is a 600 class sport bike
motorcycle, first introduced in 1998, updated in 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008 and revised in the years in between.
The Yamaha YZF-R6 was introduced in 1998 as the super sport version of Yamaha's Yamaha YZF-R1
super bike, and as a companion to the more street-oriented Yamaha YZF600R
sport bike which continued to be sold alongside the R6. The motorcycle featured Yamaha's completely new engine design capable of producing over while stationary. The R6 was the world's first 600cc production four-stroke motorcycle producing over in stock form.
The YZF-R6 has been revised several times since its introduction. Starting with the 2003 model, the R6 became fuel-injected
. The 2006 model year was a significant upgrade with a new engine management system featuring the YCC-T fly-by-wire
throttle and a multi-plate slipper clutch
. The 2008 model incorporated the YCC-I
variable-length intake system to optimize power at high engine rpm
and an improved Deltabox frame design.
All specifications are manufacturer claimed.<div align="center"></div>
In 2006, Yamaha advertised that the R6 had a redline
of 17,500 rpm
. This is 2,000 rpm higher... Read More