Yamaha is a renowned motorbike manufacturer on the international market. Yamaha has gained a reputation for producing reliable and durable products across the globe. Their distinctive brand has won the hearts of South Africans nationwide. Yamaha SA manufactures fast and powerful bikes such as the R6 and R1.
Not only is Yamaha a popular vehicle manufacturer, the company also produces marine products, quads, ATVs and golf carts. Motorbikes come in a variety of sizes, shapes, calibres and types. The Yamaha R6 and Yamaha R1 are both popular models. Yamaha’s range caters to the diverse tastes of their target market. The company also manufactures other motoring equipment such as boat motors. The Yamaha R1 and R6 are the ultimate speed bikes. In order to decide which model to buy it is important to explore the design of the bikes as well as their specifications.
- Yamaha YZF 600 R6
The exterior of the 2006 Yamaha YZF 600 R6 is both muscular and stylish. The striking blue, black and red models make a bold impression. The powerful exterior is matched by a four-cylinder engine with a capacity of 599cc. The liquid-cooled engine has a maximum power of 91.7 kW at 14500rpm with 69.1 Nm of torque at 1100 rpm. With a top speed of 255.1 km/h, the R6 is every speed freak’s dream. This model has a TCI ignition with an electric start and a wet multiple-disc clutch. The R6 has a wheelbase of 1380 mm with a ground clearance of 130mm and a fuel capacity of 17.5 litres.
- Yamaha YZF 1000 R1
The striking exterior of the Yamaha YZF 1000 R1 inspires admiration in onlookers. With its athletic design and light frame the bike offers an outstanding performance. This bike shows off Yamaha’s cutting-edge engineering. The R1’s success on the racetrack transfers to the city streets. The R1 has a four-cylinder engine with a capacity of 998cc. The liquid-cooled engine delivers a maximum power of 147.1 kW at 13500 rpm with a torque of 112.4 Nm at 11500 rpm. This model has a TCI ignition with an electric start and a wet multiple-disc clutch. The R1 has a wheelbase of 1419mm with a ground clearance of 135 mm and a fuel capacity of 17 litres.
When it comes to motorbikes, the Yamaha R6 and Yamaha R1 both deliver an outstanding performance.
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