2010 Yamaha YZF-R6 on the Dyno

Subtle change make a difference for '10

2010 Yamaha YZF-R6

2010 Yamaha YZF-R6 and 2009 Yamaha YZF-R6 Dyno
2010 Yamaha YZF-R6 and 2010 Kawasaki ZX-6R Dyno

The August issue of Sport Rider features a full road test of the 2010 Yamaha YZF-R6, which has a longer muffler and some ECU changes for increased power. While the dyno doesn't reflect the improvement Yamaha claims for the 2010 model, there is more midrange power. Is it enough to de-throne our last year's middleweight champion, the Kawasaki ZX-6R? Check out the dyno charts here, and look for the full test - along with a mini-comparison with the ZX-6R - in the August issue of Sport Rider.

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