2002 Yamaha YZF-600R

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2002 Yamaha YZF-600R
2002 Yamaha YZF-600R


– 2002 Yamaha YZF-600R Review

2002 Yamaha YZF-600R

The perfectly balanced middleweight supersport machine…

A model of civility attuned to the everyday needs of the real world. That’s not to say the 600R doesn’t feast on twisty tarmac as hungrily as its supersonic R1 and R6 siblings.

Rest assured, this YZF can carve with the best of them. Which should really come as no surprise considering its high-performance pedigree: a liquid-cooled, 16-valve Genesis in-line four tuned for potent low- and mid-range punch, slick-shifting 6-speed transmission, Yamaha’s legendary Deltabox frame and fully adjustable suspension front and rear. Add it all up, and what stands before you is a razor-sharp scalpel delivering some of the lightest, most precise handling in the class.

2002 Yamaha YZF-600R Features and Benefits




2002 Yamaha YZF-600R – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $6,999 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

Length 81.1″

Height 46.9″

Width 28.5″

Weight 416 lbs.

Wheelbase 55.7″

Seat Height 31.7″

Engine 599cc, DOHC, 16-Valve, Liquid Cooled, In-Line Four Cyclinder

Displacement 599cc

Bore x Stroke 62 x 49.6mm

Compression Ratio 12:01

Carburetion (4) 36mm Keihini CV Downdraft

Fuel Capacity 5.0 gal.

Ignition Digital TCI

Exhaust 4-into-2-into-1

Transmission 6-speed w/multi-plate clutch

Final Drive O-ring chain

Brakes Front: Dual 298mm front discs with one-piece 4-piston calipers
Rear: 245mm single disc brake with dual-piston caliper

Tires Front: 120/60-ZR17
Rear: 160/60-ZR17 Radials

Suspension Front: Fully adjustable (preload, compression and rebound damping) 41mm telescopic front fork with 5.1″ of travel
Rear: Fully adjustable (preload, compression and rebound damping) remote-reservoir rear shock with 4.7″ of travel

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Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations. Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.

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