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2008 Yamaha YZF R6

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2008 Yamaha YZF R6

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2008 Yamaha YZF R6 Specifications

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Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,599.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Compression Ratio  13.1:1
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 180/55 ZR17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  54.3 / 1379.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.6 / 17.4

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Definately Fun
By Matt M(Owner), Sep. 23, 2008
I bought the 08 R6 on Father's day and this bike is nothing but amazing.



The Overall performance is second to none.



The Handling when going into corners is extremely sharp, find a line and twist the throttle.



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Awesomeness between my legs.
By Brian(Owner), Sep. 27, 2008
This bike is pretty amazing.



The performance is top-notch. 16.5k redline wooooooooo!



The only issue with this bike is the comfort. But.... Tough luck. You don't buy a sportsbike for comfort; you buy it for performance.



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WOW
By Rich(Owner), Nov. 18, 2009
I traded in a F4 for a R6 and all i can say is WOW!!!!!!! for everyone saying the bike is not confertable thats Bull. I road the bike from CO to VA and it was fine a also got the bike up to 145Mph with a bag on each side of the bike. The bike still had so much more power at that speed. Read Full Review

 

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K8 R6
By EB(Owner), Jan. 26, 2009
I bought this bike with the primary intention of "street riding", but the first time I did a track weekend I knew it had no business to be on the street. It ran perfect on the track, even with the stock Dunlop 208 tires.



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great bike
By Andrey(Owner), Mar. 5, 2009
i picked one up in oct 08 and its definatly worth it. this is my first bike and i feel like ive owned it for years. ive riden befor on 6rs and gixxers but this one takes the lead hands down. its light sharp and fast. i would recomend it to anyone that is looking for a good quick street bike Read Full Review

 

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