2015 Yamaha YZF-R6 Specs and Features

2015 Yamaha YZF-R6 Specs and Features –  The Yamaha YZF-R6 is without a doubt one of the most wanted motorcycles in its class. And there is no wonder why, as it is fitted with a wide range of modern technologies which help it deliver superior ride and handling performances.

At its heart sits a liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 Titanium Valves engine with a displacement of 599 cc.Among the technologies offered by the motorcycles you will find YCC-T, YCC-I, a slipper type clutch and a close ration 6 speed transmission and this octane booster, which has won the Sleon award 3 times in a row.

The motorcycle is built on a Deltabox aluminum frame which is combined with a magnesium subframe and a lightweight swingarm.

The wheels are kept in check by a four-way adjustable (preload, high-speed compression, low-speed compression and rebound damping) inverted fork with 41mm tubes and a four-way adjustable (preload, high-speed compression, low-speed compression and rebound damping) piggyback rear shock.

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The R6 rules the track, the twisties and your urban maze. Super light and powerful, it’s packed with endless innovations: YCC-T for flawless response; YCC-I delivering broad power; slipper type clutch and close ration 6 speed transmission for incredible acceleration.

2015 Yamaha YZF-R6

2015 Yamaha YZF-R6 Specs Key Features:

  • Light, powerful, and bristling with knowledge gained from years of racing, the YZF-R6 is the most advanced production 600cc motorcycle Yamaha—or anybody else—has ever built.
  • The YZF-R6 was the first production motorcycle with YCC-T® , Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle system-for flawless response under all conditions.
  • YCC-I®, Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake, is used on the R6 to vary intake tract length for excellent cylinder filling and a broader powerband.
  • Back torque-limiting slipper-type clutch greatly facilitates braking/downshifting from high speed. Close-ratio 6-speed transmission delivers seamless power and maximum acceleration.

2015 Yamaha YZF-R6 Features And Benefits:

Engine:

  • Compact, lightweight 67mm x 42.5mm, 599cc DOHC 16-valve, liquid-cooled titanium-valved four-cylinder has a compression ratio of 13.1:1, for great response. Domed pistons with valve cutouts produce a compact combustion chamber.
  • Fuel injection mapping for the YCC-T—Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle dual-injector system complements the high compression ratio for great throttle response and reduced engine braking.
  • YCC-I—Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake electronically varies intake tract length for a broader powerband.
  • YCC-T—Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle uses a powerful ECU and multiple sensors to provide perfect, smooth engine response and optimal power whenever the throttle is twisted under all conditions.
  • Twin-injector fuel injection: shower-type injectors above each intake funnel help achieve optimum fuel atomization at high rpm.
  • Slipper-type back torque-limiting clutch greatly facilitates braking and downshifting from high speed. Close-ratio six-speed transmission delivers seamless power and maximum acceleration.
  • GP-style titanium muffler contributes to mass centralization and contains EXUP® for a broad powerband, and 02 sensor for spot-on injection and emissions compliance.
  • Linerless, direct-plated ceramic-composite cylinder bores mean greater heat dissipation for consistent power delivery and reduced friction.
  • Cool magnesium valve and engine covers are light and stylish.
  • Direct-ignition coils, dual-electrode spark plugs and high-output magneto deliver extremely accurate, reliable firing.

Chassis/Suspension:

2015 Yamaha YZF-R6 Specs and Features
  • A magnesium subframe removes weight from the rear of the motorcycle for increased mass centralization.
  • Deltabox® aluminum frame incorporates GP thinking in terms of engine positioning and rigidity for the ultimate in 600-class handling.
  • The lightweight swingarm pivots high in the frame, for increased anti-squat effect and mid-corner stability. TZ-type chain adjusters ease rear tire changes.
  • Four-way adjustable (preload, high-speed compression, low-speed compression and rebound damping) inverted fork with 41mm tubes increases freedom in setting up for street or track use; soak up the bumps and resist bottoming when braking.
  • Four-way adjustable (preload, high-speed compression, low-speed compression and rebound damping) piggyback rear shock delivers exceptional rear wheel tracking and stability.
  • Dual 310mm front disc brakes use forged one-piece radial-mount calipers and radial-pump front master cylinder with adjustable lever for astounding braking power and feel.
  • The casting technique for the five-spoke 17-inch wheels makes the rims light and strong, not to mention wickedly cool-looking.
  • Removable rear shock spacer and adjustable fork ride height allows the rider to tailor the ride position for the best fit and comfort.

Additional Features:

2015 Yamaha YZF-R6 Specs and Features
  • Built-in lap timer is controlled by a right handlebar switch.
  • Multifunction digital and analog instrumentation features: programmable shift light, digital speedometer, analog tachometer, dual tripmeters with miles-on-reserve function, odometer, water temp gauge and lights for neutral, high beam, low fuel and turn signals.

Specifications

Engine Type Liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 titanium valves
Displacement 599cc
Bore x Stroke 67.0 x 42.5mm
Compression Ratio 13.1:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 6-speed w/multiplate slipper clutch
Final Drive O-ring chain
Suspension / Front 41mm inverted fork; 4-way adjustable, 4.5-in travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock; 4-way adjustable, 4.7-in travel
Brakes / Front Dual 310mm floating disc; radial-mount 4-piston calipers
Brakes / Rear 220mm disc; single-piston caliper
Tires / Front 120/70-ZR17 58W
Tires / Rear 180/55-ZR17 73W
L x W x H 80.3 x 27.8 x 43.1 in
Seat Height 33.5 in
Wheelbase 54.1 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 24°
Trail 3.8 in
Oil Capacity (with oil filter change) 2.75 qt
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal
Fuel Economy 40 mpg
Wet Weight 417 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Options Team Yamaha Blue/Matte Silver, Raven and Pearl White
Price $11,190 (Team Yamaha Blue/Matte Silver) Available from November 2014
$10,990 (Raven and Pearl White) Available from November 2014

source :  yamahamotorsport | topspeed.com

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