Eight years ago Yamaha's ground breaking YZF-R6 smashed traditional middleweight class rules. Its light, nimble chassis paired with a compact yet powerful, high-revving powerplant wrapped in sharp, aesthetically pleasing bodywork raised the bar and simultaneously transformed what riders have now come to expect from a 600cc Supersport bike.
Bore & Stroke
Rake and Trail
Inline four-cylinder 4-stroke DOHC
67 x 42.5mm
24°/ 3.8 in.
41 mm inverted fork; 4-way adjustable; 4.7 in. travel
Single shock; 4-way adjustable; 4.7 in. travel
Dual 310 mm floating discs with radial mount 4-piston calipers
220 mm disc with single piston caliper