Start a New Search

Looking for a specific make, model or year of motorcycle, and how it compares to the competition? Looking to design your own? Use our Bike Finder, below, to get everything you need.

2006 Yamaha YZF R1

User Rating Motorcycle.com 6 of 63
2006 Sport

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
2006 Yamaha YZF R1

2006 Yamaha YZF R1 pictures, prices, information, and specifications. Below is the information on the 2006 Yamaha YZF R1. If you would like to get a quote on a new 2006 Yamaha YZF R1 use our Build Your Own tool, or Compare this bike to other Sport motorcycles.To view more specifications, visit our Detailed Specifications.

2006 Yamaha YZF R1 Specifications

Motorcycle Insurance:

Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $11,299.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
Insurance
Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  20
Valves Per Cylinder  5
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Compression Ratio  12.4:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 190/50 ZR17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  55.7 / 1414.8
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.75 / 18

Motorcycle Insurance:

 

Tip
Build Your Own Compare Detailed Specs

View All Photos and Videos 2006 Yamaha YZF R1 Photos & Videos

previous
next
Upload Photos Upload Videos
Write a Review: Got something to say?
The 2006 Yamaha YZF R1
is Rated #6 of 63 2006 Sport
Agree, Disagree?
Write a Review and rate the 2006 Yamaha YZF R1. Your review and rating will help rank 2006 Sport.
Recent 2006 Sport Reviews

View Detailed Reviews2006 Yamaha YZF R1 Reviews

Hot, Hot, Hot
By Wacker(Owner), Dec. 10, 2008
Now that the weather outside is reaching east coast winter levels, maybe its not so bad, but let me tell you, this is one hot bike - and I'm not talking cool, though it is that too. I saw reviews before buying that warned of the high heat put off by this bike, but never would have guessed the bike ... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
SWEET Bike
By D Chembars(Owner), Oct. 4, 2008
I've had many bikes in my lifetime including some heavily modified. My R1 was almost perfect right from Yamaha!



The mods on my R1 are Full Grave Titanium Exhaust, PC111 with custom mapping, Changed the intakes and this bike is FAST!



Here is video link, could not get it to load another way.



... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
06 R1, lovin it
By A.Wolfe(Owner), Sep. 18, 2008
just picked it up a month ago miraculously brand new, loving it, power delivery smooth and linear, it is the epitomy of joy on the road Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
06 raven
By dubz06raven(Owner), Apr. 9, 2013
this is only my second bike,so not nearly as experienced as alot of you other riders! First impression it seemed uncomfortable,hot and weird in th corners.Turned out i had low tire pressure and after proper inflation it cornered like a champ.I also flushed the radiator and used engine ice now it run... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
50th anniversay R1
By Chip Hurst(Owner), Oct. 12, 2008
Very nice bike. Bought it brand new in late 2006. Ride it every time I'm back in the country. Every litre bike is close in performance, make your choice based on personal taste and brand loyalty. Don't get caught up in 1/10ths and 1/100ths in magazine test times. Every one of them is more bike th... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
1-5 of 7 Reviews
Write a Review Upload Photos Upload Videos

Find a Motorcycle Dealer

Interested in buying a new motorcycle? Find a Yamaha Motorcycle Dealer now!
Find a Dealer

Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Financing

Financing is one way to purchase a new motorcycle. There are various lenders available, as well as factory financing. You can receive fast,free online quotes.