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.

Find out more about the Yamaha XJ6 ABS after the jump.

  • 2012 Yamaha XJ6 ABS
  • Year:
    2012
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Transmission:
    Constant Mesh, 6-speed
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    42 @ 10000
  • Torque @ RPM:
    44 @ 8500
  • Energy:
    Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Displacement:
    600 cc
  • Top Speed:
    311 mph
  • Price:
    € 5452

Yamaha XJ6 ABS

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This funky, naked version of the XJ6 Diversion is pure Yamaha spirit with serious street attitude. Its compact chassis enables easy handling, while the 600cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke inline 4-cylinder engine delivers good bottom power with plenty of acceleration.

Its low-seat height and low weight help to create a road-hugging, streamlined machine, and the XJ6/ABS’s four-into-one exhaust with midship muffler centralizes mass for enhanced agility.

Digital fuel injection and a three-way catalyzer, with O2 sensor, enable improved fuel consumption, while the adjustable handlebars complete the perfect picture.

Yamaha motorcycles never compromise on quality, and this is reflected in the design and performance of the XJ Series. When you’re comfortable on a motorcycle, that’s when you have fun. Whether leisure riding or commuting that’s what the XJ Series will mean: real riding pleasure.

Yamaha’s Art of Engineering philosophy makes you feel at one with the machine, and the XJ Series’ 4-cylinder engine is crucial to this, offering smooth power delivery whenever you open throttle. This combination of cutting-edge technology and attention to detail is paramount to the XJ Series and creates the confidence every rider should experience.

Powerhouse performance

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At the heart of the XJ6/ABS lies a 600cc, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder engine that serves up a journey packed with fun but that’s light on your pocket, too, while digital fuel-injection technology and a three-way catalyser with O2 sensor lower emissions.
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Superior handling

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A four-into-one exhaust with a midship muffler contributes to centralise the mass of the XJ6/ABS and delivers enhanced agility, while a lightweight tubular diamond-type frame and 41 mm front forks, and monocross rear suspension, take road-hugging to the max.

Ride in comfort

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Feel how comfortable the XJ6/ABS can be – from its low seat-height, giving you an amazing feeling of confidence and control, to the adjustable handlebars that mean you can find the best riding position.

Storage you can trust

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The XJ6/ABS is a motorcycle that can cope with your flexible lifestyle. For added functionality we offer an optional sturdy rear carrier and optional big (46 litre) topcase so you can easily stow away an overnight bag or shopping. An under-seat storage compartment features a U-lock for added security.

Clear instrument panel

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A quick glance at the instrument panel will reveal all the information you need for continuing your journey with total peace of mind. The XJ6/ABS’s trick dash panel includes a fuel gauge, rev counter and time display.

ABS available as an option

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You can enjoy the twists and turns of the open road, confident that you have responsive brakes at your fingertips. ABS will help prevent a skid and bring you to a controlled stop.

Specifications

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Engine type liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valves
Displacement 600cc
Bore x stroke 65.5 mm x 44.5 mm
Compression ratio 12.2 : 1
Maximum Power 57.0 kW (78PS) @ 10,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 59.7 Nm (6.1 kg-m) @ 8,500 rpm
Lubrication system Wet sump
Carburettor Electronic Fuel Injection
Clutch Type Wet, Multiple Disc
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Electric
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 6-speed
Final transmission Chain
Frame Steel, Diamond Shaped
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 130 mm
Caster Angle 26º
Trail 103 mm
Rear suspension system Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustment
Rear Travel 130 mm
Front brake Hydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brake Hydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear tyre 160/60 ZR17M/C (69W)
Overall length 2,120 mm
Overall width 770 mm
Overall height 1,085 mm
Seat height 785 mm
Wheel base 1,440 mm
Minimum ground clearance 140 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 205 kg / ABS 210 kg
Fuel tank capacity 17 litres
Oil tank capacity 3.4 litres

Quotes

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Bikez ---- "igital fuel injection and a three-way catalyser, with O2 sensor, enable improved fuel consumption, while the adjustable handlebars complete the perfect picture."

Roadrecord ---- "The XJ6 gets Yamaha’s YZF-R6 engine, but detuned for better low- and mid-range power. This is exactly what you need for whizzing about town and on our stop-start roads; the lack of fairing to protect from windblast makes top speeds redundant anyway"

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