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2008 Yamaha YZF-R6 is first 600 to break 170mph barrier

MCN Newsdesk, 04 March 2008 11:15

Yamaha’s 2008 YZF-R6 has just become the first 600cc supersport motorcycle to hit a genuine 170mph. Video of the new 2008 Yamaha R6 At 172.34 mph, the 2008 R6 beat the next fastest bike by nearly 7 mph – Kawasaki’s ZX-6R managing 165.97mph with the same rider in the same conditions at Bruntingthorpe proving ground. MCN is currently pitting all the ...

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2008 Yamaha YZF-R6 first test report

Trevor Franklin, 22 October 2007 11:50

MCN Chief Road Tester Trevor Franklin has just ridden the new 2008 Yamaha YZF-R6 at Sugo in Japan. The full report will be in this the October 24 issue of MCN but here’s what he’s had to say: “The new 2008 Yamaha R6 may look virtually unchanged from the 2007 motorcycle, but underneath those subtly modified fairing panels there are ...

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