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2008 Yamaha YZF R6S

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2008 Yamaha YZF R6S

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2008 Yamaha YZF R6S Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,299.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  4
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  123 / 91.8
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  16
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  65.5 / 2.58
Stroke (mm/in)  44.5 / 1.75
Displacement (cc/ci)  600 / 36.6
Compression Ratio  12.4:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  38
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Gear
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)  3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  5.5
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  60
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  Z
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 120/60 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop 180/55 ZR17
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.7 / 298
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  8.7 / 220
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  4.7 / 119.4
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  4.7 / 119.4
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.64
Width (in/mm)  27.1 / 688.3
Height (in/mm)  42.9 / 1089.7
Wheelbase (in/mm)  54.3 / 1379.2
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  8
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  357 / 161.9
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  401 / 182
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  426 / 193
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.5 / 17
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.92 / 3.5
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.68
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  32.3 / 820.4
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  Yes
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  Yes
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Trip Computer  Standard
Shift Light Type  Adjustable
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Yamaha
Display Name  YZF-R6S
Mounts:  
Tool Bag Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  No
Height  Low
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Convenience:  
Adjustable Levers  Standard

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By DM(Owner), Sep. 27, 2009
I compared motorcycle for over 12months before I bought this motorcycle. I looked at the Triump Daytona 675, Yamaha R6 08, GSX-R 750, Buell, and the Kawasaki Ninja 600R. Hands down my 08 Yamaha R6S was the best pick. I can ride my bike for over 12hours straight for one. Yes...12hrs straight, none st... Read Full Review

 

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By Matt(Owner), Feb. 9, 2009
The bike is one of the best Yamaha has put out. It has comfort, power, flick ability, reliability, and looks. There is a reason why Yamaha is still making it in the U.S. It's the new YZF-600r with better looks, less weight and a second gear that works. It's the 03-04 bike with an 05 remapped ECU. It... Read Full Review

 

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Best bike I've ever owned. awsome looking bike, tons of power, and rides on rails. I plan on holding on to this one for a very long time, and if I ever trade, it will be for a new R6s. Read Full Review

 

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great bike. also my first bike easy to learn on. great price and just as good as any. over 8,000 miles in 3 months and havnt got bored with it yet.plenty powerful. the bad-oversize ugly exhaust and huge egg like turn signals Read Full Review

 

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By ryan(Owner), Sep. 23, 2008
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