How reliable is a 2008 Yamaha R6?

How reliable is a 2008 Yamaha R6?

16 owners have reviewed their YAMAHA R6 (2008 – 2016) and rated it in a number of areas….

Summary of owners’ reviews
Overall rating: 4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
Ride quality & brakes: 4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)
Engine: 4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
Reliability & build quality: 4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)

How much HP does a 2008 Yamaha R6 have?


1999-2000 2008–2009
Compression ratio 12.4:1 13.1:1
Horsepower 73.7 kW (98.9 hp) @ 12,500 rpm (rear wheel) 94.9 kW (127.3 bhp) @ 14,500 rpm (claimed)
Torque 57.2 N⋅m (42.2 lb⋅ft) @ 10,500 rpm 58.7 N⋅m (43.3 lb⋅ft) @ 10,500 rpm
Fuel system 37 mm carburetors Fuel Injection w/YCC-T and YCC-I

How heavy is a Yamaha R6?

419 lbs.
The R6 has a history of being “the first motorcycle to…” including the first over 100 HP at 600cc when it launched in 1999, and it continues to be one of the most powerful of the 600’s with 117 HP in 2020. It also continues to be one of the lightest inline 4 bikes at full wet weight of just 419 lbs.

Is the R6 fast?

Top Speed: 160 mph (Est.)

How many owners have reviewed the Yamaha R6?

16 owners have reviewed their YAMAHA R6 (2008 – 2016) and rated it in a number of areas. Read what they have to say and what they like and dislike about the bike below.

What kind of engine does a Yamaha YZF R6 have?

2008 Yamaha YZF-R6 Year: 2008 Make: Yamaha Model: YZF Engine: liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 titanium valves Transmission: 6-speed Displacement: 599 L Price: 9,599

What are the brakes on a Yamaha R6?

The R1 brakes on the little R6 really give you tons of confidence, and allow you to brake later than you almost feel comfortable doing. For an ABS-equipped unit, the brake feel is pretty good, and is a welcome feature out on the street. The best way to describe the overall handling of the 2018 Yamaha R6 can be summed up in a word: Telepathic.

What kind of compression does a Yamaha R6 have?

But with updated ECU and fuel injection, the highest ever compression seen on a Yamaha and variable height inlet trumpets (as used on this year’s R1), the R6’s midrange drive has been propped up.

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