Poll: 2011 Suzuki GSX-R600 v Daytona 675 v ZX-6R v R6 v CBR600RR

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Suzuki’s new GSX-R600 is lighter, has more midrange torque and extra revs, but can it beat the competition from both Japan and the UK?

Senior road tester Michael Neeves is on his way to the south of France to find out. He’ll be riding each bike on the legendary Route Napoleon, one of the most challenging bike routes in Europe along with guest tester and GP winner Simon Crafar.      

So… which bike do you think will come out on top? Have your say in our poll below.

Suzuki GSX-R600
Power   113bhp (est)
Torque  47.5ftlb (est)
Weight 187kg
Triumph Daytona 675
Power   111.51bhp
Torque  49.11ftlb
Weight 185kg
Honda CBR600RR
Power   106.14bhp
Torque 45.8ftlb
Weight 184kg
Yamaha YZF-R6
Power   111.93bhp
Torque  46.36ftlb
Weight  189kg
Kawasaki ZX-6R
Power   114.38bhp
Torque  46.10ftlb
Weight  191kg



Note: All power figures are measured at the back wheel, GSX-R figures are estimated.


Adam Child

By Adam Child

Former MCN Road Tester with 15 years road testing experience on all kinds of bikes