These are the first official pictures of Yamaha’s UK-spec 2003 R6, a 123bhp, 162kg (356.4lb) stealth missile.
You can read more about the new R6 in detail and see all the pictures in the latest issue of MCN, out Wednesday, September 11.
*World exclusive: The all new RCV lookalike CBR600RR
*FREE – 16-page supplement with the 50 best biking buys worth every penny
*Exclusive – 2003 Honda Varadero
*First look at Kawasaki’s 2003 colour range, and yes, there is a lime green in there
*First look at Aprilia’s £8000 production version Tuono
*Details of the launch date for every new motorcycle for 2003…and beyond
*World exclusive pictures and details of KTM’s 950 Duke
*First pictures of the new Gas-Gas 450 and quad
*Your chance to nominate the 2002 MCN Motorcyclist of the Year
*New bikes for new riders – we find the best rides for the freshly qualified
*Road Test Idol – meet the 10 finalists
*Barry Sheene’s emotional Goodwood Revival
*Buying and Owning looks at BMW’s R1150R
*The latest products reviewed: from sunglasses to rain suits, it’s all here
*What’s On – the definitive guide to your next seven days entertainment
*All the news and gossip from WSB, GP and MCN BSB, including our exclusive Neil Hodgson column
It’s all in the September 11 issue of MCN. Don’t miss it.