Yamaha XJ600 For Sale
Insurance Costs: 6 of 10
Current Prices: £1,900–£850
What Is It?
The Yamaha XJ600 is a mid-range semi-faired bike and is powered by an air-cooled forward inclined 598 cc inline four engine, producing 61 bhp at 8,500 rpm and maximum torque at 7,000 rpm.
- Steel tubular frame
- Dual 320 mm discs up front with single piston calipers
- 245 mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
- 38 mm fork with 140 mm travel
- Shock with pre-load adjustment and 110 mm travel
- Four Mikuni 28 mm BDS28 carbs
- 4->2 exhaust system
- 5 speed gearbox, electric starter
It's available as the naked XJ600N and the more common semi-faired XJ600S, but the fairing adds 3 kg to the weight. The 3-spoke 17" front wheel takes a 110/80 tyre and the rear 18" a 130/70.
Colours: Red, green, blue, yellow
1998: Front calipers are now two piston and the gearbox is now a 6 speed design.
Did You Know?
It's known as the Seca II in the USA.
Review In A Few
- Upright riding position, smooth power delivery, cheap to fix and run
- Utility over excitement, basic suspension, check for rust
Capacity: 598 cc (average)
Power: 61 bhp / 45 kW (average)
Red Line: 9,500 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 120 mph / 193 km/h (high)
Economy: 45 mpg / 6.3 L/100km (average)
Range: 170 miles / 274 km (high)
Fuel Capacity: 17.0 litres / 3.7 gallons (high)
Seat Height: 770 mm / 30.3 inches (low)
Wet Weight: 210 kg / 463 pounds (heavy)
Dry Weight: 195 kg / 430 pounds
Launch RRP: £3,550
Check out this video review from Skeggy Cruiser.
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|1998||343||539||882||30 / month|
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