2022 Yamaha R6 Price in India, Top Speed, Specs, Launch Date, Mileage

The machine is now more chiseled and inspired by the Yamaha R1.

Yamaha R6 Price in India
Yamaha R6 Front Face

Introduction to Yamaha YZF-R6 Bike

The Yamaha YZF-R6 is one of the most popular bike in its 600cc segment from the day it launched (The year 1999). The bike is powered by a 599cc, liquid-cooled, 4 cylinder motor that produces around 118.4 bhp of power and 61.7 Nm of torque mated to a six-speed gearbox with a quick shifter as optional. The earlier generations R6 Bike was broader than this one but the new generation is more aerodynamically strong and easy to maneuver. The expected Yamaha R6 Price in India is around Rs 14,00,000 Ex-showroom. Here in this article, you find all the details regarding Yamaha R6 Bike Price, Mileage, Seat Height, Top Speed, Features, Launch Date, and much more. So do read the full article.

” More aerodynamically strong and feature pack”

History of Yamaha YZF-R6

Firstly, the R6 bike was introduced in the year 1999 and at that time this was the only 600cc bike that was producing more than 100 bhp of power from the stock inline 4-cylinder engine (108 bhp). After the launch, the YZF R6 was revised multiple times, Starting with the 2003 version when the R6 gets fuel injection technology. The 2006 Yamaha R6 got a significant update with a new engine management system featuring the YCC-T Ride by Wire throttle and multiple slipper clutch. Later, the 2009 model was incorporated by the YCC-I engine-length intake system to improve delta frame design and to enhance power at high revs. The 2017 model of Yamaha R6 bike got improved aerodynamics, new styling, and 43mm upside down (USD) front forks, upgrade front and rear brakes, mono-shock rear suspension, new aluminum fuel tank, ABS Braking, and much more.

Interesting Fact about Yamaha YZF-R6 Price in India:- The Yamaha R6 is a supersport bike and does compete in track races. Chaz Davies helped Yamaha to win both the rider and manufacturer title during the 2011 Supersport World Championship season. Also, the bike won, 2008 North West 200 Races.

Yamaha R6 1999 price in India
Yamaha YZF-R6 1999 model

Yahama R6 Price in India and Launch Date

The popular middleweight YZF-R6 was introduced in 1999 but was never sold in India. Whereas, the Honda CBR600RR, Kawasaki ZX-6R, and Suzuki GSX-R600 are already selling in India. However, the YZR-R6 is on sale in currently USA and European countries. There is one evident reason why Yamaha is not launching the R6 bike in the Indian market, and that is the high tax rates on the middle-weight bikes. If the bike will launch in the Indian market then the price would be very expensive, it might be at par with some of the liter-class bikes because of the hefty taxes. It is expected that the Yamaha YZF-R6 Price in India would be at Rs 14,00,000 Ex-showroom, and that is a way high.

Kawasaki ZX-6R
Kawasaki ZX-6R, YZF-R6’s strongest competitor.

Yamaha YZF-R6 Overview


The Yamaha R6 is the best-looking bike in the segment because the new design language of the Yamaha R series bike is just phenomenal. The identical from the chiseled face with big Moto GP style ram-air intake for better breathing, dual projector, LED indicators on rearview mirrors, and eyebrow style LED DRLs are just above the sky. This is a minimalist faired bike, so the engine and the radiator are fully covered in the fairing that gives it a mean look. The rider seat flip in this new version is raised by 5mm, so the rider is pushed towards the fuel tank for better maneuverability. So overall, in design, it gets 95/100.

The overall dimensions of the R6 Bike are as follows- 2040mm length, 695mm width, and 1150mm height. Whereas the ground clearance is 130mm, Seat Height is 850mm, Wheelbase is 1375mm, Kerb Weight is 190 kgs, and the fuel tank capacity is 17 liters.

“The design is chiseled and compact for great aerodynamics and maneuverability”

Particularsin mm
Length2040 mm
Width695 mm
Height1150 mm
Ground Clearance130 mm
Seat Height850 mm
Wheelbase1375 mm
Kerb Weight190 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity17 liters
Yamaha YZF-R6 Dimensions

Features and Offerings

Yamaha R6 Price in India

The R6 is packed with an ample amount of tech and features, starting from the ride by wire Yamaha Chip Control Throttle that senses even the slightest throttle input by the rider and instantaneously calculates the ideal throttle valve opening, and then serve the power accordingly. The Adjustable Traction Control System helps the rider to adjust the traction (with offered six modes) according to the road condition. Also, the bike has Selectable Drive Modes (D Mode) with the option to choose Standard Mode A and Mode B, these modes offer the rider to choose the engine response characteristics at the push of a button.

Apart from this, the instrumental cluster is a semi-digital unit that is packed with an analog tachometer and a digital speedometer with MID information. This semi-digital system offers information such as – programmable shift light, fuel economy, dual trip meters with miles on reserve system, and indicators for the electronic rider aids, Including TCS and D Modes.

“Packed with a lot of rider aids and features like YCC-I and D Modes”

Frame, Suspension and Brakes

Yamaha R6 Price in India

The more the engine is powerful, the more the brakes important are. The bike is fitted with dual-channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with 320 mm size disc at the front and 220 mm size disc at the rear. The big brakes allow the bike to stop at the shortest distance. The YZF-R6 is built on the Deltabox aluminum frame that is derived from elder siblings like Yamaha R1. This frame is specialized in engine positioning and rigidity, resulting in the gold standard in 600-class handling. The suspension duties have been taken care of by the R1 Derived KYB 43mm, inverted fork, 3 way adjustable; 4.7″ in travel at the front and a KYB piggyback, 4-way adjustable; 4.7″ travel mono-shock at the rear. Whereas the front wheel and rear wheel travel are 120 mm and 120 mm respectively.

“The frame is Aluminium Deltabox and the Suspension is KYB Derived from the Yamaha R1”

Performance and Transmissoin

Yamaha R6 Price in India

The Yamaha YZF-R6 is powered by the powerful 599cc, DOHC liquid-cooled, 4-cylinder engine that generates 118.4 bhp of power at 14,500 RPM and 61.7 Nm of torque at 10,500 RPM impaired to a six-speed gearbox with the quick-shifter as optional. The quick shifter allows the rider to upshift the gearbox while revving the engine without pressing the clutch. It has the Fuel injected with TCC-T and TCC-I fuel delivery systems. The YCC-I (Yamaha’s Chip Controlled Intake also helps the rider to achieve high revs in a short time because it analyzes even the pinch of the given throttle and generates power accordingly.

The Yamaha R6 Mileage is around 15.5 kmpl that is claimed by the company from its 17 liters fuel tank. If we calculate the fuel tank range then it will be 236.5 kms which is decent enough.

“The engine is powerful and offered with a lot of rider aids”

Key Features of Yamaha R6 Price in India

2-Wheeler TypeSports
Engine cc (Displacement)599 cc
Maximum Power118.4 HP @ 14,500 rpm
Maximum Torque61.7 Nm @ 10500 rpm
Number of Cylinders4
Number of Gears6
Seat Height850 mm
Ground Clearance130 mm
Kerb Weight190 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity17 liters
  • 599cc liquid-cooled DOHC inline 4-cylinder, 18 titanium valves
  • 6-Speed Gearbox
  • Lightweight
  • Switchable Traction Control
  • Analogue Digital Console
  • Powerful Engine
  • Race-Spec Tyres
  • 2 Channel ABS
  • 43mm Upside Dows (USD) Forks
  • Diamond Frame Chassis
  • Yoshimura YZF-R6 Y-Series Slip-on Muffler
  • Quick Shifter Kit
  • Smoked Windscreen
  • Slim Design Frame Sliders
  • Seat Cowl

Yamaha R6 Price in India Specifications and Features

Engine Details599cc, 4-Cylinder, DOHC, Forward-Inclined Parallel
Fuel SystemElectronic Fuel Injection
CoolingLiquid Cooling
Engine cc (Displacement)599 cc
Maximum Power118.4 HP @ 14,500 rpm
Maximum Torque61.7 Nm @ 10500 rpm
Number of Cylinders4
Emission NormsBS6-Compliant
IgnitionTCI (Digital)
Fuel DeliveryFuel Injection with TCC-T and TCC-I 
LubricationWet sump
Compression Ratio13.1:1
Bore67 mm
Stroke42.5 mm
Number of Gears6
Gearbox TypeConstant Mesh
ClutchWet, Multiple Disc
Final transmissionChain
MileageCertified mileage of R6 is 15.15 kmpl.
Top Speed262 kmph
0-100 km/h3.0 seconds
Braking System2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Front Brake320mm Dual Discs
Rear Brake220mm Single Disc
ABS2-Channel ABS
Traction Control SystemYes
Front Tyre120/70-ZR17 M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre180/55-ZR 17M/C (73W)
Front Wheel17-inch
Rear Wheel17-inch
Tubeless TyresYes
Alloy WheelsYes
Front Suspension43mm KYB® inverted fork, 3-way adjustable; 4.7-in travel
Rear SuspensionKYB® piggyback shock, 4-way adjustable; 4.7-in travel
Frame (Chassis)Diamond
Front Wheel Travel120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel120 mm
Overall Length2040 mm
Overall Width695 mm
Overall Height1150 mm
Ground Clearance130 mm
Seat Height850 mm
Wheelbase1375 mm
Kerb Weight190 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity17 litres
Engine Oil Capacity3.4 litres
Trip MeterDigital
ABS LightYes
Fuel GaugeDigital
Low Fuel Warning LightYes
Service ReminderYes
Low Oil IndicatorYes
Low Battery IndicatorYes
Rev-limiter IndicatorYes
Pass LightYes
Battery TypeMaintenance Free
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)Yes
Electric StartYes
Pillion FootrestYes
Step-up Seat/Split SeatYes
Riding ModesYes

Yamaha YZF-R6 Colours

The Yamaha YZF R6 is available in four colour options, which are:-

  • Team Yamaha Blue
  • Vivid Orange
  • Matte Raven Black
  • Competition White

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Competitors of Yamaha YZF-R6 2022

There are mainly three competitors of the R6 Bike, which are:-

  • Kawasaki ZX-6R
  • Honda CBR600RR
  • Suzuki GSX-R600

Among all three, the Kawasaki ZX-6R is the toughest competitor of the YZF-R6, because it is the most powerful and agile, whereas the CBR600RR takes second place and the GSX-R600 the third place respectively. All of these bikes are come fitted with a 4-cylinder,liquid-cooled motor, and the performance of all these are also at par on the roads. Apart from the performance, the design of YZF-R6 is quite sleek and has sharp cuts on the body which gives it an edge over the others but the ZX-6R is not too far from the R6. Whereas, the CB600RR and GSX-R600 are looks a bit robust and bulky with smooth edges.

Pros and Cons

  • Powerful 599cc motor
  • Sleek aerodynamic design
  • a lot of rider aids
  • Lightweight
  • Quick Shifter
  • Switchable traction contorl
  • Expensive to its competition
  • Competition offer more power
  • Dealaying in launch in India
  • High seat height


The Yamaha R6 is a great middle-weight bike with a lot of power and features. Also, it has a lot of rider aids like- rider by wire throttle, quick shifter, Switchable traction control, dual-channel ABS, Race spec tyres, 43mm upside down (USD) front shock absorbers, diamond frame chassis, Yoshimura YZF-R6 Y-series slip-on muffler, and the list is so on.

So should you prefer the R6 over its competition, the answer is yes. If you’re are a guy who doesn’t have a limited budget can go for it and if you want a machine that is value for the money you spend, then do go the Kawaski ZX-6R. The reason for going towards it is the price and power pack that it offers.

So we hope this information will clear all of your doubts, if not and something more you want to know then do comment to us via the contact us page.


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Yamaha R6 Price in India FAQ’s

Is Yamaha R6 available in India?

Currently, Yamaha is not selling its middleweight bike R6 in India

What is the price of the Yamaha R6 in India

The expected price of Yamaha R6 in India is Rs 14,0,000/-

How to buy Yamaha R6 in India?

You can buy one through the import route, but the duties are hefty

Is Yamaha R6 1000cc?

No, the R6 is 599cc to be very precise

What is the top speed of the Yamaha R6?

262 kmph

What is the mileage of the Yamaha R6?

15.15 kmpl (certified)

What is the fuel tank capacity of the Yamaha R6?

17 liters

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