2012 Yamaha YZF-R6

November 6th, 2011 Filed under: Yamaha

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 - The 2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 full of innovation and technology, you will not find on competitors’ machines. From the YCC-T fly by wire throttle to the MotoGP inspired straight frame design, to Yamaha’s exclusive electronically variable intake stacks, to package the suspension is fully adjustable, R6 is designed to take super sport rise to a new level.

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6

grey 2012 Yamaha YZF R6 

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6

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. These include warning symbols 50 in the upper plate of the fuel tank and a special number indicates the amount of production is only 1500 units will be produced worldwide.

MSRP*

  • $11,090 (Pearl White/Candy Red) Available from October 2011
  • $10,890 (Raven) Available from October 2011
  • $10,890 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from October 2011

2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 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