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Compare 2008 Yamaha YZF R6 to Others

2008 Yamaha YZF R6 2016 Yamaha YZF R6
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Model Type  Sport Sport
MSRP (US)  $ 9599 $ 10990
Warranty  12 12
Compression Ratio  13.1:1 13.1:1
Cooling  Liquid Liquid
Cylinders  4 4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line Horizontal In-line
Fuel Requirements  Regular Regular
Fuel Type  Gas Gas
Starter  Electric Electric
Valve Configuration  DOHC DOHC
Valves  16 16
Valves Per Cylinder  4 4
Number Of Speeds  6 6
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Gear Gear
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain Chain
Transmission Type  Manual Manual
Wheels & Tires:
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 120/70 ZR17 Dunlop 120/70 ZR17 58W
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 180/55 ZR17 Dunlop 180/55 ZR17 73W
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.6 / 17.4 4.5 / 17
Wheelbase (in/mm)  54.3 / 1379.2 54.1 / 1374.1