Yamaha YZF-R6 Specifications 2017 (Fourth Generation)

The Yamaha YZF-R6 was completely redesigned for the 2017 model year, marking the beginning of the fourth generation of the popular sportbike. Here are some of the key specifications for this version of the R6:

General Information

Model: Yamaha YZF-R6
Year: 2017
Category: Sport

Engine and Transmission

Displacement: 599.4 cc (36.6 cu in), titanium valves
Engine type: In-line four, four-stroke
Power: 116.8 bhp (87.1 kW)) @ 14,500 RPM
Torque: 61.7 N·m (45.5 lb·ft) @ 10,500 rpm
Fuel control: Fuel Injection w/YCC-T and YCC-I
Compression: 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: 43mm KYB® inverted fork, 3-way adjustable; 4.7-in travel
Rear Suspension: KYB® piggyback shock, 4-way adjustable; 4.7-in 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: 419 lb
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: 54.1 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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