Yamaha YZF-R6 For Sale

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Yamaha YZF-R6
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Current Prices: £8,500–£3,600
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).

Updates

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

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)

Economy: 40 mpg / 7.1 L/100km (average)

Range: 150 miles / 241 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 17.0 litres / 3.7 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 850 mm / 33.5 inches (average)

Dry Weight: 166 kg / 366 pounds

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2008
£4,500
£3,600
£3,150
20,200
2009
£4,900
£3,900
£3,450
18,900
2010
£5,300
£4,250
£3,700
17,500
2011
£5,750
£4,600
£4,050
16,000
2012
£6,250
£5,000
£4,350
14,300
2013
£6,750
£5,400
£4,750
12,400
2014
£7,300
£5,850
£5,100
10,400
2015
£7,900
£6,300
£5,500
8,300
2016
£8,500
£6,800
£5,950
6,000
We work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2008
334
320
654
98 / month
2009
242
194
436
52 / month
2010
207
155
362
57 / month
2011
105
69
174
9 / month
2012
77
90
167
52 / month
2013
84
54
138
16 / month
2014
84
61
145
64 / month
2015
41
27
68
58 / month
2016
23
24
47
52 / month

Source: DVLA