Paris show video: Yamaha launches 2008 R6

Yamaha has launched the new 2008 Yamaha YZF-R6 at the Paris show and given it a complete workover despite the motorcycle looking pretty similar to the current bike.

The Yamaha R6 gets a new frame and swingarm, reworked 599cc engine, new slipper clutch, improved front brakes and more aerodynamic bodywork.

Check out the video below to see the bike launched on the Yamaha stand and see it in detail for the first time.

Angus Farquhar

By Angus Farquhar