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Yamaha YZF-R6 2012

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2012 Yamaha YZF-R6

Yamaha YZF-R6 Review and specification

The 2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 was born on the racetrack. It’s MotoGP bred technology is tuned to give you the kind of outstanding engine and chassis performance usually reserved for professional racers. The 2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 is full of innovations and technology, you just won’t find on the competitor’s machinery.

Yamaha YZF-R6 2012

The 2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 is designed to do one thing extremely well: get around a race track in minimal time. Oh year: It’s an incredible street bike too. The 2012 WorldGP Anniversary Edition celebrates Yamaha’s racing heritage with Pearl White/Rapid Red livery. It includes a 50th Anniversary emblem on top of the fuel tank and a special numbered plate showing the production number of only 1500 units that will be produced worldwide.

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 Key Features:

•World GP 50th Anniversary Edition celebrates Yamaha’s racing heritage with Pearl White/Rapid Red livery. Includes a 50th Anniversary emblem on top of the fuel tank and a special numbered plate showing the production number of only 1500 units that will be produced worldwide in these commemorative colors.

•Light, powerful, and bristling with knowledge gained from years of racing, the YZF-R6 is the most advanced production 600cc motorcycle Yamaha—or anybody else—has ever built.

•The YZF-R6 was the first production motorcycle with YCC-T®, Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle system—for flawless response under all conditions.

•YCC-I®, Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake, is used on the R6 to vary intake tract length for excellent cylinder filling and a broader powerband.

•Back torque-limiting slipper-type clutch greatly facilitates braking/downshifting from high speed. Close-ratio 6-speed transmission delivers seamless power and maximum acceleration.

Yamaha YZF-R6 2012

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 – Specifications

ENGINE
Type 599cc liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 titanium valves
Bore x Stroke 67.0 x 42.5mm
Compression Ratio 13.1:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 6-speed w/multiplate slipper clutch
Final Drive O-ring chain

CHASSIS
Suspension / Front 41mm inverted fork; 4-way adjustable, 4.5-in travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock; 4-way adjustable, 4.7-in travel
Brakes / Front Dual 310mm floating disc; radial-mount 4-piston calipers
Brakes / Rear 220mm disc; single-piston caliper
Tires / Front 120/70-ZR17
Tires / Rear 180/55-ZR17

DIMENSIONS
Length 80.3 in
Width 27.8 in
Height 43.1 in
Seat Height 33.5 in
Wheelbase 54.1 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 24°
Trail 3.8 in
Oil Capacity (with oil filter change) 2.75 qt
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal
Fuel Economy** 40 mpg
Wet Weight*** 417 lb

OTHER
Primary Reduction Ratio 85/41 (2.073)
Secondary Reduction Ratio 45/16 (2.813)
Gear Ratio – 1st Gear 31/12 (2.583)
Gear Ratio – 2nd Gear 32/16 (2.000)
Gear Ratio – 3rd Gear 30/18 (1.667)
Gear Ratio – 4th Gear 26/18 (1.444)
Gear Ratio – 5th Gear 27/21 (1.286)
Gear Ratio – 6th Gear 23/20 (1.150)

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 Price MSRP:$11,390

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