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After two teaser videos and a "fake" picture going around for a few months, Yamaha finally came through and finally did a much needed update on the R6.

The bike does look a lot like the picture that was going around.

what are we thinking? who is going to make the move?

Some specs from Yamaha website.

Price

$12,199 - Matte Black - Available from March, 2017
$12,199 - Team Yamaha Blue - Available from March, 2017
$12,199 - Intensity White/Matte Silver - Available from March, 2017

Engine

Engine Type599cc liquid-cooled DOHC inline 4-cylinder; 16 titanium valves
Bore x Stroke67.0mm x 42.5mm
Compression Ratio13.1:1
Fuel DeliveryFuel injection with YCC-T and YCC-I
IgnitionTCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission6-speed w/multiplate slipper clutch
Final DriveO-ring chain

Chassis

Suspension / Front43mm KYB® inverted fork, 3-way adjustable; 4.7-in travel
Suspension / RearKYB® piggyback shock, 4-way adjustable; 4.7-in travel
Brakes / FrontDual 320mm hydraulic disc; ABS
Brakes / Rear220mm hydraulic disc; ABS
Tires / Front120/70ZR17
Tires / Rear180/55ZR17

Dimensions

L x W x H80.3 in x 27.4 in x 45.3 in
Seat Height33.5 in
Wheelbase54.1 in
Rake (Castor Angle)24.0°
Trail3.8 in
Maximum Ground Clearance5.1 in
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal
Fuel Economy42 mpg
Wet Weight419 lb
 

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That white and silver theme is NIICEEE!!
i do kind of wish the dash was all digital though
 

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Nice touch with the R6 on the tachometer taking place of the 6.
 

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I'm happy with my R3 for another couple years, as there's a lot of fun and learning I can get out of it.

Nice bike though, just can't see myself buying one.
 

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it is an awesome looking bike, best looking 600 imo but to be honest I can see my self scooping up an 06-14 model for street and track use for much cheaper...man does this look good doe
 
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