Yamaha presented the 2013 version of its XJ6 ABS. The new model comes with a series of upgrades for the new year that help it remain competitive middleweight class. As far as style is concerned, the bike features a new bodywork that puts more accent on dynamism and improved ergonomics. Talksing about ergonomics the, the Yamaha XJ6 comes with adjustable handlebars, a low dual seat and a non-intrusive fuel tank.
The motorcycle’s backbone is a lightweight tubular frame which offers a perfect combination between longitudinal and torsional stiffness.
Needless to say that the motorcycle’s center piece is the strong 600cc inline 4-cylinder engine that rewards you with a maximum output of 57.0 kW (77.5PS) at 10,000 rpm and 59.7 Nm (6.1 kg-m) at 8,000 rpm.
The stopping power is assured by dual front discs paired with a rear hydraulic single disc. For increased safety, the motorcycle is also available with an optional ABS system.
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The 2013 Yamaha XJ6 Diversion is one of the most versatile sport bikes developed by the Japanese manufacturer. The bike is not only versatile, is also good looking, featuring a fresh design language that inspires agility and dynamism.
The motorcycle is powered by a smooth and responsive 600 cc, inline 4-cylinder engine that cranks out 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 brought to life by an electric starter and is mated on a constant mesh transmission.
But power without control is useless; thereby the motorcycle is built on a tubular frame with 41mm front forks and Yamaha’s monocross rear suspension system.
Other features worthy of being mentioned include a half fairing for added wind protection, low seat height for easy low-speed maneuverability, a 17 litres fuel tank and an optional 39- or 50-litre top case.
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Yamaha motorcycles never compromise on quality, and that quality is reflected on the design and performance of the Japanese bike maker’s XJ Series. It doesn’t even matter if you’re a new or experienced rider, the XJ6 Diversion has found its way in the must-have lists of a lot of riders.
The appeal of this sports bike can be attributed to its 600cc liquid-cooled 4-cylinder engine, producing effortless fun and unrivaled performance, especially at low revs. Add in an ABS system as an extra option and you get the kind of responsive brakes that makes the bike safe to ride too.
Other design features of the XJ6 Diversion ABS is its lightweight cast wheels that keep unsprung weight low to the 41 mm front forks and a monocross rear suspension that delivers impressive roadholding.
On top of all that, the bike also comes with plenty of other features, including adjustable handlebars that guarantee a comfortable riding position and a half-fairing that will protect you from wind and other elements. When you’re comfortable on a motorcycle, it’s mean that you’ll have fun with your experience.
That, in a nutshell, is what the XJ6 Diversion ABS is all about.
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At the crux of Yamaha’s mission is the desire to build some of the best street bikes on the planet and as far as the XJ6 ABS is concerned, that’s exactly what you have.
The naked version of the XJ6 Diversion is pure Yamaha spirit with serious street attitude. With Yamaha’s Art of Engineering philosophy, you’ll feel at one with the machine, and the XJ Series’ 600cc liquid-cooled engine is vital to this, contributing smooth power delivery whenever you open up the throttle. Moreover, this combination of cutting-edge technology and concentration on detail is supreme to the XJ Series and creates the confidence in riding experience
The bike’s low-seat height and low weight creates a road-hugging, streamlined machine, while compact chassis provides easy handling, and the XJ6/ABS’s four-into-one exhaust with midship muffler centralizes mass for a better agility.
When you’re comfortable on a motorcycle, it’s mean that you can have fun with it without having to worry about messing up your ride. The XJ6 ABS is that kind of street bike, one that can give you a real riding pleasure very few in its class can match up with.
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This week, Yamaha announced four 2010 sports models and a maxi scooter, all which feature revised ECUs and new color schemes.
First and foremost, the 2010 Yamaha YZF-R6 gets a new, longer exhaust, remapping of the ECU and these attractive new color schemes. The middleweight supersport model is now claimed to benefit of slightly more low-end torque and have a healthier mid-range pull. Nice and discrete move with this one!
Those lucky Europeans get a redesigned 2010 Yamaha XJ6 Diversion F in blue and black. ABS is added as an option.
The naked 2010 Yamaha FZ1 and the Fazer are now set for more low- and mid-range power delivery and both come in two-tone paintjobs.
Last, but definitely not least, the 2010 Yamaha TMax is now an even more stylish solution for urban commuters as it comes in white, with a two-tone seat and titanium-polished wheels.
Expect to read more about these Yamaha models on this page in the near future.
Yamaha Motor Europe presents through a pretty fun and entertaining promotional video one of the motorcycles with which they plan to dominate the naked category in 2009, the XJ6 Naked. The bike does indeed look sharp and it is also a great alternative to the Kawasaki ER-6n.
Yamaha thought that its 2009 European lineup needs an adequate entry-level bike, something like the recently launched FZ6R , but a little more scenic. The solution came by reviving an old sport-touring bike, the Yamaha XJ6 Diversion which is also the name of the 2009 bike now ready to hit the streets of Europe.