Yamaha R6 Specifications 1998-2002 (First Generation)

General Information

Yamaha YZF-R6 Commercial 1998-2002

Model: Yamaha YZF-R6
Year: 2000
Category: Sport

Engine and Transmission

Displacement: 600.00cm (36.61 cubic inches)
Engine type: In-line four, four-stroke
Power: 120.00 HP (87.6 kW)) @ 13000 RPM
Torque: 68.10 Nm (6.9 kgf-m or 50.2 ft.lbs) @ 11500 RPM
Compression: 12.4:1
Bore x stroke: 65.5 x 44.5 mm (2.6 x 1.8 inches)
Valves per cylinder: 4
Cooling system: Liquid

Chassis, Suspension, Brakes and Wheels

1998 -2002 Yamaha R6

Front wheel travel: 130 mm (5.1 inches)
Rear wheel travel: 120 mm (4.7 inches)
Front tire: 120/60-ZR17 55W
Rear tire: 180/55-ZR17 73W
Front brakes: Dual disc
Front brakes diameter: 295 mm (11.6 inches)
Rear brakes: Single disc
Rear brakes diameter: 220 mm (8.7 inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight: 168.0 kg (370.4 pounds)
Power/weight ratio: 0.7143 HP/kg
Seat height: 820 mm (32.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height: 1,105 mm (43.5 inches)
Overall length: 2,025 mm (79.7 inches)
Overall width: 690 mm (27.2 inches)
Ground clearance: 135 mm (5.3 inches)
Wheelbase: 1,380 mm (54.3 inches)

Performance

0 to 60 mph: 3.0–3.35 sec.
0 to 1⁄4 mi: 10.97 @ 125.18 mph
Top speed: 157–160 mph
Fuel economy: 38.0–38.1 mpg

 

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