Sport bike Yamaha YZF-R6: the first major update for the first nine years

The company did not make major changes in the design of Yamaha YZF-R6 with the 2008 model year. Now the novelty corresponds to the "DNA» R-series and motorcycle design is largely similar to the exterior of the modern flagship line – Yamaha R1.

Motorcycle Dimensions: length 2040 mm, width 695 mm, height 1150 mm, seat height 850 mm, wheelbase is 1375 mm. It weighs 190 kilograms novelty.

The new design of the front fairing and windshield other form provided improved aerodynamics, reducing drag coefficient of 8%. The modified form of the seat and the fuel tank deep podshtampovki provide a more comfortable fit to the pilot and the rear sub-frame magnesium alloy has already become 20 mm, while maintaining its toughness and durability.

Adjustable 43mm KYB fork migrated to the Yamaha R1, as well as the lightweight aluminum tank capacity of 17 liters, which provided a weight reduction of 1.2 kilograms. Four-stroke engine of 600 cm3 displacement and frame remained the same. The bike equipped with disc brakes with 320 mm disc diameter and 4-piston calipers.

The list of electronic assistants present a new traction control, ABS, electronic throttle control and available as an option, kvikshifter.
On the American market Yamaha YZF-R6 will arrive in March 2017 by the price of 12 199 dollars (about 00 768 rubles).

Recall that on October 11 a new generation of racing motorcycle YZF-R1M became available for online booking. The limited edition bike will be distributed only through the Internet, orders are accepted until 28 February next year.

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