2012 Yamaha Motorcycle
While it has not been updated for 2012, the Yamaha YZF-R6 remains a formidable mid-size high-performance sport bike.
Utilizing fly-by-wire technology and performance enhancements like the Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake that varies intake tract length and a slipper-type clutch, the R6 is outstanding on both the street and track.
High-end suspension is four-way adjustable (spring preload, high- and low-speed compression damping, and rebound damping) at both ends, and a removable shock spacer and adjustable fork ride height allows personalization of the R6’s handling.
This year, there will be a limited edition version withWorld GP 50th Anniversary graphics, as well as the wild graphics shown.
2012 Yamaha YZF-R6 Quick Stats:
- ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-4
- WHEELBASE: 54.1 inches
- BORE x STROKE: 67mm x 42.5mm
- RAKE: 24 degrees
- COMP. RATIO: 13.1:1
- WET WEIGHT: 417 pounds
- TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
- PRICE: $10,890
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