YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike Review Price Specs

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike

The new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike is an incredible sports bike by Yamaha and is powerful that 2017 Yamaha YZF-R3 plus has awesome features making it incredible to ride. The bike features a powerful engine of 600 ccs making it an ideal bike for champions. The overall performance is amazing. The new seat design makes it comfortable to ride on and to have a maximum freedom of movement for maneuvering. The new braking and suspension system gives another level of confidence and comfort. It is indeed the remarkable sports bike and its review along with price are written below.

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike – Features and Price

Engine Features

The new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike features the lightweight 599 ccs of DOHC, liquid-cooled four-cylinder engine containing the latest manufacturing technology. It contains the sixteen titanium valves with the high 13.1:1 compression ratio and the lightweight forged piston lets the smooth high-revving power. It has the linerless direct-plated ceramic-composite cylinder bores offering an excellent heat dissipation and minimum friction. The new magnesium engine covers minimize the engine weight. The new Yamaha’s Chip Controlled Intake (YCC-I), which electronically changes the effective intake tract length to offers the benefits of both shorter and taller intake stacks in the single engine. It offers the broader and more tractable powerband. The all-new twin injector intake system uses the shower-style fuel injectors above the intakes to offer an optimum fuel atomization at the higher rpm.

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike

The new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike features the close-ratio of six-speed transmission that delivers the seamless power and the maximum acceleration to suit the output of engine plus it is redesigned to be very compact that the previous mode i.e. 2014 Yamaha YZF-R6. The new crankshaft, output and the input shafts are stacked in its triangular layout to the centralize mass plus it maintains the engine much shorter front-to-back. It lets an optimized engine placement in the frame for an exceptional handling. The new slipper-type back torque-limiting clutch reduces the braking effects of engine and it also eases an aggressive downshifting from high speed. The new midship titanium muffler contributes to the mass centralization and it features new Yamaha’s Exhaust Ultimate Power Valve (EXUP) for broad powerband. It has oxygen sensor for spot-on fuel injection and clean-running emissions.

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike

Electronics Features

The new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike comes with the ride-by-wire Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T) system, which senses the slightest throttle input by the rider. It instantaneously calculates the ideal throttle valve opening plus it also actuates the throttle valves to actuate the throttle valves to actively control intake volume. This new technology offers the precise level of control required to push the envelope at the racing speeds. The new Traction Control System (TCS) assists the rider in managing the traction on several road conditions by rapidly modulating the throttle opening, fuel volume, and ignition timing. The new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike contains an advanced system, which is redesigned to function and intervene smoothly. This new system is capable of adapting to changing tire diameter and it also capable of adapting to changing the tire diameter and grip caused by tire wear. It includes six modes to suit various road conditions and rider preferences. The new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike features the new Yamaha’s D-Mode system to allow the rider to choose the optimum engine character for their best riding situation. The rider has the option for three throttle valve control maps i.e. A-Mode, B-Mode and Standard Mode for different throttle response characteristics just by the push of the button. The new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike features the new combination analog and digital LCD instrument package that displays the entire range of information.

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike

Chassis/ Suspension Features

The newly launched YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike features the Deltabox aluminum frame having the perfect ergonomics. The engine positioning and rigidity gives the best shape. This sports bike offers the lightning-fast handling and agility with confidence-inspiring mid-corner stability. The all-new magnesium sub-frame weight from the rear of a motorcycle for increased mass centralization while the redesigned seat. It is about 20 mm narrower at the front side making it easier for the rider to reach the ground plus it provides enough room to maneuver during aggressive riding. The all-new aluminum alloy fuel tanks are incredibly positioned to have the lower center of gravity while improving the rider ergonomics. It features an advanced KYB 43 mm of the fork which is usually used in 2014 Yamaha YZF-R1 and it is specially tuned for R6. It offers an excellent damping and best feedback from the front tire and the fork gives an exceptional adjustability. This all-new fork uses the large axle shaft of about 25 mm that are used in Yamaha R1, which further enhances the rigidity and wheel control. The new lightweight swingarm pivots high in the frame is used for maximum anti-squat effect and mid-corner stability. The new piggyback shock design contains the four-way preload and damping adjustability for an effective wheel control across the broad variety of conditions. The new 320 mm of front rotors, gripped by four-piston radial mount calipers and the new radial-pump master cylinder, which is actuated by the Nissin. All of these new quality components results in an exceptional power with the precise control. The lightweight new rear caliper supports the front system while the ABS is standard for enhanced braking on rough surfaces.

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike

Additional Features

The all-new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike features the sleeker profile which represents the next generation of Yamaha R-series styling. The new LED marker lights create the striking face, which is centered on an updated YRZ-M1-style ram air intake. The new front bodywork reduces aerodynamic drag by 8 percent. This Yamaha Bike has the highest level of aerodynamic efficiency which improves the top speed on the racetrack. The new cross-layered fairing design guarantees an excellent airflow to maintain the engine temperature. The compact LED headlights offers an attractive look plus they have tucked away for the less mechanical appearance while still giving the brilliant illumination. The front LED turn signals are mounted into the mirrors for the stylish look while the rear LED taillight is an ultra-compact offering the visible output.

Unique Key Features

  • Thrilling New R-Series Styling.
  • All-New Suite of Electronic Rider Aids.
  • R1-Derived Suspension.
  • Upgraded Brakes with ABS.
  • Beauty – Technology – Speed – Meet the All-New 2017 YZF-R6
  • Unparalleled Racetrack Success.
  • Legendary R6 Handling.
  • Thrilling Power and Control.

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike – Price

The all-new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike is available from March 2017 in there different colors i.e. Matte Black, Team Yamaha Blue and Intensity White/Matte Silver with an affordable price of $12,199 only.

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike – Specs with Pics


YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike Specs

Engine Type 599 ccs, liquid-cooled, DOHC, inline 4-cylinder, 16 titanium valves
Bore x Stroke 67.0 mm x 42.5 mm
Compression Ratio 13.1:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel injection with the YCC-T and YCC-I
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 6-speed w/multi-plate slipper clutch
Final Drive O-ring chain


YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike Specs

Suspension / Front 43 mm KYB® inverted fork, 3-way adjustable; 4.7 inches travel
Suspension / Rear KYB® piggyback shock, 4-way adjustable; 4.7 inches travel
Brakes / Front Dual 320 mm hydraulic disc, ABS
Brakes / Rear 220 mm hydraulic disc, ABS
Tires / Front 120/70ZR17
Tires / Rear 180/55ZR17


YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike Specs

L x W x H 80.3 inches x 27.4 inches x 45.3 inches
Seat Height 33.5 inches
Wheelbase 54.1 inches
Rake (Caster Angle) 24.0°
Trail 3.8 inches
Maximum Ground Clearance 5.1 inches
Fuel Capacity 4.6 gallons
Fuel Economy 42 mpg
Wet Weight 419 lb


Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike


This article is all about the review of new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike. It is an incredible sports bike with a number of features. The powerful engine is very responsive while the frame and new bodywork give an aggressive look. The seat height is totally adjustable so that rider can easily have a confidence ride. The wheels and tires give an exceptional grip. So don’t wait too long and purchase the new YZF-R6 2017 Yamaha Heavy Bike.