2002 Yamaha YZF-R6

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2002 Yamaha YZF-R6
2002 Yamaha YZF-R6

2002 Yamaha YZF-R6
2002 Yamaha YZF-R6

 

– 2002 Yamaha YZF-R6 Review

2002 Yamaha YZF-R6

An adrenal gland is a terrible thing to waste…

“Why is the R6 untouchable?” asked the experts at Motorcyclist magazine while crowning our phenomenal middleweight missile its 2001 600cc Shootout winner. “Because it manages a nearly impossible balancing act with its superb all-around balance.”

Take note of that last word: balance. Which, in the vernacular of today’s hyper-competitive 600cc supersport class, means the ability to go, stop and turn better than everybody else — at both street and racetrack pace.



2002 Yamaha YZF-R6 Features and Benefits

 

 


 

2002 Yamaha YZF-R6 – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $7,999 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

DIMENSIONS
Length 81″

Height 44.2″

Width 27.6″

Weight 365 lbs.

Wheelbase 54.4″

Seat Height 32.8″

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

Displacement 599cc

Bore x Stroke 65.5 x 44.5mm

Compression Ratio 12.4:1

Carburetion (4) 37mm Keihin CV Downdraft w/Throttle Position Sensor

Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal.

Ignition Digital CDI

Clutch Multi-plate clutch

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission 6-Speed

Final Drive O-ring chain

BRAKES/WHEELS/TIRES
Brakes Front: Dual 298mm floating discs w/4-piston calipers
Rear: 220mm disc w/single-piston caliper

Tires Front: 120/60-ZR17
Rear: 180/55-ZR17

OPERATIONAL
Suspension Front: 43mm inverted telescopic fork w/adj. preload, compression and rebound damping; 5.2″ travel
Rear: Single shock w/piggyback reservoir and adj. preload, compression and rebound damping; 5.1″ travel

OTHER
Colors
Team Yamaha Blue/White
Red/White


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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