Yamaha YZF-R6 For Sale

Yamaha YZF-R6
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New Price At Launch: £7,500

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Current Prices: £8,400–£3,650

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Power: 134 bhp

Engine: 599 cc, 16,500 rpm red line, 160 mph top speed

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Economy: 40 mpg

Range: 150 miles from the 17.0 litre tank

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Seat Height: 850 mm

Weight 166 kg (dry)

What Is It?

It's powered by a liquid cooled 599cc inline four engine, producing 134bhp at 14,500rpm and maximum torque at 10,500rpm.

Features include:

  • Aluminium frame and swingarm
  • Dual 310mm discs up front with 2 piston calipers
  • 220mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 41mm Showa upside down fork with 115mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 120mm 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

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

Did You Know?

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

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2008 £4,600 £3,650 £3,200 17,500
2009 £4,950 £4,000 £3,500 16,200
2010 £5,400 £4,300 £3,750 14,800
2011 £5,800 £4,650 £4,100 13,300
2012 £6,250 £5,000 £4,400 11,800
2013 £6,750 £5,400 £4,750 10,300
2014 £7,300 £5,850 £5,100 8,600
2015 £7,800 £6,250 £5,500 7,000
2016 £8,400 £6,700 £5,900 5,100

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Popularity / How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
2008 334 320 654 84 / month
2009 242 194 436 98 / month
2010 207 155 362 37 / month
2011 105 69 174 46 / month
2012 77 90 167 50 / month
2013 84 54 138 27 / month
2014 84 61 145 150 / month
2015 41 27 68 47 / month
2016 23 24 47 68 / 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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