Yamaha YZF-R6 For Sale

The 1999 Yamaha YZF-R6 is a dedicated mid-range sports bike and is powered by a 599cc inline four engine which puts out 118bhp. It was updated in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2017.

Yamaha YZF-R6

Pros / Cons

  • Excellent performance without litre insurance, cornering speed, handling, relatively comfy
  • Budget for better brake lines, low down power, finish quality, gearbox

What Is It?

Power is provided by a liquid cooled 599cc parallel 4 cylinder engine, producing 118.3bhp at 13,000rpm and maximum torque at 11,500rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminum Deltabox II frame
  • Dual 298mm discs up front with 2 piston calipers
  • 220mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 43mm fork with 130mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 120mm travel
  • 37mm carbs
  • 6 speed gearbox

The 3-spoke 17" wheels take a 120/60 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.

2001: New tail with LED lights, lighter pistons and improved conrods, improved tyres and U-Lock now fits under seat. In total 1.5kg lighter. 

2003: New Deltabox III frame, 600cc engine producing 121.4bhp, maximum torque now at 12,000rpm, larger airbox, Euro 2 compliant, new 4 lens headlights, new light 5-spoke wheels. Weight now 162kg dry.

  • 1999-2002: red/white, blue/white
  • 2003: black/red/white, blue/black/white, black/silver, black/yellow (limited edition)

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
1999 £2,450 £1,950 £1,700 27,600
2000 £2,450 £2,000 £1,750 27,100
2001 £2,700 £2,150 £1,900 26,500
2002 £2,900 £2,350 £2,050 25,800
2003 £3,150 £2,550 £2,200 25,000

Popularity / How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
1999 564 1146 1710 68 / month
2000 684 1054 1738 54 / month
2001 378 532 910 75 / month
2002 406 449 855 69 / month
2003 472 455 927 110 / month

Stats include those licenced for use on the road and those off the road with a SORN, by year of production. Source: DVLA

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Parts & Accessories

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