2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition

November 6th, 2011 Filed under: Yamaha

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition - Yamaha has been believed that increasing the racing breed. From the winner of our first ever Grand Prix points in the Isle of Man TT in June 1961 through this year’s MotoGP victory by Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies, every single success on the track allows engineers and designers to develop and refine cutting-edge street-bike tomorrow.

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition 

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition 

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition

To celebrate half a century of success in Grand Prix racing, Yamaha will produce a limited number of motorcycles ‘Anniversary WGP 50′ exclusive and scooters. Based on the classic color schemes on the YZR-M1 debut by Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies in 2011, this uniform is very special timeless design is inspired by the famous red and white ‘speedblock’ feature on pioneering Yamaha Grand Prix racing machine.

Born in 2012 Yamaha R6 on the racetrack. This raised MotoGP technology is tuned to deliver outstanding engine types and chassis performance usually reserved for professional racers. The 2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 50 Issue Warning WorldGP full of innovation and technology, you will not find on competitors’ machines.

2012 Yamaha R6 is designed to do one thing extremely well: get around a race track in minimal time. Oh the year: This is a superb road bike as well. 2012 Anniversary Edition celebrates Yamaha racing heritage WorldGP with Pearl White / Red livery fast.

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition 

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition 

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition Specifications

ENGINE
Type 599cc liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 titanium valves
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

CHASSIS
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
Tires / Rear 180/55-ZR17

DIMENSIONS
Length 80.3 in
Width 27.8 in
Height 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

OTHER
Primary Reduction Ratio 85/41 (2.073)
Secondary Reduction Ratio 45/16 (2.813)
Gear Ratio – 1st Gear 31/12 (2.583)
Gear Ratio – 2nd Gear 32/16 (2.000)
Gear Ratio – 3rd Gear 30/18 (1.667)
Gear Ratio – 4th Gear 26/18 (1.444)
Gear Ratio – 5th Gear 27/21 (1.286)
Gear Ratio – 6th Gear 23/20 (1.150)
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 WorldGP 50th Anniversary Edition