New ergos accommodate more riders. A two-piece adjustable seat helps, but the FZ6R fits smaller riders best. Those Sheena Warrior Princess graphics bump the asking price up by $100. New ergos accommodate more riders. A two-piece adjustable seat helps, but the FZ6R fits sm Tech SpecEvolutionSon of FZ6-a.k.a. an R6 for the rest of us. RivalsAny of Hyosung's, Kawasaki's and Suzuki's 650cc twins, plus Ducati's Monster 696 and Triumph's Street Triple. Tech Spec Price $6990-$7090 Engine type l-c inline-four Valve train DOHC, 4v Displacement 600cc Bore x stroke 65.5 x 44.5mm Compression 12.2:1 Fuel System EFI Clutch Wet, multi-plate Transmssion 6-speed Claimed horsepower na Claimed torque na Frame Tubular-steel Front suspension Soqi telescopic fork Rear suspension Single Soqi shock with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping Front brake Brembo two-piston calipers, 298mm disc Rear brake Brembo single-piston caliper, 245mm disc Front tire 120/70-ZR17 Bridgestone BT021 Rear tire 160/60-ZR17 Bridgestone BT021 Rake/trail 26/4.1 in. Seat height 30.9-31.7 in. Wheelbase 56.7 in. Fuel Capacity 4.6 gal Claimed curb weight 470 lbs. Colors Team Yamaha Blue/White, Cadmium Yellow, Pearl White, Raven Black Available Now Warranty 12 mo./unlimited mi. ContactYamaha Motor Corp. USA6555 Katella Ave.Cypress, CA 90630800.962.7926www.yamaha-motor.com VerdictWho says your first streetbike can't be fun? « | 1 | 2 | View Full Article By Jamie Elvidge Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!