2011 Yamaha FZ6 R | Quick Look

2011 Yamaha Motorcycle

We had only one serious complaint about the Yamaha FZ6 that the new FZ6R has replaced – the motor lacked bottom end power, making it difficult to ride the FZ6 at anything but a white-knuckle pace.

The FZ6R fixed that problem, giving the bike a boost on the bottom end and a smooth powerband that is extremely forgiving.

You can still ride the FZ6R hard and have a rewarding experience, but this in-line four can now do so much more. It can be a great commuter or local sport-tourer, and returning riders will love it.

2011 Yamaha FZ6 R Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-4
  • BORE x STROKE: 65.5mm x 44.5mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 12.2:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • WHEELBASE: 56.7 inches
  • RAKE: 26 degrees
  • WET WEIGHT: 470 pounds
  • PRICE: $7490

For a look into the entire 2011 motorcycle lineup, check out the Ultimate MotorCycling Digital Buyer’s Guide.

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