Who is not going backwards” must be the most used services R & D of the four major Japanese proverb! Here is the turn of Yamaha to update its 600 supersport, two years old already! It was time we start to find, in writing, that we hung out riding this motorcycle obsolete.
As always, no big revolutions, but a sum of points reviewed, improved, refined, which you will find below a non-exhaustive list:
New engine characteristics of the R6.
Adoption of e-YCC-I (Yamaha Chip-Controlled Intake) of the intake funnel length variable
New high compression pistons (13.1 to 1 against 12.8 to 1 on the 2007 model)
New settings YCC-T and fuel injection (electronic control throttle)
Connecting rod bearings and springs more resistant valves
Changing the semi-hydraulic chain tensioner distribution
Diameter of the expanded intermediate silencer 30%, to increase the torque
Section redesigned rear silencer
4-stroke 600 cm3 4-cylinder in-line, 4 valves per cylinder, liquid-cooled DOHC
Bore x stroke: 67 x 42.5 mm
Maximum power 99.6 kW (135 hp) at 14,500 rev / min with direct air induction
Power per liter: over 200 hp
Electronic control of the throttle YCC-T
EXUP exhaust titanium
Forced air intake system
Intake valves and exhaust titanium
Cups valve springs aluminum
Crankcase and cylinder head magnesium
Compact triangular configuration of the three main axes of the motor
An injection system for secondary injectors, developed for the competition
Titanium silencer centered under the saddle, with oxygen sensor
Compact alternator rare earth magnets
New features of the chassis R6.
Rebalancing of the stiffness and strength of Deltabox framework
Changing sleeves and bottom fork.
Offset tees redefined
Loop back Lightweight magnesium
Relief support device adjustable compression of the rear suspension
Redistribution of the strength / rigidity of the swingarm
Advanced driving position and lowered
Front brake discs thicker (mod= 5 mm; mod 2007 = 4.5 mm.)
Minimalist new look concentrated on the front.
Concept Deltabox frame straight ‘straight frame’, where the steering column, the swingarm pivot and the rear wheel are on the same plane
41 mm inverted fully adjustable 2-way adjustable fork compression
Fully adjustable rear shock 2 way adjustable compression
Double disc 310 mm in diameter at the front with radial-mount calipers.
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