Yamaha YZF-R6 Motorbikes For Sale

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Yamaha YZF-R6
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Current Prices: £9,150–£4,250
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10

What Is It?

The Yamaha YZF-R6 is a dedicated mid-range sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 599 cc inline four engine, producing 134 bhp at 14,500 rpm and maximum torque at 10,500 rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and swingarm
  • Dual 310 mm discs up front with four piston calipers
  • 220 mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 41 mm Showa upside down fork with 115 mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 120 mm travel
  • Slipper clutch, LED tail light
  • 4->2->1 exhaust system
  • 6 speed gearbox

Compared to the 2006-2007 model there's a Showa fork, fuel injection, more power, re-jigged frame with some parts stiffer and some parts more flexible, the sub-frame is now Magnesium, the shock is lighter, front brakes less prone to heat fade, mirrors have been updated, clip-ons moved forward / lowered and the lights updated.

The 5-spoke 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.

  • 2008: White/red/black, black, blue/silver
  • 2009: Red/white, blue/white, black
  • 2010: Blue/white, black, white
  • 2011: White, blue/silver/black, black
  • 2012: White/black, blue/white, grey/black, white/red/black
  • 2013: White/black, blue/grey, black
  • 2014: White/black, blue/black, black
  • 2015-2016: Blue/silver, grey/black
Did You Know?

The red/white/black version makes a brief appearance in A Good Day to Die Hard (2013).

Specs

Launch RRP: £7,500

Capacity: 599 cc (average)

Power: 134 bhp, 100 kW (high)

Red Line: 16,500 rpm (very high)

Top Speed: 160 mph, 257 km/h (very high)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 40 mpg, 7.1 l/100km, 14.2 km/l (average)

Range: 150 miles, 241 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 17.0 litres, 4.5 US gallons (high)

Seat Height: 850 mm, 33.5 inches (average)

Dry Weight: 166 kg, 366 pounds

Road Tax (VED): £69 / Year (high)

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Model History & Updates

2010: Re-mapped engine with peak power boosted, a boost to the mid range and the muffler is slightly longer.

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2016
£9,150
£7,300
£6,400
6,400
2015
£8,600
£6,850
£6,000
8,400
2014
£8,050
£6,450
£5,650
10,400
2013
£7,550
£6,050
£5,300
12,200
2012
£7,050
£5,650
£4,950
13,900
2011
£6,600
£5,250
£4,600
15,400
2010
£6,150
£4,900
£4,300
16,900
2009
£5,700
£4,550
£4,000
18,200
2008
£5,300
£4,250
£3,700
19,400
Dealer: The typical price paid at a dealer after haggling.
Private: The typical private sale value of a bike in good condition.
Part Ex: The typical price offered by a bike buying service or dealer in part exchange.
Regional variations have been averaged out and we work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2016
23
21
44
15 / month
2015
33
35
68
35 / month
2014
80
64
144
24 / month
2013
72
55
127
57 / month
2012
74
91
165
41 / month
2011
94
76
170
2 / month
2010
205
151
356
95 / month
2009
226
202
428
130 / month
2008
314
327
641
180 / month

Source: DVLA

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