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What engine is in a Yamaha R6?

What engine is in a Yamaha R6?

The R6 is powered by a compact and lightweight 599cc DOHC liquid- cooled four-cylinder engine featuring the latest manufacturing technology. Sixteen titanium valves, a high 13.1:1 compression ratio and lightweight forged pistons allow for smooth, high-revving power.

How long will a Yamaha R6 engine last?

The Yamaha R6 is a top-of-the-range sports bike designed to last approximately 100,000 miles under normal conditions and can last for around 10-15 years on the road before it starts to break down. However, this long-lasting relationship with your R6 is only possible with proper maintenance and regular service.

What is the top speed of a 2014 Yamaha R6?

The Yamaha R6 top speed is 161.3 mph, and the Yamaha R7 records a top speed of 139 mph.

How much HP is a Yamaha R6?

The R6 is extremely high revving and makes its peak power of 110 horsepower at 14900 rpm and peak torque of 43 ft/lb at 11000rpm. Most Supersport 600s require a lot of rpm to really get moving but the R6 is especially so.

What size motor does a Yamaha R6 have?

Yamaha YZF-R6

Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company
Also called Yamaha R6
Production 1999-2020
Class Sport bike
Engine 600 cc (37 cu in) transverse inline four

What year Yamaha R6 has the most horsepower?


1999-2000 2010–2016
Horsepower 73.7 kW (98.9 hp) @ 12,500 rpm (rear wheel) 91.0 kW (122.0 bhp) @ 14,500 rpm (claimed)
Torque 57.2 N⋅m (42.2 lb⋅ft) @ 10,500 rpm 57.5 N⋅m (42.4 lb⋅ft) @ 11,500 rpm
Fuel system 37 mm carburetors Fuel Injection w/YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition CDI TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)

Has the R6 been discontinued?

ONE of the most famous supersport motorcycles of recent times has been discontinued, as the Yamaha R6 is discontinued for 2021.