Yamaha YZF-R6 For Sale

The 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 is a dedicated mid-range sports bike and is powered by a 599cc inline four engine which puts out 117bhp. It was originally launched in 1999 with updates in 2004, 2006 and 2008.

Yamaha YZF-R6

What Is It?

It's powered by a Euro 4 compliant liquid cooled 599cc forward inclined inline four engine, producing 116.8bhp at 14,500rpm and maximum torque at 10,500rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium Deltabox frame with Magnesium rear subframe
  • Dual 320mm discs up front with 2 piston calipers
  • 220mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • ABS system
  • Adjustable 43mm KYB upside down fork with 120mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 120mm travel
  • Exhaust system with Titanium silencer
  • Traction control with 6 levels and off mode
  • 3 riding modes
  • Quickshifter and shift light
  • Slipper clutch and LED lighting
  • D-Mode riding modes (Standard/A/B)
  • 6 speed gearbox

Compared to the 2008-2016 model the 2017 gets an R1 inspired twin LED eye makeover, with aggressive looking LED position lights - check the pics above. It also draws inspiration from the R1's front cowl with a 50mm higher screen and 8% overall improvement in aerodynamics.

The front fork is now from the R1 and up from 41mm to 43mm, while the 1.2kg lighter Aluminium fuel tank (previously Steel) offers deeper knee recesses to grip onto and the front discs are 10mm larger. The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.

The Race Ready edition gets you a full race fairing, power boosting Titanium Akrapovic exhaust system, Ohlins suspension, Brembo T-drive brakes and Pirelli Diablo tyres.

Accessories include a Titanium Akrapovic muffler, front (£249) and rear (£155) racing stands, LED rear indicators (£95), front brake remote control (£102), billet pegs (£82) and pillion seat cover (£171).

2017-2018: Black, blue (slightly more black for 2018)

Did You Know?

Up to 2016 160,000 have been sold in Europe alone

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2017 £9,100 £7,300 £6,400 3,700
2018 £9,750 £7,800 £6,850 2,100
2019 £11,800 £9,450 £8,300 600

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