2012 Yamaha YZF-R6

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6
MSRP $10,890

The features that Yamaha has for the YZF-R6 are done with the riders in mind to make their bikes more functional, better to ride and handle. The Slipper-type back torque-limiting clutch greatly facilitates braking and downshifting from high speed. Also the close-ratio six-speed transmission delivers seamless power and maximum acceleration. The direct-ignition coils, dual-electrode spark plugs and high-output magneto deliver extremely accurate, reliable firing.


Specifications
Year2012
ManufacturerYamaha
ModelYZF-R6
Engine Typeinline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 titanium valves
Engine Displacement599cc
Bore Stroke67.0 mm x 42.5 mm
CoolingLiquid-Cooled
Compression Ratio13.1:1
Fuel SystemFuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
IgnitionTCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Starting SystemElectric
Transmission6-speed; multiplate slipper clutch
Final DriveO-ring chain
Rake Trail24.0° / 3.8 in.
Seat Height33.5 in.
Wheelbase54.1 in.
Front Suspension41 mm inverted fork; 4-way adjustable, 4.5-in. travel
Rear SuspensionSingle shock; 4-way adjustable, 4.7-in. travel
Front BrakeDual 310 mm floating disc; radial-mount 4-piston calipers
Rear Brake220 mm disc; single-piston caliper
Front Tire120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire180/55ZR-17
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight417 lbs. (Wet)
MSRP$10,890

2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 Street Comparison

2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 Street Comparison

The 2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 takes on its Supersport rivals on the street in MotoUSA's Supersport Street Comparison.

2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 Supersport Comparison

2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 Supersport Comparison

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