2020 Yamaha YZF-R6 First Look

Now available in Vivid Orange graphics.

It’s back! The Yamaha R6 enters its third year of production but arrives unchanged this model year. Following its introduction in 2017 this latest version of the R6 has established itself as one of the most popular middleweights on the market, so Yamaha has opted to maintain the status quo until the competition finally catches up.

Yamaha claims the R6 is the most aerodynamic production model in company history.Yamaha
The Traction Control System (TCS) features six modes plus an option to turn it off completely.Yamaha
Fully adjustable Kayaba suspension is standard on the 2020 Yamaha YZF-R6.Yamaha

This latest version of the YZF-R6 still features a laundry list of high-performance components including the high-revving supersport engine, Deltabox aluminum frame, fully adjustable KYB suspension, MotoGP-inspired bodywork derived from the YZF-R1, aluminum fuel tank, traction control, ABS, and the same massive Nissin brake system found on the R1 as well.

The 2020 Yamaha R6 continues to be one of the best-looking supersport bikes on the market, and Yamaha knows it.Yamaha
The 2020 Yamaha R6 features the same braking components used on the R1. Its 320mm dual rotors and four-piston radial mount Nissin calipers provide excellent braking performance.Yamaha
The 2020 Yamaha R6 is powered by a high-revving 599cc, 16-valve engine that has become popular among racers and trackday junkies alike.Yamaha

For 2020, the most notable news is the R6 will now be offered in a Vivid Orange color combination along with the Raven Black and the popular Team Yamaha Blue, plus its $12,199 MSRP carries over for the third consecutive year.

The 2020 Yamaha R6 will be offered in a new Vivid Orange colorway.Yamaha
With an MSRP of just $12,199 the 2020 Yamaha R6 continues to pack a lot of high-performance components to justify the price.Yamaha
The latest version of the R6 Deltabox aluminum frame is derived from years of MotoGP racing. This is the core component of its world-class handling.Yamaha

2020 Yamaha YZF-R6 Specifications

PRICE $12,199
ENGINE 599cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC inline 4-cylinder; 16 titanium valves
BORE x STROKE 67.0 x 42.5mm
FUEL DELIVERY Fuel injection w/ YCC-T and YCC-I
FRAME Deltabox aluminum frame
FRONT SUSPENSION 43mm KYB inverted fork, 3-way adjustable;4.7-in. travel
REAR SUSPENSION KYB piggyback shock, 4-way adjustable; 4.7-in.travel
FRONT BRAKE 4-piston radial-mount Nissin calipers, dual 320mm hydraulic discs; ABS
REAR BRAKE 220mm hydraulic disc; ABS
TIRES, FRONT/REAR 120/70ZR-17 / 180/55ZR-17
RAKE/TRAIL 24.0°/3.8 in.
WHEELBASE 54.1 in.
SEAT HEIGHT 33.5 in.
WARRANTY 1 year (Limited factory warranty)
COLORS Team Yamaha Blue; Vivid Orange/Matte Raven Black; Raven
AVAILABLE October 2019
CONTACT yamahamotorsports.com