2014 Yamaha R6 announced

The 2014 Yamaha R6 marks the 7th year of production of this 600 and even though there were rumours that the 2014 model might see a drastic change in terms of moving to a triple, we now have official confirmation that the 2014 Yamaha R6 is only going to have minor tweaks to make it slightly more versatile on-road and on-track. Top on the list of tweaks is an improved overall mass centralization. There are also slight changes in the ECU that has been inspired by learnings from the MotoGP program. Then of-course in the new colour options, Red-white, Blue-white and Grey.

2014 Yamaha R6 technical specifications

  • Engine Type: 599cc liquid-cooled inline 4-cylinder; DOHC, 16 titanium valves
  • Bore x Stroke: 67.0 x 42.5 mm
  • Compression Ratio: 13.1:1
  • Fuel Delivery: Fuel Injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
  • Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
  • Transmission: 6-speed w/multiplate slipper clutch
  • Final Drive: O-ring chain
  • Suspension – Front: 41 mm inverted fork; 4-way adjustable, 4.5-in travel
  • Suspension – Rear: Single shock; 4-way adjustable, 4.7-in travel
  • Brakes – Front Dual: 310mm floating disc; radial-mount 4-piston calipers
  • Brakes – Rear: 220mm disc; single-piston caliper
  • Tires – Front: 120/70-ZR17 58W
  • Tires – Rear: 180/55-ZR17 73W
  • Length: 80.3 in
  • Width: 27.8 in
  • Height: 43.1 in
  • Seat Height: 33.5 in
  • Wheelbase: 54.1 in
  • Rake (Caster Angle): 24°
  • Trail: 3.8 in
  • Oil Capacity (with oil filter change): 2.75 qt
  • Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal
  • Fuel Economy: 40 mpg (claimed)
  • Wet Weight: 189 kg