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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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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,599.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
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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Very pleasing!
By Zachariya Lockhat(Owner), Aug. 20, 2009
I bought my bike in July last year. My first bike to top it off!

I'm amazed at how powerful and smooth the bike is and at 5ft 7 it's difficult to keep the bike up at standstill and my arms are a bit short for steering.

But I don't have any complaints... My R6 is a dream come true and I would defin... Read Full Review

 

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Absolutely Cutting Edge Performance
By stephen weller(Owner), Sep. 18, 2008
I have had my 08 special edition R6 for 1700 miles now, 400 or so on the track and I must say that this bike is absolutely awesome. It is an racetrack scalpel. Pick your line and it goes there, anywhere on the track. The motor is amazing and a ton of fun. The suspension is also top notch for pro... Read Full Review

 

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Best 600 supersport!
By Patrick cork(Owner), Jul. 31, 2009
All I can say is this is probably the best 600 supersport available. I have ridden them all my fav is by far the R6 hands down.YeS there are other 600s with more power and better looks in others opinions- not mine, but if you want a close to track ready 600cc race bike from the factory the closest ... Read Full Review

 

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By micro 7s(Owner), Feb. 16, 2010
we race them in sprint cars and thay out preform the kawi 636 and thats 36 more cc we dynoed our on methanol it put out 134hp and 54fp of torque 5 star motor Read Full Review

 

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No complaints
By Aaron (Owner), May. 23, 2009
Excellent all-around sportbike. Yeah, maybe it lacks mid-range compared to the CBR, but who cares about that with top-end like this bike has. It screams. And it's comfortable. And it handles unbelievably. Two thumbs up. Way up. Read Full Review

 

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