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Yamaha YZF-R6 - Bike Specifications

Yamaha YZF-R6

Specifications refer to the road model, not the version used in races.

Yamaha YZF-R6


Catch the extreme

129 PS @ 14,500 rpm

Yamaha Chip Controlled - Throttle & Intake

Slipper clutch

Upside-down forks


Engine type Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, forward inclined, parallel 4-cylinder, 16-valves, D0HC

Displacement 599 cc

Bore x stroke 67.0 x 42.5 mm

Compression ratio 13.1:1

Maximum power With direct air induction: 99.6 kW (135 PS) @ 14,500 rpm / Without direct air induction: 94.9 kW (129 PS) @ 14,500 rpm

Maximum torque With direct air induction: 69.1 Nm (7.05 kg-m) @ 11,000 rpm / Without direct air induction: 65.8 Nm (6.71 kg-m) @ 11,000 rpm

Lubrication system Wet sump

Fuel System Fuel injection

Clutch type Wet, multiple-disc coil spring

Ignition system TCI

Starter system Electric

Transmission system Constant mesh, 6-speed

Final transmission Chain

Fuel tank capacity 17.3 L

Oil tank capacity 3.4 L


Chassis: Aluminium die-cast Deltabox

Front suspension system Telescopic forks

Front travel 115 mm

Rear suspension system Swingarm (link suspension)

Rear travel 120 mm

Front brake Dual discs, 310 mm

Rear brake Single disc, 210 mm

Front tyre 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)

Rear tyre 180/55 ZR17M/C (73W)


Length 2,040 mm

Width 705 mm

Height 1,100 mm

Seat height 850 mm

Wheel base 1,380 mm

Minimum ground clearance 130 mm

Dry weight 166 kg


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