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

The Yamaha YZF-R6 was in production for the third generation from 2006 to 2016. During this time, the bike underwent several updates and changes to improve performance and design. Here are some of the key specifications for the Yamaha YZF-R6 during this 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


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


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