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2006 Yamaha R6 : YZF-R6 Specs, Top Speed and Horsepower


2006 Yamaha R6

2006 Yamaha R6

2006 Yamaha R6 comes lighter, More powerful and adopting technologies gained from years of racing. As we can say that Yamaha YZF-R6 wasn’t a race replica; it’s a racer bike indeed, developed at racetracks, honed to perfection.

As a result of those technology that adopted into the bike, 2006 Yamaha R6 is one of the most Successful bike that built by Yamaha. Beside, Yamaha YZF-R6 Is also the first Bike that is produced with a fly-by-wire throttle system-for flawless response in all condition.

2006 Yamaha R6 Using Straight frame concept that is developed from the Yamaha M1, the Yamaha YZF-R6’s steering head, swingarm pivot and rear axle all get in a straight line-for unmatched handling — with the latest in-line four-cylinder engine designed for optimal layout and mass centralization.

The first Generation of Yamaha R6 was introduced in 1999, Then The Yamaha YZF-R6 updated in 2001, 2003 and 2006. Honda CBR600RR, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, Suzuki GSX-R600, and Triumph Daytona 675 Were get the serious rival in their class of Best 600cc Motor bike.

2006 model year, Yamaha R6 can running at up to 17.500 rpm Than the previous model that runs about 15.000 rpm which means 2006 Yamaha R6 Has 2000 rpm higher.

2006 Yamaha R6 Specifications

Here's the Brief data of 2006 Yamaha R6 Specification For you who needs to know what features that lies in this YZF-R6 Super sport bike. 


2006 Yamaha R6 Specs
Engine size 599cc
Engine type 16v in-line four, 6 gears
Frame type Aluminium twin spar
Fuel capacity 17.5 litres
Seat height 850mm
Bike weight 161kg
Front suspension Preload, rebound, high/low speed compression
Rear suspension Preload, rebound, high/low speed compression
Front brake Twin 310mm discs
Rear brake 220mm disc
Front tyre size 120/70 x 17
Rear tyre size 180/55 x 17


2006 Yamaha R6 Yellow
2006 Yamaha R6 50th Anniversary


2006 Yamaha R6 Weight

I Hope the table of brief Yamaha R6 Specification is clear enough, So if Somebody Ask What is 2006 Yamaha R6 Weight? That is clearly written 161 kg.


2006 Yamaha R6 Top Speed

And If there's another question : What is 2006 Yamaha R6 Top Speed? It's 165 mph  (Not written Yet in the table above, But if You want More Detailed Specification of 2006 Yamaha R6 Just Visit this Yamaha YZF-R6 All Generation) Or Equal 265,542 kph (km/h) Conversion. 

This data may different with consumers Get, Because the top speed was achieved through many factors. Get To Know here : 2006 Yamaha R6 Top Speed Test Compilation.

2006 Yamaha R6 Raven
2006 Yamaha R6 Raven Red

2006 Yamaha R6 Horsepower

Since it has 600cc Engine Four-Stroke with 6 Speed, 2006 Yamaha R6 Horsepower is around 130 hp @14500 RPM According To TopSpeed Site that mention its number.

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