerful ECU and multiple sensors to provide perfect, smooth engine response and optimal power whenever the throttle is twisted, under all conditions.
  • Twin-injector fuel injection: shower-type injectors above each intake funnel help achieve optimum fuel atomization at high rpm.
  • Back torque-limiting slipper clutch greatly facilitates braking and downshifting from high speed. Close-ratio six-speed transmission delivers seamless power and maximum acceleration.
  • Despite the increased bore, piston and pin weight has been reduced for more power and less vibration; 1mm smaller main journals reduce friction while 1mm larger connecting rod journals increase performance.
  • Compact slant-block engine design uses widely triangulated gearbox shafts to make the GP-derived, straight frame concept work; optimum weight distribution and excellent handling are the result.
  • GP-style titanium muffler contributes to mass centralization, and contains EXUP, an O2 sensor and catalyzers for a broad powerband, spot-on injection and EU-3 emissions compliance.
  • Linerless, direct-plated ceramic-composite cylinder bores mean greater heat dissipation for consistent power delivery and reduced friction—also a narrow engine.
  • Cool magnesium valve and engine covers are light and stylish. Curved radiator with twin-ring cooling fans keeps everything cool.
    Direct ignition coils, dual-electrode spark plugs and highoutput magneto deliver extremely accurate, reliable firing.

New For 2016

  • Cutting Edge Engine Design
    Compact and lightweight 599cc DOHC liquid-cooled four-cylinder engine features 16 titanium valves and a compression ratio of 13.1:1 for great response. Domed pistons with valve cutouts produce a compact combustion chamber.
  • Race-tested Intake System
    Fuel injection mapping for the YCC-T—Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle dual-injector system complements the high compression ratio for great throttle response and reduced engine braking.
  • Variable Length Intake System
    YCC-I, Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake, electronically varies intake tract length for a broader powerband.
  • Advanced Throttle-by-Wire Control
    YCC-T—Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle uses a powerful ECU and multiple sensors to provide perfect, smooth engine response and optimal power whenever the throttle is twisted under all conditions.
  • High-Volume Fuel Injection
    Twin-injector fuel injection: shower-type injectors above each intake funnel help achieve optimum fuel atomization at high rpm.
  • Racing-derived Slipper Clutch and Transmission
    Slipper-type back torque-limiting clutch greatly facilitates braking and downshifting from high speed. Close-ratio six-speed transmission delivers seamless power and maximum acceleration.
  • Compact Titanium Exhaust
    GP-style titanium muffler contributes to mass centralization and contains EXUP®—Exhaust Ultimate Power Valve—for a broad powerband, and O2 sensor for spot-on injection and emissions compliance.
  • Low Friction Cylinder Technology
    Linerless, direct-plated ceramic-composite cylinder bores mean greater heat dissipation for consistent power delivery and reduced friction.
  • Lightweight Engine Covers
    Cool magnesium valve and engine covers are light and stylish.
  • High Output Ignition System
    Direct-ignition coils, dual-electrode spark plugs and high-output magneto deliver extremely accurate, reliable firing.
  • Quick-detach license plate holder and rear turnsignal mount makes prepping for track days or racing a snap.
  • Built-in lap timer is controlled by a right-handlebar switch.
  • Multi-function digital and analog instrumentation features: programmable shift light, digital speedometer, analog tachometer, dual tripmeters with miles-on-reserve function, odometer, water temp gauge and lights for neutral, high beam, low fuel and turn signals.
  • Standard toolkit located in convenient storage compartment under passenger seat.

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