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2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 Street Comparison
…are, with only a couple feet separating the entire class. Or maybe an unfair example, as the R6 can’t catch a break in our performance data. It rates behind the Honda and Ducati by a scant 0.01 in 0-60 acceleration tests, ahead of only the MV Agusta. It does fare better in the quarter-mile times…
2004 Supersport Shootout Specs.
" Although the acceleration times from 0-60 mph are fairly close, the 0-130-mph clearly shows how badly the ZX-6R has the power to continue to accelerate at high speeds while the other tail off. We were impressed with how well the R6 kept up with the new Gixxer. Testing By the Numbers At MotorcycleUSA…
2011 Suzuki GSX-R750 Track Comparison
…all but the CBR. We were also big fans of the way the slipper clutch functioned with it performing on a similar level to that of the Gixxer-Six and R6. The 2011 Suzuki GSX-R750 features all the right stuff on paper. It has a powerful engine and lightweight chassis with great suspension components. Despite…
2013 Honda CBR600RR Street Comparison
…starts to suffer, but that’s more an issue on the track than a street. That said, the CBR holds its own during acceleration tests. A 3.74-second 0-60 isn’t notable, but the 11.12 quarter-mile bests all save the true cheater in this shootout, the GSX-R750. Honda’s engine benefits from the improved…
2011 Yamaha YZF-R6 Track Comparison
Hittin' the track with the 2011 Yamaha YZF-R6 to determine which supersport is the best. Watch the R6 take to the track in the 2011 Yamaha YZF-R6 Track Shootout Video . Pay a visit to any motorcycle road race and there is a good chance many of the racebikes on the grid will be Yamaha R6s. Considering…
2008 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison
…-R and CBR physically feel faster, with both the ZX and R1 seemingly less aggressive off the corners. This feeling is not exactly supported by the 0-60 and 0-100 times, which reveal the R1 a mere 0.08-second behind the fastest bike at 100 mph and 0.15-second down at the end of the quarter mile. These…
Kilowatt Conversion: Riding Electric
…provided by a powerful electric motor, pumped through a multi-gear transmission and driving a relatively lightweight bike (think Yamaha R6 ), should very likely produce 0-60 mph times of sub-2 seconds and get down the quarter mile in the low-eights, and will do so with ease so long as the front wheel can…
2011 Honda CBR600RR Street Comparison
…horsepower, peaking with 100.65 ponies at 12,700 rpm. Torque production improves on the scoresheet, where its 44.02 lb-ft peak at 11,300 rpm just edges the R6 and ZX-6R, though that advantage is a scant half lb-ft. The Honda’s Inline Four produces a relatively linear powerband, at least by 600 supersport…
2003 Kawasaki ZX-6R Comaprison
…Nervous handling. A face only a mother could love. Tach is nearly unreadable at speed. For the 5'11"" rider to pay such a compliment to the little R6 might be a little suspect if it weren't for the agreement of the 6'0"" Buchanan. ""The Yamaha is the most comfortable seat, pegs, bars the best for long…
2011 Supersport Shootout IX Street
…we navigate a stretch of road notorious for its challenging terrain. Known for its track performance, how does the R6 stack up in our street comparison. Find out in our 2011 Yamaha R6 Street Comparison Video . A two-time defending champion, would the Kawasaki ZX-6R measure up in isolated street testing…
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