2014 Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

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The Yamaha ZJR6 Diversion was especially designed for those who love to mix high speeds with two wheels.

It is powered by a liquid cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC, forward inclined parallel 4 cylinder, 4 valves engine with a displacement of 600 cc. The unit is mated on a constant mesh six speed transmission and generates a maximum power of 57.0 KW (77.5PS) at 10,000 rpm and 59.7 Nm (6.1 Kg-M) of torque at 8,000 rpm.

The engine is housed by a tubular frame which is paired with 41 mm front forks and the company’s modern monocross rear suspension system.

Once on board the rider is greeted by a racing-style instrument console which features an easy-to-read analogue tachometer on the right, and a multi-function digital display.

The Yamaha XJ6 Diversion can be yours for no less than €8.165.

Overview

Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

Feeling special every day

More and more riders want a bike that can do it all. A motorcycle that they can ride to work on, take for a day trip in the mountains at weekends — and even go touring for a few weeks in the summer.

The Yamaha Diversion is designed to do all of this. And a whole lot more.

For ultra-smooth power delivery, there’s a responsive 600cc inline 4-cylinder engine for great performance around town and on the open road. The compact chassis features a tubular frame with 41 mm front forks and our famous monocross rear suspension system. And for added comfort the Diversion is equipped with a lightweight half fairing as well as a low seat height for easy manoeuvrability.

2014 Yamaha XJ6 Diversion Key Features:

Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

• 600cc fuel injected inline 4-cylinder engine
• Half fairing for added wind protection
• Compact chassis for confident handling
• Low seat height for easy low-speed manoeuvrability
• Yamaha’s leading middleweight all-rounder

2014 Yamaha XJ6 Diversion Features and Benefits:

Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

Smooth power

Powering the Diversion is a 600cc inline 4-cylinder engine that develops super-smooth performance. Whether you’re riding around town, powering through a mountain pass or touring with a passenger, this lively engine delivers plenty of useable power. And with a lightweight 4-into-1 exhaust and midship muffler, it looks as good as it sounds.

Smooth and confident handling

Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

What makes the Diversion so good in a variety of riding situations is its compact chassis. Featuring a lightweight tubular frame, which is equipped with easy-action 41 mm front forks and Yamaha’s famous monocross rear suspension system, this agile middleweight gives a smooth and confident ride.

Comprehensive instrumentation

Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

The Diversion’s racing-style instrument console features an easy-to-read analogue tachometer on the right, and a multi-function digital display—which includes the speedometer—on the left. And for added visibility at night, the high-tech console benefits from white LED backlighting and a luminous white tachometer needle.

First-class comfort

Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

This bike is designed to be ridden in all sorts of conditions. To ensure you experience first class comfort every time, the Diversion is equipped with adjustable handlebars, allowing you to create your optimum riding position. Combined with the low dual seat and half fairing, you can expect first-class riding comfort on every trip, long or short.

Rugged and stylish storage

Yamaha XJ6 Diversion

The Diversion is a seriously competent all-rounder, which can be used for a wide variety of roles, including commuting, leisure riding and touring. For extra load carrying capacity, Yamaha offers an optional sturdy rear carrier and 39- or 50-litre top case. For added security, there’s a U-lock storage space under the seat.

Specifications

Engine typeliquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valves
Displacement600cc
Bore x stroke65.5 mm x 44.5 mm
Compression ratio12.2 : 1
Maximum power57.0 kW (77.5PS) @ 10,000 rpm
Limited power versionkW (PS) @ rpm
Maximum torque59.7 Nm (6.1 kg-m) @ 8,000 rpm
Lubrication systemWet sump
Clutch typeWet, Multiple Disc
Fuel systemElectronic Fuel Injection
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmissionChain
FrameDiamond Shaped
Front suspension systemTelescopic forks
Front travel130 mm
Caster angle26º
Trail103 mm
Rear suspension systemLinked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear travel130 mm
Front brakeHydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brakeHydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear tyre160/60 ZR17M/C (69W)
Overall length2,120 mm
Overall width770 mm
Overall height1,210 mm
Seat height785 mm
Wheel base1,440 mm
Minimum ground clearance140 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)211 kg
Fuel tank capacity17 litres
Oil tank capacity3.4 litres
Color OptionsRace Blu, Competition White
Price€8.165

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